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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 56 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.60% 0.98% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.43% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.69%
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
565 421 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.23% 68.79% 64.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 176 245
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 66
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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
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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 +6 3 £310 -11.42% 4
Peterborough +1 2 £300 +140.00% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Release Management
5 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
5 13 (48.15%) SSDT
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
5 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
6 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
6 11 (40.74%) Gradle
6 11 (40.74%) Artifactory
6 11 (40.74%) Red Gate
6 11 (40.74%) MSBuild
6 11 (40.74%) NuGet
6 11 (40.74%) Maven
6 11 (40.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (25.93%) CMDB
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Military
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management
9 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
9 3 (11.11%) MS Excel

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) PaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) DHCP
1 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) TETRA
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (48.15%) TeamCity
2 13 (48.15%) Visual Studio
3 11 (40.74%) Gradle
3 11 (40.74%) Artifactory
3 11 (40.74%) MSBuild
3 11 (40.74%) NuGet
3 11 (40.74%) Maven
3 11 (40.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.81%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Release Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Build and Release Engineer
1 11 (40.74%) Build Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Software Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Server Support
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) SAP PI
4 1 (3.70%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Release Management
4 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Management
8 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) Network Design
8 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Red Gate
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
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