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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 42 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.89% 3.28% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.74% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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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
672 612 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 71.87% 69.23% 71.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 281 292
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.04 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% -40.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.15 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.03 £22.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) ITIL
3 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
3 19 (37.25%) HP
3 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
4 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (31.37%) IBM
5 16 (31.37%) MCP
5 16 (31.37%) MCSE
6 15 (29.41%) JMS
6 15 (29.41%) MS Visio
6 15 (29.41%) Symantec
6 15 (29.41%) SLA
6 15 (29.41%) High Availability
7 14 (27.45%) DataPower
8 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
9 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.61%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 8 (15.69%) Clustering
11 8 (15.69%) AIX
11 8 (15.69%) Solaris
11 8 (15.69%) DB2
11 8 (15.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (19.61%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) HTTP
3 4 (7.84%) VoIP
4 3 (5.88%) SMTP
4 3 (5.88%) SNMP
4 3 (5.88%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (3.92%) SS7
6 1 (1.96%) QSIG
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) LTE
6 1 (1.96%) PBX
6 1 (1.96%) Internet
6 1 (1.96%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) DB2
2 7 (13.73%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
1 2 (3.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Front Office
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Support Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Back Office Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) IMAC Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Software Developer
6 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (1.96%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (1.96%) Business Developer
6 1 (1.96%) Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) Lead Designer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) JMS
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (13.73%) WSDL
3 7 (13.73%) XML
3 7 (13.73%) SOAP
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.96%) Ajax
5 1 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.96%) JSON
5 1 (1.96%) MDX
5 1 (1.96%) Django
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
5 1 (1.96%) HTML5
5 1 (1.96%) REST
5 1 (1.96%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) DataPower
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.69%) Clustering
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) Statistics
5 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.96%) CMDB
7 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.96%) IVR
7 1 (1.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 8 (15.69%) AIX
4 8 (15.69%) Solaris
5 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.92%) UNIX
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.96%) SUSE
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) High Availability
3 10 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Low Latency
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.88%) Validation
5 3 (5.88%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (3.92%) Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Management
7 1 (1.96%) TDD
7 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.96%) Scrum
7 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.96%) OO
7 1 (1.96%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.96%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
1 2 (3.92%) Ruby
2 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) Scala
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.96%) VBScript
2 1 (1.96%) VB
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) DV Cleared
3 16 (31.37%) MCP
3 16 (31.37%) MCSE
3 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (25.49%) SC Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) IBM Certification
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (37.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
2 1 (1.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
1 19 (37.25%) HP
2 16 (31.37%) IBM
3 15 (29.41%) Symantec
4 3 (5.88%) Huawei
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) Nokia
5 1 (1.96%) Borland
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat