The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 41 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 13 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.18% 1.40% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.66% 2.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 20
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£450 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
601 651 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.22% 70.23% 68.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 283 308
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +110.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Configuration Management
Berkshire

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 32 (30.77%) Change Management
1 32 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 28 (26.92%) DNS
3 27 (25.96%) Fault Management
4 26 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
5 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
5 25 (24.04%) Telecoms
6 23 (22.12%) ITIL
7 21 (20.19%) SS7
7 21 (20.19%) GGSN
7 21 (20.19%) SGSN
8 19 (18.27%) MGW
9 18 (17.31%) Windows
10 17 (16.35%) Borland
10 17 (16.35%) Problem Management
10 17 (16.35%) Performance Management
10 17 (16.35%) StarTeam
11 16 (15.38%) Juniper
12 15 (14.42%) Velocent
13 14 (13.46%) HP
13 14 (13.46%) Project Management
13 14 (13.46%) Linux
13 14 (13.46%) SQL
14 13 (12.50%) LDAP
14 13 (12.50%) L2TP
14 13 (12.50%) Puppet
15 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
15 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.96%) nginx
2 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.69%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
1 2 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) DNS
2 21 (20.19%) SS7
2 21 (20.19%) GGSN
2 21 (20.19%) SGSN
3 19 (18.27%) MGW
4 13 (12.50%) L2TP
4 13 (12.50%) LDAP
5 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.81%) INAP
6 5 (4.81%) LTE
6 5 (4.81%) 3G
7 4 (3.85%) MPLS
7 4 (3.85%) VoIP
7 4 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (2.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.88%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.88%) HTTP
8 3 (2.88%) SSL
8 3 (2.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (2.88%) JUnit
3 2 (1.92%) RSpec
General
1 25 (24.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Back Office
3 6 (5.77%) Front Office
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) NOC Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Configuration Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) CS Core Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Databuild Engineer
5 4 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Consultant
6 3 (2.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Architect
6 3 (2.88%) Management Consultant
6 3 (2.88%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (2.88%) Senior Architect
6 3 (2.88%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (2.88%) Network Support
6 3 (2.88%) OSS Architect
7 2 (1.92%) Environment Manager
7 2 (1.92%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy Consultant
7 2 (1.92%) ITSM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) WAP
2 3 (2.88%) DCOM
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) CMDB
2 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.88%) PKI
2 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.92%) Open Source
3 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.96%) Replication
4 1 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Linux
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.81%) VMS
5 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.88%) UNIX
7 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) CentOS
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Change Management
2 27 (25.96%) Fault Management
3 23 (22.12%) ITIL
4 17 (16.35%) Performance Management
4 17 (16.35%) Problem Management
5 14 (13.46%) Project Management
6 11 (10.58%) Asset Management
7 10 (9.62%) ITIL V2
7 10 (9.62%) DevOps
8 8 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.69%) SOA
9 7 (6.73%) PRINCE
9 7 (6.73%) ITSM
10 6 (5.77%) Service Management
11 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.85%) Time Management
12 4 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
12 4 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 4 (3.85%) Ruby
3 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.88%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 25 (24.04%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.65%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.77%) Degree
5 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) MCSE
6 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.88%) PMP
6 3 (2.88%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.92%) MCP
7 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
1 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) KVM
3 1 (0.96%) RHEV
3 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.50%) Puppet
2 11 (10.58%) WMI
3 10 (9.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (9.62%) HP UCMDB
3 10 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (7.69%) SCCM
5 4 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.88%) SCOM
7 1 (0.96%) Cacti
7 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.96%) Nagios
7 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 25 (24.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (16.35%) Borland
4 16 (15.38%) Juniper
5 15 (14.42%) Velocent
6 14 (13.46%) HP
7 10 (9.62%) Serena
8 6 (5.77%) Cisco
9 5 (4.81%) Remedy
9 5 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.85%) BMC
11 3 (2.88%) Huawei
12 2 (1.92%) AppSense
12 2 (1.92%) Altiris
12 2 (1.92%) Citrix
12 2 (1.92%) CA
12 2 (1.92%) Nokia
12 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.92%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.92%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago