The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 52 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.44% 0.42% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 0.58% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £325 £234
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
698 521 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.47% 72.26% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 275 198
Average daily rate £350 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
2 11 (37.93%) HP
2 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) Remedy
5 8 (27.59%) SOA
5 8 (27.59%) SLA
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle
5 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (27.59%) NUnit
5 8 (27.59%) WCF
5 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
6 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
7 6 (20.69%) Service Management
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
7 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.69%) CMDB
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (20.69%) Matrix Management
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (20.69%) Transition Management
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
8 5 (17.24%) Release Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (20.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) NUnit
1 8 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) PVCS
2 5 (17.24%) ClearCase
3 4 (13.79%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
1 7 (24.14%) Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Transition Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) WCF
1 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mainframe
1 6 (20.69%) CMDB
2 4 (13.79%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
3 8 (27.59%) Automated Testing
3 8 (27.59%) SOA
4 6 (20.69%) Service Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.69%) Matrix Management
4 6 (20.69%) Transition Management
5 5 (17.24%) Coaching
5 5 (17.24%) Release Management
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) DevOps
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C#
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) HP
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
3 8 (27.59%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Cognizant