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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 78 102 75
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 30 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.53% 1.14% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.70% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 8 23
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£394 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -37.27%
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
1748 1767 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.50% 67.42% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 858 748
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 43
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +20 23 £475 +31.03% 8
Slough -8 2 £288 +27.77% 2
Bracknell -1 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 21 (25.61%) Linux
4 19 (23.17%) DevOps
5 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
6 17 (20.73%) ITIL
6 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
7 16 (19.51%) Puppet
8 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.85%) Project Management
11 12 (14.63%) SQL
12 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
12 11 (13.41%) HP
13 10 (12.20%) SOA
13 10 (12.20%) Degree
13 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
14 9 (10.98%) LTE
14 9 (10.98%) DNS
14 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
14 9 (10.98%) 3G
15 8 (9.76%) MS Office
15 8 (9.76%) SLA
15 8 (9.76%) UNIX
15 8 (9.76%) SCCM
15 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
15 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
15 8 (9.76%) Radio Access Network
16 7 (8.54%) ITIL V2

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (3.66%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) Liferay
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.66%) MS Project
5 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.10%) PaaS
2 5 (6.10%) IaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Google App Engine
2 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) LTE
1 9 (10.98%) DNS
1 9 (10.98%) 3G
2 8 (9.76%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (8.54%) SS7
4 5 (6.10%) Internet
5 4 (4.88%) VoIP
6 3 (3.66%) 4G
6 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.44%) UMTS
7 2 (2.44%) Packet Switching
7 2 (2.44%) ATM
7 2 (2.44%) Broadband
7 2 (2.44%) GSM
7 2 (2.44%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (2.44%) GGSN
7 2 (2.44%) SGSN
7 2 (2.44%) MGW
7 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.44%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 7 (8.54%) StarTeam
3 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.32%) RSpec
4 5 (6.10%) Ant
5 4 (4.88%) Gradle
6 3 (3.66%) MSI
7 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.22%) Hudson
8 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.22%) JIRA
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 18 (21.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (18.29%) Analyst
2 9 (10.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.98%) Configuration Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Databuild Engineer
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.10%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.88%) Designer
6 4 (4.88%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) DCOM
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.22%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.22%) Spring
3 1 (1.22%) JMS
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) LAMP
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) CMDB
3 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.88%) PKI
4 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (1.22%) iPad
5 1 (1.22%) Open Source
5 1 (1.22%) iPhone
5 1 (1.22%) Tandem
5 1 (1.22%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) EPoS
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.27%) Windows
2 21 (25.61%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) UNIX
3 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) CentOS
6 1 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) DevOps
2 17 (20.73%) ITIL
3 14 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) Project Management
5 10 (12.20%) SOA
6 7 (8.54%) ITIL V2
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) Validation
6 7 (8.54%) Software Licensing
7 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.10%) Time Management
9 4 (4.88%) Change Management
9 4 (4.88%) ITSM
9 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (4.88%) Asset Management
9 4 (4.88%) Change Control
10 3 (3.66%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) Ruby
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.66%) VBScript
4 3 (3.66%) C
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 1 (1.22%) Python
6 1 (1.22%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) Degree
4 8 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) MCP
5 5 (6.10%) MCSE
5 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.66%) PMP
6 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.44%) CNA
7 2 (2.44%) Novell Certification
7 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.22%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Puppet
2 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.76%) SCCM
4 6 (7.32%) WMI
5 5 (6.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.88%) HP UCMDB
7 3 (3.66%) SCOM
7 3 (3.66%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.44%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (1.22%) Cacti
9 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) HP
3 7 (8.54%) Borland
4 5 (6.10%) Google
4 5 (6.10%) Cisco
4 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.10%) Symantec
4 5 (6.10%) Remedy
5 4 (4.88%) Nokia
5 4 (4.88%) Serena
5 4 (4.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 3 (3.66%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) Citrix
7 2 (2.44%) NetIQ
7 2 (2.44%) Siemens
7 2 (2.44%) AppSense
7 2 (2.44%) BMC
7 2 (2.44%) CA
7 2 (2.44%) Ericsson
Reading, South East, United Kingdom
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