The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 47 72
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 43 79 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.37% 3.40% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 4.25% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 19
Median daily rate £455 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.11% +9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £363 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1860 1942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 80.00% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1024 966
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Berkshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 14 £525 +35.04% 3
Slough +7 6 £550 +22.22% 1
Bracknell 0 5 - - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £335 - 1
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 16 (20.25%) Python
3 15 (18.99%) ITIL
3 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
3 15 (18.99%) DevOps
4 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (16.46%) Ansible
5 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
6 12 (15.19%) Degree
6 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (13.92%) Service Management
7 11 (13.92%) Java
7 11 (13.92%) Oracle
7 11 (13.92%) Windows
8 10 (12.66%) Finance
8 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.66%) Puppet
9 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
9 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (11.39%) Project Management
9 9 (11.39%) Web Services
9 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.13%) SOA
10 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
10 8 (10.13%) ITSM
10 8 (10.13%) VMware
10 8 (10.13%) Change Control
10 8 (10.13%) Jenkins

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (6.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Pig
2 4 (5.06%) Confluence
2 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.27%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.27%) JBoss
4 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.27%) Maximo
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 2 (2.53%) IaaS
3 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) 3G
2 5 (6.33%) 4G
2 5 (6.33%) HTTP
2 5 (6.33%) LTE
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 4 (5.06%) VPN
4 3 (3.80%) DNS
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
4 3 (3.80%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.53%) 2G
5 2 (2.53%) GSM
5 2 (2.53%) MVNO
5 2 (2.53%) SMS
5 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.53%) UTRAN
5 2 (2.53%) Value-Added Service
5 2 (2.53%) VLAN
6 1 (1.27%) MPLS
6 1 (1.27%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.27%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.33%) Big Data
4 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.06%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.06%) HBase
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.53%) Impala
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.53%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) JIRA
4 3 (3.80%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.53%) Subversion
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (1.27%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (18.99%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Back Office
4 4 (5.06%) Front Office
5 3 (3.80%) Retail
6 1 (1.27%) Electronics
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (15.19%) Developer
2 10 (12.66%) Architect
3 8 (10.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Coordinator
6 4 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Integration Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.53%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
8 2 (2.53%) ITIL Service Architect
8 2 (2.53%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 2 (2.53%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) XML
3 5 (6.33%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) LAMP
4 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.06%) J2EE
4 4 (5.06%) Node.js
5 3 (3.80%) Apache Camel
5 3 (3.80%) Middleware
5 3 (3.80%) OSGi
5 3 (3.80%) Sensu
6 2 (2.53%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) Kafka
6 2 (2.53%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) CMDB
3 4 (5.06%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.06%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.27%) PMI
6 1 (1.27%) STB
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.32%) Linux
2 11 (13.92%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.06%) CentOS
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Android
6 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) SUSE
6 2 (2.53%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.53%) Unix
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) AIX
7 1 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) DevOps
1 15 (18.99%) ITIL
2 11 (13.92%) Service Management
3 10 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) Project Management
5 8 (10.13%) Change Control
5 8 (10.13%) ITSM
5 8 (10.13%) SOA
6 6 (7.59%) Fault Management
6 6 (7.59%) Service Design
6 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.59%) Validation
7 5 (6.33%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.33%) Change Management
7 5 (6.33%) CRM
7 5 (6.33%) ETL
7 5 (6.33%) eTOM
7 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
7 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.25%) Python
2 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Java
4 7 (8.86%) Ruby
4 7 (8.86%) SQL
5 6 (7.59%) Perl
6 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.06%) C#
7 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) VBScript
10 1 (1.27%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
1 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) HNC
5 2 (2.53%) HND
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) CCNP
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) COBIT
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Docker
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.80%) KVM
4 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
5 2 (2.53%) HDFS
5 2 (2.53%) vSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Xen
5 2 (2.53%) XenServer
6 1 (1.27%) vCloud
6 1 (1.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (16.46%) Ansible
3 10 (12.66%) Puppet
4 5 (6.33%) Nagios
4 5 (6.33%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.06%) SCCM
5 4 (5.06%) vRealize
6 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.53%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (2.53%) Oozie
7 2 (2.53%) vMotion
8 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.27%) CFEngine
8 1 (1.27%) CloudForms
8 1 (1.27%) Salt
8 1 (1.27%) SCOM
8 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.27%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 6 (7.59%) IBM
5 5 (6.33%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) Remedy
6 4 (5.06%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.80%) Huawei
7 3 (3.80%) Nokia
7 3 (3.80%) Samsung
8 2 (2.53%) BMC
8 2 (2.53%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.53%) JDA
9 1 (1.27%) CA
9 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.27%) Informatica
9 1 (1.27%) Lotus
9 1 (1.27%) NetApp
9 1 (1.27%) Siemens
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