The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 32 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 3.63% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 4.37% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £400 £419 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +35.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +12.63%
Configuration Management
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
239 343 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.40% 83.05% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 229 163
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 17
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) High Availability
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (33.33%) iptables
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 3 (33.33%) LogRhythm
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Postfix
3 3 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 3 (33.33%) OSSEC
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (11.11%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (11.11%) RS-232
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) CppUnit
2 1 (11.11%) GCC
2 1 (11.11%) GDB
2 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Bluetooth Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Change Control
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CLAS
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
1 1 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) iptables
1 3 (33.33%) Postfix
1 3 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 3 (33.33%) Nagios
2 3 (33.33%) OSSEC
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) EMC
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) LogRhythm
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 3 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
1 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Samsung