The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 72 66 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.39% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £338 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -9.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £338 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £348 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £374
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 702 982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.24% 91.88% 90.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 298 350
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 46
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.87 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Configuration Manager
Berkshire

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Manager across the Reading region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Configuration Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager across the Reading region.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Configuration Manager
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) CGI
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Ant
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CGI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian