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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 36 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% 4.02% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 5.56% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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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
227 234 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 70.06% 72.45% 60.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 139 109
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 27
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TestComplete
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Implementation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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