The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 37 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% 1.52% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 2.33% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £500 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +107.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.29 £37.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +3.44%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 172 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 71.82% 65.15% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 115 88
Average daily rate £325 £381 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Average hourly rate £26.00 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £23.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £41.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Configuration Management
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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 24 April 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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