The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 26 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 18 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 5.03% 8.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 6.06% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 36
Median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 234 297 371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 77.74% 82.96% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 180 273
Median daily rate £363 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.65 £17.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Cambridge

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Cambridge

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 6 (60.00%) Linux
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 4 (40.00%) Firmware
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Tcl
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (20.00%) API Design
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) MyBatis
5 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Product Management
5 2 (20.00%) Ehcache

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Bluetooth
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Development Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (20.00%) Ehcache
1 2 (20.00%) MyBatis
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
1 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (10.00%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) API Design
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Product Management
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Tcl
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CLAS
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (10.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty