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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 63 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.92% 1.68% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 2.18% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £410 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -6.86%
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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
681 688 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.73% 77.04% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 431 266
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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%) Microsoft
1 17 (53.13%) CMDB
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 12 (37.50%) Internet
3 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 9 (28.13%) Cisco
6 9 (28.13%) Service Management
7 8 (25.00%) ITSM
7 8 (25.00%) Wireless
7 8 (25.00%) CCNA
7 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (25.00%) LAN
7 8 (25.00%) WAN
7 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Finance
7 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.88%) Network Management
8 7 (21.88%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) MS Office
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) C#
9 6 (18.75%) ADSL
9 6 (18.75%) MPLS
9 6 (18.75%) HP
9 6 (18.75%) Subversion
9 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
10 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 4 (12.50%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) Wireless
2 8 (25.00%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (18.75%) ADSL
3 6 (18.75%) MPLS
4 4 (12.50%) AMQP
4 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.38%) SNMP
6 2 (6.25%) FTP
6 2 (6.25%) APPN
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 4 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 4 (12.50%) Big Data
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Subversion
2 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 4 (12.50%) Ant
2 4 (12.50%) JUnit
2 4 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.50%) Gradle
3 3 (9.38%) PVCS
3 3 (9.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Network Support
3 8 (25.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Release Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Programmer
8 1 (3.13%) Monitoring Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C Developer
8 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) J2EE
1 4 (12.50%) EJB
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
1 4 (12.50%) JMS
1 4 (12.50%) Java EE
1 4 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (3.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) CMDB
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.50%) e-Health
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
5 1 (3.13%) Ergonomics
5 1 (3.13%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 11 (34.38%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (28.13%) Service Management
4 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 7 (21.88%) Network Management
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) MapReduce
8 4 (12.50%) User Stories
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
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%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) OVSD
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
2 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
2 4 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.13%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) HP
4 4 (12.50%) CA
4 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy