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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 36 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.82% 1.92% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 2.56% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 19
Median daily rate £488 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £318 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
614 703 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.22% 75.11% 73.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 421 303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £45.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 July 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 July 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 19 (27.94%) Capacity Management
2 18 (26.47%) Functional Testing
2 18 (26.47%) Fault Management
2 18 (26.47%) Back Office
3 17 (25.00%) Network Design
3 17 (25.00%) Linux
4 16 (23.53%) Perl
5 15 (22.06%) Puppet
6 14 (20.59%) Validation
7 13 (19.12%) Front Office
8 12 (17.65%) DevOps
8 12 (17.65%) People Management
9 11 (16.18%) Statistics
10 10 (14.71%) Degree
10 10 (14.71%) Windows
11 9 (13.24%) Time Management
12 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (11.76%) Change Control
12 8 (11.76%) QA
12 8 (11.76%) VMware
12 8 (11.76%) ClearCase
12 8 (11.76%) Unix
12 8 (11.76%) ClearQuest
13 7 (10.29%) HP
13 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.29%) Migration
13 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (10.29%) Release Management
13 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell

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 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Project
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) HP Helion
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) VPN
2 2 (2.94%) 3G
2 2 (2.94%) 4G
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) 2G
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) Broadband
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
3 1 (1.47%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) IPsec
3 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.47%) LDAP
3 1 (1.47%) LTE
3 1 (1.47%) MPLS
3 1 (1.47%) OSPF
3 1 (1.47%) RSVP
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.47%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
1 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) ClearCase
1 8 (11.76%) ClearQuest
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Maven
4 4 (5.88%) Ant
4 4 (5.88%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 18 (26.47%) Back Office
2 13 (19.12%) Front Office
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Architect
4 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Software Configuration Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Software Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Designer
5 4 (5.88%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Administrator
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (4.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (4.41%) PMO Officer
6 3 (4.41%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.47%) CGI
4 1 (1.47%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Statistics
2 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.35%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.88%) CMDB
4 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.88%) Economics
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Handset
7 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Unix
4 6 (8.82%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Capacity Management
2 18 (26.47%) Fault Management
2 18 (26.47%) Functional Testing
3 17 (25.00%) Network Design
4 14 (20.59%) Validation
5 12 (17.65%) DevOps
5 12 (17.65%) People Management
6 9 (13.24%) Time Management
7 8 (11.76%) Change Control
8 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 7 (10.29%) Release Management
9 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Dashboard Development
10 5 (7.35%) Document Management
10 5 (7.35%) ITIL
10 5 (7.35%) Presales
10 5 (7.35%) Programme Governance
10 5 (7.35%) Service Management
11 4 (5.88%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Perl
2 7 (10.29%) Bash Shell
3 5 (7.35%) Ruby
4 4 (5.88%) Python
4 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) CCNP
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.47%) CITP
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) HND
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.47%) RHCA
5 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.76%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) NFS
2 1 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.06%) Puppet
2 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.82%) Ansible
3 6 (8.82%) CFEngine
4 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.47%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) VMware
2 7 (10.29%) HP
3 5 (7.35%) IBM
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco
5 1 (1.47%) Juniper
5 1 (1.47%) NetApp
5 1 (1.47%) Nokia
5 1 (1.47%) Nokia Networks
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) Serena