Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 94 89
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +39
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1,273 1,080 1,183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.79% 2.75% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.18% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 753 843
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £363
90th Percentile £663 £625 £624
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 0
London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +20.00%

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 39,800 33,989 37,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.44% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,779 24,391 26,944
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 378 402
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +9.49%
10th Percentile £13.98 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 +32 235 £550 +7.84% 60
South London -12 77 £488 +8.33% 6
East London -1 33 £475 -15.18% 16
West London -28 33 £515 -0.48% 27
North London +3 4 £500 +9.59% 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 718 (56.40%) DevOps
2 698 (54.83%) Linux
3 581 (45.64%) Puppet
4 544 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
5 541 (42.50%) Python
6 523 (41.08%) Ansible
6 523 (41.08%) Jenkins
7 494 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
8 481 (37.78%) Docker
9 458 (35.98%) Continuous Integration
10 396 (31.11%) Opscode Chef
11 382 (30.01%) Git (software)
12 373 (29.30%) Java
13 325 (25.53%) Terraform
14 319 (25.06%) Finance
15 264 (20.74%) Ruby
16 259 (20.35%) Kubernetes
17 255 (20.03%) Bash Shell
18 247 (19.40%) Open Source
19 246 (19.32%) Security Cleared
20 223 (17.52%) Test Automation
21 222 (17.44%) Unix
22 206 (16.18%) SC Cleared
23 198 (15.55%) Windows
24 179 (14.06%) JavaScript
25 175 (13.75%) Perl
25 175 (13.75%) JIRA
26 173 (13.59%) Microservices
27 167 (13.12%) MySQL
28 160 (12.57%) DNS

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
1 136 (10.68%) Confluence
2 97 (7.62%) nginx
3 57 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
4 48 (3.77%) Apache
5 41 (3.22%) Apache Spark
6 34 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 33 (2.59%) OpenStack
8 28 (2.20%) JBoss
9 23 (1.81%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.65%) IIS
11 14 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 12 (0.94%) Apache Pig
12 12 (0.94%) SharePoint
13 10 (0.79%) CMS
13 10 (0.79%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.71%) Gunicorn
15 8 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
17 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.47%) HipChat
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.079%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.079%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.39%) Servitor
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.16%) Workfront
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.079%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 494 (38.81%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (10.76%) Serverless
3 134 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 132 (10.37%) Amazon EC2
5 113 (8.88%) AWS Lambda
6 108 (8.48%) Amazon S3
7 104 (8.17%) GitHub
8 103 (8.09%) Route 53
9 99 (7.78%) AWS CloudFormation
10 83 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 76 (5.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 68 (5.34%) IaaS
13 59 (4.63%) Amazon ELB
14 52 (4.08%) CloudFront
15 51 (4.01%) PaaS
16 48 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
17 42 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
18 21 (1.65%) SaaS
19 20 (1.57%) Datadog
20 17 (1.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 160 (12.57%) DNS
2 140 (11.00%) TCP/IP
3 112 (8.80%) HTTP
4 108 (8.48%) SSL
5 102 (8.01%) Firewall
6 58 (4.56%) DHCP
7 40 (3.14%) Internet
8 36 (2.83%) FTP
9 35 (2.75%) IPsec
10 30 (2.36%) VPN
