The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 43 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.49% 0.81% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.14% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £353
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% +3.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 263 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.73% 71.08% 60.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 116 117
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 5 (29.41%) HTML
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
1 5 (29.41%) User Stories
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) STL
3 3 (17.65%) Struts
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) UML
3 3 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (17.65%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) DHTML
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Qt
3 3 (17.65%) Ajax
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Google
3 3 (17.65%) CMDB
3 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) InterSystems Cache

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (11.76%) SSDT
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) LabVIEW
1 3 (17.65%) GoogleTest
2 2 (11.76%) MSBuild
2 2 (11.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (11.76%) NuGet
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Programmer
2 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) C++ Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Build Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Release Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) STL
2 3 (17.65%) Struts
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) DHTML
2 3 (17.65%) Qt
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) Spring MVC
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) JSF
2 3 (17.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) CMDB
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) TDD
1 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
1 5 (29.41%) User Stories
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) UML
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Release Management
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
1 3 (17.65%) C++
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) Google
1 3 (17.65%) hybris
2 2 (11.76%) Red Gate
2 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
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