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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 46 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 25 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.76% 1.63% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.37% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 6
Average daily rate
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£302 £225 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £300 £169
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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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
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (42.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Linux
5 16 (32.00%) ITIL
5 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (32.00%) Puppet
5 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (32.00%) DevOps
6 14 (28.00%) MCP
6 14 (28.00%) MCSE
6 14 (28.00%) HP
6 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (26.00%) SLA
8 11 (22.00%) Symantec
8 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
8 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (20.00%) SOA
10 9 (18.00%) SCCM
11 8 (16.00%) Ruby
11 8 (16.00%) RSpec
12 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (12.00%) SQL
13 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
14 5 (10.00%) PowerShell

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) IaaS
1 4 (8.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) DNS
1 3 (6.00%) SS7
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) 3G
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) LTE
3 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.00%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (2.00%) RANAP
3 1 (2.00%) MGW
3 1 (2.00%) ATM
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) RSpec
2 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) StarTeam
4 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Billing
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Support Engineer
1 11 (22.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support
6 3 (6.00%) Databuild Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
6 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) DCOM
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) JSON
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) PKI
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) UNIX
5 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
1 16 (32.00%) DevOps
2 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) SOA
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) Release Management
7 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.00%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.00%) Analytics
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL V2
9 1 (2.00%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (2.00%) Change Control
9 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Ruby
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (6.00%) VB
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 16 (32.00%) DV Cleared
4 14 (28.00%) MCP
4 14 (28.00%) MCSE
4 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.00%) PMP
6 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Puppet
1 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) SCCM
3 5 (10.00%) SCOM
4 3 (6.00%) WMI
4 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) HP
3 11 (22.00%) Symantec
4 4 (8.00%) Borland
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 2 (4.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (2.00%) Verint
7 1 (2.00%) Serena
7 1 (2.00%) AppSense
7 1 (2.00%) Altiris
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) CA
7 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.00%) Siemens
7 1 (2.00%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 3 days ago