Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 November 2018 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 21 35
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.86% 3.73% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 4.80% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Slough median daily rate £233 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +12.32% +6.15%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £316
90th Percentile £271 £550 £366
Berkshire median daily rate £481 £425 £489
% change year-on-year +13.24% -13.04% +22.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 279 229 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 80.40% 77.63% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 157 159
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +2.11%
10th Percentile £209 £263 £245
90th Percentile £569 £564 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £15.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +14.55% -42.11%
10th Percentile £13.09 £14.00 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.50 £34.30 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +44.83% -19.44% -40.00%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Slough

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Slough

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (33.33%) DAB
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) DAB
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Crossbeam
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) VMware