Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 64 112
Rank change year-on-year -7 +48 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 98 118 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.40% 2.75% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.39% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 37
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £488 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +21.88% -5.88%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £244
90th Percentile £581 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +4.88% - +2.50%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3408 3480 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.59% 81.21% 78.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1766 1875 2179
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 173
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £39.05 £48.50 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell 0 26 £463 -7.50% 1
Reading -19 20 £456 +46.00%
Maidenhead +1 15 £538 +10.26%
Slough +17 11 £388 +12.32%
Newbury - 4 £300 - 2
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 35 (35.71%) Ansible
1 35 (35.71%) DevOps
2 32 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (30.61%) Puppet
4 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (29.59%) JIRA
4 29 (29.59%) TeamCity
5 28 (28.57%) Confluence
6 26 (26.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (26.53%) Linux
7 25 (25.51%) Windows
8 24 (24.49%) Oracle
8 24 (24.49%) Salt
9 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
10 20 (20.41%) Test Automation
10 20 (20.41%) Python
11 19 (19.39%) VMware
12 18 (18.37%) ITIL
13 17 (17.35%) MSBuild
13 17 (17.35%) SAP
14 16 (16.33%) Ant
14 16 (16.33%) Scrum
14 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (16.33%) Gradle
14 16 (16.33%) Docker
15 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
15 15 (15.31%) Oracle EBS

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 28 (28.57%) Confluence
2 11 (11.22%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.08%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) Apache
5 3 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.04%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.20%) Slack
1 10 (10.20%) Trello
2 9 (9.18%) IaaS
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) Heroku
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.14%) Firewall
3 6 (6.12%) Internet
3 6 (6.12%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (5.10%) HTTP
5 3 (3.06%) Intranet
5 3 (3.06%) IPsec
5 3 (3.06%) Junos
5 3 (3.06%) Network Security
5 3 (3.06%) SSL
5 3 (3.06%) VPN
6 2 (2.04%) FTP
7 1 (1.02%) 4G
7 1 (1.02%) LTE
7 1 (1.02%) OpenFlow
7 1 (1.02%) Skype
7 1 (1.02%) VLAN
7 1 (1.02%) VoLTE
7 1 (1.02%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MySQL
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Big Data
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.04%) Redis
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.02%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 29 (29.59%) JIRA
2 29 (29.59%) TeamCity
3 26 (26.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (17.35%) MSBuild
5 16 (16.33%) Ant
5 16 (16.33%) Gradle
6 13 (13.27%) Git (software)
7 11 (11.22%) Maven
7 11 (11.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 10 (10.20%) git-flow
9 5 (5.10%) Moq
9 5 (5.10%) NSubstitute
9 5 (5.10%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (4.08%) JUnit
10 4 (4.08%) NUnit
11 3 (3.06%) Subversion
12 2 (2.04%) CruiseControl
12 2 (2.04%) Grunt
12 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.18%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Back Office
3 6 (6.12%) Front Office
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Architect
2 14 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Automation Developer
3 8 (8.16%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Consultant
4 6 (6.12%) Agile Developer
5 5 (5.10%) Back Office Engineer
5 5 (5.10%) ITIL Service Architect
5 5 (5.10%) Junior
5 5 (5.10%) OSS Architect
5 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 5 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.08%) Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Coordinator
6 4 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Strategy Architect
7 3 (3.06%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (3.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) Web Services
2 7 (7.14%) pytest
3 6 (6.12%) .NET
3 6 (6.12%) REST
4 5 (5.10%) LAMP
5 3 (3.06%) EJB
5 3 (3.06%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.06%) J2EE
5 3 (3.06%) JPA
5 3 (3.06%) JSF
5 3 (3.06%) JSP
5 3 (3.06%) Kafka
5 3 (3.06%) MSMQ
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (3.06%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.06%) Servlets
5 3 (3.06%) SOAP
5 3 (3.06%) Spring
5 3 (3.06%) Struts
5 3 (3.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) CMDB
3 5 (5.10%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) AS400
5 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.04%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) PMI
6 1 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.53%) Linux
2 25 (25.51%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.12%) Unix
4 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.10%) CentOS
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.06%) HPUX
6 3 (3.06%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.04%) Android
7 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.04%) Solaris
7 2 (2.04%) SUSE
7 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) DevOps
2 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (20.41%) Test Automation
5 18 (18.37%) ITIL
6 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.33%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (10.20%) ITIL V3
8 10 (10.20%) Service Management
8 10 (10.20%) User Stories
9 9 (9.18%) SOA
10 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.14%) Release Management
10 7 (7.14%) Statistics
11 6 (6.12%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.12%) Change Management
11 6 (6.12%) Fault Management
11 6 (6.12%) Functional Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 20 (20.41%) Python
3 15 (15.31%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.29%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) Java
6 10 (10.20%) Groovy
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.12%) C#
9 4 (4.08%) Perl
9 4 (4.08%) PHP
10 3 (3.06%) Ruby
11 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) CCNP
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.06%) HNC
4 3 (3.06%) MCSE
4 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.02%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) COBIT
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.33%) Docker
1 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.10%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.08%) KVM
4 4 (4.08%) vCloud
4 4 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) Xen
5 2 (2.04%) XenServer
6 1 (1.02%) LXC
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (35.71%) Ansible
2 32 (32.65%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (30.61%) Puppet
4 24 (24.49%) Salt
5 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.12%) Nagios
6 5 (5.10%) SCCM
6 5 (5.10%) vRealize
6 5 (5.10%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.06%) CFEngine
7 3 (3.06%) QRadar
7 3 (3.06%) vCenter Server
8 2 (2.04%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.04%) CloudForms
8 2 (2.04%) SCOM
8 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.04%) Unicenter
8 2 (2.04%) vMotion
9 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Oracle
2 19 (19.39%) VMware
3 17 (17.35%) SAP
4 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.14%) Remedy
5 7 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 6 (6.12%) Huawei
7 5 (5.10%) HP
8 4 (4.08%) EMC
8 4 (4.08%) IBM
8 4 (4.08%) NetApp
8 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.06%) BMC
9 3 (3.06%) BT
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco
9 3 (3.06%) Juniper
9 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.04%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.04%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.04%) Nimsoft