11 19 (1.49%) SAN
12 15 (1.18%) LAN
13 14 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.02%) WAN
15 12 (0.94%) FCoE
15 12 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (0.94%) iSCSI
15 12 (0.94%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.79%) Network Security
16 10 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (13.12%) MySQL
2 146 (11.47%) MongoDB
3 140 (11.00%) PostgreSQL
4 100 (7.86%) Amazon RDS
4 100 (7.86%) NoSQL
5 98 (7.70%) Relational Database
6 61 (4.79%) Hadoop
7 55 (4.32%) Big Data
8 50 (3.93%) SQL Server
9 43 (3.38%) RDBMS
10 29 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
11 28 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
11 28 (2.20%) Neo4j
12 24 (1.89%) Redis
13 20 (1.57%) Apache Hive
14 15 (1.18%) Power BI
15 14 (1.10%) DB2
16 12 (0.94%) Flink
17 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 523 (41.08%) Jenkins
2 382 (30.01%) Git (software)
3 175 (13.75%) JIRA
4 104 (8.17%) Artifactory
5 87 (6.83%) Maven
6 70 (5.50%) Travis CI
7 64 (5.03%) Subversion
8 60 (4.71%) TeamCity
9 56 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
10 53 (4.16%) Vagrant
11 39 (3.06%) GitLab
12 38 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 37 (2.91%) JUnit
13 37 (2.91%) Selenium
14 29 (2.28%) Ant
15 28 (2.20%) Hudson
16 24 (1.89%) Bitbucket
17 21 (1.65%) Cucumber
18 20 (1.57%) Gradle
18 20 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 319 (25.06%) Finance
2 132 (10.37%) Banking
3 27 (2.12%) Financial Institution
3 27 (2.12%) Marketing
4 19 (1.49%) Law
4 19 (1.49%) Retail
5 15 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 12 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.79%) Publishing
8 9 (0.71%) Electronics
8 9 (0.71%) Games
8 9 (0.71%) Legal
9 6 (0.47%) Back Office
9 6 (0.47%) Billing
9 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.39%) German Language
11 4 (0.31%) Front Office
12 3 (0.24%) Music Industry
12 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 484 (38.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 212 (16.65%) Developer
3 176 (13.83%) AWS Engineer
4 165 (12.96%) AWS DevOps
5 141 (11.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 89 (6.99%) Linux Engineer
7 84 (6.60%) Senior DevOps
8 74 (5.81%) Cloud Engineer
9 72 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 64 (5.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 62 (4.87%) Java Developer
12 60 (4.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 59 (4.63%) Architect
14 56 (4.40%) Consultant
15 44 (3.46%) Administrator
15 44 (3.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (3.06%) Python Developer
17 38 (2.99%) Python Engineer
18 35 (2.75%) Lead DevOps
19 33 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (10.68%) Web Services
2 118 (9.27%) Node.js
3 113 (8.88%) Elastic Stack
4 110 (8.64%) RESTful
5 90 (7.07%) HTML
6 80 (6.28%) REST
7 75 (5.89%) .NET
8 72 (5.66%) React
9 67 (5.26%) CSS
10 64 (5.03%) Kafka
11 59 (4.63%) AngularJS
12 58 (4.56%) Spring
13 53 (4.16%) JSON
14 50 (3.93%) LEMP Stack
15 46 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
16 39 (3.06%) Sensu
17 38 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
18 37 (2.91%) Spring MVC
19 32 (2.51%) ASP.NET
20 29 (2.28%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.28%) Linux Command Line
2 56 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.32%) Fintech
4 52 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 44 (3.46%) Public Cloud
6 37 (2.91%) Cloud Native
7 35 (2.75%) Management Information System
8 33 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.20%) Online Banking
9 28 (2.20%) Replication
9 28 (2.20%) Virtual Team
10 26 (2.04%) CMDB
10 26 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.73%) Clustering
11 22 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (1.73%) User Experience
12 21 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.57%) Greenfield Project
