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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 66 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 1.63% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.18% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Average daily rate
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£317 £373 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.33%
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
939 963 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.04% 74.94% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 574 353
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +3 18 £325 -12.75% 4
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 19 (51.35%) CMDB
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) Internet
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
4 12 (32.43%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
5 11 (29.73%) MS Office
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
6 9 (24.32%) CCNA
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (24.32%) Wireless
6 9 (24.32%) LAN
6 9 (24.32%) WAN
6 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
6 9 (24.32%) Network Management
7 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
8 7 (18.92%) ADSL
8 7 (18.92%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) MPLS
9 6 (16.22%) Service Management
9 6 (16.22%) Linux
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (16.22%) Subversion
9 6 (16.22%) User Stories

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) Kentico
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) Internet
2 9 (24.32%) Wireless
2 9 (24.32%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) WAN
2 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
3 7 (18.92%) ADSL
3 7 (18.92%) MPLS
4 4 (10.81%) SNMP
4 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.81%) AMQP
5 2 (5.41%) APPN
5 2 (5.41%) FTP
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.81%) Big Data
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.81%) Ant
2 4 (10.81%) JUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Mercurial
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) Gradle
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Support Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Support Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Network Support
3 7 (18.92%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.11%) IT Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Network Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) JMS
1 4 (10.81%) EJB
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
1 4 (10.81%) J2EE
1 4 (10.81%) Java EE
1 4 (10.81%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.70%) WCF
2 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) CMDB
2 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) e-Health
4 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.70%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (24.32%) Network Management
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL V3
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) User Stories
6 5 (13.51%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) ITSM
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Computer Security
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) MapReduce
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 9 (24.32%) CCNA
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) CA Spectrum
1 5 (13.51%) OVSD
2 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) CA
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
6 3 (8.11%) Remedy
7 2 (5.41%) IBM