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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 34 61 47
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.79% 1.73% 2.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.94% 2.30% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 20
Median daily rate £388 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £555 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.99%
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
567 740 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.83% 75.20% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 477 324
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 9
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (36.51%) Capacity Management
2 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
2 22 (34.92%) Back Office
2 22 (34.92%) Fault Management
3 20 (31.75%) Network Design
4 16 (25.40%) Validation
4 16 (25.40%) Perl
5 15 (23.81%) Front Office
6 14 (22.22%) People Management
7 13 (20.63%) Statistics
7 13 (20.63%) Linux
8 12 (19.05%) Puppet
9 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
9 11 (17.46%) Unix
10 10 (15.87%) Windows
10 10 (15.87%) HP
10 10 (15.87%) ClearQuest
10 10 (15.87%) Degree
11 9 (14.29%) DevOps
12 8 (12.70%) IBM
13 7 (11.11%) Web Services
13 7 (11.11%) ITIL
13 7 (11.11%) Time Management
13 7 (11.11%) Migration
13 7 (11.11%) VMware
13 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
13 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (9.52%) Release Management
14 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
14 6 (9.52%) CFEngine

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 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) HP Helion
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) 3G
2 2 (3.17%) 4G
3 1 (1.59%) 2G
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) Broadband
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) IPsec
3 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) MPLS
3 1 (1.59%) OSPF
3 1 (1.59%) RSVP
3 1 (1.59%) SMS
3 1 (1.59%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.59%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) DB2
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) ClearCase
2 10 (15.87%) ClearQuest
3 5 (7.94%) Maven
4 3 (4.76%) Ant
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (1.59%) git-flow
5 1 (1.59%) JUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 22 (34.92%) Back Office
2 15 (23.81%) Front Office
3 2 (3.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Support Engineer
2 6 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (7.94%) Configuration Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Software Configuration Manager
3 5 (7.94%) Software Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Designer
4 4 (6.35%) Packet Switch Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) ClearCase Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.17%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Developer
6 2 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (6.35%) CGI
2 4 (6.35%) HTML
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 2 (3.17%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.59%) J2EE
4 1 (1.59%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Statistics
2 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Economics
4 4 (6.35%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) CMDB
6 1 (1.59%) Handset
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) Unix
3 10 (15.87%) Windows
4 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.94%) AIX
6 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Capacity Management
2 22 (34.92%) Fault Management
2 22 (34.92%) Functional Testing
3 20 (31.75%) Network Design
4 16 (25.40%) Validation
5 14 (22.22%) People Management
6 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (11.11%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 7 (11.11%) Time Management
8 6 (9.52%) Release Management
8 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Presales
10 4 (6.35%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (4.76%) Change Control
11 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.17%) Change Management
12 2 (3.17%) CRM
12 2 (3.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) Perl
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.76%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Groovy
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CCNP
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CITP
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) HND
4 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.59%) RHCA
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
2 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.59%) NFS
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Puppet
2 6 (9.52%) CFEngine
3 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.17%) Ansible
6 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.59%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (1.59%) Rancher
6 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) HP
2 8 (12.70%) IBM
3 7 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Juniper
6 1 (1.59%) NetApp
6 1 (1.59%) Nokia
6 1 (1.59%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Serena