The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 32 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.83% 1.24% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.68% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £240 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 179 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 75.69% 74.27% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 110 62
Average daily rate £384 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £39.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) SSL
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) DB2
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
6 2 (16.67%) CMDB
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VPN
1 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) OSPF
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Database Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia
3 2 (16.67%) Borland
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco