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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.27% 3.60% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 4.65% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 6
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £42.13 £34.78
% change year-on-year +3.26% +21.10%  

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 514 795 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 77.64% 77.41% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 447 399
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 16
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.33 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.65% -5.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.00 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £30.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 3 months to 26 April 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 26 April 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 12 (44.44%) Fault Management
2 11 (40.74%) Capacity Management
2 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Back Office
3 10 (37.04%) Front Office
3 10 (37.04%) Validation
3 10 (37.04%) Statistics
4 7 (25.93%) Huawei
4 7 (25.93%) People Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Control
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) SLA
7 4 (14.81%) HBase
7 4 (14.81%) Big Data
7 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
7 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Apache Pig
7 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
8 3 (11.11%) OSGi
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case

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%) 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%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) 3G
1 2 (7.41%) 4G
1 2 (7.41%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 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
2 2 (7.41%) Impala
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.41%) Sqoop
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (40.74%) Back Office
2 10 (37.04%) Front Office
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Platform Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Databuild Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Server Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
1 3 (11.11%) OSGi
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) SUSE
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Fault Management
2 11 (40.74%) Capacity Management
2 11 (40.74%) Functional Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Statistics
3 10 (37.04%) Validation
4 7 (25.93%) People Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Control
6 5 (18.52%) Service Management
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) MapReduce
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) 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 2 (7.41%) Apache Flume
1 2 (7.41%) HDFS
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Oozie
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Huawei
2 2 (7.41%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Axway
3 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Nokia
3 1 (3.70%) Nokia Networks
3 1 (3.70%) Siebel
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