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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 52 102
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +50
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 80 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.97% 3.15% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.89% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 55 15
Median daily rate £480 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £333 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%

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
1575 2057 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.67% 81.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 1088 1065
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.60% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -25 12 £500 +11.73% 2
Bracknell +13 11 £488 +66.66%
Slough +1 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £500 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 19 (23.46%) Fault Management
2 18 (22.22%) Back Office
2 18 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 18 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 17 (20.99%) Ansible
3 17 (20.99%) Linux
4 15 (18.52%) Oracle
4 15 (18.52%) Front Office
4 15 (18.52%) Validation
4 15 (18.52%) Statistics
4 15 (18.52%) DevOps
5 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
6 13 (16.05%) Change Control
7 12 (14.81%) People Management
7 12 (14.81%) Puppet
7 12 (14.81%) Python
8 11 (13.58%) Java
8 11 (13.58%) ITIL
8 11 (13.58%) Project Management
8 11 (13.58%) Docker
9 10 (12.35%) Vagrant
9 10 (12.35%) Windows
9 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
9 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
10 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (11.11%) JIRA
10 9 (11.11%) Huawei
10 9 (11.11%) Unix

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 7 (8.64%) Confluence
1 7 (8.64%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.70%) Apache
5 3 (3.70%) nginx
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) JBoss
6 1 (1.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.47%) IaaS
5 2 (2.47%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) DHCP
2 2 (2.47%) DNS
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.23%) 3G
3 1 (1.23%) 4G
3 1 (1.23%) DVB
3 1 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) FTP
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) SMTP
3 1 (1.23%) Telnet
3 1 (1.23%) UPnP
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.70%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Vagrant
3 9 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.17%) Maven
5 4 (4.94%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.70%) Ant
6 3 (3.70%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.47%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.47%) JUnit
8 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.23%) git-flow
8 1 (1.23%) Mockito
8 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 18 (22.22%) Back Office
2 15 (18.52%) Front Office
3 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (9.88%) Retail
5 4 (4.94%) Finance
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
7 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Developer
2 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Technical Leader
3 5 (6.17%) Architect
3 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (4.94%) Integration Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Change Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Consultant
5 3 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management Consultant
6 2 (2.47%) Java Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Management Consultant
6 2 (2.47%) PMO Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.47%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) .NET
3 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.94%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.70%) CGI
5 3 (3.70%) HTML
5 3 (3.70%) JMS
5 3 (3.70%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 2 (2.47%) JSON
6 2 (2.47%) Node.js
6 2 (2.47%) OSGi
7 1 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.23%) Kafka
7 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.23%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Statistics
2 7 (8.64%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) CMDB
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.23%) Clustering
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.23%) STB
6 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (11.11%) Unix
4 6 (7.41%) CentOS
4 6 (7.41%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.94%) AIX
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.47%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (1.23%) Debian
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Fault Management
2 18 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 18 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 15 (18.52%) DevOps
3 15 (18.52%) Validation
4 13 (16.05%) Change Control
5 12 (14.81%) People Management
6 11 (13.58%) ITIL
6 11 (13.58%) Project Management
7 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (9.88%) SOA
8 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (8.64%) ITSM
9 7 (8.64%) Service Management
10 6 (7.41%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.41%) Change Management
10 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 5 (6.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) Python
2 11 (13.58%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.88%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.41%) SQL
5 5 (6.17%) C#
5 5 (6.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) VBScript
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) Korn
9 1 (1.23%) R
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.94%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) APMP
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) HNC
6 1 (1.23%) HND
6 1 (1.23%) MCSE
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.70%) vSphere
4 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) Ceph
5 1 (1.23%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.23%) Firmware
5 1 (1.23%) iptables
5 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Ansible
2 12 (14.81%) Puppet
3 8 (9.88%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.94%) Pingdom
4 4 (4.94%) Terraform
5 3 (3.70%) Consul
5 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.47%) vRealize
7 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.23%) Kibana
7 1 (1.23%) logstash
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.23%) Netcool
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.23%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.23%) Rancher
7 1 (1.23%) RANCID
7 1 (1.23%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Huawei
3 8 (9.88%) IBM
3 8 (9.88%) VMware
4 7 (8.64%) Atlassian
5 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.17%) AppDynamics
6 5 (6.17%) HP
7 4 (4.94%) PagerDuty
8 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) JDA
10 1 (1.23%) Axway
10 1 (1.23%) BMC
10 1 (1.23%) Citrix
10 1 (1.23%) EMC
10 1 (1.23%) Informatica
10 1 (1.23%) Remedy
10 1 (1.23%) SAP
10 1 (1.23%) Siebel