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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 77 70 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.02% 0.84% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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
1080 886 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.72% 74.20% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 514 431
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 August 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 August 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 -5 11 £325 -18.75% 4
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (61.11%) CMDB
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) ITIL
4 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
4 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) Service Management
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (25.00%) ITIL V3
6 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
7 8 (22.22%) ITSM
7 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) Internet
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) LAN
7 8 (22.22%) WAN
8 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
8 7 (19.44%) HP
8 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (19.44%) CCNA
8 7 (19.44%) Wireless
8 7 (19.44%) Network Management
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) SQL
10 5 (13.89%) MS Office
10 5 (13.89%) ADSL
10 5 (13.89%) MPLS
10 5 (13.89%) OVSD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LAN
1 8 (22.22%) WAN
1 8 (22.22%) Internet
2 7 (19.44%) Ethernet
2 7 (19.44%) Wireless
3 5 (13.89%) ADSL
3 5 (13.89%) MPLS
4 4 (11.11%) SNMP
4 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.56%) APPN
5 2 (5.56%) FTP
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) PVCS
1 3 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) Gradle
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Ant
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Network Support Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Network Support
4 7 (19.44%) Network Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Release Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Network Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) J2EE
1 1 (2.78%) EJB
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) JMS
1 1 (2.78%) Java EE
1 1 (2.78%) JSON
1 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (61.11%) CMDB
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.33%) e-Health
4 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Tandem
5 1 (2.78%) Ergonomics
5 1 (2.78%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Service Management
2 10 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) ITSM
5 7 (19.44%) Network Management
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.11%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (11.11%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Release Management
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) People Management
9 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) C
3 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 2 (5.56%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) PMP
6 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) OVSD
2 3 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.78%) Puppet
4 1 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco
3 7 (19.44%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) CA
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) F5
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec