Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
London > South London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 42 48
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 47 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 2.85% 5.81% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 6.48% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 20
South London median daily rate £538 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £371 £412 £346
90th Percentile £675 £586 £488
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
South London median hourly rate £47.83 - -
London median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £97.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -71.79% +163.51%

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 1476 895 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 89.35% 89.68% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 586 509
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.84% -7.88%
10th Percentile £320 £284 £255
90th Percentile £675 £575 £526
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 26
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.13% +11.90% +31.25%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £51.09
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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
Croydon -30 37 £538 +11.69% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 9 - - 1
Merton - 8 - - 1
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 South London region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 32 (68.09%) Puppet
3 30 (63.83%) Linux
4 29 (61.70%) DevOps
5 28 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (55.32%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (55.32%) Amazon S3
7 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
8 22 (46.81%) Amazon ELB
8 22 (46.81%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (46.81%) Terraform
9 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (34.04%) Route 53
10 16 (34.04%) Migration
10 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (25.53%) Scrum
11 12 (25.53%) VMware
11 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
12 10 (21.28%) Docker
12 10 (21.28%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (21.28%) REST
13 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (19.15%) Java
13 9 (19.15%) Ansible
13 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
14 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
14 8 (17.02%) Elastic Stack
14 8 (17.02%) C#
14 8 (17.02%) VBScript
14 8 (17.02%) Web Services

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 7 (14.89%) Apache
1 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (12.77%) Confluence
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 28 (59.57%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (55.32%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (55.32%) Amazon S3
3 22 (46.81%) Amazon ELB
4 16 (34.04%) Route 53
5 6 (12.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (12.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) Quay.io
7 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 6 (12.77%) DNS
2 6 (12.77%) OpenLDAP
2 6 (12.77%) OpenVPN
2 6 (12.77%) SSH
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) NAS
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) SMS
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.51%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 8 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.89%) Ant
3 7 (14.89%) Maven
4 6 (12.77%) Bitbucket
4 6 (12.77%) JIRA
4 6 (12.77%) JUnit
4 6 (12.77%) Liquibase
4 6 (12.77%) SonarQube
4 6 (12.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.26%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) GitLab
6 1 (2.13%) Gradle
6 1 (2.13%) gulp
6 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.13%) Protractor
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (44.68%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (42.55%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (42.55%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) REST
2 8 (17.02%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 8 (17.02%) WPF
3 6 (12.77%) MCollective
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) CSS
4 2 (4.26%) EDI
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) Angular 2
5 1 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.13%) RxJS
5 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
3 8 (17.02%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.77%) CentOS
5 3 (6.38%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (61.70%) DevOps
2 16 (34.04%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.04%) Migration
3 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
7 6 (12.77%) Coaching
7 6 (12.77%) Kanban
7 6 (12.77%) Service Management
8 5 (10.64%) Open Source
9 4 (8.51%) OO
9 4 (8.51%) Prototyping
9 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) User Stories
10 3 (6.38%) Security Hardening
11 2 (4.26%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) C#
2 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.02%) VBScript
3 7 (14.89%) Bash Shell
4 6 (12.77%) Groovy
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Docker
1 10 (21.28%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.77%) Postfix
3 6 (12.77%) Squid
3 6 (12.77%) vCloud
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.26%) etcd
5 2 (4.26%) flannel
6 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.13%) Ceph
6 1 (2.13%) GlusterFS
6 1 (2.13%) Samba
6 1 (2.13%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 32 (68.09%) Puppet
2 22 (46.81%) Terraform
3 9 (19.15%) Ansible
3 9 (19.15%) Kubernetes
4 7 (14.89%) Kibana
4 7 (14.89%) logstash
4 7 (14.89%) Sysdig
5 6 (12.77%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (12.77%) Rancher
5 6 (12.77%) Rsyslog
5 6 (12.77%) ZABBIX
6 5 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (6.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (6.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (4.26%) Prometheus
8 2 (4.26%) rkt
9 1 (2.13%) Graphite
9 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Sonatype
3 4 (8.51%) GFI Software
3 4 (8.51%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) McAfee
4 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.13%) NetApp
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow