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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 30 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.17% 2.92% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 4.02% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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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
611 672 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.82% 72.73% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 299 259
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 18
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -37.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £22.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £22.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 38 (64.41%) Windows
2 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
3 28 (47.46%) DV Cleared
4 27 (45.76%) ITIL
5 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
6 24 (40.68%) MCP
6 24 (40.68%) MCSE
6 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (35.59%) HP
7 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
8 18 (30.51%) SLA
8 18 (30.51%) MS Visio
8 18 (30.51%) Symantec
9 16 (27.12%) IBM
10 14 (23.73%) JMS
10 14 (23.73%) High Availability
11 13 (22.03%) DataPower
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (18.64%) SCCM
12 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
14 9 (15.25%) Linux
14 9 (15.25%) WebSphere
15 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.56%) SQL
15 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
16 7 (11.86%) WebSphere MQ
16 7 (11.86%) DB2

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (15.25%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.47%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.08%) Documentum
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (30.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.86%) HTTP
3 3 (5.08%) SNMP
3 3 (5.08%) VoIP
3 3 (5.08%) SMTP
3 3 (5.08%) DNS
3 3 (5.08%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (3.39%) SS7
5 1 (1.69%) LTE
5 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) DB2
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.69%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.08%) Front Office
1 3 (5.08%) Back Office
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Support Engineer
2 18 (30.51%) 2nd Line Support
2 18 (30.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Back Office Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) IMAC Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Storage Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Tester
7 1 (1.69%) Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.69%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) JMS
2 7 (11.86%) WSDL
2 7 (11.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (11.86%) SOAP
2 7 (11.86%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.69%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) DataPower
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Clustering
3 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Statistics
5 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.69%) CMDB
6 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 38 (64.41%) Windows
2 25 (42.37%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.25%) Linux
5 7 (11.86%) AIX
5 7 (11.86%) Solaris
6 6 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) High Availability
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Low Latency
5 6 (10.17%) Network Management
6 3 (5.08%) Validation
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Network Design
6 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.08%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.08%) SDLC
7 2 (3.39%) Data Management
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps
8 1 (1.69%) Change Control
8 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.69%) Time Management
8 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) VBScript
2 5 (8.47%) VB
2 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (52.54%) Security Cleared
2 28 (47.46%) DV Cleared
3 24 (40.68%) MCP
3 24 (40.68%) MCSE
3 24 (40.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (35.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.17%) IBM Certification
6 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 6 (10.17%) SCOM
3 5 (8.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (8.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Puppet
5 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) HP
3 18 (30.51%) Symantec
4 16 (27.12%) IBM
5 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) Borland
6 3 (5.08%) Huawei
6 3 (5.08%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) Nokia
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy