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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 34 63 49
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.97% 1.36% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 1.85% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £345 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £555 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +16.10%
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
529 755 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.93% 73.59% 70.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 506 330
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
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 £15.00 £30.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.46 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 21 (36.21%) Capacity Management
2 20 (34.48%) Functional Testing
2 20 (34.48%) Back Office
2 20 (34.48%) Fault Management
3 18 (31.03%) Perl
4 17 (29.31%) Network Design
5 15 (25.86%) Validation
6 14 (24.14%) Front Office
7 13 (22.41%) Linux
7 13 (22.41%) People Management
8 12 (20.69%) ClearCase
8 12 (20.69%) Unix
8 12 (20.69%) Statistics
9 11 (18.97%) Windows
9 11 (18.97%) ClearQuest
9 11 (18.97%) Puppet
10 9 (15.52%) DevOps
10 9 (15.52%) HP
10 9 (15.52%) IBM
10 9 (15.52%) Degree
11 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (13.79%) VMware
11 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
11 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
12 7 (12.07%) Web Services
12 7 (12.07%) ITIL
12 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
13 6 (10.34%) Time Management
13 6 (10.34%) Maven
13 6 (10.34%) AIX

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 1 (1.72%) Apache
1 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.72%) SAS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) 3G
1 2 (3.45%) 4G
1 2 (3.45%) DNS
1 2 (3.45%) iSCSI
1 2 (3.45%) LDAP
1 2 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) BGP
2 1 (1.72%) Broadband
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) MPLS
2 1 (1.72%) OSPF
2 1 (1.72%) RSVP
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (1.72%) SMTP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) Value-Added Service
2 1 (1.72%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) ClearCase
2 11 (18.97%) ClearQuest
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
4 4 (6.90%) Ant
4 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.72%) git-flow
6 1 (1.72%) JUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 20 (34.48%) Back Office
2 14 (24.14%) Front Office
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Billing
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (8.62%) Software Manager
4 4 (6.90%) ClearCase Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Consultant
4 4 (6.90%) Packet Switch Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Software Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) CGI
2 5 (8.62%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) Middleware
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.72%) J2EE
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Statistics
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) Economics
3 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
3 4 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) Unix
3 11 (18.97%) Windows
4 7 (12.07%) Ubuntu
5 6 (10.34%) AIX
5 6 (10.34%) Solaris
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.72%) CentOS
7 1 (1.72%) Debian
7 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Capacity Management
2 20 (34.48%) Fault Management
2 20 (34.48%) Functional Testing
3 17 (29.31%) Network Design
4 15 (25.86%) Validation
5 13 (22.41%) People Management
6 9 (15.52%) DevOps
7 7 (12.07%) ITIL
8 6 (10.34%) Time Management
9 5 (8.62%) Migration
9 5 (8.62%) Release Management
9 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Presales
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.17%) Translating Business Requirements
12 2 (3.45%) Change Control
12 2 (3.45%) High Availability
12 2 (3.45%) Service Management
12 2 (3.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Perl
2 8 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.17%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) C
4 1 (1.72%) Groovy
4 1 (1.72%) Korn
4 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) CITP
3 1 (1.72%) HND
3 1 (1.72%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.72%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.72%) RHCA
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Ceph
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Dovecot
2 1 (1.72%) iptables
2 1 (1.72%) KVM
2 1 (1.72%) NFS
2 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.72%) Squid
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) CFEngine
3 5 (8.62%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (5.17%) Ansible
5 1 (1.72%) Cacti
5 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
5 1 (1.72%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (1.72%) Rancher
5 1 (1.72%) RANCID
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) HP
1 9 (15.52%) IBM
2 8 (13.79%) VMware
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.72%) Juniper
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) NetApp
5 1 (1.72%) Nokia
5 1 (1.72%) Nokia Networks