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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 37 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 0.32% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.41% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £525 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
314 241 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.18% 77.00% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 17 (70.83%) Docker
2 16 (66.67%) Puppet
3 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 11 (45.83%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (33.33%) Nagios
6 7 (29.17%) Finance
6 7 (29.17%) Perl
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
6 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (25.00%) Ganglia
7 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (25.00%) Biology
7 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (25.00%) Life Science
7 6 (25.00%) Time Management
7 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (25.00%) GPFS
7 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (25.00%) IBM
7 6 (25.00%) FTP
7 6 (25.00%) NFS
7 6 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (25.00%) Google
7 6 (25.00%) Degree

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) FTP
2 4 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Administrator
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Network Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) LAMP
1 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (4.17%) Servlets
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Biology
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (25.00%) Life Science
2 3 (12.50%) CMDB
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (25.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
2 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Docker
2 6 (25.00%) GPFS
2 6 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) Puppet
2 8 (33.33%) Nagios
2 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (25.00%) Ganglia
4 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.17%) Ansible
5 1 (4.17%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.17%) Graphite
5 1 (4.17%) logstash
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Riemann
5 1 (4.17%) SCCM
5 1 (4.17%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Red Hat
2 6 (25.00%) Google
2 6 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.17%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.17%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.17%) New Relic
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle
5 1 (4.17%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) WorldPay