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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 29 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.53% 5.84% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 7.36% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 42 5
Median daily rate £488 £448 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £338 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%

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
580 802 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.78% 79.41% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 472 368
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 28 February 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 17 (58.62%) Fault Management
2 16 (55.17%) Back Office
2 16 (55.17%) Functional Testing
2 16 (55.17%) Capacity Management
3 14 (48.28%) Statistics
3 14 (48.28%) Front Office
3 14 (48.28%) Validation
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 9 (31.03%) Huawei
6 7 (24.14%) Change Control
7 6 (20.69%) Service Management
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
9 4 (13.79%) ITSM
9 4 (13.79%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) CMDB
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) Puppet
10 3 (10.34%) Unix
10 3 (10.34%) Java
10 3 (10.34%) SOA
10 3 (10.34%) Linux
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.90%) DevOps
11 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.45%) Apache
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
1 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 3G
1 1 (3.45%) 4G
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) IMAP
1 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) MRTG
1 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
1 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.45%) HBase
1 1 (3.45%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Ant
1 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JUnit
1 1 (3.45%) Maven
1 1 (3.45%) Mockito
General
1 16 (55.17%) Back Office
2 14 (48.28%) Front Office
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Change Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (3.45%) ClearCase Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Platform Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Software Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
1 2 (6.90%) OSGi
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) Spring
2 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) CMDB
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Debian
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Fault Management
2 16 (55.17%) Capacity Management
2 16 (55.17%) Functional Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Statistics
3 14 (48.28%) Validation
4 11 (37.93%) People Management
5 7 (24.14%) Change Control
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Service Management
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) ITSM
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (10.34%) SOA
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Network Design
10 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) HNC
3 1 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Ceph
1 1 (3.45%) Dovecot
1 1 (3.45%) HDFS
1 1 (3.45%) iptables
1 1 (3.45%) KVM
1 1 (3.45%) Sendmail
1 1 (3.45%) Squid
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Cacti
3 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Oozie
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.45%) RANCID
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Huawei
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Axway
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) VMware