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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 26 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.72% 2.56% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.68% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £420 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
Hampshire

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
198 163 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.82% 69.66% 78.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 75 91
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.35 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.18% -67.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (40.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (25.00%) WSDL
6 5 (25.00%) JMS
6 5 (25.00%) HTTP
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) SUSE
6 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
6 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
6 5 (25.00%) DataPower
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.00%) ATM
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) AIX Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Controller
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) JMS
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
1 5 (25.00%) WSDL
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (25.00%) DataPower
3 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) SUSE
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Change Management
1 6 (30.00%) High Availability
2 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 3 (15.00%) Change Control
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) PLM
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (10.00%) WSUS
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
5 2 (10.00%) Borland
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Perforce