The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 48 19 52
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +33
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 70 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.87% 7.22% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 9.83% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 4
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£204 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £174 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £55.65 £180.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.08% +242.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -6.16%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
630 712 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.95% 73.40% 72.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 373 213
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Reading region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Reading region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (52.00%) SC Cleared
4 26 (52.00%) DV Cleared
5 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
6 22 (44.00%) ITIL
7 21 (42.00%) MCP
7 21 (42.00%) MCSE
7 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (38.00%) SCCM
9 13 (26.00%) HP
9 13 (26.00%) SLA
9 13 (26.00%) SQL
10 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
10 12 (24.00%) Symantec
11 10 (20.00%) VMware
11 10 (20.00%) Linux
11 10 (20.00%) VBScript
11 10 (20.00%) VB
11 10 (20.00%) Oracle
11 10 (20.00%) Borland
11 10 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (20.00%) StarTeam
11 10 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (20.00%) PowerShell

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 9 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Documentum
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) PaaS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) 3G
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) RANAP
1 1 (2.00%) LTE
1 1 (2.00%) 4G
1 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) StarTeam
2 5 (10.00%) RSpec
3 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (14.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
7 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) JMS
1 1 (2.00%) JSON
1 1 (2.00%) HTML5
1 1 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) PKI
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Windows 7
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 9 (18.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Network Management
2 9 (18.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (10.00%) SOA
4 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.00%) Data Management
6 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.00%) Web Analytics
7 1 (2.00%) Validation
7 1 (2.00%) CRM
7 1 (2.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) VBScript
2 10 (20.00%) VB
2 10 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (52.00%) SC Cleared
2 26 (52.00%) DV Cleared
3 21 (42.00%) MCP
3 21 (42.00%) MCSE
3 21 (42.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) SCCM
2 10 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (18.00%) SCOM
3 9 (18.00%) Puppet
3 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) HP
3 12 (24.00%) Symantec
4 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 10 (20.00%) Oracle
4 10 (20.00%) Borland
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.00%) ESRI
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