Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +26
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.56% 1.43% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.72% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 35
Cambridge median daily rate £563 £358 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.34% -10.63% +29.03%
10th Percentile £481 £302 £240
90th Percentile £634 £413 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £493 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +44.85% -15.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £39.75 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year +13.04% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 595 523 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.28% 82.88% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 263 535
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £216 £238 £262
90th Percentile £570 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 59 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.54% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £50.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cambridge over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (45.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) Puppet
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification

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 4 (36.36%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) CppUnit
4 1 (9.09%) GCC
4 1 (9.09%) GDB
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change and Release Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
3 3 (27.27%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Atlassian
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
4 1 (9.09%) SAP