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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 71 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 53 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.07% 1.79% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.39% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £290 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £488 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-23.34% -7.89%
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
1884 1884 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.62% 74.88% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 894 766
Average daily rate £388 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 21 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.07 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.10% -43.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 28 £500 +11.11% 4
Bracknell -4 5 £188 -
Maidenhead - 5 £300 -
Slough +1 3 £369 +13.46%
Newbury - 3 £375 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 33 (34.74%) ITIL
3 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
4 24 (25.26%) HP
5 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
5 23 (24.21%) Linux
5 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
6 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
7 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
7 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
8 16 (16.84%) MCSE
8 16 (16.84%) MCP
8 16 (16.84%) Oracle
8 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (15.79%) Symantec
9 15 (15.79%) JMS
9 15 (15.79%) MS Visio
9 15 (15.79%) IBM
9 15 (15.79%) SLA
9 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.79%) High Availability
10 14 (14.74%) DataPower
11 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
12 12 (12.63%) UNIX
12 12 (12.63%) Project Management
12 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
13 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.53%) Change Control
14 10 (10.53%) Middleware
14 10 (10.53%) Solaris

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 10 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.32%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.16%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.11%) SAS
4 2 (2.11%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.05%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.16%) MS Office
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
4 2 (2.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.05%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.05%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.05%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.16%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.42%) HTTP
3 6 (6.32%) VoIP
4 5 (5.26%) DNS
5 4 (4.21%) Diameter Protocol
5 4 (4.21%) SMTP
5 4 (4.21%) SNMP
6 3 (3.16%) Firewall
7 2 (2.11%) SS7
7 2 (2.11%) LTE
7 2 (2.11%) VPN
7 2 (2.11%) Internet
8 1 (1.05%) 3G
8 1 (1.05%) 802.15
8 1 (1.05%) DPNSS
8 1 (1.05%) FTP
8 1 (1.05%) WAN
8 1 (1.05%) ISDN
8 1 (1.05%) LAN
8 1 (1.05%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) DB2
2 9 (9.47%) Big Data
3 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle OLAP
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.32%) OLAP
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (4.21%) Star Schema
7 3 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.11%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.11%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Selenium
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.05%) Hudson
3 1 (1.05%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Front Office
3 4 (4.21%) Back Office
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Support Engineer
2 15 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Developer
4 9 (9.47%) Architect
5 6 (6.32%) Designer
6 5 (5.26%) Problem Manager
6 5 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Lead Designer
7 4 (4.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Back Office Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) ETL Designer
7 4 (4.21%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Administrator
8 3 (3.16%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.11%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.79%) JMS
2 10 (10.53%) Middleware
3 8 (8.42%) WebSphere MQ
3 8 (8.42%) XML
3 8 (8.42%) .NET
4 7 (7.37%) SOAP
4 7 (7.37%) WSDL
5 6 (6.32%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (2.11%) JSON
7 2 (2.11%) MLlib
8 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
8 1 (1.05%) Ajax
8 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.05%) MDX
8 1 (1.05%) WCF
8 1 (1.05%) Django
8 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) DataPower
2 12 (12.63%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.42%) Clustering
5 8 (8.42%) Statistics
6 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.16%) CMDB
7 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) GIS
8 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.05%) IVR
8 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.00%) Windows
2 23 (24.21%) Linux
3 18 (18.95%) Windows 7
4 12 (12.63%) UNIX
5 10 (10.53%) Solaris
6 8 (8.42%) AIX
7 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.11%) SUSE
11 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.05%) Windows CE
11 1 (1.05%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.74%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (15.79%) High Availability
3 12 (12.63%) Project Management
4 10 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 10 (10.53%) Change Control
5 9 (9.47%) Capacity Management
5 9 (9.47%) ETL
6 8 (8.42%) Release Management
7 7 (7.37%) Low Latency
7 7 (7.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.32%) Network Design
9 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.26%) Change Management
9 5 (5.26%) Validation
9 5 (5.26%) Migration
9 5 (5.26%) Service Management
9 5 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) Perl
3 6 (6.32%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.32%) C-shell
4 4 (4.21%) Ruby
5 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.16%) VBScript
5 3 (3.16%) VB
5 3 (3.16%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) PHP
5 3 (3.16%) C
6 2 (2.11%) Java
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) R
7 1 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.05%) Scala
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.11%) DV Cleared
3 18 (18.95%) SC Cleared
4 16 (16.84%) MCP
4 16 (16.84%) MCSE
4 16 (16.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.53%) Degree
6 7 (7.37%) IBM Certification
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.16%) CCNA
8 2 (2.11%) CCDA
8 2 (2.11%) CCDP
8 2 (2.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Firmware
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 3 (3.16%) Puppet
4 2 (2.11%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.05%) Ansible
5 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.05%) SCOM
5 1 (1.05%) Netcool
5 1 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) HP
2 23 (24.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (16.84%) Oracle
4 15 (15.79%) Symantec
4 15 (15.79%) IBM
5 7 (7.37%) Teradata
6 6 (6.32%) Ab Initio
7 5 (5.26%) VMware
8 4 (4.21%) Huawei
8 4 (4.21%) Remedy
8 4 (4.21%) Cisco
9 2 (2.11%) Nortel
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix
9 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.11%) Juniper
9 2 (2.11%) Netezza
9 2 (2.11%) Greenplum
9 2 (2.11%) Vertica
10 1 (1.05%) Assembla
10 1 (1.05%) Sandvine