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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 77 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 49 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.88% 1.85% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.48% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £282 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 22 £475 +8.57% 6
Bracknell -4 6 £188 -46.42%
Maidenhead - 4 £400 -
Slough +1 3 £369 +13.46% 1
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 30 (32.26%) ITIL
3 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 23 (24.73%) HP
5 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
5 21 (22.58%) Linux
5 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 18 (19.35%) DV Cleared
7 17 (18.28%) SLA
8 16 (17.20%) Oracle
8 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
8 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 15 (16.13%) DataPower
9 15 (16.13%) IBM
9 15 (16.13%) JMS
9 15 (16.13%) High Availability
10 14 (15.05%) MS Visio
10 14 (15.05%) MCSE
10 14 (15.05%) MCP
10 14 (15.05%) Symantec
10 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
12 12 (12.90%) UNIX
12 12 (12.90%) Change Control
12 12 (12.90%) Capacity Management
12 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
13 11 (11.83%) DB2
13 11 (11.83%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (10.75%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.15%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.15%) SAS
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) SPSS
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
4 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) CSG Singleview
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy AR System
1 1 (1.08%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.98%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) HTTP
3 6 (6.45%) DNS
4 5 (5.38%) VoIP
4 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 5 (5.38%) LTE
5 4 (4.30%) 4G
5 4 (4.30%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (4.30%) 3G
5 4 (4.30%) SMTP
5 4 (4.30%) SMS
5 4 (4.30%) SNMP
6 3 (3.23%) VoLTE
7 2 (2.15%) SS7
7 2 (2.15%) Firewall
8 1 (1.08%) SSH
8 1 (1.08%) Network Security
8 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.08%) QSIG
8 1 (1.08%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) DB2
2 9 (9.68%) Big Data
3 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle OLAP
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.45%) OLAP
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.38%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (4.30%) Star Schema
8 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.23%) MySQL
8 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.15%) Selenium
2 2 (2.15%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.08%) JUnit
3 1 (1.08%) PVCS
3 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.08%) Hudson
3 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Front Office
3 4 (4.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.08%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
1 14 (15.05%) 2nd Line Support
1 14 (15.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Developer
3 10 (10.75%) Architect
4 5 (5.38%) Consultant
4 5 (5.38%) Lead Designer
4 5 (5.38%) Problem Manager
4 5 (5.38%) ETL Developer
4 5 (5.38%) Designer
5 4 (4.30%) ETL Designer
5 4 (4.30%) Back Office Engineer
5 4 (4.30%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
6 3 (3.23%) Administrator
6 3 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.23%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.23%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (2.15%) Big Data Architect
7 2 (2.15%) IMAC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) JMS
2 10 (10.75%) Middleware
3 9 (9.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (7.53%) WSDL
4 7 (7.53%) XML
4 7 (7.53%) SOAP
5 6 (6.45%) .NET
5 6 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (4.30%) Web Services
6 4 (4.30%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.15%) MLlib
8 1 (1.08%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) Memcached
8 1 (1.08%) REST
8 1 (1.08%) CSS3
8 1 (1.08%) Esper
8 1 (1.08%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.08%) JSON
8 1 (1.08%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) DataPower
2 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.68%) Statistics
4 8 (8.60%) Clustering
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.30%) CMDB
6 3 (3.23%) Handset
6 3 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.08%) GIS
8 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Windows
2 21 (22.58%) Linux
3 16 (17.20%) Windows 7
4 12 (12.90%) UNIX
5 10 (10.75%) Solaris
6 8 (8.60%) AIX
7 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) SUSE
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) ITIL
2 16 (17.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.13%) High Availability
4 12 (12.90%) Change Control
4 12 (12.90%) Capacity Management
5 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 10 (10.75%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.68%) ETL
8 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.53%) Release Management
8 7 (7.53%) Low Latency
8 7 (7.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Network Design
10 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
10 5 (5.38%) Validation
10 5 (5.38%) Migration
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.38%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 9 (9.68%) Perl
3 6 (6.45%) C-shell
3 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.23%) Python
4 3 (3.23%) Ruby
4 3 (3.23%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) C
5 2 (2.15%) VBScript
5 2 (2.15%) VB
5 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.15%) R
6 1 (1.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.35%) DV Cleared
3 15 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (15.05%) MCP
4 14 (15.05%) MCSE
4 14 (15.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.75%) Degree
6 8 (8.60%) IBM Certification
7 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) CCDA
7 2 (2.15%) CCDP
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.08%) Firmware
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (3.23%) Puppet
3 2 (2.15%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.15%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.08%) Netcool
4 1 (1.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.08%) Cacti
4 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.08%) collectd
4 1 (1.08%) Ansible
4 1 (1.08%) logstash
4 1 (1.08%) Salt
4 1 (1.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) HP
2 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.20%) Oracle
4 15 (16.13%) IBM
5 14 (15.05%) Symantec
6 7 (7.53%) Teradata
7 6 (6.45%) Ab Initio
8 4 (4.30%) Huawei
9 3 (3.23%) VMware
9 3 (3.23%) Remedy
9 3 (3.23%) Cisco
10 2 (2.15%) Intel
10 2 (2.15%) Nortel
10 2 (2.15%) Citrix
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.15%) Juniper
10 2 (2.15%) Netezza
10 2 (2.15%) Greenplum
10 2 (2.15%) Vertica
11 1 (1.08%) Sandvine
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago