Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 75 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 -35 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 77 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 4.16% 2.87% 5.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 3.16% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 18
South London median daily rate £554 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.02% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £409 £377 £412
90th Percentile £656 £675 £586
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
South London median hourly rate - £47.83 -
London median hourly rate £28.44 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.80% +63.64% -71.79%

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 1,720 1,517 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 92.82% 90.62% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,342 1,068 584
South London median daily rate £513 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.55% +17.65% +10.75%
10th Percentile £360 £313 £275
90th Percentile £625 £675 £575
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 41
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.02% +46.15% +54.76%
10th Percentile £29.60 £12.98 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.00
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% - +12.50%

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 15 December 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
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 15 December 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 +4 61 £575 +6.98% 7
Bromley - 5 £550 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 - -
Merton -3 1 - -
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 61 (79.22%) DevOps
2 59 (76.62%) Linux
3 49 (63.64%) Jenkins
4 47 (61.04%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (61.04%) Ansible
5 46 (59.74%) Docker
6 44 (57.14%) Git (software)
7 40 (51.95%) Kubernetes
8 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (48.05%) Terraform
10 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
11 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
12 29 (37.66%) Puppet
13 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (25.97%) Public Cloud
15 19 (24.68%) Go
15 19 (24.68%) Ruby
15 19 (24.68%) Java
16 17 (22.08%) SQL
16 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (22.08%) Artifactory
17 13 (16.88%) HAProxy
17 13 (16.88%) GitLab
18 12 (15.58%) CoreOS
18 12 (15.58%) GitHub
18 12 (15.58%) Prometheus
18 12 (15.58%) Sysdig
19 11 (14.29%) Open Source
19 11 (14.29%) nginx
19 11 (14.29%) JIRA

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 8 (10.39%) Confluence
3 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) SAS
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (61.04%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (15.58%) GitHub
4 9 (11.69%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (11.69%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (6.49%) Amazon S3
6 5 (6.49%) PaaS
6 5 (6.49%) Quay.io
6 5 (6.49%) Route 53
7 4 (5.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.60%) SaaS
9 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.19%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) ICMP
2 2 (2.60%) SSL
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) VPN
3 1 (1.30%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.30%) Firewall
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
1 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (2.60%) Flink
5 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.60%) Redis
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 44 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.08%) Artifactory
4 13 (16.88%) GitLab
5 11 (14.29%) JIRA
6 10 (12.99%) Maven
7 7 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (9.09%) GoCD
7 7 (9.09%) Gradle
8 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
8 6 (7.79%) SonarQube
9 5 (6.49%) Bitbucket
9 5 (6.49%) JUnit
9 5 (6.49%) Selenium
9 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
10 4 (5.19%) FishEye
10 4 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.19%) Subversion
11 3 (3.90%) DbUnit
11 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Avionics
4 3 (3.90%) Electronics
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (23.38%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Lead DevOps
4 6 (7.79%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) JIRA Specialist
7 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Release Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.49%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Camel
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) Java EE
3 3 (3.90%) JPA
3 3 (3.90%) REST
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
3 3 (3.90%) Swagger
3 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) WebdriverIO
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) Kafka
4 2 (2.60%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.60%) Samza
4 2 (2.60%) YAML
5 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) NHS
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (76.62%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) CoreOS
3 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 7 (9.09%) Windows
4 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.19%) Unix
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
6 1 (1.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (79.22%) DevOps
2 39 (50.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (14.29%) Open Source
5 10 (12.99%) Security Hardening
6 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) Release Management
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (6.49%) API Testing
9 5 (6.49%) BDD
9 5 (6.49%) Change Control
9 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.19%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (5.19%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) Go
1 19 (24.68%) Java
1 19 (24.68%) Ruby
2 17 (22.08%) SQL
3 9 (11.69%) Python
4 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.90%) C++
6 3 (3.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.60%) Scala
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (46.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) DO-178B
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) PMO
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (59.74%) Docker
2 6 (7.79%) Ceph
2 6 (7.79%) etcd
2 6 (7.79%) flannel
2 6 (7.79%) GlusterFS
2 6 (7.79%) SkyDNS
3 3 (3.90%) Squid
4 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.30%) iptables
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (61.04%) Ansible
2 40 (51.95%) Kubernetes
3 37 (48.05%) Terraform
4 29 (37.66%) Puppet
5 13 (16.88%) HAProxy
6 12 (15.58%) Prometheus
6 12 (15.58%) Sysdig
7 10 (12.99%) Graphite
7 10 (12.99%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (12.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (12.99%) rkt
8 9 (11.69%) Consul
9 8 (10.39%) Packer
10 7 (9.09%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
12 3 (3.90%) Rancher
13 2 (2.60%) Ambari
13 2 (2.60%) Hadoop YARN
14 1 (1.30%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.19%) Dynatrace
2 4 (5.19%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.90%) CA
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) BMC
5 1 (1.30%) F5
5 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.30%) NVIDIA
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk