Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 June 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
London > South London
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 43 46
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 77 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 4.41% 4.82% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 5.45% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 13 27
South London median daily rate £506 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +23.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £419 £400 £319
90th Percentile £613 £665 £488
London median daily rate £550 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £53.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.97% - -
London median hourly rate £39.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year -4.24% - -

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 South London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,545 770 995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 88.49% 88.30% 90.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,090 488 789
South London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £337 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £611 £588
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 52 21
South London median hourly rate £42.88 £47.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.76% +123.81% -34.38%
10th Percentile £20.38 £17.38 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.95 £47.83
London median hourly rate £24.30 £24.76 £21.00
% change year-on-year -1.88% +17.90% +5.00%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in South London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in South London

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in South London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in South London

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South London over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in South London

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South London region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Croydon -26 49 £500 -4.76% 3
Bromley -3 7 £525 -4.55% 1
Sutton - 7 £438 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +6 4 - -
Merton - 4 - - 1
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 South London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 43 (55.84%) Linux
2 42 (54.55%) DevOps
3 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
4 37 (48.05%) Docker
5 34 (44.16%) Puppet
6 33 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 29 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (35.06%) Ansible
9 25 (32.47%) Kubernetes
9 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
9 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 21 (27.27%) Python
12 19 (24.68%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (23.38%) Java
14 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.78%) Security Hardening
14 16 (20.78%) Open Source
15 15 (19.48%) Artifactory
16 14 (18.18%) CoreOS
16 14 (18.18%) Ruby
17 13 (16.88%) Terraform
17 13 (16.88%) Go
17 13 (16.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 13 (16.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
18 12 (15.58%) GitHub
18 12 (15.58%) Bash Shell
18 12 (15.58%) GitLab
18 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
18 12 (15.58%) PostgreSQL

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 11 (14.29%) nginx
2 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.49%) Confluence
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (37.66%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.58%) GitHub
3 7 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.90%) Quay.io
4 3 (3.90%) Route 53
5 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) SSL
2 5 (6.49%) DNS
2 5 (6.49%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.60%) ICMP
5 2 (2.60%) SMTP
5 2 (2.60%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
6 1 (1.30%) FTP
6 1 (1.30%) IPsec
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 6 (7.79%) MySQL
4 6 (7.79%) Neo4j
4 6 (7.79%) Redis
5 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.19%) Big Data
7 3 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.60%) Flink
9 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
2 22 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.48%) Artifactory
4 12 (15.58%) GitLab
5 7 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.09%) GoCD
6 5 (6.49%) JIRA
7 4 (5.19%) Maven
8 3 (3.90%) Subversion
8 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.60%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.30%) Gradle
10 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.30%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (10.39%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (7.79%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.49%) Build and Release Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Build Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Release Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Python Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Asset and Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (12.99%) Kafka
3 6 (7.79%) RESTful
3 6 (7.79%) Spring
3 6 (7.79%) Spring Boot
4 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 4 (5.19%) Dropwizard
5 4 (5.19%) Hibernate
5 4 (5.19%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) JAX-RS
5 4 (5.19%) React
5 4 (5.19%) REST
5 4 (5.19%) YAML
6 3 (3.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.60%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.60%) Apache CXF
7 2 (2.60%) Node.js
7 2 (2.60%) Samza
7 2 (2.60%) WPF
7 2 (2.60%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Cloud Native
1 7 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.79%) CMDB
3 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.90%) NHS
4 3 (3.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (55.84%) Linux
2 14 (18.18%) CoreOS
3 12 (15.58%) Windows
4 9 (11.69%) Unix
5 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.19%) CentOS
6 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (54.55%) DevOps
2 25 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) Open Source
3 16 (20.78%) Security Hardening
4 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.29%) ITIL
5 11 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.39%) Asset Management
6 8 (10.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (10.39%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (10.39%) Software Asset Management
7 7 (9.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Task Automation
9 4 (5.19%) Data Management
9 4 (5.19%) Migration
9 4 (5.19%) MVC
9 4 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) Python
2 18 (23.38%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) Ruby
4 13 (16.88%) Go
5 12 (15.58%) Bash Shell
6 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 11 (14.29%) SQL
7 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.60%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
2 33 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 6 (7.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) GDPR
1 3 (3.90%) PMO
2 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (48.05%) Docker
2 8 (10.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 7 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.19%) Ceph
4 4 (5.19%) etcd
4 4 (5.19%) flannel
4 4 (5.19%) GlusterFS
4 4 (5.19%) SkyDNS
4 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.60%) Postfix
6 1 (1.30%) iptables
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (44.16%) Puppet
2 27 (35.06%) Ansible
3 25 (32.47%) Kubernetes
4 13 (16.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (16.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (16.88%) Terraform
5 11 (14.29%) HAProxy
5 11 (14.29%) Prometheus
5 11 (14.29%) Sysdig
6 9 (11.69%) Consul
7 7 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (9.09%) Packer
7 7 (9.09%) Rancher
8 6 (7.79%) Kibana
8 6 (7.79%) logstash
9 4 (5.19%) Graphite
9 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (5.19%) rkt
10 2 (2.60%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Hortonworks
2 7 (9.09%) Splunk
3 6 (7.79%) ServiceNow
4 4 (5.19%) CA
4 4 (5.19%) VMware
5 3 (3.90%) GFI Software
5 3 (3.90%) HP
5 3 (3.90%) McAfee
5 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.60%) Capita
6 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.60%) SAP
7 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu