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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 53 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 0.92% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.23% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £35.38 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
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
552 569 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 66.51% 74.67% 62.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 250 211
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 29 98
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 3 - - 2
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 38 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (71.15%) Release Management
3 37 (71.15%) Windows
4 36 (69.23%) SQL
4 36 (69.23%) .NET
4 36 (69.23%) Visual Studio
4 36 (69.23%) .NET Framework
4 36 (69.23%) TeamCity
4 36 (69.23%) Git (software)
4 36 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (69.23%) SSDT
5 33 (63.46%) Automation Testing
5 33 (63.46%) Gradle
5 33 (63.46%) Artifactory
5 33 (63.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 33 (63.46%) NuGet
5 33 (63.46%) MSBuild
5 33 (63.46%) Red Gate
5 33 (63.46%) Maven
6 5 (9.62%) HTML
6 5 (9.62%) ITIL
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) User Stories
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.77%) STL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) LAN
1 1 (1.92%) WAN
1 1 (1.92%) DHCP
1 1 (1.92%) DNS
1 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SSDT
2 3 (5.77%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 36 (69.23%) TeamCity
1 36 (69.23%) Git (software)
1 36 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 36 (69.23%) Visual Studio
2 33 (63.46%) Maven
2 33 (63.46%) MSBuild
2 33 (63.46%) NuGet
2 33 (63.46%) Gradle
2 33 (63.46%) Artifactory
2 33 (63.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (5.77%) GoogleTest
3 3 (5.77%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Release Engineer
1 33 (63.46%) Build Engineer
1 33 (63.46%) Build and Release Engineer
2 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (5.77%) Programmer
4 3 (5.77%) C++ Programmer
4 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Hybris Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Software Programmer
4 3 (5.77%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Server Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Network Support
6 1 (1.92%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (69.23%) .NET
1 36 (69.23%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) DHTML
3 3 (5.77%) STL
3 3 (5.77%) Struts
3 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) Spring
3 3 (5.77%) JSF
3 3 (5.77%) Ajax
3 3 (5.77%) Spring MVC
3 3 (5.77%) jQuery
3 3 (5.77%) Qt
3 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) CMDB
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 38 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (71.15%) Release Management
4 33 (63.46%) Automation Testing
5 5 (9.62%) TDD
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) User Stories
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.69%) Validation
6 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 3 (5.77%) MVC
7 3 (5.77%) UML
7 3 (5.77%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.85%) Software Architecture
8 2 (3.85%) Refactoring
8 2 (3.85%) Service Management
8 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C++
2 3 (5.77%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 33 (63.46%) Red Gate
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) SAP