Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 22 January 2018 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 70 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.70% 0.66% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.82% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 16
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £475 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £463 £368 £225
90th Percentile £643 £433 £475
East of England median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.75 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.22% - -
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.76% +10.81%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,113 851 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.15% 80.74% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 366 625
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £213 £257
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 102 84
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -4.23% +18.33%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £56.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 12 £625 +56.25% 20
Peterborough -13 1 £510 - 1
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
3 8 (36.36%) CMDB
3 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (31.82%) Data Management
4 7 (31.82%) Information Management
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (31.82%) C
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (31.82%) Def Stans
5 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
5 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) Military
5 6 (27.27%) PDM
5 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 5 (22.73%) CMS
6 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 5 (22.73%) Subversion
6 5 (22.73%) Content Management
6 5 (22.73%) DNS

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) Serverless
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (22.73%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.55%) CppUnit
5 1 (4.55%) GCC
5 1 (4.55%) GDB
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Military
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Release Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) CMDB
2 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 5 (22.73%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
4 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) Change Management
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Data Management
2 7 (31.82%) Information Management
3 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (27.27%) PDM
3 6 (27.27%) Process Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 5 (22.73%) Content Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) C
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) VBScript
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) Def Stans
2 6 (27.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (9.09%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) SaltStack