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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 40 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.45% 3.87% 5.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 5.17% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 6
Median daily rate £475 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £382
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £388 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -8.10%
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
457 580 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.93% 74.74% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 317 293
Median daily rate £409 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 59
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 20 £475 +46.15% 2
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 28 (96.55%) Linux
1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
2 19 (65.52%) DevOps
3 16 (55.17%) Docker
4 12 (41.38%) Python
4 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
5 11 (37.93%) Nagios
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) JIRA
7 9 (31.03%) DNS
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Windows
8 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
8 8 (27.59%) Ruby
8 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
8 8 (27.59%) LogRhythm
8 8 (27.59%) Open Source
9 7 (24.14%) vSphere
9 7 (24.14%) OSSEC
9 7 (24.14%) Postfix
9 7 (24.14%) Sendmail
9 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
9 7 (24.14%) TippingPoint
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
9 7 (24.14%) Splunk

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.79%) IaaS
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%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) FTP
5 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) Hadoop
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%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) JIRA
2 6 (20.69%) Vagrant
3 5 (17.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Subversion
6 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.45%) Hudson
7 1 (3.45%) Maven
7 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) Cloud Specialist
2 9 (31.03%) DevOps Specialist
2 9 (31.03%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Leader
2 9 (31.03%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) ELK Stack
2 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Biology
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Life Science
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (27.59%) Windows
4 7 (24.14%) Solaris
4 7 (24.14%) Unix
5 4 (13.79%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) Incident Management
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
3 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 8 (27.59%) Open Source
4 7 (24.14%) Change Control
4 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (24.14%) High Availability
4 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (10.34%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
5 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) BDD
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
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 8 (27.59%) Ruby
4 7 (24.14%) PL/SQL
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Docker
2 7 (24.14%) iptables
2 7 (24.14%) Postfix
2 7 (24.14%) Sendmail
2 7 (24.14%) vSphere
3 3 (10.34%) GPFS
3 3 (10.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 28 (96.55%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Nagios
3 7 (24.14%) Ansible
3 7 (24.14%) Cobbler
3 7 (24.14%) OSSEC
4 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (17.24%) Packer
6 3 (10.34%) Ganglia
7 2 (6.90%) Kibana
7 2 (6.90%) logstash
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Red Hat
2 8 (27.59%) LogRhythm
3 7 (24.14%) EMC
3 7 (24.14%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle
3 7 (24.14%) ServiceNow
3 7 (24.14%) SolarWinds
3 7 (24.14%) Splunk
3 7 (24.14%) TippingPoint
4 3 (10.34%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) New Relic