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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 46 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.35% 1.38% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.73% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 10
Average daily rate £525 £475 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
463 578 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.21% 79.94% 71.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 337 194
Average daily rate £400 £395 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 52 36
Average hourly rate £37.50 £24.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -30.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 8 £525 - 4
Configuration Management
East of England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Docker
2 16 (64.00%) Puppet
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) DevOps
4 9 (36.00%) Python
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (32.00%) Nagios
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
6 7 (28.00%) FTP
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (24.00%) Time Management
7 6 (24.00%) Biology
7 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 6 (24.00%) Life Science
7 6 (24.00%) Google
7 6 (24.00%) Ganglia
7 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
7 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (24.00%) OpenStack
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) NFS
7 6 (24.00%) IBM
7 6 (24.00%) Bioinformatics
7 6 (24.00%) GPFS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (24.00%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (24.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) FTP
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 3 (12.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
2 1 (4.00%) Spring
2 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Biology
1 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (24.00%) Life Science
2 3 (12.00%) CMDB
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 1 (4.00%) ETL
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Python
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
2 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Groovy
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Docker
2 6 (24.00%) GPFS
2 6 (24.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) Puppet
2 8 (32.00%) Nagios
2 8 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (24.00%) Ganglia
4 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.00%) Ansible
5 1 (4.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (4.00%) Graphite
5 1 (4.00%) logstash
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Riemann
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) LogRhythm
5 1 (4.00%) New Relic
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk
5 1 (4.00%) WorldPay