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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 74 87 84
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 1.23% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.59% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 31
Median daily rate £475 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £35.20
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +16.47%
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
1538 1948 1973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.40% 77.18% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 1039 1030
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 87 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 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 +9 16 £250 -47.36% 3
Bracknell +6 6 £463 -
Slough +2 2 £345 -30.47% 1
Windsor - 2 £500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £448 -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 37 (37.37%) Linux
2 33 (33.33%) DevOps
3 28 (28.28%) IBM
4 26 (26.26%) Ansible
4 26 (26.26%) Jenkins
5 23 (23.23%) Unix
6 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
6 21 (21.21%) Puppet
7 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
8 19 (19.19%) Python
9 18 (18.18%) Perl
9 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (17.17%) Fault Management
10 17 (17.17%) Capacity Management
10 17 (17.17%) Back Office
10 17 (17.17%) Functional Testing
10 17 (17.17%) Private Cloud
11 16 (16.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (16.16%) Vagrant
12 14 (14.14%) People Management
12 14 (14.14%) Validation
12 14 (14.14%) Front Office
12 14 (14.14%) Java
12 14 (14.14%) Change Control
12 14 (14.14%) RabbitMQ
12 14 (14.14%) Statistics
13 13 (13.13%) Tomcat
13 13 (13.13%) JMS
13 13 (13.13%) VMware

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 13 (13.13%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.06%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.05%) Confluence
5 4 (4.04%) Apache
6 3 (3.03%) nginx
6 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Office
2 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.02%) IaaS
4 2 (2.02%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) DNS
1 4 (4.04%) SAN
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) LDAP
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.02%) DHCP
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.02%) VLAN
3 2 (2.02%) VoIP
3 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.01%) BGP
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.01%) IMAP
4 1 (1.01%) IPsec
4 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.01%) MRTG
4 1 (1.01%) OSPF
4 1 (1.01%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) DB2
2 3 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.01%) Big Data
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 21 (21.21%) Git (software)
3 16 (16.16%) Sonatype Nexus
3 16 (16.16%) Vagrant
4 9 (9.09%) ClearCase
5 8 (8.08%) ClearQuest
6 7 (7.07%) Maven
7 6 (6.06%) JIRA
8 4 (4.04%) Ant
8 4 (4.04%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.03%) JUnit
9 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.02%) Selenium
11 1 (1.01%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (1.01%) git-flow
11 1 (1.01%) Mockito
11 1 (1.01%) PVCS
11 1 (1.01%) Subversion
11 1 (1.01%) TestNG
General
1 17 (17.17%) Back Office
2 14 (14.14%) Front Office
3 8 (8.08%) Finance
4 7 (7.07%) Retail
5 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
7 2 (2.02%) Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (5.05%) Architect
6 5 (5.05%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (4.04%) ClearCase Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.03%) C++/Java Developer
8 3 (3.03%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.03%) Telecoms Manager
9 2 (2.02%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (2.02%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (2.02%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (13.13%) JMS
2 13 (13.13%) Middleware
3 12 (12.12%) JSON
4 8 (8.08%) Web Services
5 6 (6.06%) HTML
6 5 (5.05%) CGI
7 4 (4.04%) XML
8 2 (2.02%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.02%) J2EE
8 2 (2.02%) OSGi
9 1 (1.01%) ELK Stack
9 1 (1.01%) jQuery
9 1 (1.01%) Kafka
9 1 (1.01%) LAMP
9 1 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.01%) Servlets
9 1 (1.01%) Spring
9 1 (1.01%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Private Cloud
2 14 (14.14%) Statistics
3 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) CMDB
5 2 (2.02%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.02%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Life Science
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.37%) Linux
2 23 (23.23%) Unix
3 18 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.12%) Ubuntu
5 11 (11.11%) Windows
6 7 (7.07%) AIX
6 7 (7.07%) CentOS
6 7 (7.07%) Solaris
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.01%) Debian
9 1 (1.01%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.01%) RancherOS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) DevOps
2 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (17.17%) Capacity Management
3 17 (17.17%) Fault Management
3 17 (17.17%) Functional Testing
4 14 (14.14%) Change Control
4 14 (14.14%) People Management
4 14 (14.14%) Validation
5 11 (11.11%) Project Management
6 10 (10.10%) ITIL
7 8 (8.08%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.07%) Network Design
8 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.06%) ITSM
9 6 (6.06%) Service Management
10 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.05%) Use Case
11 4 (4.04%) Release Management
11 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.20%) Shell Script
2 19 (19.19%) Python
3 18 (18.18%) Perl
4 14 (14.14%) Java
5 11 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.04%) C
7 3 (3.03%) C++
7 3 (3.03%) Ruby
7 3 (3.03%) SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Groovy
8 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.01%) Korn
8 1 (1.01%) PHP
8 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) CCNA
2 3 (3.03%) CCNP
2 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.03%) Degree
2 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.02%) CCIE
3 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) APMP
4 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) MCSE
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) COBIT
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.08%) Docker
3 3 (3.03%) KVM
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) Ceph
5 1 (1.01%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.01%) Firmware
5 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.01%) iptables
5 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.01%) Squid
5 1 (1.01%) vCloud
5 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) Ansible
2 21 (21.21%) Puppet
3 12 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.06%) CFEngine
5 5 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (4.04%) Pingdom
6 4 (4.04%) Terraform
7 3 (3.03%) Consul
8 2 (2.02%) Netcool
8 2 (2.02%) Rancher
8 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.01%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.01%) Cacti
9 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.01%) Nagios
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (1.01%) PowerCLI
9 1 (1.01%) vMotion
9 1 (1.01%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (28.28%) IBM
2 13 (13.13%) VMware
3 9 (9.09%) Huawei
4 7 (7.07%) Oracle
5 6 (6.06%) Atlassian
6 5 (5.05%) AppDynamics
6 5 (5.05%) HP
7 4 (4.04%) BMC
7 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 4 (4.04%) PagerDuty
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.02%) Ipanema Technologies
9 2 (2.02%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.01%) F5
10 1 (1.01%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.01%) New Relic
10 1 (1.01%) Sonatype
10 1 (1.01%) Tellabs
10 1 (1.01%) Virgin Media