Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 94 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 +29 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1138 1254 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.42% 2.77% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.22% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 817 660
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £385 £350 £349
90th Percentile £650 £613 £675
England median daily rate £500 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +6.38% +7.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 2
London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £97.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -71.79% +222.31%
10th Percentile £15.30 £26.25 £51.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £28.75 £145.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +2.44% +12.64%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -25 171 £525 +10.53% 35
West London -14 40 £520 +9.47% 9
South London -48 39 £538 +13.16% 2
East London +7 19 £563 +3.21% 3
North London -11 2 £475 +18.75%
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 683 (60.02%) DevOps
2 590 (51.85%) Linux
3 578 (50.79%) Puppet
4 533 (46.84%) Amazon AWS
5 523 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
6 505 (44.38%) Python
7 480 (42.18%) Ansible
8 429 (37.70%) Jenkins
9 359 (31.55%) Java
10 349 (30.67%) Git (software)
10 349 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
11 332 (29.17%) Docker
12 320 (28.12%) Opscode Chef
13 273 (23.99%) Bash Shell
14 263 (23.11%) Finance
15 256 (22.50%) Ruby
16 244 (21.44%) Terraform
17 200 (17.57%) Unix
18 196 (17.22%) Open Source
19 192 (16.87%) Security Cleared
20 191 (16.78%) Windows
21 177 (15.55%) Scrum
22 173 (15.20%) Banking
23 163 (14.32%) Continuous Delivery
24 156 (13.71%) Kubernetes
25 153 (13.44%) SC Cleared
26 151 (13.27%) JIRA
26 151 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
27 149 (13.09%) Web Services
28 148 (13.01%) VMware

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 98 (8.61%) Confluence
2 81 (7.12%) nginx
3 75 (6.59%) Apache
4 57 (5.01%) Tomcat
5 53 (4.66%) OpenStack
6 43 (3.78%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (3.51%) IIS
8 30 (2.64%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.28%) CMS
10 24 (2.11%) Apache Spark
11 23 (2.02%) Cloud Foundry
12 22 (1.93%) JBoss
13 18 (1.58%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.88%) Jetty
15 10 (0.88%) MS Exchange
16 8 (0.70%) Mongrel
17 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.49%) HipChat
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (0.44%) Kondor
2 3 (0.26%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.088%) HFM
4 1 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 533 (46.84%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (12.21%) Amazon EC2
4 93 (8.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 89 (7.82%) Amazon S3
6 78 (6.85%) GitHub
7 76 (6.68%) IaaS
8 71 (6.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 62 (5.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 56 (4.92%) Route 53
11 45 (3.95%) Serverless
12 41 (3.60%) Amazon ELB
13 36 (3.16%) PaaS
14 35 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
15 33 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
16 31 (2.72%) AWS Lambda
17 28 (2.46%) SaaS
18 20 (1.76%) Slack
19 17 (1.49%) CloudFront
20 14 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (12.65%) TCP/IP
2 123 (10.81%) HTTP
3 113 (9.93%) DNS
4 90 (7.91%) Firewall
5 78 (6.85%) SSL
6 38 (3.34%) LDAP
7 27 (2.37%) Internet
8 26 (2.28%) DHCP
9 22 (1.93%) Network Security
9 22 (1.93%) VPN
10 20 (1.76%) WAN
11 19 (1.67%) HTTPS
11 19 (1.67%) LAN
12 17 (1.49%) SAN
13 15 (1.32%) Kerberos
14 12 (1.05%) DSL
14 12 (1.05%) FTP
14 12 (1.05%) IPsec
15 10 (0.88%) SSH
16 9 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (12.83%) MySQL
2 108 (9.49%) Amazon RDS
3 102 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
4 97 (8.52%) MongoDB
5 70 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 66 (5.80%) NoSQL
