The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 61 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 62 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.82% 1.41% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.84% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 22
Median daily rate £500 £416 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.12% +14.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £35.63
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +13.68%
Configuration Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1768 1900 1864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.44% 76.31% 76.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1102 891
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.09 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.12% +106.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 21 £475 - 3
Bracknell +13 19 £500 -
Maidenhead -8 4 £488 +21.87%
Wokingham - 2 £520 -
Slough -1 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 53 (37.86%) Linux
2 39 (27.86%) IBM
2 39 (27.86%) DevOps
3 37 (26.43%) Unix
4 32 (22.86%) Jenkins
5 31 (22.14%) Shell Script
6 30 (21.43%) Ansible
7 28 (20.00%) Python
8 27 (19.29%) Private Cloud
9 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
9 26 (18.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 26 (18.57%) Middleware
10 25 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (16.43%) JSON
12 23 (16.43%) Tomcat
12 23 (16.43%) JMS
13 22 (15.71%) Puppet
14 21 (15.00%) Capacity Management
14 21 (15.00%) WebLogic
14 21 (15.00%) Perl
15 20 (14.29%) Back Office
15 20 (14.29%) Fault Management
15 20 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (14.29%) Functional Testing
16 19 (13.57%) Degree
16 19 (13.57%) Network Design
16 19 (13.57%) ITIL
17 18 (12.86%) Vagrant
18 17 (12.14%) Validation

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 23 (16.43%) Tomcat
2 21 (15.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.71%) nginx
4 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Office
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.43%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) HP Helion
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Firewall
2 4 (2.86%) 3G
2 4 (2.86%) 4G
2 4 (2.86%) DVB
3 3 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.14%) DNS
3 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 3 (2.14%) LDAP
3 3 (2.14%) LTE
3 3 (2.14%) SAN
3 3 (2.14%) SMS
3 3 (2.14%) UPnP
3 3 (2.14%) Value-Added Service
3 3 (2.14%) VPN
4 2 (1.43%) BGP
4 2 (1.43%) MPLS
4 2 (1.43%) OSPF
4 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.43%) VoIP
4 2 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 26 (18.57%) Git (software)
2 26 (18.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 18 (12.86%) Vagrant
4 15 (10.71%) ClearCase
5 11 (7.86%) ClearQuest
6 7 (5.00%) Maven
7 4 (2.86%) Ant
8 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.43%) JUnit
9 2 (1.43%) Selenium
9 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.71%) Apache Ivy
10 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.71%) git-flow
10 1 (0.71%) Hudson
10 1 (0.71%) JIRA
10 1 (0.71%) PVCS
10 1 (0.71%) TestNG
General
1 20 (14.29%) Back Office
2 14 (10.00%) Front Office
3 13 (9.29%) Finance
4 11 (7.86%) Retail
5 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.43%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Billing
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Military
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 11 (7.86%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Configuration Manager
6 7 (5.00%) Administrator
6 7 (5.00%) Consultant
6 7 (5.00%) Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Architect
7 6 (4.29%) C++ Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Designer
8 5 (3.57%) Software Configuration Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Software Manager
9 4 (2.86%) ClearCase Consultant
9 4 (2.86%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (2.86%) Packet Switch Engineer
9 4 (2.86%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) Middleware
2 24 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (16.43%) JMS
3 23 (16.43%) JSON
4 7 (5.00%) HTML
4 7 (5.00%) Web Services
5 5 (3.57%) CGI
6 3 (2.14%) XML
7 2 (1.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.71%) ELK Stack
8 1 (0.71%) HTML5
8 1 (0.71%) J2EE
8 1 (0.71%) Kafka
8 1 (0.71%) Node.js
8 1 (0.71%) OSGi
8 1 (0.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.29%) Private Cloud
2 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (8.57%) Statistics
4 7 (5.00%) EMC VNX
4 7 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.29%) Economics
6 3 (2.14%) CMDB
6 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.14%) Replication
6 3 (2.14%) STB
7 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.43%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (37.86%) Linux
2 37 (26.43%) Unix
3 20 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (11.43%) Windows
5 7 (5.00%) AIX
5 7 (5.00%) Solaris
5 7 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.57%) CentOS
6 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.71%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.71%) Debian
8 1 (0.71%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.71%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) DevOps
2 25 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (15.00%) Capacity Management
4 20 (14.29%) Fault Management
4 20 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 19 (13.57%) ITIL
5 19 (13.57%) Network Design
6 17 (12.14%) Validation
7 13 (9.29%) People Management
8 12 (8.57%) Service Management
9 11 (7.86%) Project Management
10 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (7.14%) Change Control
11 9 (6.43%) Migration
12 8 (5.71%) Release Management
13 7 (5.00%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.29%) High Availability
14 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.29%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.14%) Shell Script
2 28 (20.00%) Python
3 21 (15.00%) Perl
4 9 (6.43%) Bash Shell
4 9 (6.43%) C
4 9 (6.43%) Java
5 7 (5.00%) C++
6 4 (2.86%) Ruby
7 3 (2.14%) Embedded C
7 3 (2.14%) Embedded C++
7 3 (2.14%) SQL
8 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.71%) Groovy
9 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.71%) Korn
9 1 (0.71%) PHP
9 1 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (13.57%) Degree
2 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) CCNP
4 4 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.14%) CCNA
6 2 (1.43%) CCIE
6 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) APMP
7 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.71%) CITP
7 1 (0.71%) HNC
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.71%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.71%) RHCA
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 5 (3.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) COBIT
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.86%) vSphere
3 3 (2.14%) Docker
4 2 (1.43%) KVM
5 1 (0.71%) Ceph
5 1 (0.71%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.71%) Firmware
5 1 (0.71%) iptables
5 1 (0.71%) NFS
5 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.71%) Squid
5 1 (0.71%) vCloud
5 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.71%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (21.43%) Ansible
2 22 (15.71%) Puppet
3 9 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.29%) CFEngine
5 5 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (3.57%) Nagios
6 4 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.14%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.43%) Netcool
8 2 (1.43%) Rancher
8 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.71%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.71%) Kibana
9 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.71%) logstash
9 1 (0.71%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.71%) RANCID
9 1 (0.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (27.86%) IBM
2 13 (9.29%) HP
3 12 (8.57%) VMware
4 8 (5.71%) Cisco
5 7 (5.00%) EMC
5 7 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.29%) Oracle
7 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.57%) Remedy
8 4 (2.86%) BMC
9 3 (2.14%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.14%) Veeam
10 2 (1.43%) Capita
10 2 (1.43%) Huawei
10 2 (1.43%) Ipanema Technologies
10 2 (1.43%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.43%) Tellabs
10 2 (1.43%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.71%) Sonatype