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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 40 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.07% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.08% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£310 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -16.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.05% -6.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.63 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £19.17 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+82.57% -52.07%
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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
260 240 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 69.71% 73.39% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 108 141
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 50
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (18.18%) SSDT
4 2 (18.18%) Gradle
4 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Red Gate
4 2 (18.18%) CSS3
4 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
4 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (18.18%) NuGet

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Simulink
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) DECT
2 1 (9.09%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) Artifactory
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) MSBuild
1 2 (18.18%) NuGet
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) LabVIEW
2 1 (9.09%) GoogleTest
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Build and Release Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Implementation Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Release Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) STL
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Release Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) UML
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Gate
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Google