The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 57 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.65% 1.14% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.58% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £208 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.69% 71.73% 68.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 279 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 (45.83%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) OO
2 10 (41.67%) SOA
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Scrum
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) NUnit
2 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 10 (41.67%) WCF
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) SCCM
3 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
4 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (25.00%) ITSM
4 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) HP UCMDB

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 10 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SNMP
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 10 (41.67%) NUnit
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Operations Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Support Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
7 2 (8.33%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management Officer
8 1 (4.17%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Junior
8 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) WCF
1 10 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (20.83%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
1 10 (41.67%) OO
1 10 (41.67%) SOA
1 10 (41.67%) Scrum
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (41.67%) TDD
1 10 (41.67%) Automated Testing
1 10 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (25.00%) ITSM
2 6 (25.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
3 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Operations Management
3 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) APMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 5 (20.83%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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