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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 19 14 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.76% 9.50% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.11% 11.31% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 6
Median daily rate £395 £385 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £34.57 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -6.58%
Configuration Management
Hampshire

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
197 283 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.07% 83.98% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 219 187
Median daily rate £383 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £40.00 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
1 15 (53.57%) DevOps
2 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
4 12 (42.86%) Python
5 11 (39.29%) Ruby
6 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle
7 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) Scrum
8 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
8 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
8 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 8 (28.57%) Unix
8 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
8 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (21.43%) Serena
10 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
11 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) IaaS
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) IPsec
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
1 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) HDInsight
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Manager
3 3 (10.71%) DBA
3 3 (10.71%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) ICT Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Statistics
2 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (14.29%) VMS
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) DevOps
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Use Case
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Content Management
7 2 (7.14%) High Availability
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) SFIA
7 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 2 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
8 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (42.86%) Python
3 11 (39.29%) Ruby
4 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) CCSA
2 1 (3.57%) CCSE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 6 (21.43%) Serena
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IronPort
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) VMware