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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 80 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 45 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.84% 1.34% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.97% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 26
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£363 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £295 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £465 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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
1806 1727 2114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.87% 68.29% 67.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 823 763
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 +19 26 £475 +31.03% 6
Slough -3 4 £288 +27.77% 2
Bracknell -3 1 £350 -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.17%) Windows
4 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
5 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
6 20 (21.74%) ITIL
7 19 (20.65%) Linux
8 17 (18.48%) DevOps
9 16 (17.39%) Project Management
9 16 (17.39%) SQL
10 14 (15.22%) Puppet
10 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.13%) HP
11 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
12 12 (13.04%) DNS
13 11 (11.96%) Degree
13 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
14 10 (10.87%) 3G
14 10 (10.87%) LTE
15 9 (9.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 9 (9.78%) StarTeam
15 9 (9.78%) SS7
15 9 (9.78%) Borland
15 9 (9.78%) SOA
15 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
15 9 (9.78%) ITIL V2
15 9 (9.78%) Radio Access Network
15 9 (9.78%) Software Licensing
15 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.09%) nginx
3 1 (1.09%) Liferay
3 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.70%) MS Office
3 5 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.26%) MS Project
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.43%) Google App Engine
2 5 (5.43%) PaaS
2 5 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.43%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) DNS
2 10 (10.87%) 3G
2 10 (10.87%) LTE
3 9 (9.78%) Radio Access Network
3 9 (9.78%) SS7
4 6 (6.52%) VoIP
5 5 (5.43%) MGW
5 5 (5.43%) GGSN
5 5 (5.43%) SGSN
6 4 (4.35%) Internet
7 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.26%) LDAP
8 2 (2.17%) ATM
8 2 (2.17%) GSM
8 2 (2.17%) Packet Switching
8 2 (2.17%) UMTS
8 2 (2.17%) L2TP
8 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.17%) 4G
8 2 (2.17%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) StarTeam
1 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) RSpec
3 5 (5.43%) Ant
4 4 (4.35%) Gradle
5 3 (3.26%) MSI
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.09%) Hudson
6 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
General
1 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Front Office
2 4 (4.35%) Billing
3 3 (3.26%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Configuration Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Databuild Engineer
3 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Security Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Network Support
6 4 (4.35%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) DCOM
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) JMS
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) LAMP
3 1 (1.09%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) CMDB
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) PKI
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) EPoS
6 1 (1.09%) Tandem
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) iPhone
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.17%) Windows
2 19 (20.65%) Linux
3 8 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.61%) UNIX
5 6 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.09%) Android
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) DevOps
3 16 (17.39%) Project Management
4 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.78%) SOA
5 9 (9.78%) Software Licensing
5 9 (9.78%) ITIL V2
6 8 (8.70%) Change Management
6 8 (8.70%) Validation
7 7 (7.61%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.61%) Fault Management
8 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) Time Management
9 5 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (4.35%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) Ruby
3 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.26%) C
4 3 (3.26%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) VBA
6 1 (1.09%) Python
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (22.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) Degree
4 8 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.52%) MCSE
5 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.43%) MCP
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.26%) PMP
8 3 (3.26%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.17%) CNA
9 2 (2.17%) Novell Certification
9 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.09%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) XenApp
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.22%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.70%) WMI
3 8 (8.70%) SCCM
4 6 (6.52%) HP UCMDB
5 5 (5.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 4 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.26%) SCOM
8 2 (2.17%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (1.09%) Cacti
9 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (1.09%) Nagios
9 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) HP
3 9 (9.78%) Borland
3 9 (9.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (6.52%) VMware
4 6 (6.52%) Serena
5 5 (5.43%) Google
5 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.43%) Symantec
5 5 (5.43%) Remedy
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) Nokia
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
7 3 (3.26%) Citrix
7 3 (3.26%) Juniper
8 2 (2.17%) BMC
8 2 (2.17%) CA
8 2 (2.17%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle
8 2 (2.17%) Siemens
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
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Kainos
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 10 days ago