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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 84 107 73
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -34
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.56% 1.03% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.51% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 13
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£425 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £460 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -62.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -46.25%
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
1815 1792 2002
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.48% 68.45% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 726
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 48 49
Average hourly rate £27.83 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £38.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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 +12 20 £475 +31.03% 4
Slough - 5 £288 - 1
Bracknell -6 1 £350 -14.63% 2
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
3 24 (27.27%) DevOps
4 22 (25.00%) Windows
5 21 (23.86%) Puppet
6 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 20 (22.73%) ITIL
6 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
8 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
9 13 (14.77%) Project Management
9 13 (14.77%) HP
9 13 (14.77%) SOA
10 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
11 11 (12.50%) SLA
11 11 (12.50%) UNIX
12 10 (11.36%) SQL
12 10 (11.36%) Ruby
12 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
12 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
13 9 (10.23%) RSpec
13 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.23%) SCCM
14 8 (9.09%) MCP
14 8 (9.09%) MCSE
14 8 (9.09%) DNS
14 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (7.95%) MS Visio

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (3.41%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) nginx
3 1 (1.14%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
1 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
3 3 (3.41%) MS Project
4 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.68%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.68%) PaaS
2 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.68%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.09%) DNS
2 7 (7.95%) Internet
2 7 (7.95%) 3G
2 7 (7.95%) LTE
2 7 (7.95%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (6.82%) SS7
4 5 (5.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.41%) 4G
6 2 (2.27%) MGW
6 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.27%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (2.27%) GGSN
6 2 (2.27%) SGSN
6 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.27%) DAB
6 2 (2.27%) Firewall
6 2 (2.27%) ATM
6 2 (2.27%) Broadband
6 2 (2.27%) GSM
6 2 (2.27%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) DB2
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) DataStage
4 1 (1.14%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.23%) RSpec
3 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.68%) Ant
5 4 (4.55%) StarTeam
5 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.55%) Gradle
6 1 (1.14%) Hudson
6 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) JUnit
General
1 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Billing
3 2 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.91%) Analyst
1 14 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
3 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (6.82%) Databuild Engineer
4 6 (6.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Security Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Technical Support
6 4 (4.55%) Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (3.41%) Remedy Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) DCOM
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) JMS
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
3 1 (1.14%) Spring
3 1 (1.14%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) CMDB
2 4 (4.55%) PKI
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) DTV
5 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.14%) Tandem
5 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Linux
2 22 (25.00%) Windows
3 11 (12.50%) UNIX
4 10 (11.36%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Solaris
6 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) DevOps
2 20 (22.73%) ITIL
3 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.77%) SOA
4 13 (14.77%) Project Management
5 9 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL V2
6 6 (6.82%) Change Control
6 6 (6.82%) Software Licensing
7 5 (5.68%) ITSM
7 5 (5.68%) Validation
7 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (4.55%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.55%) Release Management
8 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.55%) Change Management
9 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) SQL
1 10 (11.36%) Ruby
2 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
2 3 (3.41%) VBScript
2 3 (3.41%) C
2 3 (3.41%) Java
3 2 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) PL/1
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.09%) MCP
4 8 (9.09%) MCSE
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (7.95%) Degree
6 3 (3.41%) PMP
6 3 (3.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.27%) BC Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) CNA
7 2 (2.27%) Novell Certification
8 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.14%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (3.41%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) XenApp
3 2 (2.27%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (23.86%) Puppet
2 20 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.23%) SCCM
4 5 (5.68%) WMI
5 4 (4.55%) SCOM
6 3 (3.41%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (3.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.41%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.14%) Control-M
7 1 (1.14%) Nagios
7 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) HP
3 7 (7.95%) Symantec
3 7 (7.95%) VMware
4 6 (6.82%) Remedy
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco
5 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.68%) Google
6 4 (4.55%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (4.55%) Borland
6 4 (4.55%) Nokia
7 3 (3.41%) BMC
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle
7 3 (3.41%) Serena
8 2 (2.27%) AppSense
8 2 (2.27%) Altiris
8 2 (2.27%) NetIQ
8 2 (2.27%) F5
8 2 (2.27%) Crossbeam
8 2 (2.27%) Sun
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago