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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 50 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.80% 3.32% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 4.42% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£288 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £434 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
531 543 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.34% 75.21% 59.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 268 185
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 33
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 +1 12 £288 -25.80% 10
Peterborough - - - - 3
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (82.61%) Puppet
1 19 (82.61%) DevOps
2 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Ruby
3 10 (43.48%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
4 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
4 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (34.78%) PaaS
5 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
5 8 (34.78%) .NET
5 8 (34.78%) UNIX
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (17.39%) IaaS
8 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.70%) CentOS
9 2 (8.70%) Remedy
9 2 (8.70%) IBM
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) Perl
9 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 2 (8.70%) Software Testing

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (34.78%) PaaS
3 4 (17.39%) IaaS
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (34.78%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Software Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 8 (34.78%) UNIX
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Continuous Integration
1 19 (82.61%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Ruby
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 6 (26.09%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
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