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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 47 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.40% 1.76% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 2.26% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 16
Median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.63% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £196 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
1845 1899 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.32% 77.64% 75.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 944 886
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 24
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £41.31 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +13 38 £389 -13.61% 6
Bracknell -3 12 £525 +27.91% 1
Slough +4 3 £450 -40.00%
Windsor - 2 £520 - 2
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 54 (35.53%) Linux
2 37 (24.34%) Python
3 36 (23.68%) Puppet
4 31 (20.39%) DevOps
5 29 (19.08%) ITIL
6 28 (18.42%) Ansible
7 27 (17.76%) Unix
8 26 (17.11%) Tomcat
9 25 (16.45%) WebLogic
9 25 (16.45%) Degree
10 24 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 23 (15.13%) Capacity Management
11 23 (15.13%) IBM
11 23 (15.13%) Shell Script
12 22 (14.47%) Fault Management
12 22 (14.47%) Validation
12 22 (14.47%) Network Design
12 22 (14.47%) Private Cloud
13 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (13.82%) Functional Testing
13 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
13 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (13.82%) Back Office
13 21 (13.82%) Middleware
13 21 (13.82%) Windows
14 20 (13.16%) VMware
14 20 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 19 (12.50%) JSON
15 19 (12.50%) Perl

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 26 (17.11%) Tomcat
2 25 (16.45%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.89%) OpenStack
4 9 (5.92%) JBoss
4 9 (5.92%) nginx
4 9 (5.92%) SharePoint
5 8 (5.26%) Apache
6 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.66%) Confluence
9 1 (0.66%) IIS
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.92%) MS Project
2 8 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.29%) HP Helion
3 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) IaaS
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) DNS
2 11 (7.24%) SMTP
3 9 (5.92%) HTTP
4 8 (5.26%) 3G
4 8 (5.26%) LDAP
4 8 (5.26%) SSL
5 7 (4.61%) 4G
6 6 (3.95%) Firewall
7 5 (3.29%) Diameter Protocol
7 5 (3.29%) LTE
8 4 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (2.63%) DVB
8 4 (2.63%) SMS
8 4 (2.63%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (1.97%) SAN
9 3 (1.97%) SNMP
9 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.97%) UPnP
9 3 (1.97%) VoIP
9 3 (1.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.92%) MySQL
2 7 (4.61%) Big Data
3 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 21 (13.82%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 15 (9.87%) Vagrant
5 8 (5.26%) ClearCase
6 5 (3.29%) Ant
6 5 (3.29%) ClearQuest
6 5 (3.29%) Maven
7 4 (2.63%) Gradle
8 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.66%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.66%) Hudson
9 1 (0.66%) JIRA
9 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.66%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.66%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 21 (13.82%) Back Office
2 16 (10.53%) Front Office
3 10 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.92%) Finance
4 9 (5.92%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Military
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (19.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (14.47%) Support Engineer
3 17 (11.18%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Administrator
5 9 (5.92%) Configuration Manager
5 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (5.92%) Programme Manager
6 7 (4.61%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Applications Support
6 7 (4.61%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Linux Support
6 7 (4.61%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) VMware Support Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Architect
7 6 (3.95%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.82%) Middleware
2 19 (12.50%) JSON
3 17 (11.18%) JMS
3 17 (11.18%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (7.89%) Web Services
5 9 (5.92%) LAMP
5 9 (5.92%) LEMP Stack
6 8 (5.26%) MCollective
7 6 (3.95%) .NET
8 3 (1.97%) ELK Stack
8 3 (1.97%) RESTful
8 3 (1.97%) Sensu
9 2 (1.32%) HTML
10 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.66%) CGI
10 1 (0.66%) HTML5
10 1 (0.66%) Node.js
10 1 (0.66%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.47%) Private Cloud
2 21 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.21%) Statistics
4 11 (7.24%) CMDB
4 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.24%) Data Centre
5 9 (5.92%) EMC VNX
6 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 8 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 7 (4.61%) Economics
8 4 (2.63%) Replication
9 3 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.97%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.97%) STB
10 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.66%) AS400
11 1 (0.66%) Clustering
11 1 (0.66%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 54 (35.53%) Linux
2 27 (17.76%) Unix
3 21 (13.82%) Windows
4 20 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.95%) CentOS
7 4 (2.63%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.97%) Solaris
8 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.32%) SUSE
10 1 (0.66%) AIX
10 1 (0.66%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) RancherOS
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.39%) DevOps
2 29 (19.08%) ITIL
3 23 (15.13%) Capacity Management
4 22 (14.47%) Fault Management
4 22 (14.47%) Network Design
4 22 (14.47%) Validation
5 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (13.82%) Functional Testing
6 16 (10.53%) Change Control
7 15 (9.87%) Service Management
8 14 (9.21%) High Availability
9 13 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.89%) Change Management
10 12 (7.89%) People Management
10 12 (7.89%) Time Management
11 11 (7.24%) Migration
11 11 (7.24%) Project Management
12 10 (6.58%) Release Management
12 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.34%) Python
2 23 (15.13%) Shell Script
3 19 (12.50%) Perl
4 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 8 (5.26%) C
5 6 (3.95%) Ruby
6 5 (3.29%) C++
6 5 (3.29%) Java
7 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.97%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.97%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.32%) AWK
9 2 (1.32%) C#
9 2 (1.32%) sed
9 2 (1.32%) SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Degree
2 19 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.97%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) HNC
6 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.32%) CCNA
6 2 (1.32%) MCSE
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.32%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
7 1 (0.66%) CITP
7 1 (0.66%) HND
7 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.66%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.66%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.66%) RHCA
7 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
2 11 (7.24%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (5.26%) qmail
1 8 (5.26%) Squid
1 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Firmware
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (1.97%) vSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Docker
4 2 (1.32%) NFS
4 2 (1.32%) XenServer
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) vCloud
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 36 (23.68%) Puppet
2 28 (18.42%) Ansible
3 17 (11.18%) Nagios
4 13 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (7.24%) Graphite
5 11 (7.24%) logstash
6 8 (5.26%) Cacti
6 8 (5.26%) collectd
6 8 (5.26%) Ganglia
6 8 (5.26%) ZABBIX
7 6 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (2.63%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (1.97%) Terraform
10 2 (1.32%) NSN NetAct
11 1 (0.66%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.66%) HP UCMDB
11 1 (0.66%) OpenView
11 1 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 23 (15.13%) IBM
2 20 (13.16%) VMware
3 15 (9.87%) HP
4 11 (7.24%) EMC
5 10 (6.58%) Splunk
6 9 (5.92%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.92%) Remedy
7 7 (4.61%) Cisco
7 7 (4.61%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.95%) Huawei
8 6 (3.95%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.29%) Serena
10 4 (2.63%) 3PAR
10 4 (2.63%) Nokia Networks
10 4 (2.63%) Veeam
11 2 (1.32%) Capita
11 2 (1.32%) Juniper
11 2 (1.32%) Oracle
11 2 (1.32%) Tellabs
11 2 (1.32%) Virgin Media
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