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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 55 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.25% 1.94% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.61% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £373 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +49.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -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
633 689 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.03% 74.41% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 427 240
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -32.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Internet
2 12 (44.44%) CMDB
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 11 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco
6 8 (29.63%) CCNA
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (29.63%) Wireless
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) WAN
6 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
6 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
6 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (25.93%) Network Management
7 7 (25.93%) MS Office
8 6 (22.22%) C#
8 6 (22.22%) ADSL
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
8 6 (22.22%) Service Management
8 6 (22.22%) HP
8 6 (22.22%) MPLS
8 6 (22.22%) Subversion
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
9 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (18.52%) OVSD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (14.81%) WebLogic
1 4 (14.81%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS Office
3 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Internet
2 8 (29.63%) Wireless
2 8 (29.63%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
2 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
3 6 (22.22%) ADSL
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) AMQP
5 3 (11.11%) SNMP
6 2 (7.41%) FTP
6 2 (7.41%) APPN
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) Ant
2 4 (14.81%) JUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
2 4 (14.81%) Gradle
2 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Support Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Network Support Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Network Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Network Support
3 6 (22.22%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) EJB
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) J2EE
1 4 (14.81%) JMS
1 4 (14.81%) Java EE
1 4 (14.81%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) CMDB
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) e-Health
4 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.70%) Ergonomics
5 1 (3.70%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
4 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 5 (18.52%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
7 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) Python
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) OVSD
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
2 4 (14.81%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.70%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) CA
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 2 (7.41%) IBM