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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 20 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.11% 3.52% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 4.58% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £380 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -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
279 284 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.42% 76.96% 61.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 174 107
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.11 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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 26 (92.86%) Linux
1 26 (92.86%) DevOps
2 25 (89.29%) Puppet
2 25 (89.29%) Ruby
3 24 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (67.86%) UNIX
5 16 (57.14%) Web Services
5 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (32.14%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) IaaS
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 3 (10.71%) Ansible
10 2 (7.14%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Apache
10 2 (7.14%) Perl
10 2 (7.14%) CentOS
11 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
11 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
11 1 (3.57%) Validation
11 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (3.57%) MySQL
11 1 (3.57%) C#
11 1 (3.57%) Windows
11 1 (3.57%) OO
11 1 (3.57%) IBM

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
1 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Linux Administrator
2 16 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 16 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (57.14%) Administrator
3 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) UNIX
3 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) DevOps
2 24 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Validation
4 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.57%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Ruby
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) C#
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (89.29%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.71%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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