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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 54 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.76% 0.95% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.31% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £265 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.07% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.16% +4.37%
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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
636 536 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 74.56% 73.12% 68.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 291 244
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £44.97 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 9 (36.00%) OO
3 9 (36.00%) C#
3 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (36.00%) SOA
3 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Scrum
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
3 9 (36.00%) NUnit
3 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) WCF
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (32.00%) SCCM
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
5 7 (28.00%) HP
5 7 (28.00%) CMDB
5 7 (28.00%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (24.00%) Service Management
6 6 (24.00%) ITSM
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 9 (36.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (36.00%) NUnit
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Operations Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Project Officer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management Officer
7 1 (4.00%) Monitoring Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) WCF
1 9 (36.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (28.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) SOA
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) TDD
2 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) ITSM
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) APMP
4 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco