The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 64 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 1.82% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.31% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £145 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £8.79 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
794 908 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.35% 78.48% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 465 424
Average daily rate £390 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.80 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -1 7 £145 -58.57% 3
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (35.00%) SQL
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (15.00%) CMDB
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (10.00%) Ansible
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Ant
1 2 (10.00%) Flyway
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) OSS Architect
5 2 (10.00%) OSS Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Coordinator
6 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) HNC
2 2 (10.00%) HND
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Aruba
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) IronPort
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec