The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 42 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 4 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.04% 3.19% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 4.03% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
315 298 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.61% 79.26% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 218 159
Average daily rate £350 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) Puppet
3 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
4 23 (67.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (61.76%) DevOps
6 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 18 (52.94%) QA
7 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
7 18 (52.94%) Vagrant
7 18 (52.94%) Scrum
7 18 (52.94%) WebLogic
8 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
9 9 (26.47%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) Python
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (23.53%) Ruby
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (20.59%) SCCM
11 7 (20.59%) SCOM
11 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (20.59%) VMware
11 7 (20.59%) Citrix
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (20.59%) SAN
11 7 (20.59%) MCSE
11 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.59%) SQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (52.94%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SAN
1 7 (20.59%) FCoE
1 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (20.59%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 23 (67.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (58.82%) Git (software)
4 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.94%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (94.12%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (61.76%) DevOps
2 18 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) VBScript
4 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.88%) Go
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) MCSE
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (20.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (52.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
1 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (20.59%) XenApp
1 7 (20.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (73.53%) Puppet
2 18 (52.94%) Vagrant
3 7 (20.59%) vMotion
3 7 (20.59%) SCCM
3 7 (20.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
1 7 (20.59%) Citrix
1 7 (20.59%) VMware
1 7 (20.59%) 3PAR
2 5 (14.71%) HP