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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South East / Berkshire
Rank 63 56 117
Rank change year-on-year -7 +61  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 36 73 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.99% 2.97% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.69% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 47 11
Median daily rate £430 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £335 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

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 1459 1977 2201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.47% 80.33% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1023 1147
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 45 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 -11 12 £475 +8.57% 4
Bracknell -1 7 £625 +35.13%
Slough +7 5 £375 -11.76% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £400 - 1
Hungerford - 1 - -
Configuration Management
South East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Fault Management
3 15 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 15 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 15 (20.00%) Back Office
4 13 (17.33%) Validation
4 13 (17.33%) Change Control
4 13 (17.33%) Statistics
4 13 (17.33%) Front Office
4 13 (17.33%) Ansible
5 12 (16.00%) DevOps
5 12 (16.00%) Puppet
5 12 (16.00%) Oracle
6 11 (14.67%) Java
6 11 (14.67%) Python
7 10 (13.33%) Project Management
7 10 (13.33%) Windows
7 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 10 (13.33%) People Management
7 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (12.00%) Docker
8 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.00%) Huawei
8 9 (12.00%) ITIL
8 9 (12.00%) SOA
9 8 (10.67%) Web Services
9 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
9 8 (10.67%) Service Management
9 8 (10.67%) Telecoms

Configuration Management
Top Related 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 7 (9.33%) Confluence
1 7 (9.33%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
4 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.33%) IIS
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) DHCP
1 2 (2.67%) DNS
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) 3G
2 1 (1.33%) 4G
2 1 (1.33%) DVB
2 1 (1.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) IMAP
2 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.33%) LAN
2 1 (1.33%) LDAP
2 1 (1.33%) MRTG
2 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.33%) SAN
2 1 (1.33%) SMTP
2 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) Telnet
2 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.00%) Big Data
3 3 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.00%) HBase
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.33%) Impala
5 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.67%) JIRA
2 8 (10.67%) Vagrant
3 6 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
6 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (20.00%) Back Office
2 13 (17.33%) Front Office
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) Retail
5 3 (4.00%) Finance
6 2 (2.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (14.67%) Developer
2 8 (10.67%) Technical Leader
3 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.33%) Integration Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (4.00%) Architect
5 3 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 3 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Consultant
6 2 (2.67%) Data Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Platform Manager
6 2 (2.67%) PMO Manager
6 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Web Services
2 6 (8.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) XML
3 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (4.00%) J2EE
4 3 (4.00%) OSGi
5 2 (2.67%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.33%) JMS
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) Middleware
6 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.33%) Spring
6 1 (1.33%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.00%) CMDB
3 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
3 4 (5.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Replication
6 1 (1.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Windows
3 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.00%) CentOS
4 6 (8.00%) Ubuntu
5 5 (6.67%) Unix
6 2 (2.67%) Android
6 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Fault Management
2 15 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 15 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (17.33%) Change Control
3 13 (17.33%) Statistics
3 13 (17.33%) Validation
4 12 (16.00%) DevOps
5 10 (13.33%) People Management
5 10 (13.33%) Project Management
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.00%) ITIL
6 9 (12.00%) SOA
7 8 (10.67%) Service Management
8 7 (9.33%) Change Management
8 7 (9.33%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.00%) ITSM
9 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.67%) Data Security
10 5 (6.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Java
1 11 (14.67%) Python
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.67%) C#
4 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) C++
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.33%) Korn
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) HNC
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) PMO
1 4 (5.33%) QA
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) Docker
2 5 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.67%) HDFS
4 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.67%) KVM
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.33%) Ceph
5 1 (1.33%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) iptables
5 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (17.33%) Ansible
2 12 (16.00%) Puppet
3 10 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.33%) Pingdom
5 3 (4.00%) Consul
5 3 (4.00%) Terraform
6 2 (2.67%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.67%) Oozie
6 2 (2.67%) vRealize
7 1 (1.33%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
7 1 (1.33%) Cacti
7 1 (1.33%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Netcool
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.33%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.33%) RANCID
7 1 (1.33%) SCCM
7 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Huawei
3 7 (9.33%) VMware
4 6 (8.00%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.67%) AppDynamics
5 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.33%) HP
6 4 (5.33%) IBM
6 4 (5.33%) PagerDuty
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.00%) BMC
8 2 (2.67%) JDA
8 2 (2.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.33%) Axway
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.33%) Citrix
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) Informatica
9 1 (1.33%) SAP
9 1 (1.33%) Siebel
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