The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 23 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.47% 0.94% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 1.37% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £240 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -43.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
162 146 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 80.20% 68.87% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 86 88
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 12
Average hourly rate £19.13 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.50 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Basingstoke region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) ATM
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) TACACS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) Windows

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) ATM
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) IPsec
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) TACACS
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Implementation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) SUSE
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) Network Design
2 4 (36.36%) Low Latency
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) CCNA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) VCP4
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Server
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Nokia
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) BT
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CommVault
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee
5 1 (9.09%) NetScout
5 1 (9.09%) Imperva