Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 41 53
Rank change year-on-year -30 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 54 45 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 3.05% 4.82% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 5.43% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 17
South London median daily rate £538 £471 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% +10.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £423 £400 £319
90th Percentile £650 £680 £488
London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £51.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
London median hourly rate £44.42 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +61.51% -31.25% +5.26%

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 1,587 828 771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 89.51% 88.65% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,143 542 579
South London median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £325 £264 £268
90th Percentile £658 £594 £575
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 44 30
South London median hourly rate £46.96 £42.75 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.84% +76.29% +53.77%
10th Percentile £13.95 £12.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.00% +28.24% +4.81%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -20 41 £538 +14.97% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +3 7 - - 2
Merton - 7 - - 1
Sutton - 2 £463 -
Configuration Management
London

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (74.07%) Linux
2 38 (70.37%) Puppet
3 36 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 36 (66.67%) DevOps
4 32 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
6 25 (46.30%) Amazon EC2
6 25 (46.30%) Amazon S3
6 25 (46.30%) Terraform
7 21 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
7 21 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
7 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (37.04%) Migration
9 19 (35.19%) Route 53
10 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
10 13 (24.07%) Docker
11 11 (20.37%) Ansible
11 11 (20.37%) VMware
11 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (18.52%) Java
13 9 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (16.67%) Kubernetes
13 9 (16.67%) Web Services
13 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
14 8 (14.81%) Windows
14 8 (14.81%) Python
14 8 (14.81%) HTTP

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 5 (9.26%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 32 (59.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (46.30%) Amazon EC2
2 25 (46.30%) Amazon S3
3 21 (38.89%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (35.19%) Route 53
5 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) GitHub
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.85%) Office 365
7 1 (1.85%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) Firewall
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) FTP
3 2 (3.70%) IPsec
3 2 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (3.70%) OpenVPN
3 2 (3.70%) SSH
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.85%) NAS
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.89%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (12.96%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.41%) Neo4j
5 4 (7.41%) Redis
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 4 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.41%) GoCD
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.70%) JUnit
5 2 (3.70%) Liquibase
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
5 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.85%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.85%) GitLab
6 1 (1.85%) gulp
6 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.85%) Protractor
6 1 (1.85%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (46.30%) AWS DevOps
3 24 (44.44%) AWS Engineer
4 23 (42.59%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (14.81%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) AWS Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Web Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (3.70%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (12.96%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
3 6 (11.11%) REST
3 6 (11.11%) WPF
4 4 (7.41%) Dropwizard
4 4 (7.41%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.41%) JAX-RS
4 4 (7.41%) React
4 4 (7.41%) Spring
4 4 (7.41%) Spring Boot
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
6 2 (3.70%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) MCollective
6 2 (3.70%) Redux
6 2 (3.70%) RESTful
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Linux
2 21 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 10
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.26%) Unix
6 4 (7.41%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.56%) CentOS
7 3 (5.56%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) DevOps
2 20 (37.04%) Migration
3 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 8 (14.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Kanban
6 6 (11.11%) Open Source
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (7.41%) Web Design
7 4 (7.41%) Wireframes
8 3 (5.56%) BDD
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Microservices
8 3 (5.56%) Security Hardening
9 2 (3.70%) Coaching
9 2 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 7 (12.96%) SQL
4 7 (12.96%) VBScript
5 6 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 5 (9.26%) Go
7 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.70%) Groovy
9 1 (1.85%) C
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) PMO
2 2 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Docker
2 9 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 7 (12.96%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.70%) Postfix
5 2 (3.70%) Squid
5 2 (3.70%) vCloud
6 1 (1.85%) Ceph
6 1 (1.85%) etcd
6 1 (1.85%) flannel
6 1 (1.85%) GlusterFS
6 1 (1.85%) iptables
6 1 (1.85%) KVM
6 1 (1.85%) Samba
6 1 (1.85%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 38 (70.37%) Puppet
2 25 (46.30%) Terraform
3 11 (20.37%) Ansible
4 9 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 7 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (11.11%) Rancher
7 4 (7.41%) Consul
7 4 (7.41%) Packer
8 3 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (5.56%) Sysdig
9 2 (3.70%) Kibana
9 2 (3.70%) logstash
9 2 (3.70%) Rsyslog
9 2 (3.70%) Salt
9 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
10 1 (1.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (1.85%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) VMware
2 6 (11.11%) GFI Software
2 6 (11.11%) HP
2 6 (11.11%) McAfee
3 4 (7.41%) Splunk
4 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.70%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) NetApp
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat