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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 69 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 57 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 1.36% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.92% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £341 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.63% +102.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £410 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +25 25 £302 +34.22% 6
Slough -4 5 £300 - 1
Bracknell -7 5 £338 -10.11% 1
Maidenhead 0 2 £320 -17.41%
Windsor - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 31 (30.69%) Windows
3 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
4 27 (26.73%) DevOps
5 25 (24.75%) ITIL
6 24 (23.76%) Puppet
7 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
7 23 (22.77%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
9 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
10 19 (18.81%) Project Management
11 17 (16.83%) VMware
11 17 (16.83%) DV Cleared
11 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
12 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
13 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
13 14 (13.86%) Symantec
13 14 (13.86%) HP
13 14 (13.86%) SLA
13 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (13.86%) SOA
13 14 (13.86%) MCP
13 14 (13.86%) MCSE
14 12 (11.88%) UNIX
15 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
15 11 (10.89%) 3G
15 11 (10.89%) Radio Access Network
16 10 (9.90%) F5

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.96%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.96%) PaaS
1 4 (3.96%) IaaS
1 4 (3.96%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) 3G
1 11 (10.89%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (9.90%) DNS
2 10 (9.90%) LTE
3 9 (8.91%) Internet
4 8 (7.92%) Firewall
4 8 (7.92%) 4G
5 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.95%) VoLTE
6 5 (4.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (4.95%) RANAP
6 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (4.95%) DAB
6 5 (4.95%) SSL
7 4 (3.96%) SS7
8 3 (2.97%) Broadband
9 2 (1.98%) ATM
9 2 (1.98%) VPN
9 2 (1.98%) ISDN
9 2 (1.98%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) IMS/DB
4 1 (0.99%) DataStage
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.90%) TeamCity
3 8 (7.92%) RSpec
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.96%) Ant
5 4 (3.96%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.96%) Gradle
6 1 (0.99%) BitKeeper
6 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.99%) Hudson
General
1 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Billing
3 4 (3.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) German Language
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (9.90%) Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
4 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (5.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Security Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (4.95%) Technical Support
6 4 (3.96%) Network Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Design Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Designer
6 4 (3.96%) Databuild Engineer
6 4 (3.96%) Configuration Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (2.97%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) DCOM
2 1 (0.99%) REST
2 1 (0.99%) JSON
2 1 (0.99%) HTML5
2 1 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.99%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) PKI
2 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.95%) CESG
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Tandem
5 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (39.60%) Linux
2 31 (30.69%) Windows
3 16 (15.84%) Windows 7
4 12 (11.88%) UNIX
5 7 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.95%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (4.95%) Android
7 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.95%) Solaris
8 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) DevOps
2 25 (24.75%) ITIL
3 19 (18.81%) Project Management
4 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.86%) SOA
6 10 (9.90%) Validation
7 7 (6.93%) Change Control
8 6 (5.94%) Release Management
8 6 (5.94%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (4.95%) Network Management
10 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Change Management
10 4 (3.96%) Capacity Management
10 4 (3.96%) ITIL V2
10 4 (3.96%) Software Licensing
11 3 (2.97%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) Ruby
3 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.95%) VBScript
4 3 (2.97%) VB
4 3 (2.97%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.98%) C
5 2 (1.98%) C#
5 2 (1.98%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) PL/1
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (27.72%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.77%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.83%) DV Cleared
4 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.86%) MCP
4 14 (13.86%) MCSE
5 9 (8.91%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.99%) ISEB
7 1 (0.99%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CNA
7 1 (0.99%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
7 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.86%) SLA
2 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.92%) Firmware
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.99%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) Puppet
2 23 (22.77%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.91%) SCCM
4 5 (4.95%) SCOM
5 3 (2.97%) WMI
5 3 (2.97%) NSN NetAct
5 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (1.98%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.99%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.99%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Symantec
3 14 (13.86%) HP
4 10 (9.90%) F5
4 10 (9.90%) Cisco
5 7 (6.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (5.94%) Oracle
7 5 (4.95%) Crossbeam
7 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.95%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.95%) Sun
7 5 (4.95%) Dell
8 4 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (3.96%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.96%) Borland
8 4 (3.96%) Google
9 3 (2.97%) Altiris
10 2 (1.98%) Nokia
10 2 (1.98%) Siemens
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