7 64 (5.62%) Hadoop
8 53 (4.66%) Big Data
8 53 (4.66%) SQL Server
9 30 (2.64%) Redis
10 23 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.02%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.32%) HBase
12 13 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (1.05%) Power BI
14 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.70%) Data Mining
15 8 (0.70%) DB2
16 7 (0.62%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 429 (37.70%) Jenkins
2 349 (30.67%) Git (software)
3 151 (13.27%) JIRA
4 95 (8.35%) Maven
5 93 (8.17%) Artifactory
6 70 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
7 63 (5.54%) TeamCity
8 56 (4.92%) Bitbucket
9 48 (4.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 46 (4.04%) Subversion
11 40 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 38 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (3.34%) Vagrant
13 35 (3.08%) MSBuild
14 34 (2.99%) Ant
14 34 (2.99%) Hudson
15 29 (2.55%) Cucumber
16 23 (2.02%) SonarQube
16 23 (2.02%) Visual Studio
17 22 (1.93%) JUnit
General
1 263 (23.11%) Finance
2 173 (15.20%) Banking
3 39 (3.43%) Front Office
4 35 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 28 (2.46%) Marketing
6 26 (2.28%) International Banking
7 24 (2.11%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.11%) Manufacturing
8 23 (2.02%) Electronics
9 22 (1.93%) Retail
10 20 (1.76%) Legal
11 19 (1.67%) Back Office
12 14 (1.23%) Games
13 12 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.05%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.88%) Publishing
15 8 (0.70%) Billing
16 7 (0.62%) Advertising
17 6 (0.53%) Law
18 5 (0.44%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 464 (40.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 165 (14.50%) AWS Engineer
3 162 (14.24%) AWS DevOps
4 137 (12.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 113 (9.93%) Developer
6 96 (8.44%) Linux Engineer
7 77 (6.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 69 (6.06%) Analyst
9 66 (5.80%) Architect
9 66 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 63 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
11 47 (4.13%) Senior DevOps
12 43 (3.78%) Consultant
13 42 (3.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 40 (3.51%) Administrator
15 36 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 36 (3.16%) Java Developer
16 31 (2.72%) Security Engineer
17 29 (2.55%) Azure Engineer
18 27 (2.37%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (13.09%) Web Services
2 127 (11.16%) Elastic Stack
3 92 (8.08%) Node.js
4 84 (7.38%) .NET
5 77 (6.77%) RESTful
6 62 (5.45%) REST
7 46 (4.04%) HTML
8 45 (3.95%) J2EE
9 43 (3.78%) JSON
10 40 (3.51%) Sensu
11 34 (2.99%) CSS
11 34 (2.99%) Middleware
12 32 (2.81%) XML
13 27 (2.37%) LEMP Stack
13 27 (2.37%) Spring
14 25 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
15 24 (2.11%) React
16 23 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
16 23 (2.02%) MCollective
16 23 (2.02%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.39%) Public Cloud
3 37 (3.25%) Data Centre
4 35 (3.08%) CMDB
5 32 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (2.46%) PKI
7 26 (2.28%) Virtual Team
8 25 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 24 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
10 23 (2.02%) Replication
11 22 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 21 (1.85%) Computer Science
12 21 (1.85%) Online Banking
13 18 (1.58%) Cloud Native
13 18 (1.58%) Fintech
14 16 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (1.41%) Private Cloud
15 14 (1.23%) Clustering
16 13 (1.14%) Client/Server
16 13 (1.14%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 590 (51.85%) Linux
2 200 (17.57%) Unix
3 191 (16.78%) Windows
4 110 (9.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 69 (6.06%) CentOS
5 69 (6.06%) Windows Server
6 49 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (4.13%) Ubuntu
8 32 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (2.46%) Mac OS X
10 27 (2.37%) Solaris
11 23 (2.02%) Windows 7
