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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 69 52 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 2.92% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 3.72% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 26
Median daily rate £500 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £507 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.63%

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
1536 1933 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.63% 78.45% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1008 1005
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 76 25
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.29% -16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Bracknell +10 12 £475 +62.39%
Reading -23 12 £250 -44.13% 3
Slough +1 2 £435 -3.33% 2
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 20 (24.10%) Ansible
3 19 (22.89%) Functional Testing
3 19 (22.89%) DevOps
3 19 (22.89%) Back Office
3 19 (22.89%) Fault Management
3 19 (22.89%) Capacity Management
4 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
5 16 (19.28%) Front Office
5 16 (19.28%) Statistics
5 16 (19.28%) Validation
5 16 (19.28%) Unix
5 16 (19.28%) Python
6 14 (16.87%) Java
6 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
7 13 (15.66%) Windows
7 13 (15.66%) IBM
7 13 (15.66%) Puppet
7 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
7 13 (15.66%) People Management
8 12 (14.46%) Change Control
8 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.25%) Private Cloud
10 10 (12.05%) Vagrant
11 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (10.84%) Docker
11 9 (10.84%) Huawei
11 9 (10.84%) Retail

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 (8.43%) OpenStack
2 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.02%) Confluence
3 5 (6.02%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 3 (3.61%) nginx
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS Project
4 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.41%) IaaS
5 2 (2.41%) PaaS
6 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.20%) GitHub
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) DNS
1 3 (3.61%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) LDAP
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) IMAP
3 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) MRTG
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) Telnet
3 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.20%) VoIP
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.82%) DB2
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.20%) Big Data
4 1 (1.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Jenkins
2 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.05%) Vagrant
4 8 (9.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (8.43%) JIRA
5 7 (8.43%) Maven
6 5 (6.02%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.02%) ClearCase
7 4 (4.82%) Ant
7 4 (4.82%) ClearQuest
8 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.41%) JUnit
10 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.20%) git-flow
10 1 (1.20%) Mockito
10 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 19 (22.89%) Back Office
2 16 (19.28%) Front Office
3 9 (10.84%) Retail
4 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (7.23%) Finance
6 2 (2.41%) Marketing
7 1 (1.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.20%) Electronics
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Technical Leader
5 6 (7.23%) Developer
5 6 (7.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.82%) Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.61%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (3.61%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.61%) ClearCase Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Telecoms Manager
9 2 (2.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (8.43%) JMS
2 7 (8.43%) Middleware
3 6 (7.23%) JSON
4 5 (6.02%) XML
5 4 (4.82%) CGI
5 4 (4.82%) HTML
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
7 2 (2.41%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.41%) J2EE
7 2 (2.41%) OSGi
8 1 (1.20%) .NET
8 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.20%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.20%) jQuery
8 1 (1.20%) Kafka
8 1 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.20%) Spring
8 1 (1.20%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Statistics
2 11 (13.25%) Private Cloud
3 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.61%) CMDB
5 2 (2.41%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.20%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Linux
2 16 (19.28%) Unix
3 13 (15.66%) Windows
4 11 (13.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.43%) CentOS
6 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (6.02%) Solaris
7 5 (6.02%) Windows Server
8 4 (4.82%) AIX
9 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.41%) Android
10 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.41%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.20%) Debian
11 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Capacity Management
1 19 (22.89%) DevOps
1 19 (22.89%) Fault Management
1 19 (22.89%) Functional Testing
2 16 (19.28%) Validation
3 13 (15.66%) People Management
4 12 (14.46%) Change Control
5 11 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.84%) ITIL
6 9 (10.84%) Project Management
7 8 (9.64%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.43%) ITSM
8 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.23%) Service Management
10 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (4.82%) Network Design
11 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) Python
2 14 (16.87%) Java
2 14 (16.87%) Shell Script
3 9 (10.84%) Perl
4 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.82%) C
5 4 (4.82%) C++
5 4 (4.82%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) SQL
7 2 (2.41%) VBScript
8 1 (1.20%) C#
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) Korn
8 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) APMP
4 1 (1.20%) CCIE
4 1 (1.20%) CCNA
4 1 (1.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) COBIT
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Docker
2 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.61%) KVM
3 3 (3.61%) vSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.20%) Ceph
5 1 (1.20%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.20%) Firmware
5 1 (1.20%) iptables
5 1 (1.20%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.20%) Squid
5 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (24.10%) Ansible
2 13 (15.66%) Puppet
3 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.82%) Pingdom
4 4 (4.82%) Terraform
5 3 (3.61%) Consul
6 2 (2.41%) vRealize
7 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.20%) Cacti
7 1 (1.20%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.20%) Kibana
7 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.20%) logstash
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.20%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.20%) Rancher
7 1 (1.20%) RANCID
7 1 (1.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) IBM
2 9 (10.84%) Huawei
2 9 (10.84%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.02%) AppDynamics
6 4 (4.82%) HP
6 4 (4.82%) PagerDuty
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco
8 2 (2.41%) JDA
8 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.20%) BMC
9 1 (1.20%) Citrix
9 1 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (1.20%) F5
9 1 (1.20%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (1.20%) New Relic
9 1 (1.20%) SAP
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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