Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.81% 3.39% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 4.33% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Slough median daily rate £450 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +38.46%
Berkshire median daily rate £469 £438 £481
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.09% +17.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £26.25

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 273 231 255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 82.23% 78.31% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 159 165
Slough median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £212 £228 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.29% -32.88%
10th Percentile £17.80 £13.15 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.80 £16.73 £38.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Slough over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 September 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) e-Health
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) Capistrano
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) GitHub
3 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (50.00%) CA

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 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DAB
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) PHP Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (50.00%) REST
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) e-Health
2 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) VMware