Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 68 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 -31 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 64 38 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 3.39% 3.39% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 3.72% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 24
South London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £414 £410 £350
90th Percentile £613 £675 £516
London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
South London median hourly rate £24.50 £47.83 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.78% - -
London median hourly rate £29.15 £42.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -31.41% +54.55% -82.26%

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 1,691 1,022 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 89.52% 91.17% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,253 674 687
South London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £345 £325 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £585
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 21
South London median hourly rate £43.63 £47.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.16% +131.71% -57.14%
10th Percentile £22.25 £13.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £53.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £22.46 £24.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -6.42% +10.34% +5.05%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -22 42 £490 -6.67% 9
Bromley 0 9 £525 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +7 4 - - 1
Sutton - 4 £438 - 1
Merton +3 1 - -
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (62.50%) DevOps
2 34 (53.13%) Linux
3 33 (51.56%) Docker
4 30 (46.88%) Jenkins
5 28 (43.75%) Puppet
6 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
6 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
7 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
8 24 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
9 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (32.81%) Ansible
10 21 (32.81%) Kubernetes
11 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (28.13%) Python
13 17 (26.56%) Java
13 17 (26.56%) Artifactory
14 13 (20.31%) CoreOS
14 13 (20.31%) Ruby
15 12 (18.75%) SQL
15 12 (18.75%) GitLab
15 12 (18.75%) Go
15 12 (18.75%) GitHub
16 11 (17.19%) Open Source
16 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
16 11 (17.19%) HAProxy
16 11 (17.19%) Windows
16 11 (17.19%) JIRA
16 11 (17.19%) Release Management
16 11 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (17.19%) Scrum

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 10 (15.63%) nginx
2 8 (12.50%) Confluence
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) SAS
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.56%) CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (18.75%) GitHub
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.38%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.13%) Quay.io
5 2 (3.13%) Route 53
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) SSL
2 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) SMTP
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) Firewall
4 1 (1.56%) ICMP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.69%) MySQL
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Flink
5 1 (1.56%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.56%) Redis
5 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (46.88%) Jenkins
2 26 (40.63%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.56%) Artifactory
4 12 (18.75%) GitLab
5 11 (17.19%) JIRA
6 10 (15.63%) Maven
7 7 (10.94%) Subversion
8 6 (9.38%) Gradle
9 5 (7.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (7.81%) SonarQube
9 5 (7.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (7.81%) TeamCity
10 4 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (6.25%) FishEye
10 4 (6.25%) GoCD
10 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.69%) ClearCase
11 3 (4.69%) ClearQuest
11 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Avionics
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Electronics
5 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) Release Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) Build and Release Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Python Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (10.94%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) Kafka
3 6 (9.38%) YAML
4 4 (6.25%) RESTful
5 3 (4.69%) Apache Camel
5 3 (4.69%) SOAP
5 3 (4.69%) Spring
5 3 (4.69%) XML
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.13%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (3.13%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.13%) XSD
6 2 (3.13%) XSLT
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.56%) Qt
7 1 (1.56%) Swagger
7 1 (1.56%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Cloud Native
2 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.69%) CMDB
3 3 (4.69%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.13%) Linux
2 13 (20.31%) CoreOS
3 11 (17.19%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 3 (4.69%) CentOS
6 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) DevOps
2 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (17.19%) Open Source
4 11 (17.19%) Release Management
4 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 10 (15.63%) Security Hardening
6 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.94%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (10.94%) Task Automation
7 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.38%) Data Management
8 6 (9.38%) Server Management
9 5 (7.81%) Change Control
9 5 (7.81%) ITIL
10 4 (6.25%) ITSM
10 4 (6.25%) Service Management
10 4 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 4 (6.25%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) Python
2 17 (26.56%) Java
3 13 (20.31%) Ruby
4 12 (18.75%) Go
4 12 (18.75%) SQL
5 11 (17.19%) Bash Shell
6 8 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.69%) C++
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) R
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.56%) C#
10 1 (1.56%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
1 3 (4.69%) GDPR
2 2 (3.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (4.69%) Ceph
3 3 (4.69%) etcd
3 3 (4.69%) flannel
3 3 (4.69%) GlusterFS
3 3 (4.69%) SkyDNS
3 3 (4.69%) Squid
4 2 (3.13%) Postfix
5 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (43.75%) Puppet
2 21 (32.81%) Ansible
2 21 (32.81%) Kubernetes
3 11 (17.19%) HAProxy
4 10 (15.63%) Prometheus
4 10 (15.63%) Sysdig
5 9 (14.06%) Terraform
6 7 (10.94%) Graphite
6 7 (10.94%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (10.94%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (10.94%) rkt
7 5 (7.81%) Consul
7 5 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (7.81%) Packer
8 4 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (6.25%) Rancher
8 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
9 3 (4.69%) Kibana
9 3 (4.69%) logstash
10 2 (3.13%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) CA
2 5 (7.81%) Atlassian
2 5 (7.81%) Hortonworks
3 4 (6.25%) Dynatrace
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.13%) Capita
5 2 (3.13%) Guidewire
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Splunk
6 1 (1.56%) BMC
6 1 (1.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.56%) NVIDIA
6 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) VMware