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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 28 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.52% 1.85% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 2.69% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £346 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.52% +35.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £455 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
292 223 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.66% 68.62% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 165 121
Average daily rate £355 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 34
Average hourly rate £29.25 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.93% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014, 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 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (66.67%) Puppet
3 15 (62.50%) DevOps
4 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
5 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
5 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (50.00%) QA
5 12 (50.00%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) Release Management
9 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) ERP
10 3 (12.50%) SOA
10 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (12.50%) Subversion
10 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (12.50%) BPEL
10 3 (12.50%) User Stories
11 2 (8.33%) Coaching

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) UPnP
1 1 (4.17%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 12 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 12 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (12.50%) Subversion
5 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
6 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (4.17%) Banking
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Release Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Environment Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Software Configuration Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) POSIX
2 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (4.17%) STB
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (62.50%) DevOps
3 12 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) Release Management
7 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.67%) ERP
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (12.50%) BPEL
8 3 (12.50%) User Stories
9 2 (8.33%) Coaching
10 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) C++
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
2 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) vSphere
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (66.67%) Puppet
2 12 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) VMware