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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 35 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.25% 2.59% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.38% 3.41% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
Median daily rate £394 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £352 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £485 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.59%
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
688 646 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.99% 76.00% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 327 327
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £260 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.12 £46.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 23 (28.05%) Puppet
3 21 (25.61%) Capacity Management
4 20 (24.39%) Functional Testing
4 20 (24.39%) Fault Management
4 20 (24.39%) Perl
4 20 (24.39%) Back Office
5 19 (23.17%) Network Design
6 17 (20.73%) Python
7 16 (19.51%) Validation
8 15 (18.29%) VMware
8 15 (18.29%) Front Office
9 14 (17.07%) Degree
10 13 (15.85%) Statistics
10 13 (15.85%) Windows
10 13 (15.85%) Web Services
11 12 (14.63%) People Management
12 11 (13.41%) DevOps
12 11 (13.41%) OpenStack
12 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (13.41%) Time Management
13 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
13 10 (12.20%) Change Control
13 10 (12.20%) logstash
13 10 (12.20%) DNS
13 10 (12.20%) Graphite
14 9 (10.98%) SMTP
14 9 (10.98%) Unix
14 9 (10.98%) High Availability
14 9 (10.98%) 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 11 (13.41%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.54%) Apache
3 7 (8.54%) JBoss
3 7 (8.54%) nginx
3 7 (8.54%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.54%) WebLogic
4 6 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (8.54%) MS Project
2 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) HP Helion
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) DNS
2 9 (10.98%) SMTP
3 7 (8.54%) HTTP
3 7 (8.54%) LDAP
3 7 (8.54%) SSL
4 3 (3.66%) VPN
5 2 (2.44%) 3G
5 2 (2.44%) 4G
5 2 (2.44%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (2.44%) Internet
5 2 (2.44%) SNMP
5 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.22%) LTE
6 1 (1.22%) MPLS
6 1 (1.22%) NAS
6 1 (1.22%) OSPF
6 1 (1.22%) Value-Added Service
6 1 (1.22%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Big Data
1 7 (8.54%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) ClearCase
1 5 (6.10%) ClearQuest
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) Ant
2 4 (4.88%) Gradle
2 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.88%) Maven
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 20 (24.39%) Back Office
2 15 (18.29%) Front Office
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (24.39%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Linux Support
4 7 (8.54%) Linux Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Configuration Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.32%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Support
6 5 (6.10%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Architect
6 5 (6.10%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Web Services
2 7 (8.54%) LAMP
2 7 (8.54%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (8.54%) MCollective
3 4 (4.88%) Middleware
4 3 (3.66%) ELK Stack
4 3 (3.66%) RESTful
4 3 (3.66%) Sensu
5 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 2 (2.44%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) CGI
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Statistics
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.10%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.88%) CMDB
5 4 (4.88%) Economics
5 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) Handset
8 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.22%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.71%) Linux
2 13 (15.85%) Windows
3 9 (10.98%) Unix
4 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.66%) CentOS
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.44%) Solaris
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) Capacity Management
2 20 (24.39%) Fault Management
2 20 (24.39%) Functional Testing
3 19 (23.17%) Network Design
4 16 (19.51%) Validation
5 12 (14.63%) People Management
6 11 (13.41%) DevOps
6 11 (13.41%) Time Management
7 10 (12.20%) Change Control
8 9 (10.98%) High Availability
9 8 (9.76%) ITIL
10 7 (8.54%) Migration
10 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
11 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.32%) Service Management
12 5 (6.10%) Dashboard Development
12 5 (6.10%) Document Management
12 5 (6.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.39%) Perl
2 17 (20.73%) Python
3 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.88%) Java
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.44%) AWK
7 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) sed
8 1 (1.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.44%) CCNA
6 2 (2.44%) HNC
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) CITP
7 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) HND
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.22%) RHCA
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) SLA
3 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) qmail
2 7 (8.54%) Squid
3 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.44%) NFS
4 2 (2.44%) XenServer
5 1 (1.22%) Firmware
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) Puppet
2 10 (12.20%) Graphite
2 10 (12.20%) logstash
3 8 (9.76%) Ansible
4 7 (8.54%) Cacti
4 7 (8.54%) collectd
4 7 (8.54%) Ganglia
4 7 (8.54%) Nagios
4 7 (8.54%) ZABBIX
5 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.66%) CFEngine
6 3 (3.66%) Terraform
7 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.22%) SELinux
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) VMware
2 7 (8.54%) HP
2 7 (8.54%) Splunk
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.10%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.44%) Huawei
6 2 (2.44%) Remedy
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix
7 1 (1.22%) Dell
7 1 (1.22%) Juniper
7 1 (1.22%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Nokia
7 1 (1.22%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle
7 1 (1.22%) Serena
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