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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.04% 4.34% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 5.48% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 8
Median daily rate £250 £448 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.13% +2.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +5.12%

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
597 730 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 81.00% 79.26% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 442 354
Median daily rate £425 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% +16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £50.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 19 (54.29%) Back Office
1 19 (54.29%) Fault Management
1 19 (54.29%) Capacity Management
1 19 (54.29%) Functional Testing
2 16 (45.71%) Statistics
2 16 (45.71%) Front Office
2 16 (45.71%) Validation
3 13 (37.14%) People Management
4 9 (25.71%) Huawei
5 7 (20.00%) Perl
5 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
6 6 (17.14%) IBM
6 6 (17.14%) ClearQuest
6 6 (17.14%) Maven
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
7 5 (14.29%) Puppet
7 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 5 (14.29%) Unix
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) AIX
7 5 (14.29%) Solaris
7 5 (14.29%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) DB2
8 4 (11.43%) Ant
8 4 (11.43%) HTML
8 4 (11.43%) CGI
8 4 (11.43%) HP
8 4 (11.43%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) IMAP
2 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.86%) MRTG
2 1 (2.86%) SMTP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 6 (17.14%) ClearQuest
2 6 (17.14%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Ant
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.86%) git-flow
6 1 (2.86%) Mockito
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 19 (54.29%) Back Office
2 16 (45.71%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Change Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Management Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Software Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) ClearCase Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) CGI
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) OSGi
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) Spring
3 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Statistics
2 3 (8.57%) CMDB
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) AIX
1 5 (14.29%) Solaris
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Debian
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Capacity Management
1 19 (54.29%) Fault Management
1 19 (54.29%) Functional Testing
2 16 (45.71%) Validation
3 13 (37.14%) People Management
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 4 (11.43%) Network Design
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) ITSM
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.57%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) SOA
8 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 5 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Groovy
4 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Ceph
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
1 1 (2.86%) Dovecot
1 1 (2.86%) iptables
1 1 (2.86%) KVM
1 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
1 1 (2.86%) Squid
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Puppet
2 4 (11.43%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Cacti
4 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.86%) Rancher
4 1 (2.86%) RANCID
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Huawei
2 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) VMware