The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 35 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 126 41 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.41% 1.67% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 2.44% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 28
Average daily rate £300 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £310 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 82 £223 -34.07% 7
Bracknell +7 11 £340 - 1
Newbury - 2 £355 -
Slough +8 1 £356 -5.06%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (37.85%) Change Management
2 58 (32.77%) Fault Management
3 55 (31.07%) Telecoms
4 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
4 42 (23.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 41 (23.16%) DNS
6 37 (20.90%) Performance Management
6 37 (20.90%) Problem Management
7 32 (18.08%) GGSN
7 32 (18.08%) SGSN
8 31 (17.51%) Juniper
9 30 (16.95%) SS7
9 30 (16.95%) MGW
10 29 (16.38%) Project Management
10 29 (16.38%) LDAP
11 28 (15.82%) Windows
12 27 (15.25%) ITIL
13 25 (14.12%) L2TP
14 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
14 23 (12.99%) Velocent
15 20 (11.30%) Front Office
15 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
15 20 (11.30%) SQL
15 20 (11.30%) Cisco
16 16 (9.04%) TCP/IP
17 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
17 15 (8.47%) 4G
18 14 (7.91%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (7.91%) Borland
18 14 (7.91%) MPLS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (5.08%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.39%) Lotus Domino
2 6 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.13%) MS Project
4 2 (1.13%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.16%) DNS
2 32 (18.08%) GGSN
2 32 (18.08%) SGSN
3 30 (16.95%) SS7
3 30 (16.95%) MGW
4 29 (16.38%) LDAP
5 25 (14.12%) L2TP
6 16 (9.04%) TCP/IP
7 15 (8.47%) 4G
8 14 (7.91%) MPLS
8 14 (7.91%) Firewall
9 13 (7.34%) Ethernet
10 10 (5.65%) LTE
10 10 (5.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (5.08%) Radio Access Network
11 9 (5.08%) 3G
12 8 (4.52%) INAP
13 7 (3.95%) DHCP
14 6 (3.39%) LAN
14 6 (3.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.13%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.56%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) StarTeam
2 8 (4.52%) MSI
3 5 (2.82%) JIRA
3 5 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.26%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.26%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.26%) Subversion
4 4 (2.26%) Maven
4 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.69%) JUnit
5 3 (1.69%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.56%) ERwin
6 1 (0.56%) RSpec
General
1 55 (31.07%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.30%) Front Office
3 11 (6.21%) Back Office
4 10 (5.65%) Finance
5 4 (2.26%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 3 (1.69%) Billing
6 3 (1.69%) Publishing
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (24.29%) NOC Engineer
2 13 (7.34%) Release Manager
3 12 (6.78%) CS Core Engineer
4 11 (6.21%) Network Support
5 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.52%) Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Environment Manager
7 7 (3.95%) Configuration Analyst
8 6 (3.39%) Network Engineer
8 6 (3.39%) Applications Manager
9 5 (2.82%) Developer
9 5 (2.82%) Designer
10 4 (2.26%) Senior Architect
10 4 (2.26%) Applications Packager
10 4 (2.26%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.26%) Architect
10 4 (2.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.26%) OSS Architect
10 4 (2.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (1.69%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) HTML
1 8 (4.52%) WAP
1 8 (4.52%) J2EE
2 5 (2.82%) XML
3 4 (2.26%) .NET
3 4 (2.26%) SOAP
3 4 (2.26%) Struts
3 4 (2.26%) Web Services
3 4 (2.26%) XSLT
3 4 (2.26%) WSDL
3 4 (2.26%) JMS
3 4 (2.26%) Spring
3 4 (2.26%) Struts2
3 4 (2.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.39%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.82%) Clustering
2 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.26%) iPad
3 4 (2.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.69%) Firmware
5 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.13%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.82%) Windows
2 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (4.52%) Linux
3 8 (4.52%) VMS
4 6 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.39%) UNIX
5 4 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Android
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.85%) Change Management
2 58 (32.77%) Fault Management
3 37 (20.90%) Performance Management
3 37 (20.90%) Problem Management
4 29 (16.38%) Project Management
5 27 (15.25%) ITIL
6 15 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 13 (7.34%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.78%) Release Management
9 11 (6.21%) Validation
9 11 (6.21%) Service Management
10 8 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.52%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.95%) ITIL V2
12 6 (3.39%) Capacity Management
12 6 (3.39%) Mobile Application Development
12 6 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (3.39%) PRINCE
12 6 (3.39%) Scrum
12 6 (3.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.30%) SQL
2 7 (3.95%) Java
3 5 (2.82%) Perl
3 5 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.26%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.13%) Ruby
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.91%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (5.08%) Degree
5 5 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.26%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.56%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMP
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) P3O
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.39%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (2.82%) WMI
3 5 (2.82%) Puppet
4 4 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.26%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.56%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.56%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.56%) Nagios
7 1 (0.56%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (23.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 31 (17.51%) Juniper
3 23 (12.99%) Velocent
4 20 (11.30%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.30%) Cisco
5 14 (7.91%) Borland
6 13 (7.34%) Huawei
7 10 (5.65%) Apple
7 10 (5.65%) HP
8 9 (5.08%) Oracle
9 7 (3.95%) VMware
10 6 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.39%) Serena
11 5 (2.82%) IBM
12 4 (2.26%) Sybase
12 4 (2.26%) JBoss
12 4 (2.26%) Remedy
12 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.69%) Lotus
13 3 (1.69%) SAP
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