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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 74 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 45 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 1.84% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.64% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £420 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +2.50%
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
1818 1782 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.04% 69.61% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 799 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +23 28 £438 +25.00% 3
Slough +3 3 £325 +44.44% 2
Bracknell -3 2 £350 -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 42 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 33 (27.05%) Security Cleared
3 32 (26.23%) Change Management
4 29 (23.77%) Fault Management
5 27 (22.13%) DNS
6 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
7 25 (20.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 24 (19.67%) ITIL
9 23 (18.85%) SC Cleared
10 22 (18.03%) Windows
11 20 (16.39%) SS7
12 19 (15.57%) Project Management
12 19 (15.57%) Performance Management
12 19 (15.57%) Problem Management
13 18 (14.75%) SQL
14 17 (13.93%) Linux
14 17 (13.93%) GGSN
14 17 (13.93%) SGSN
15 15 (12.30%) MGW
16 14 (11.48%) HP
16 14 (11.48%) Juniper
16 14 (11.48%) ITIL V2
16 14 (11.48%) DevOps
17 13 (10.66%) Puppet
17 13 (10.66%) Borland
17 13 (10.66%) Front Office
17 13 (10.66%) StarTeam
18 12 (9.84%) Degree
18 12 (9.84%) LDAP
18 12 (9.84%) MS Excel

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.82%) nginx
3 1 (0.82%) Liferay
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Project
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.28%) IaaS
1 4 (3.28%) PaaS
2 3 (2.46%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (22.13%) DNS
2 20 (16.39%) SS7
3 17 (13.93%) GGSN
3 17 (13.93%) SGSN
4 15 (12.30%) MGW
5 12 (9.84%) LDAP
6 11 (9.02%) L2TP
7 9 (7.38%) 3G
8 7 (5.74%) LTE
8 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.92%) VoIP
9 6 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (3.28%) INAP
10 4 (3.28%) Firewall
11 3 (2.46%) 4G
11 3 (2.46%) Internet
11 3 (2.46%) MPLS
12 2 (1.64%) ATM
12 2 (1.64%) GSM
12 2 (1.64%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) StarTeam
2 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.28%) RSpec
4 3 (2.46%) Ant
4 3 (2.46%) MSI
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
5 2 (1.64%) Gradle
6 1 (0.82%) Hudson
6 1 (0.82%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 42 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.66%) Front Office
3 6 (4.92%) Back Office
4 5 (4.10%) Finance
5 3 (2.46%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) NOC Engineer
2 19 (15.57%) Analyst
3 16 (13.11%) Configuration Analyst
4 8 (6.56%) Network Support
5 7 (5.74%) Databuild Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) CS Core Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 4 (3.28%) Consultant
7 4 (3.28%) Network Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Environment Manager
7 4 (3.28%) Build Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) OSS Architect
8 3 (2.46%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.46%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (2.46%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (2.46%) Architect
8 3 (2.46%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) WAP
2 3 (2.46%) DCOM
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.82%) Apache CXF
4 1 (0.82%) Spring
4 1 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.82%) JMS
4 1 (0.82%) LAMP
4 1 (0.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) CMDB
2 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.28%) PKI
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.64%) Statistics
4 2 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) Open Source
5 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.82%) iPhone
5 1 (0.82%) Tandem
5 1 (0.82%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) EPoS
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.03%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (5.74%) UNIX
5 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.10%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.82%) Android
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.23%) Change Management
2 29 (23.77%) Fault Management
3 24 (19.67%) ITIL
4 19 (15.57%) Project Management
4 19 (15.57%) Performance Management
4 19 (15.57%) Problem Management
5 14 (11.48%) ITIL V2
5 14 (11.48%) DevOps
6 11 (9.02%) Asset Management
7 10 (8.20%) PRINCE2
8 9 (7.38%) SOA
9 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.74%) Time Management
10 7 (5.74%) PRINCE
11 5 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.10%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.10%) ITSM
11 5 (4.10%) Validation
12 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.75%) SQL
2 5 (4.10%) Ruby
3 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.46%) VBScript
4 3 (2.46%) C
4 3 (2.46%) Java
5 2 (1.64%) VBA
6 1 (0.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
6 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) C#
6 1 (0.82%) C++
6 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.85%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) Degree
4 8 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.10%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) MCSE
6 3 (2.46%) PMP
6 3 (2.46%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.64%) CNA
7 2 (1.64%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.64%) MCP
7 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.82%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.64%) XenApp
3 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.66%) Puppet
2 12 (9.84%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.02%) WMI
4 10 (8.20%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (6.56%) SCCM
6 6 (4.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.46%) SCOM
8 3 (2.46%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.82%) Cacti
9 1 (0.82%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (11.48%) HP
3 14 (11.48%) Juniper
4 13 (10.66%) Borland
5 11 (9.02%) Velocent
5 11 (9.02%) Cisco
6 10 (8.20%) Serena
7 5 (4.10%) Remedy
8 4 (3.28%) Nokia
8 4 (3.28%) VMware
9 3 (2.46%) Google
9 3 (2.46%) Oracle
9 3 (2.46%) IBM
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix
9 3 (2.46%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.64%) NetIQ
10 2 (1.64%) Symantec
10 2 (1.64%) Siemens
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