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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 55 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 1.90% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate £145 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
Buckinghamshire

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
592 618 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.43% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 341 315
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.85 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £27.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) CMDB
5 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 2 (12.50%) QA
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Maven
5 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Ant
1 2 (12.50%) Flyway
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AML Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Fraud Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) CMDB
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 2 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (12.50%) SFIA
6 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (6.25%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) HNC
2 2 (12.50%) HND
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) IronPort
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec