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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 30 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.55% 2.57% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.42% 3.23% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Average daily rate
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£360 £333 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +51.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £318 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £419 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £34.93 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-24.92% -7.48%
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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
277 279 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 83.94% 79.71% 63.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 205 126
Average daily rate £350 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £32.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) Puppet
2 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 30 (68.18%) Linux
4 28 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (50.00%) Vagrant
5 22 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 21 (47.73%) DevOps
6 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
7 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
8 18 (40.91%) Scrum
8 18 (40.91%) WebLogic
8 18 (40.91%) QA
9 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (38.64%) Ruby
10 14 (31.82%) UNIX
11 13 (29.55%) Python
12 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 9 (20.45%) Mac OS X
13 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
13 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
14 8 (18.18%) SQL
15 7 (15.91%) VBScript
15 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
15 7 (15.91%) Citrix
15 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (15.91%) MCSE
15 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
1 7 (15.91%) FCoE
1 7 (15.91%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (15.91%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 28 (63.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 22 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 21 (47.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.09%) RSpec
5 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.09%) JUnit
5 4 (9.09%) HP UFT
5 4 (9.09%) JMeter
5 4 (9.09%) Maven
5 4 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Developer
3 11 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) Programmer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
3 14 (31.82%) UNIX
4 9 (20.45%) Mac OS X
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (47.73%) DevOps
3 18 (40.91%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) ITIL
7 1 (2.27%) UML
7 1 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 17 (38.64%) Ruby
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 9 (20.45%) Shell Script
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) VBScript
7 4 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (4.55%) Go
9 1 (2.27%) C#
9 1 (2.27%) C++
9 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.27%) Perl
9 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) MCSE
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (15.91%) VCP4
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (15.91%) XenApp
1 7 (15.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (75.00%) Puppet
2 22 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 7 (15.91%) vMotion
3 7 (15.91%) SCCM
3 7 (15.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Citrix
2 7 (15.91%) VMware
2 7 (15.91%) 3PAR
3 5 (11.36%) HP