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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 40 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.26% 3.81% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 5.41% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -7.48%
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
623 573 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.88% 70.39% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 312 247
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 36
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.40 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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 30 July 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
Cambridge +13 29 £400 -5.88% 12
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 48 (87.27%) DevOps
3 43 (78.18%) Puppet
4 36 (65.45%) Ruby
5 34 (61.82%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (49.09%) Web Services
8 26 (47.27%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (38.18%) Python
9 21 (38.18%) Ansible
10 20 (36.36%) UNIX
11 9 (16.36%) IaaS
12 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
13 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
13 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (10.91%) Windows
14 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (10.91%) VMware
15 5 (9.09%) Apache
16 4 (7.27%) C#
16 4 (7.27%) MySQL
16 4 (7.27%) Validation
16 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
16 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
17 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
18 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
18 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
18 2 (3.64%) Windows CE
18 2 (3.64%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 34 (61.82%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (16.36%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) VoIP
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) FTP
1 1 (1.82%) VPN
1 1 (1.82%) DNS
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.82%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Linux Administrator
2 23 (41.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 22 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 22 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (40.00%) Administrator
4 18 (32.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Manager
7 2 (3.64%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Implementation Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Configuration Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
1 1 (1.82%) Clustering
1 1 (1.82%) CMDB
1 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Linux
2 20 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows
5 2 (3.64%) Windows CE
5 2 (3.64%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (87.27%) DevOps
2 33 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.27%) Validation
5 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Project Management
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.82%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management
7 1 (1.82%) OO
7 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (65.45%) Ruby
2 21 (38.18%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) C++
4 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) Groovy
5 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) MCP
1 1 (1.82%) MCSE
1 1 (1.82%) MCSA
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.82%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.82%) MOS
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 43 (78.18%) Puppet
2 26 (47.27%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (38.18%) Ansible
4 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia
4 1 (1.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.82%) Symantec
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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