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 July 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 34 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.84% 2.57% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.19% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.56% 61.41% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 115 84
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 7 (58.33%) Oracle
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) ERP
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (25.00%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) BPEL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (16.67%) Confluence
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) Middleware

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Release Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Release Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 3 (25.00%) BPEL
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware