Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 July 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 45 77
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 -50
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 69 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.12% 3.79% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 4.81% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 21
Reading median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £350 £358 £325
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.64% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £65.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year +147.62% - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1007 1435 1461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.92% 78.76% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 826 819
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £388
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 50
Reading median hourly rate £18.34 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% -1.02% +26.24%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £40.42 £40.02
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.67% -37.50% +37.14%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Reading

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Reading

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Reading over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Reading

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Capacity Management
2 7 (25.93%) Back Office
3 6 (22.22%) Front Office
3 6 (22.22%) Remedy
3 6 (22.22%) Statistics
3 6 (22.22%) Validation
3 6 (22.22%) Huawei
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) HBase
5 4 (14.81%) Big Data
5 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
5 4 (14.81%) SLA
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.81%) Puppet
5 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
5 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
6 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Configuration Management
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) JBoss
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) IaaS
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) 3G
2 2 (7.41%) 4G
2 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.70%) 2G
3 1 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) GSM
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LTE
3 1 (3.70%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) HBase
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Impala
2 2 (7.41%) Redis
2 2 (7.41%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 7 (25.93%) Back Office
2 6 (22.22%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Back Office Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Developer
1 5 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
1 5 (18.52%) Junior
2 2 (7.41%) Big Data Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Consultant
2 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (7.41%) Java Hadoop Developer
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB Developer
2 2 (7.41%) Platform Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Data Model Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
3 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
1 2 (7.41%) Kafka
1 2 (7.41%) Node.js
1 2 (7.41%) OSGi
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) XHTML
2 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
4 1 (3.70%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) DevOps
1 8 (29.63%) Fault Management
2 7 (25.93%) Capacity Management
2 7 (25.93%) Functional Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Statistics
3 6 (22.22%) Validation
4 5 (18.52%) Service Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HNC
3 1 (3.70%) HND
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Flume
2 2 (7.41%) HDFS
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (14.81%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
3 2 (7.41%) Oozie
4 1 (3.70%) CloudForms
4 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Huawei
1 6 (22.22%) Remedy
2 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Axway
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (3.70%) Siebel