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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 49 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 1.36% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.81% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £33.75 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
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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
315 276 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.42% 74.80% 63.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 122 128
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 74
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 £20.52 £24.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) STL
3 3 (20.00%) Struts
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) DHTML
3 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
3 3 (20.00%) jQuery
3 3 (20.00%) Ajax
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) JSF

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (13.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) LabVIEW
1 3 (20.00%) GoogleTest
2 2 (13.33%) NuGet
2 2 (13.33%) Gradle
2 2 (13.33%) Artifactory
2 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Programmer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Build and Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Release Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) DHTML
2 3 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (20.00%) STL
2 3 (20.00%) Struts
2 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 3 (20.00%) JSF
2 3 (20.00%) Ajax
2 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) Qt
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) TDD
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Google
1 3 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) Red Gate
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) SAP