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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 55 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.89% 0.86% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.16% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.48% -1.33%
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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
644 604 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.03% 74.29% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 340 198
Average daily rate £373 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
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 30 March 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 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (28.95%) CMDB
5 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) HP
5 9 (23.68%) Internet
5 9 (23.68%) Remedy
6 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
6 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) SLA
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle
6 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
6 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (18.42%) Service Management
8 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco
8 6 (15.79%) Transition Management
8 6 (15.79%) Matrix Management
9 5 (13.16%) Release Management
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) LAN
9 5 (13.16%) WAN

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) Internet
2 5 (13.16%) LAN
2 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
2 5 (13.16%) Wireless
3 4 (10.53%) AMQP
4 3 (7.89%) ADSL
4 3 (7.89%) MPLS
5 2 (5.26%) APPN
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) Intranet
6 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.53%) Big Data
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) PVCS
1 5 (13.16%) ClearCase
2 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.53%) NUnit
2 4 (10.53%) Subversion
2 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 4 (10.53%) Selenium
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.53%) Gradle
2 4 (10.53%) Ant
2 4 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Transition Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support
4 5 (13.16%) Network Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Network Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Programmer
7 2 (5.26%) Service Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Mainframe Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) EJB
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) JMS
1 4 (10.53%) Java EE
1 4 (10.53%) JSON
1 4 (10.53%) WCF
1 4 (10.53%) Entity Framework
1 4 (10.53%) J2EE
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) CMDB
2 8 (21.05%) Mainframe
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 3 (7.89%) e-Health
5 2 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
1 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
2 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Transition Management
4 6 (15.79%) Matrix Management
5 5 (13.16%) Release Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
6 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.53%) Network Management
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.53%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PHP
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
1 4 (10.53%) Vagrant
2 3 (7.89%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.68%) HP
2 9 (23.68%) Remedy
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco
5 4 (10.53%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) CA
7 2 (5.26%) IBM