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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 29 47 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.48% 0.63% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 0.93% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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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
390 324 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.11% 68.35% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 207 122
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £538 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 50 (89.29%) DevOps
2 47 (83.93%) Linux
3 46 (82.14%) Puppet
4 37 (66.07%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (62.50%) Ruby
7 27 (48.21%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (46.43%) Web Services
9 22 (39.29%) Ansible
9 22 (39.29%) Python
10 20 (35.71%) UNIX
11 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (19.64%) IaaS
13 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (10.71%) VMware
13 6 (10.71%) Windows
13 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
14 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
14 5 (8.93%) Docker
14 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
14 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
15 4 (7.14%) Firewall
15 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
15 4 (7.14%) Perl
15 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
15 4 (7.14%) Google
15 4 (7.14%) logstash
15 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (7.14%) Graphite

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) Node.js
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 37 (66.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) IaaS
3 4 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.79%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.79%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (41.07%) Linux Administrator
2 23 (41.07%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (41.07%) Administrator
3 22 (39.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (32.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (1.79%) Architect
7 1 (1.79%) Network Administrator
7 1 (1.79%) Network Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Servlets
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) Sensu
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) CMDB
2 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) Windows
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.36%) CentOS
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) DevOps
2 36 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.93%) Automated Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.79%) Project Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Scrum
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (1.79%) Kanban
7 1 (1.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (62.50%) Ruby
2 22 (39.29%) Python
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
4 3 (5.36%) Java
4 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.36%) Groovy
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) MCP
1 1 (1.79%) MCSE
1 1 (1.79%) MCSA
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.79%) MOS
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (82.14%) Puppet
2 27 (48.21%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (39.29%) Ansible
4 6 (10.71%) Vagrant
5 4 (7.14%) logstash
5 4 (7.14%) Graphite
6 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.57%) Nagios
7 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.79%) WSUS
7 1 (1.79%) SCCM
7 1 (1.79%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) VMware
2 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.14%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) WorldPay
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) Remedy
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Nokia
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow
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