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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 62 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 1.07% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.40% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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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
778 641 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.47% 76.31% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 308
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 17 (53.13%) CMDB
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Service Management
6 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (28.13%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (25.00%) ITSM
7 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco
8 7 (21.88%) Internet
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) LAN
8 7 (21.88%) WAN
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Wireless
9 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) CCNA
9 6 (18.75%) HP
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
9 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (15.63%) Network Management
10 5 (15.63%) Project Management
10 5 (15.63%) MS Office
10 5 (15.63%) OVSD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
2 6 (18.75%) Ethernet
2 6 (18.75%) Wireless
3 4 (12.50%) ADSL
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) SNMP
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) APPN
5 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) PVCS
1 3 (9.38%) ClearCase
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
3 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) Gradle
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Flyway
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support
3 6 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Release Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C Developer
6 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) EJB
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) JMS
1 1 (3.13%) Java EE
1 1 (3.13%) JSON
1 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
1 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) CMDB
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) e-Health
4 1 (3.13%) Ergonomics
4 1 (3.13%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.13%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Service Management
3 9 (28.13%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 5 (15.63%) Network Management
6 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.25%) Release Management
9 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
10 1 (3.13%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) C++
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
3 2 (6.25%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) CCNA
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.13%) HNC
6 1 (3.13%) HND
6 1 (3.13%) PMP
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) OVSD
2 2 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) IBM
4 2 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Symantec
5 1 (3.13%) Remedy
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) F5
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle