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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 49 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 82 54 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.23% 1.99% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 2.72% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 22
Average daily rate £425 £300 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £139 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -69.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
1997 1983 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.59% 73.12% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1006 1032
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.49% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £126.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 59 £448 +119.36% 9
Slough +15 11 £450 +50.00%
Bracknell -3 2 £293 -17.89% 2
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 33 (29.73%) Python
2 33 (29.73%) ITIL
2 33 (29.73%) Puppet
3 27 (24.32%) logstash
3 27 (24.32%) Graphite
3 27 (24.32%) Web Services
3 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (19.82%) VMware
4 22 (19.82%) Windows
4 22 (19.82%) DNS
4 22 (19.82%) SLA
5 21 (18.92%) Change Management
6 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
6 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (18.02%) Change Control
7 19 (17.12%) DevOps
8 18 (16.22%) High Availability
8 18 (16.22%) Bash Shell
8 18 (16.22%) SMTP
8 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (15.32%) Perl
9 17 (15.32%) Ansible
10 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
11 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
12 14 (12.61%) Apache
12 14 (12.61%) Java
12 14 (12.61%) MySQL
12 14 (12.61%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (12.61%) Apache
1 14 (12.61%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.71%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (11.71%) JBoss
2 13 (11.71%) nginx
2 13 (11.71%) OpenStack
2 13 (11.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Visio
3 7 (6.31%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.82%) DNS
2 18 (16.22%) SMTP
3 13 (11.71%) HTTP
3 13 (11.71%) LDAP
3 13 (11.71%) SSL
4 6 (5.41%) SAN
4 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.50%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (4.50%) SNMP
5 5 (4.50%) VoIP
6 4 (3.60%) 3G
6 4 (3.60%) LTE
6 4 (3.60%) NAS
6 4 (3.60%) VoLTE
7 3 (2.70%) 4G
7 3 (2.70%) ATM
7 3 (2.70%) DHCP
7 3 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 3 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) MySQL
2 8 (7.21%) Big Data
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) DB2
4 1 (0.90%) OLAP
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.90%) Maven
2 1 (0.90%) PVCS
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (9.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.11%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Back Office
3 5 (4.50%) Front Office
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Support Engineer
2 25 (22.52%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
3 18 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 16 (14.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (10.81%) VMware Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Applications Support
7 9 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 9 (8.11%) Configuration Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Linux Support
7 9 (8.11%) Linux Support Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (7.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Service Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.32%) Web Services
2 14 (12.61%) LAMP
3 13 (11.71%) ELK Stack
3 13 (11.71%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (11.71%) MCollective
3 13 (11.71%) RESTful
3 13 (11.71%) Sensu
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
5 1 (0.90%) Esper
5 1 (0.90%) JMS
5 1 (0.90%) Memcached
5 1 (0.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.90%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) CMDB
3 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.41%) Statistics
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.70%) Handset
4 3 (2.70%) Replication
4 3 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) DataPower
6 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.90%) Economics
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 22 (19.82%) Windows
3 15 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (11.71%) CentOS
4 13 (11.71%) Ubuntu
5 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.70%) Solaris
7 3 (2.70%) SUSE
7 3 (2.70%) Unix
7 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) ITIL
2 21 (18.92%) Change Management
3 20 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.02%) Change Control
4 19 (17.12%) DevOps
5 18 (16.22%) High Availability
5 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.81%) Capacity Management
8 11 (9.91%) ITIL V3
8 11 (9.91%) Project Management
9 10 (9.01%) Problem Management
9 10 (9.01%) Release Management
10 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
11 8 (7.21%) Service Management
12 6 (5.41%) Fault Management
12 6 (5.41%) Network Management
12 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
12 6 (5.41%) Time Management
13 5 (4.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (29.73%) Python
2 18 (16.22%) Bash Shell
3 17 (15.32%) Perl
4 14 (12.61%) Java
5 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.70%) SQL
8 2 (1.80%) AWK
8 2 (1.80%) sed
9 1 (0.90%) C-shell
9 1 (0.90%) PHP
9 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.90%) VB
9 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.91%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.01%) MCSE
3 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (8.11%) Degree
4 9 (8.11%) MCP
5 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.60%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.70%) CCNA
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.80%) HNC
8 2 (1.80%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.90%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) SLA
2 12 (10.81%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.71%) qmail
2 13 (11.71%) Squid
3 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.60%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.80%) XenServer
6 1 (0.90%) NFS
6 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (29.73%) Puppet
2 27 (24.32%) Graphite
2 27 (24.32%) logstash
3 17 (15.32%) Ansible
4 14 (12.61%) Cacti
4 14 (12.61%) collectd
4 14 (12.61%) Ganglia
4 14 (12.61%) Nagios
4 14 (12.61%) ZABBIX
5 13 (11.71%) Terraform
6 3 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (2.70%) vRealize
7 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.90%) Mesos
7 1 (0.90%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.90%) OpenView
7 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.90%) Salt
7 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (19.82%) VMware
2 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.61%) HP
4 13 (11.71%) Splunk
5 8 (7.21%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.41%) Citrix
6 6 (5.41%) Huawei
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.70%) Brocade
8 3 (2.70%) EMC
8 3 (2.70%) IBM
8 3 (2.70%) StorageTek
8 3 (2.70%) Sun
9 2 (1.80%) Cisco
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle
9 2 (1.80%) Remedy
10 1 (0.90%) Ericsson
10 1 (0.90%) Juniper
10 1 (0.90%) Sage
10 1 (0.90%) SAP
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