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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 59 41 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.38% 2.85% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 4.13% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.69%
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
562 363 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.41% 68.88% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 184 258
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 35 49
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.70 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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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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
Peterborough -8 2 £300 +140.00% 1
Cambridge - - - - 2
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) PaaS
3 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (35.00%) CMDB
5 4 (20.00%) Military
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) MS Project
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.00%) Python

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) TETRA
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
2 1 (5.00%) DECT
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) MCollective
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) SAP PI
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (45.00%) Change Management
2 9 (45.00%) Scrum
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) TTCN
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) SAP