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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 39 61 19
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -42
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 15 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.68% 1.55% 7.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.74% 2.15% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 14
Median daily rate £475 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £373 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £34.57 £37.15
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -6.94%
Configuration Management
Berkshire

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
781 699 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.63% 72.06% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 375 397
Median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016, 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 43 (47.25%) Linux
2 38 (41.76%) Puppet
3 36 (39.56%) Python
4 28 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (28.57%) logstash
5 26 (28.57%) Graphite
5 26 (28.57%) Web Services
6 21 (23.08%) Ansible
6 21 (23.08%) DevOps
7 19 (20.88%) VMware
7 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (20.88%) Perl
7 19 (20.88%) DNS
8 18 (19.78%) SMTP
8 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
9 17 (18.68%) OpenStack
10 16 (17.58%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (17.58%) Functional Testing
10 16 (17.58%) Capacity Management
10 16 (17.58%) Fault Management
10 16 (17.58%) Back Office
11 15 (16.48%) Network Design
11 15 (16.48%) Java
11 15 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (14.29%) CentOS
12 13 (14.29%) ZABBIX
12 13 (14.29%) Cacti
12 13 (14.29%) Ganglia
12 13 (14.29%) qmail
12 13 (14.29%) nginx

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 17 (18.68%) OpenStack
2 16 (17.58%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (14.29%) Apache
3 13 (14.29%) JBoss
3 13 (14.29%) nginx
3 13 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Project
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) HP Helion
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.20%) IaaS
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) DNS
2 18 (19.78%) SMTP
3 13 (14.29%) HTTP
3 13 (14.29%) LDAP
3 13 (14.29%) SSL
4 5 (5.49%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (5.49%) SNMP
4 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.49%) VoIP
5 3 (3.30%) VPN
6 2 (2.20%) ATM
6 2 (2.20%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.10%) 3G
7 1 (1.10%) 4G
7 1 (1.10%) BGP
7 1 (1.10%) Internet
7 1 (1.10%) MPLS
7 1 (1.10%) OSPF
7 1 (1.10%) SAN
7 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.29%) MySQL
2 11 (12.09%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.40%) Ant
2 4 (4.40%) Gradle
2 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.40%) Maven
3 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
General
1 16 (17.58%) Back Office
2 11 (12.09%) Front Office
3 5 (5.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
2 23 (25.27%) Support Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 19 (20.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 18 (19.78%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) VMware Support Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Applications Support
8 9 (9.89%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) CS Core Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Linux Support
8 9 (9.89%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Linux Scripter
10 6 (6.59%) Elasticsearch Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Cloud Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) Web Services
2 13 (14.29%) ELK Stack
2 13 (14.29%) LAMP
2 13 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (14.29%) MCollective
2 13 (14.29%) RESTful
2 13 (14.29%) Sensu
3 4 (4.40%) Middleware
4 2 (2.20%) .NET
4 2 (2.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.10%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Statistics
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.40%) CMDB
6 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.20%) Economics
7 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.10%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (47.25%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (14.29%) CentOS
3 13 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 12 (13.19%) Windows
5 7 (7.69%) Unix
6 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.20%) SUSE
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.08%) DevOps
2 19 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) Capacity Management
3 16 (17.58%) Fault Management
3 16 (17.58%) Functional Testing
4 15 (16.48%) Network Design
5 13 (14.29%) High Availability
6 11 (12.09%) Validation
7 10 (10.99%) Time Management
8 9 (9.89%) Change Control
9 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
10 7 (7.69%) ITIL
10 7 (7.69%) Migration
10 7 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.59%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.49%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (5.49%) Document Management
12 5 (5.49%) People Management
12 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Python
2 19 (20.88%) Perl
3 18 (19.78%) Bash Shell
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.89%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.40%) Ruby
8 2 (2.20%) AWK
8 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.20%) sed
9 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.20%) CCNA
6 2 (2.20%) HNC
6 2 (2.20%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.20%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.10%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) HND
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 7 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) qmail
1 13 (14.29%) Squid
2 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.20%) XenServer
5 1 (1.10%) Firmware
5 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) NFS
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 38 (41.76%) Puppet
2 26 (28.57%) Graphite
2 26 (28.57%) logstash
3 21 (23.08%) Ansible
4 13 (14.29%) Cacti
4 13 (14.29%) collectd
4 13 (14.29%) Ganglia
4 13 (14.29%) Nagios
4 13 (14.29%) Terraform
4 13 (14.29%) ZABBIX
5 6 (6.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.20%) vRealize
7 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.10%) Mesos
7 1 (1.10%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.10%) SELinux
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) VMware
2 13 (14.29%) Splunk
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) HP
5 5 (5.49%) Huawei
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix
7 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
8 2 (2.20%) Remedy
9 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
9 1 (1.10%) Juniper
9 1 (1.10%) Nokia
9 1 (1.10%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (1.10%) Serena
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago