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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 38 42 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.58% 3.58% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 5.07% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Average daily rate
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£203 £300 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +81.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £55.65 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.10%
Configuration Management
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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
553 710 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 65.99% 70.58% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 351 241
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 23
Average hourly rate £55.65 £15.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.91% -25.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 29 (58.00%) Windows
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
3 24 (48.00%) SC Cleared
4 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
5 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
6 20 (40.00%) ITIL
7 19 (38.00%) MCP
7 19 (38.00%) MCSE
7 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (32.00%) SCCM
8 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (28.00%) SLA
10 13 (26.00%) HP
11 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
11 12 (24.00%) Linux
11 12 (24.00%) SQL
11 12 (24.00%) Symantec
11 12 (24.00%) Puppet
11 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (24.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
12 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
12 9 (18.00%) StarTeam
12 9 (18.00%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (18.00%) Borland
12 9 (18.00%) OpenView Configuration Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (18.00%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Documentum
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
1 3 (6.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) 3G
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) RANAP
1 1 (2.00%) LTE
1 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.00%) 4G
1 1 (2.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) StarTeam
2 7 (14.00%) RSpec
3 5 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.00%) Billing
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (22.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) HTML
1 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.00%) JSON
1 1 (2.00%) REST
1 1 (2.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) PKI
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Tandem
3 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) DevOps
3 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (14.00%) Network Management
4 6 (12.00%) SOA
4 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.00%) Validation
8 1 (2.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.00%) CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (2.00%) Data Management
8 1 (2.00%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.00%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.00%) VBScript
2 9 (18.00%) VB
3 7 (14.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) DV Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) MCP
4 19 (38.00%) MCSE
4 19 (38.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) ISEB
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (58.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) SCCM
2 12 (24.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (14.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) HP
3 12 (24.00%) Symantec
4 9 (18.00%) Borland
4 9 (18.00%) VMware
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle
5 3 (6.00%) EMC
6 1 (2.00%) ESRI
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.00%) Verint
6 1 (2.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Reading, Berkshire
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