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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 15 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.20% 2.13% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.27% 2.81% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 1
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£385 £328 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -34.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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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
275 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.60% 75.68% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 189 124
Average daily rate £385 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 50 (84.75%) Puppet
2 49 (83.05%) Windows
3 48 (81.36%) Linux
3 48 (81.36%) Jenkins
4 40 (67.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 36 (61.02%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (57.63%) Ruby
7 33 (55.93%) PowerShell
8 30 (50.85%) UNIX
9 29 (49.15%) Python
9 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
10 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (40.68%) Vagrant
12 23 (38.98%) Mac OS X
12 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
13 20 (33.90%) Cucumber
14 19 (32.20%) DevOps
15 18 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 18 (30.51%) Scrum
15 18 (30.51%) WebLogic
16 17 (28.81%) Ruby on Rails
17 16 (27.12%) QA
18 13 (22.03%) Heroku
19 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
20 8 (13.56%) Go
20 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
21 7 (11.86%) SQL
21 7 (11.86%) Test Automation

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.51%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Azure
1 26 (44.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (22.03%) Heroku
3 10 (16.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) FCoE
1 4 (6.78%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
1 4 (6.78%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 48 (81.36%) Jenkins
2 40 (67.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 29 (49.15%) Git (software)
4 20 (33.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) RSpec
5 4 (6.78%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.78%) JUnit
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
5 4 (6.78%) JMeter
5 4 (6.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) Motif
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Clustering
2 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (83.05%) Windows
2 48 (81.36%) Linux
3 30 (50.85%) UNIX
4 23 (38.98%) Mac OS X
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Continuous Integration
1 36 (61.02%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) DevOps
3 18 (30.51%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (30.51%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) Test Automation
5 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.39%) SOA
7 2 (3.39%) BPEL
8 1 (1.69%) User Stories
8 1 (1.69%) Coaching
8 1 (1.69%) Validation
8 1 (1.69%) Web Development
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL
8 1 (1.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Ruby
2 33 (55.93%) PowerShell
3 29 (49.15%) Python
4 23 (38.98%) Shell Script
5 8 (13.56%) Go
6 7 (11.86%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) Java
8 4 (6.78%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.69%) Perl
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) VBA
10 1 (1.69%) C#
10 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) VCP4
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.78%) MCSE
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (27.12%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) XenApp
1 4 (6.78%) vSphere
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (84.75%) Puppet
2 24 (40.68%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.78%) vMotion
3 4 (6.78%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) 3PAR
2 4 (6.78%) Citrix
2 4 (6.78%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle
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