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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 53 18 56
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 76 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.47% 7.31% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 9.88% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £443 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -0.56%
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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
651 769 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.04% 74.01% 71.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 391 253
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
4 27 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
6 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
7 24 (44.44%) ITIL
8 21 (38.89%) MCP
8 21 (38.89%) MCSE
8 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (33.33%) SCCM
9 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (29.63%) HP
11 13 (24.07%) SLA
11 13 (24.07%) MS Visio
11 13 (24.07%) SQL
11 13 (24.07%) Symantec
12 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
12 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
12 10 (18.52%) VMware
12 10 (18.52%) StarTeam
12 10 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (18.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (18.52%) Borland
12 10 (18.52%) VBScript
12 10 (18.52%) VB
12 10 (18.52%) Oracle

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (18.52%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Documentum
3 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (24.07%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) HTTP
3 2 (3.70%) LTE
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) SS7
4 1 (1.85%) 3G
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.85%) SMTP
4 1 (1.85%) SNMP
4 1 (1.85%) 4G
4 1 (1.85%) RANAP
4 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.85%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Front Office
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Support Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (24.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Integration Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Storage Manager
6 2 (3.70%) IT Support
6 2 (3.70%) IMAC Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (1.85%) Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.85%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) JMS
2 7 (12.96%) WSDL
2 7 (12.96%) SOAP
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) REST
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) DataPower
2 3 (5.56%) PKI
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) CMDB
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 7
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) AIX
7 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Network Management
2 8 (14.81%) High Availability
3 7 (12.96%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.70%) Data Management
5 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
6 1 (1.85%) SOA
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Network Design
6 1 (1.85%) Web Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.52%) VBScript
2 10 (18.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (57.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 26 (48.15%) SC Cleared
4 21 (38.89%) MCP
4 21 (38.89%) MCSE
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (18.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 8 (14.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (14.81%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) HP
3 13 (24.07%) Symantec
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
4 10 (18.52%) Borland
4 10 (18.52%) Oracle
4 10 (18.52%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia
6 1 (1.85%) ESRI
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.85%) Huawei
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago