The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 74 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.15% 0.12% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.16% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Average daily rate £380 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
857 619 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.48% 72.74% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 355 387
Average daily rate £365 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £149.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Buckinghamshire region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Buckinghamshire region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 11 £380 - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 12 (70.59%) C#
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 11 (64.71%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
3 10 (58.82%) SOA
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 10 (58.82%) NUnit
3 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (58.82%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
4 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (47.06%) SCCM
6 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (11.76%) MDX
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (11.76%) Service Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 10 (58.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
2 10 (58.82%) NUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) FPGA Design Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Officer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) WCF
1 10 (58.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) MDX
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) ASIC
2 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.88%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) OO
2 10 (58.82%) SOA
2 10 (58.82%) Scrum
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) DO-254
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian