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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 42 32 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.49% 4.35% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 5.92% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £220 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.55 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.33%
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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
585 726 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 68.10% 73.48% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 349 251
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
3 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
4 27 (47.37%) DV Cleared
5 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
5 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
6 24 (42.11%) ITIL
7 21 (36.84%) MCP
7 21 (36.84%) MCSE
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (31.58%) HP
9 15 (26.32%) Symantec
9 15 (26.32%) MS Visio
9 15 (26.32%) SLA
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (24.56%) SCCM
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (19.30%) IBM
11 11 (19.30%) SQL
12 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.79%) JMS
13 9 (15.79%) High Availability
14 8 (14.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 8 (14.04%) Borland
14 8 (14.04%) VBScript
14 8 (14.04%) VB
14 8 (14.04%) Oracle
14 8 (14.04%) DataPower
14 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 8 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) Documentum
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) SNMP
3 3 (5.26%) VoIP
3 3 (5.26%) SMTP
3 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 3 (5.26%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (3.51%) SS7
5 1 (1.75%) LTE
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) StarTeam
2 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Front Office
2 3 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 15 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.53%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Back Office Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) IMAC Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Storage Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Automation Tester
8 1 (1.75%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Designer
8 1 (1.75%) Databuild Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Core Network Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) JMS
2 7 (12.28%) SOAP
2 7 (12.28%) XML
2 7 (12.28%) WSDL
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) RESTful
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.75%) JSON
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) DataPower
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Statistics
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (57.89%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows 7
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 5 (8.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.51%) UNIX
6 2 (3.51%) AIX
6 2 (3.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) High Availability
3 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
4 6 (10.53%) Network Management
5 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Fault Management
6 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.26%) Network Design
6 3 (5.26%) DevOps
6 3 (5.26%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (3.51%) Data Management
7 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
8 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) VBScript
2 8 (14.04%) VB
2 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 27 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
4 21 (36.84%) MCP
4 21 (36.84%) MCSE
4 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (54.39%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) SCCM
2 8 (14.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (10.53%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Puppet
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
4 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.58%) HP
3 15 (26.32%) Symantec
4 11 (19.30%) IBM
5 8 (14.04%) Borland
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle
5 8 (14.04%) VMware
6 3 (5.26%) Huawei
6 3 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (1.75%) ESRI
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) Nokia
7 1 (1.75%) BMC
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago