The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 40 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.92% 2.75% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.66% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 4
Average daily rate £475 £319 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.72%
Configuration Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
472 546 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.62% 75.21% 78.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 55
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridgeshire region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cambridgeshire region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 18 £475 +65.21% 4
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 27 (93.10%) Puppet
2 26 (89.66%) Linux
3 18 (62.07%) Docker
3 18 (62.07%) DevOps
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (41.38%) Python
5 11 (37.93%) Nagios
6 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) Vagrant
9 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (20.69%) Perl
10 6 (20.69%) DNS
10 6 (20.69%) Firewall
10 6 (20.69%) Ruby
10 6 (20.69%) JIRA
11 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
11 5 (17.24%) Biology
11 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
11 5 (17.24%) Life Science
11 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
11 5 (17.24%) Subversion
11 5 (17.24%) FTP
11 5 (17.24%) NFS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.90%) nginx
1 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DNS
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) LAN
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (6.90%) MarkLogic
3 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.90%) Neo4j
3 2 (6.90%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Vagrant
2 6 (20.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.24%) Subversion
4 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
6 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) Hudson
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) Cloud Specialist
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps Specialist
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Leader
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Database Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris Administrator
8 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Biology
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) Life Science
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) Unix
5 4 (13.79%) Solaris
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) High Availability
4 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Security Hardening
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
3 6 (20.69%) Perl
3 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Docker
2 5 (17.24%) GPFS
2 5 (17.24%) NFS
3 4 (13.79%) iptables
3 4 (13.79%) Postfix
3 4 (13.79%) Sendmail
3 4 (13.79%) vSphere
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (93.10%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Nagios
3 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (17.24%) Ansible
4 5 (17.24%) Ganglia
5 4 (13.79%) Cobbler
5 4 (13.79%) OSSEC
5 4 (13.79%) Packer
6 2 (6.90%) Kibana
6 2 (6.90%) logstash
7 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
7 1 (3.45%) Graphite
7 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.24%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) LogRhythm
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 4 (13.79%) EMC
3 4 (13.79%) HP
3 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
3 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
3 4 (13.79%) Splunk
3 4 (13.79%) TippingPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) New Relic
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