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 3 months to 28 April 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.41% 2.94% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.78% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 11
Median daily rate £508 £475 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% +65.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £34.57
% change year-on-year +2.38% +21.51%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 436 476 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.89% 77.65% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 279 290
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 33 51
Median hourly rate £33.50 £33.93 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +35.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 10 £465 -2.10% 7
Configuration Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 7 (41.18%) Python
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Firmware
3 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) Windows
4 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Tcl
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) RMADS
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Electronics
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 2 (11.76%) SQL

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 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Wireless
2 5 (29.41%) Bluetooth
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) RS-232
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) CppUnit
2 1 (5.88%) GCC
2 1 (5.88%) GDB
2 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
1 2 (11.76%) Ehcache
1 2 (11.76%) MyBatis
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
1 2 (11.76%) Spring Boot
1 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
1 2 (11.76%) Spring Security
2 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) API Design
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Product Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.88%) Email Filtering
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Tcl
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CLAS
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (17.65%) RMADS
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible
1 1 (5.88%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) BT
2 1 (5.88%) Capita
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) PagerDuty
2 1 (5.88%) Samsung