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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 77 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 44 68 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.72% 2.70% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.79% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 5
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£411 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.53% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £214 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -5.12%
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
1845 1796 1652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.01% 71.24% 68.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 878 677
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 35 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 30 £450 +63.63% 14
Bracknell 0 6 £410 +20.72%
Maidenhead +5 2 £200 - 2
Slough - 2 £750 - 1
Newbury -1 1 - - 2
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 36 (40.00%) ITIL
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
3 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
3 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
4 28 (31.11%) DV Cleared
5 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
6 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
7 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (23.33%) MCSE
7 21 (23.33%) MCP
8 20 (22.22%) Linux
8 20 (22.22%) HP
9 16 (17.78%) Symantec
10 15 (16.67%) SLA
10 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (15.56%) SCCM
11 14 (15.56%) SQL
11 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (14.44%) Oracle
13 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 12 (13.33%) VMware
14 11 (12.22%) IBM
15 9 (10.00%) JMS
15 9 (10.00%) Cisco
15 9 (10.00%) High Availability
15 9 (10.00%) Big Data
16 8 (8.89%) DevOps
16 8 (8.89%) Borland

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 8 (8.89%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.33%) Documentum
4 2 (2.22%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.11%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.22%) SPSS
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS Project
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.11%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.11%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.22%) HP Helion
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.89%) VoIP
2 8 (8.89%) HTTP
3 7 (7.78%) Firewall
4 6 (6.67%) VPN
5 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.56%) ISDN
5 5 (5.56%) LAN
5 5 (5.56%) WAN
5 5 (5.56%) VLAN
6 4 (4.44%) DNS
7 3 (3.33%) SMTP
7 3 (3.33%) SNMP
7 3 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
8 2 (2.22%) SS7
8 2 (2.22%) LTE
8 2 (2.22%) SSL
8 2 (2.22%) Internet
9 1 (1.11%) 3G
9 1 (1.11%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) Big Data
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.44%) DB2
4 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.22%) HBase
5 2 (2.22%) Mahout
5 2 (2.22%) MySQL
5 2 (2.22%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.22%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) StarTeam
2 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (4.44%) Selenium
3 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) Subversion
5 2 (2.22%) Maven
5 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.11%) JUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) BitKeeper
6 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.11%) Hudson
6 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Front Office
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 15 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Developer
5 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Back Office Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Consultant
8 2 (2.22%) Systems Architect
8 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) JMS
2 8 (8.89%) XML
3 7 (7.78%) WSDL
3 7 (7.78%) SOAP
4 5 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (4.44%) Middleware
6 3 (3.33%) .NET
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.22%) JSON
7 2 (2.22%) MLlib
8 1 (1.11%) WCF
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.11%) RESTful
8 1 (1.11%) HTML5
8 1 (1.11%) REST
8 1 (1.11%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) DataPower
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) PKI
4 3 (3.33%) Statistics
5 2 (2.22%) CMDB
5 2 (2.22%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) CESG
6 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 36 (40.00%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 20 (22.22%) Linux
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.78%) UNIX
6 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.56%) CentOS
8 3 (3.33%) Solaris
9 2 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (1.11%) Windows CE
10 1 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (10.00%) High Availability
3 8 (8.89%) DevOps
4 7 (7.78%) Low Latency
4 7 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Network Management
5 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (5.56%) Change Control
6 5 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.56%) Network Design
6 5 (5.56%) Project Management
7 4 (4.44%) Validation
7 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.44%) Release Management
7 4 (4.44%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) VBScript
2 8 (8.89%) VB
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) Python
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) R
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) C-shell
5 1 (1.11%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 28 (31.11%) DV Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
4 21 (23.33%) MCP
4 21 (23.33%) MCSE
4 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.89%) Degree
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.78%) CCNA
7 3 (3.33%) ISEB
8 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.22%) CCDA
8 2 (2.22%) CCDP
8 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.11%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (35.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.89%) Firmware
2 8 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) SCCM
2 8 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 7 (7.78%) Puppet
4 6 (6.67%) SCOM
4 6 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (5.56%) FortiGate
5 5 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.22%) Ansible
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 32 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.22%) HP
3 16 (17.78%) Symantec
4 13 (14.44%) Oracle
5 12 (13.33%) VMware
6 11 (12.22%) IBM
7 9 (10.00%) Cisco
8 8 (8.89%) Borland
9 4 (4.44%) Remedy
10 3 (3.33%) Huawei
10 3 (3.33%) EMC
11 2 (2.22%) Nortel
11 2 (2.22%) Juniper
11 2 (2.22%) Netezza
11 2 (2.22%) Teradata
11 2 (2.22%) Greenplum
11 2 (2.22%) F5
11 2 (2.22%) Vertica
12 1 (1.11%) Assembla
12 1 (1.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
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