The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 16 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 82 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.64% 2.59% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.43% 3.64% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 14
Average daily rate £223 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.07% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £303 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £470 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 51 (45.95%) Change Management
2 39 (35.14%) Fault Management
3 33 (29.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
5 31 (27.93%) DNS
5 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
6 27 (24.32%) GGSN
6 27 (24.32%) SGSN
7 25 (22.52%) MGW
8 24 (21.62%) Problem Management
9 23 (20.72%) Performance Management
9 23 (20.72%) Juniper
9 23 (20.72%) ITIL
9 23 (20.72%) SS7
10 20 (18.02%) Project Management
10 20 (18.02%) LDAP
11 18 (16.22%) Velocent
12 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
13 16 (14.41%) SQL
13 16 (14.41%) L2TP
14 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
14 15 (13.51%) Windows
15 14 (12.61%) Borland
15 14 (12.61%) StarTeam
16 13 (11.71%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
16 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
17 12 (10.81%) Service Delivery
18 11 (9.91%) Back Office
18 11 (9.91%) MPLS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) IaaS
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
1 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.93%) DNS
2 27 (24.32%) GGSN
2 27 (24.32%) SGSN
3 25 (22.52%) MGW
4 23 (20.72%) SS7
5 20 (18.02%) LDAP
6 16 (14.41%) L2TP
7 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
8 11 (9.91%) MPLS
9 10 (9.01%) Ethernet
10 8 (7.21%) Firewall
10 8 (7.21%) 4G
10 8 (7.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (5.41%) INAP
12 4 (3.60%) 3G
12 4 (3.60%) LAN
12 4 (3.60%) VoIP
12 4 (3.60%) WAN
12 4 (3.60%) DHCP
12 4 (3.60%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (0.90%) Star Schema
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) StarTeam
2 4 (3.60%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.60%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
2 4 (3.60%) Subversion
2 4 (3.60%) Maven
2 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.70%) Sinon.JS
3 3 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.90%) RSpec
4 1 (0.90%) ERwin
General
1 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.91%) Back Office
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 6 (5.41%) Front Office
5 4 (3.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.13%) NOC Engineer
2 12 (10.81%) CS Core Engineer
3 7 (6.31%) Analyst
4 6 (5.41%) Support Engineer
4 6 (5.41%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (4.50%) Network Engineer
5 5 (4.50%) Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Coordinator
6 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
6 4 (3.60%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (2.70%) Senior Architect
7 3 (2.70%) OSS Architect
7 3 (2.70%) Network Support
7 3 (2.70%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (2.70%) Architect
7 3 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (1.80%) Consultant
8 2 (1.80%) Service Manager
8 2 (1.80%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (1.80%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) J2EE
1 8 (7.21%) HTML
2 6 (5.41%) WAP
3 4 (3.60%) XML
3 4 (3.60%) XSLT
3 4 (3.60%) JMS
3 4 (3.60%) .NET
3 4 (3.60%) SOAP
3 4 (3.60%) Struts
3 4 (3.60%) WSDL
3 4 (3.60%) Spring
3 4 (3.60%) jQuery
3 4 (3.60%) Struts2
4 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.50%) Clustering
2 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.90%) Open Source
3 1 (0.90%) CMDB
3 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.51%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.41%) VMS
3 6 (5.41%) Linux
4 5 (4.50%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.95%) Change Management
2 39 (35.14%) Fault Management
3 24 (21.62%) Problem Management
4 23 (20.72%) Performance Management
4 23 (20.72%) ITIL
5 20 (18.02%) Project Management
6 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
7 12 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.11%) Service Management
9 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.31%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
11 6 (5.41%) ITIL V2
12 5 (4.50%) SOA
12 5 (4.50%) ITSM
13 4 (3.60%) E-business
13 4 (3.60%) Validation
13 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.60%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.60%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.50%) Java
3 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.60%) Perl
3 4 (3.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.80%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (27.93%) Security Cleared
2 17 (15.32%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.71%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.31%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.90%) PMP
6 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
1 2 (1.80%) P3O
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) KVM
2 1 (0.90%) vSphere
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (5.41%) HP UCMDB
3 5 (4.50%) Puppet
3 5 (4.50%) WMI
4 4 (3.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.60%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.90%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.90%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 23 (20.72%) Juniper
3 18 (16.22%) Velocent
4 15 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (12.61%) Borland
6 11 (9.91%) Cisco
7 10 (9.01%) Huawei
8 6 (5.41%) Serena
8 6 (5.41%) HP
9 5 (4.50%) Oracle
10 4 (3.60%) Remedy
10 4 (3.60%) JBoss
10 4 (3.60%) Sybase
10 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.60%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.70%) Lotus
12 2 (1.80%) Niku
12 2 (1.80%) BMC
12 2 (1.80%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.90%) Fujitsu
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