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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 60 97 38
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -59
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 72 32 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.87% 1.15% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.54% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 29
Median daily rate £438 £431 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £321 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -6.94%
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
1993 2083 1993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.37% 74.55% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 1097 1006
Median daily rate £408 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 44
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +22 37 £475 +5.55% 5
Bracknell +3 10 £475 +15.72% 3
Slough +8 3 £450 -40.00%
Windsor - 2 £400 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 58 (38.67%) Linux
2 49 (32.67%) Python
3 46 (30.67%) Puppet
4 36 (24.00%) DevOps
5 34 (22.67%) Ansible
6 30 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (19.33%) ITIL
8 26 (17.33%) Web Services
8 26 (17.33%) logstash
8 26 (17.33%) Graphite
9 25 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 25 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (16.67%) VMware
10 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (16.00%) WebLogic
11 22 (14.67%) Change Management
12 21 (14.00%) DNS
13 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (13.33%) Windows
13 20 (13.33%) Shell Script
14 19 (12.67%) Nagios
14 19 (12.67%) Unix
14 19 (12.67%) Perl
14 19 (12.67%) Bash Shell
14 19 (12.67%) Change Control
15 18 (12.00%) Capacity Management
15 18 (12.00%) SMTP
16 17 (11.33%) Fault Management
16 17 (11.33%) Degree
16 17 (11.33%) Jenkins

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 25 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 24 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 17 (11.33%) OpenStack
4 16 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (9.33%) JBoss
5 14 (9.33%) nginx
6 13 (8.67%) Apache
7 10 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.67%) Confluence
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Project
3 5 (3.33%) MS Office
4 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.67%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.33%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.00%) DNS
2 18 (12.00%) SMTP
3 13 (8.67%) HTTP
3 13 (8.67%) LDAP
3 13 (8.67%) SSL
4 7 (4.67%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (3.33%) 3G
5 5 (3.33%) Firewall
5 5 (3.33%) SNMP
5 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.33%) VoIP
6 4 (2.67%) 4G
6 4 (2.67%) SAN
6 4 (2.67%) VPN
7 3 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.33%) LTE
8 2 (1.33%) RANAP
8 2 (1.33%) SGSN
8 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) MySQL
2 11 (7.33%) Big Data
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (11.33%) Git (software)
1 17 (11.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (6.67%) Vagrant
3 5 (3.33%) Ant
3 5 (3.33%) Maven
4 4 (2.67%) Gradle
5 2 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.67%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.67%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.67%) Hudson
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.67%) Serena SBM
6 1 (0.67%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.67%) Back Office
2 11 (7.33%) Front Office
3 9 (6.00%) Finance
4 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (1.33%) Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (23.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 21 (14.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 21 (14.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 18 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (8.00%) VMware Support Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Applications Support
8 9 (6.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) CS Core Engineer
8 9 (6.00%) Linux Support
8 9 (6.00%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Administrator
9 8 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.67%) Linux Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.33%) Web Services
2 15 (10.00%) Middleware
3 14 (9.33%) LAMP
3 14 (9.33%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (8.67%) ELK Stack
4 13 (8.67%) JSON
4 13 (8.67%) MCollective
4 13 (8.67%) RESTful
4 13 (8.67%) Sensu
5 11 (7.33%) JMS
5 11 (7.33%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.67%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.67%) Private Cloud
3 13 (8.67%) CMDB
4 11 (7.33%) Statistics
5 10 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.67%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.00%) Economics
8 3 (2.00%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.33%) Replication
9 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.67%) AS400
10 1 (0.67%) Clustering
10 1 (0.67%) Fintech
10 1 (0.67%) iSeries
10 1 (0.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 58 (38.67%) Linux
2 25 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (13.33%) Windows
4 19 (12.67%) Unix
5 13 (8.67%) CentOS
5 13 (8.67%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.67%) SUSE
9 2 (1.33%) Solaris
9 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) DevOps
2 29 (19.33%) ITIL
3 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.67%) Change Management
5 19 (12.67%) Change Control
6 18 (12.00%) Capacity Management
7 17 (11.33%) Fault Management
8 16 (10.67%) Functional Testing
8 16 (10.67%) Network Design
9 15 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (9.33%) Validation
11 13 (8.67%) High Availability
11 13 (8.67%) Time Management
12 12 (8.00%) ITIL V3
12 12 (8.00%) Problem Management
13 11 (7.33%) Migration
13 11 (7.33%) Service Management
14 10 (6.67%) Project Management
14 10 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (32.67%) Python
2 20 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 19 (12.67%) Bash Shell
3 19 (12.67%) Perl
4 16 (10.67%) Java
5 13 (8.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.00%) Ruby
7 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.00%) C
9 2 (1.33%) AWK
9 2 (1.33%) C#
9 2 (1.33%) sed
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Delphi
10 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Degree
2 16 (10.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.00%) CCNA
6 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.33%) HNC
7 2 (1.33%) MCSE
7 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.33%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.67%) CCNP
8 1 (0.67%) HND
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.33%) QA
2 13 (8.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.67%) qmail
1 13 (8.67%) Squid
2 10 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.67%) Firmware
5 3 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (1.33%) XenServer
7 1 (0.67%) Docker
7 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.67%) NFS
7 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (30.67%) Puppet
2 34 (22.67%) Ansible
3 26 (17.33%) Graphite
3 26 (17.33%) logstash
4 19 (12.67%) Nagios
5 13 (8.67%) Cacti
5 13 (8.67%) collectd
5 13 (8.67%) Ganglia
5 13 (8.67%) Terraform
5 13 (8.67%) ZABBIX
6 9 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.33%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (1.33%) vRealize
9 1 (0.67%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.67%) Mesos
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (16.67%) VMware
2 15 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.00%) Splunk
3 14 (9.33%) IBM
4 13 (8.67%) HP
5 9 (6.00%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.67%) Huawei
6 7 (4.67%) Remedy
7 6 (4.00%) Cisco
8 5 (3.33%) EMC
8 5 (3.33%) Serena
9 4 (2.67%) Citrix
9 4 (2.67%) Nokia Networks
9 4 (2.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.00%) Juniper
11 2 (1.33%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.33%) Capita
11 2 (1.33%) Veeam
12 1 (0.67%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.67%) Seapine
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