14 19 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 18 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 698 (54.83%) Linux
2 222 (17.44%) Unix
3 198 (15.55%) Windows
4 127 (9.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 74 (5.81%) Windows Server
6 61 (4.79%) CentOS
7 48 (3.77%) Ubuntu
8 37 (2.91%) CoreOS
9 33 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (2.04%) Mac OS X
12 20 (1.57%) Solaris
13 18 (1.41%) AIX
13 18 (1.41%) DC/OS
14 17 (1.34%) Windows 7
15 15 (1.18%) Android
15 15 (1.18%) Apple iOS
15 15 (1.18%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.31%) VMS
17 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 718 (56.40%) DevOps
2 544 (42.73%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (35.98%) Continuous Integration
4 247 (19.40%) Open Source
5 223 (17.52%) Test Automation
6 173 (13.59%) Microservices
7 130 (10.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 123 (9.66%) Scrum
9 116 (9.11%) TDD
10 114 (8.96%) Software Engineering
11 111 (8.72%) SDLC
12 106 (8.33%) ITIL
13 89 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
14 88 (6.91%) OO
15 87 (6.83%) Deployment Automation
16 84 (6.60%) Load Balancing
17 83 (6.52%) Mentoring
18 79 (6.21%) Task Automation
19 78 (6.13%) Migration
20 73 (5.73%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 541 (42.50%) Python
2 373 (29.30%) Java
3 264 (20.74%) Ruby
4 255 (20.03%) Bash Shell
5 179 (14.06%) JavaScript
6 175 (13.75%) Perl
7 135 (10.60%) SQL
8 93 (7.31%) PowerShell
9 90 (7.07%) Go
10 61 (4.79%) C#
11 60 (4.71%) Shell Script
12 57 (4.48%) Scala
13 32 (2.51%) PHP
14 23 (1.81%) Java 8
15 18 (1.41%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.34%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.26%) Groovy
18 15 (1.18%) C
19 14 (1.10%) C++
19 14 (1.10%) Korn
Qualifications
1 246 (19.32%) Security Cleared
2 206 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.06%) AWS Certification
4 36 (2.83%) Degree
5 31 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.55%) MCITP
11 7 (0.55%) MCSE
12 6 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.39%) MCP
13 5 (0.39%) VCP6
14 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.31%) ISEB
14 4 (0.31%) RHCE
14 4 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.93%) QA
2 18 (1.41%) SLA
3 16 (1.26%) GCP
4 10 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.79%) PMO
5 6 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.39%) GDPR
7 4 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.24%) IFRS
9 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 481 (37.78%) Docker
2 66 (5.18%) Active Directory
3 65 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
5 28 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 26 (2.04%) Hyper-V
7 22 (1.73%) VirtualBox
8 20 (1.57%) NFS
9 18 (1.41%) etcd
9 18 (1.41%) Firmware
9 18 (1.41%) flannel
10 13 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.63%) vCloud
11 8 (0.63%) vSphere
12 7 (0.55%) KVM
13 6 (0.47%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.39%) HDFS
14 5 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 581 (45.64%) Puppet
2 523 (41.08%) Ansible
3 396 (31.11%) Opscode Chef
4 325 (25.53%) Terraform
5 259 (20.35%) Kubernetes
6 86 (6.76%) Salt
7 67 (5.26%) Packer
8 59 (4.63%) HAProxy
9 50 (3.93%) logstash
10 46 (3.61%) Kibana
11 43 (3.38%) Docker Swarm
12 37 (2.91%) Grafana
13 36 (2.83%) Mesos
14 34 (2.67%) Consul
15 31 (2.44%) Nagios
16 28 (2.20%) Rancher
17 26 (2.04%) ZABBIX
18 24 (1.89%) Sysdig
19 23 (1.81%) Prometheus
19 23 (1.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 100 (7.86%) VMware
2 99 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 92 (7.23%) Red Hat
4 74 (5.81%) SaltStack
5 72 (5.66%) Splunk
6 67 (5.26%) Google
7 53 (4.16%) Atlassian
8 41 (3.22%) New Relic
9 39 (3.06%) Oracle
10 38 (2.99%) Cisco
10 38 (2.99%) ServiceNow
11 32 (2.51%) Sybase
12 30 (2.36%) Hortonworks
13 28 (2.20%) HP
14 23 (1.81%) EMC
15 21 (1.65%) IBM
16 20 (1.57%) Adobe
17 19 (1.49%) Remedy
18 17 (1.34%) SAP
19 15 (1.18%) CheckPoint