12 20 (1.76%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.97%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.79%) Debian
14 9 (0.79%) VMS
15 5 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.35%) AIX
16 4 (0.35%) Android
16 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (60.02%) DevOps
2 523 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
3 349 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (17.22%) Open Source
5 177 (15.55%) Scrum
6 163 (14.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 146 (12.83%) Test Automation
8 118 (10.37%) Microservices
9 113 (9.93%) ITIL
10 94 (8.26%) Load Balancing
11 86 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 83 (7.29%) Migration
13 76 (6.68%) Change Management
13 76 (6.68%) TDD
14 72 (6.33%) Kanban
15 69 (6.06%) Service Management
16 66 (5.80%) Mentoring
17 65 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
18 59 (5.18%) Task Automation
19 58 (5.10%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 505 (44.38%) Python
2 359 (31.55%) Java
3 273 (23.99%) Bash Shell
4 256 (22.50%) Ruby
5 124 (10.90%) PowerShell
6 121 (10.63%) SQL
7 103 (9.05%) Perl
8 83 (7.29%) Go
9 63 (5.54%) C#
10 57 (5.01%) JavaScript
11 48 (4.22%) Shell Script
12 35 (3.08%) Groovy
12 35 (3.08%) Scala
13 30 (2.64%) PHP
14 18 (1.58%) C
15 16 (1.41%) Korn
16 15 (1.32%) R
17 13 (1.14%) Bourne shell
17 13 (1.14%) C++
17 13 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 192 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 153 (13.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.60%) AWS Certification
4 32 (2.81%) Degree
5 29 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (1.67%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.05%) RHCE
9 11 (0.97%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.79%) ISEB
11 8 (0.70%) MCSA
12 6 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.53%) CEH
13 5 (0.44%) CCNP
13 5 (0.44%) CHFI
13 5 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.44%) MCSE
13 5 (0.44%) RHCA
13 5 (0.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.22%) QA
2 40 (3.51%) SLA
3 25 (2.20%) ISO 9001
4 23 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 18 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (1.05%) GCP
7 10 (0.88%) GDPR
8 9 (0.79%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.79%) PMO
9 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.53%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.26%) COBIT
11 3 (0.26%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.088%) DICOM
13 1 (0.088%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.088%) Solvency II
System Software
1 332 (29.17%) Docker
2 97 (8.52%) Active Directory
3 75 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (1.49%) vCloud
6 15 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.88%) Xen
8 9 (0.79%) NFS
8 9 (0.79%) Postfix
8 9 (0.79%) Squid
8 9 (0.79%) XenApp
9 8 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.70%) KVM
9 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.62%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.62%) Varnish
11 6 (0.53%) GPFS
11 6 (0.53%) vSphere
12 5 (0.44%) etcd
12 5 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 578 (50.79%) Puppet
2 480 (42.18%) Ansible
3 320 (28.12%) Opscode Chef
4 244 (21.44%) Terraform
5 156 (13.71%) Kubernetes
6 66 (5.80%) Nagios
7 64 (5.62%) logstash
8 61 (5.36%) Kibana
9 45 (3.95%) Grafana
9 45 (3.95%) Packer
10 40 (3.51%) Salt
11 38 (3.34%) ZABBIX
12 35 (3.08%) HAProxy
13 31 (2.72%) Consul
13 31 (2.72%) Mesos
14 27 (2.37%) Rancher
15 20 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
16 18 (1.58%) Graphite
16 18 (1.58%) WSUS
17 15 (1.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 148 (13.01%) VMware
2 106 (9.31%) Red Hat
3 105 (9.23%) Microsoft
4 83 (7.29%) Splunk
5 67 (5.89%) Oracle
6 47 (4.13%) Google
7 45 (3.95%) ServiceNow
8 37 (3.25%) Atlassian
9 35 (3.08%) SaltStack
10 33 (2.90%) SAP
11 26 (2.28%) AppDynamics
12 22 (1.93%) Cisco
12 22 (1.93%) New Relic
13 21 (1.85%) HP
14 20 (1.76%) IBM
15 17 (1.49%) Cloudera
16 16 (1.41%) Citrix
16 16 (1.41%) Symantec
16 16 (1.41%) TIBCO
17 14 (1.23%) EMC