The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 39 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.97% 0.68% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 0.99% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £334 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% +3.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -5.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 504 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.15% 68.95% 60.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 236 210
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 91
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.45 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
East of England

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
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 25 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 7 £425 +28.78% 6
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 39 (72.22%) Automated Testing
2 38 (70.37%) Release Management
2 38 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
4 36 (66.67%) SQL
4 36 (66.67%) .NET
4 36 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 36 (66.67%) Windows
4 36 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 36 (66.67%) TeamCity
4 36 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 36 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (66.67%) SSDT
5 33 (61.11%) Automation Testing
5 33 (61.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (61.11%) NuGet
5 33 (61.11%) Gradle
5 33 (61.11%) Artifactory
5 33 (61.11%) Red Gate
5 33 (61.11%) MSBuild
5 33 (61.11%) Maven
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) User Stories
8 4 (7.41%) Validation
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
8 4 (7.41%) CMDB
8 4 (7.41%) Service Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (66.67%) SSDT
2 3 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 36 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 36 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 36 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 33 (61.11%) Maven
2 33 (61.11%) MSBuild
2 33 (61.11%) NuGet
2 33 (61.11%) Gradle
2 33 (61.11%) Artifactory
2 33 (61.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.56%) GoogleTest
3 3 (5.56%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Release Engineer
1 33 (61.11%) Build Engineer
1 33 (61.11%) Build and Release Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Programmer
4 3 (5.56%) Software Programmer
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
4 3 (5.56%) Software Configuration Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Architect
6 1 (1.85%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Knowledge Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Transition Manager
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (66.67%) .NET
1 36 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) DHTML
3 3 (5.56%) STL
3 3 (5.56%) Struts
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) Spring
3 3 (5.56%) JSF
3 3 (5.56%) Ajax
3 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
3 3 (5.56%) jQuery
3 3 (5.56%) Qt
3 3 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) CSS3
4 2 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) CMDB
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Windows
1 36 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Automated Testing
2 38 (70.37%) Release Management
2 38 (70.37%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (61.11%) Automation Testing
4 7 (12.96%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) TDD
5 5 (9.26%) User Stories
6 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.41%) Validation
6 4 (7.41%) Service Management
6 4 (7.41%) Scrum
7 3 (5.56%) MVC
7 3 (5.56%) Web Development
7 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) UML
8 2 (3.70%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Refactoring
9 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C++
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) ISEB
1 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 37 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (61.11%) Red Gate
3 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.56%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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