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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 45 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 36 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.97% 2.12% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 2.91% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Median daily rate £425 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £366 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -8.10%
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
718 653 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 79.16% 72.80% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 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 30 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 40 (42.11%) Linux
2 37 (38.95%) Puppet
3 35 (36.84%) Python
4 27 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (27.37%) logstash
5 26 (27.37%) Graphite
5 26 (27.37%) Web Services
6 20 (21.05%) Perl
6 20 (21.05%) DevOps
6 20 (21.05%) Ansible
6 20 (21.05%) Capacity Management
7 19 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 19 (20.00%) Fault Management
7 19 (20.00%) DNS
7 19 (20.00%) Back Office
8 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (18.95%) Network Design
8 18 (18.95%) SMTP
8 18 (18.95%) Bash Shell
9 17 (17.89%) OpenStack
9 17 (17.89%) VMware
10 16 (16.84%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (15.79%) Degree
11 15 (15.79%) Validation
12 14 (14.74%) Front Office
12 14 (14.74%) Java
12 14 (14.74%) High Availability
13 13 (13.68%) Splunk
13 13 (13.68%) collectd

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 (17.89%) OpenStack
2 16 (16.84%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (13.68%) Apache
3 13 (13.68%) JBoss
3 13 (13.68%) nginx
3 13 (13.68%) Tomcat
3 13 (13.68%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Project
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) HP Helion
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) IaaS
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.95%) SMTP
3 13 (13.68%) HTTP
3 13 (13.68%) LDAP
3 13 (13.68%) SSL
4 5 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
4 5 (5.26%) SNMP
4 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.26%) VoIP
5 3 (3.16%) VPN
6 2 (2.11%) 3G
6 2 (2.11%) 4G
6 2 (2.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) BGP
7 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.05%) Firewall
7 1 (1.05%) IPsec
7 1 (1.05%) MPLS
7 1 (1.05%) OSPF
7 1 (1.05%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.68%) MySQL
2 11 (11.58%) Big Data
3 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) Ant
2 4 (4.21%) Gradle
2 4 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) Maven
3 2 (2.11%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.11%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 19 (20.00%) Back Office
2 14 (14.74%) Front Office
3 3 (3.16%) Finance
4 1 (1.05%) Banking
4 1 (1.05%) Billing
4 1 (1.05%) Military
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Linux Engineer
2 24 (25.26%) Support Engineer
3 20 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 18 (18.95%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) VMware Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) VMware Support Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Applications Support
8 9 (9.47%) Applications Support Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Linux Support
8 9 (9.47%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) CS Core Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Linux Scripter
11 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch Engineer
12 5 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.37%) Web Services
2 13 (13.68%) ELK Stack
2 13 (13.68%) LAMP
2 13 (13.68%) LEMP Stack
2 13 (13.68%) MCollective
2 13 (13.68%) RESTful
2 13 (13.68%) Sensu
3 4 (4.21%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) .NET
4 2 (2.11%) JSON
5 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.05%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.68%) Statistics
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.21%) CMDB
5 4 (4.21%) Economics
5 4 (4.21%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) Handset
8 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (42.11%) Linux
2 15 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (13.68%) CentOS
3 13 (13.68%) Ubuntu
4 12 (12.63%) Windows
5 7 (7.37%) Unix
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Capacity Management
1 20 (21.05%) DevOps
2 19 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 19 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.95%) Network Design
4 15 (15.79%) Validation
5 14 (14.74%) High Availability
6 11 (11.58%) Time Management
7 10 (10.53%) Change Control
8 9 (9.47%) ITIL
9 8 (8.42%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.42%) People Management
10 7 (7.37%) Migration
10 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.32%) Problem Management
12 5 (5.26%) Document Management
12 5 (5.26%) Release Management
12 5 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) Python
2 20 (21.05%) Perl
3 18 (18.95%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.74%) Java
5 13 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.47%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.21%) Ruby
8 2 (2.11%) AWK
8 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.11%) sed
9 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.11%) CCNA
6 2 (2.11%) HNC
6 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.11%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) CITP
7 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) HND
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.58%) SLA
2 9 (9.47%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 13 (13.68%) qmail
1 13 (13.68%) Squid
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.11%) XenServer
5 1 (1.05%) Firmware
5 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.05%) NFS
5 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (38.95%) Puppet
2 26 (27.37%) Graphite
2 26 (27.37%) logstash
3 20 (21.05%) Ansible
4 13 (13.68%) Cacti
4 13 (13.68%) collectd
4 13 (13.68%) Ganglia
4 13 (13.68%) Nagios
4 13 (13.68%) Terraform
4 13 (13.68%) ZABBIX
5 6 (6.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.05%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (17.89%) VMware
2 13 (13.68%) Splunk
3 6 (6.32%) HP
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Huawei
5 3 (3.16%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.11%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) Juniper
7 1 (1.05%) Nokia
7 1 (1.05%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.05%) Serena