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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 35 30 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.75% 6.31% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 7.80% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 3
Median daily rate £350 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
308 410 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.62% 80.87% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 299 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £52.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.76% +56.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.77 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 July 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
1 27 (96.43%) Puppet
2 18 (64.29%) DevOps
3 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) JIRA
4 12 (42.86%) DNS
4 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 12 (42.86%) Docker
5 11 (39.29%) LogRhythm
5 11 (39.29%) Open Source
5 11 (39.29%) Nagios
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
6 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
6 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 10 (35.71%) Solaris
6 10 (35.71%) ITIL
6 10 (35.71%) Unix
6 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
6 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 10 (35.71%) HP
6 10 (35.71%) EMC
6 10 (35.71%) SAN
6 10 (35.71%) vSphere
6 10 (35.71%) OSSEC

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 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (7.14%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) DNS
2 11 (39.29%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) SAN
4 4 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.14%) MarkLogic
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 2 (7.14%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Vagrant
3 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (3.57%) Maven
7 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Administrator
2 9 (32.14%) Lead DevOps
2 9 (32.14%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (28.57%) Cloud Specialist
3 8 (28.57%) DevOps Specialist
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 8 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
4 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (10.71%) Senior DevOps
7 3 (10.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) ELK Stack
2 2 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) CESG
2 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Solaris
3 10 (35.71%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps
2 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
3 11 (39.29%) Open Source
4 10 (35.71%) Change Control
4 10 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (35.71%) High Availability
4 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (35.71%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.57%) BDD
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
1 10 (35.71%) Shell Script
1 10 (35.71%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CLAS
1 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Docker
2 10 (35.71%) iptables
2 10 (35.71%) Postfix
2 10 (35.71%) Sendmail
2 10 (35.71%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (35.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (96.43%) Puppet
2 11 (39.29%) Nagios
3 10 (35.71%) Cobbler
3 10 (35.71%) OSSEC
4 7 (25.00%) Ansible
5 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (17.86%) Packer
7 2 (7.14%) Kibana
7 2 (7.14%) logstash
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (39.29%) LogRhythm
3 10 (35.71%) EMC
3 10 (35.71%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 10 (35.71%) ServiceNow
3 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
3 10 (35.71%) Splunk
3 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
4 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) New Relic