Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 74 86
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12 -31
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 63 121 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.97% 3.29% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.71% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 78 60
Median daily rate £458 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.38% -15.79% +13.10%
10th Percentile £135 £300 £321
90th Percentile £559 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £490 £441 £475
% change year-on-year +11.05% -7.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 11
Median hourly rate £32.05 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.52% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £20.02 £32.00 £39.72
90th Percentile £44.88 £60.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £32.05 £32.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -1.38% -32.05% +19.58%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,370 3,258 3,213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.27% 88.48% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 2,026 1,870
Median daily rate £465 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% +3.00% +5.46%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £285
90th Percentile £600 £580 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 196 129
Median hourly rate £31.61 £33.40 £33.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% +0.78% +0.42%
10th Percentile £16.76 £13.07 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +23.00% +26.39%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Hampshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Hampshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Hampshire

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Hampshire

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Configuration Management in Hampshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in Hampshire

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +24 10 £510 -7.27%
Hook +14 8 £400 -15.79%
Portsmouth +24 6 £135 -61.43% 1
Southampton +14 5 £410 -31.67% 1
Fleet +4 5 £410 +1.55% 1
Basingstoke +29 4 £538 +24.28% 3
Havant -3 3 £584 +151.08%
Fareham +15 2 £513 -2.38%
Winchester - 2 £541 -
Aldershot +5 1 £400 +24.03%
Configuration Management
South East

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 30 (47.62%) Windows
3 22 (34.92%) Linux
4 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
6 19 (30.16%) Docker
7 18 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
9 16 (25.40%) JIRA
9 16 (25.40%) Windows 10
10 15 (23.81%) GitLab
10 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
10 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 15 (23.81%) DevOps
10 15 (23.81%) Ansible
10 15 (23.81%) GitHub
10 15 (23.81%) Puppet
10 15 (23.81%) Python
11 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 14 (22.22%) Firewall
11 14 (22.22%) VMware
11 14 (22.22%) vSphere
11 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 14 (22.22%) Atlassian
11 14 (22.22%) VLAN
11 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 13 (20.63%) CentOS
12 13 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (4.76%) Confluence
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) GitHub
2 6 (9.52%) AWS
3 4 (6.35%) Coveralls
4 3 (4.76%) Azure
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.59%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Firewall
1 14 (22.22%) VLAN
2 11 (17.46%) Reverse Proxy
3 10 (15.87%) SNMP
4 5 (7.94%) BGP
4 5 (7.94%) IPsec
4 5 (7.94%) LAN
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) DNS
5 4 (6.35%) HTTP
6 3 (4.76%) DHCP
6 3 (4.76%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.76%) Frame Relay
6 3 (4.76%) FTP
6 3 (4.76%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.76%) MPLS
6 3 (4.76%) OSPF
6 3 (4.76%) SAN
6 3 (4.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
1 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
1 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) MariaDB
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.40%) JIRA
3 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 15 (23.81%) GitLab
4 11 (17.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.94%) Maven
6 4 (6.35%) Bitbucket Server
6 4 (6.35%) Gradle
6 4 (6.35%) JUnit
6 4 (6.35%) SonarQube
6 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.17%) ClearQuest
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium
8 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.59%) TestNG
8 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (11.11%) Military
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Analyst
3 6 (9.52%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) IT Technician
4 5 (7.94%) Service Desk Technician
4 5 (7.94%) Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Deployment Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (11.11%) gRPC
1 7 (11.11%) Middleware
1 7 (11.11%) REST
1 7 (11.11%) RESTful
1 7 (11.11%) Swagger
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.76%) WSDL
3 3 (4.76%) XML
3 3 (4.76%) XSD
3 3 (4.76%) XSLT
4 1 (1.59%) Drools
4 1 (1.59%) EJB
4 1 (1.59%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.59%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.59%) Java EE 5
4 1 (1.59%) JSF
4 1 (1.59%) Kafka
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) CMDB
2 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Windows 10
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 13 (20.63%) CentOS
5 13 (20.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (6.35%) Unix
9 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.17%) AIX
10 2 (3.17%) CoreOS
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (23.81%) DevOps
3 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure as Code
3 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.87%) Release Management
4 10 (15.87%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (15.87%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.87%) Validation
5 8 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Project Delivery
5 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 7 (11.11%) Microservices
6 7 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) PowerShell
2 15 (23.81%) Python
3 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) C#
5 7 (11.11%) Go
6 4 (6.35%) C++
7 3 (4.76%) VBScript
7 3 (4.76%) XQuery
8 2 (3.17%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 37 (58.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) ISEB
4 7 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.94%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.35%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) CCIE
7 3 (4.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (4.76%) CCNP
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.76%) HND
8 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Def Stans
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (30.16%) Docker
2 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) vSphere
3 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) NFS
5 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (23.81%) Ansible
2 15 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 15 (23.81%) Puppet
3 12 (19.05%) Packer
3 12 (19.05%) Terraform
4 7 (11.11%) Grafana
4 7 (11.11%) Prometheus
4 7 (11.11%) SCCM
4 7 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 4 (6.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (4.76%) WSUS
7 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (3.17%) SCOM
7 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.17%) Tivoli
7 2 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Atlassian
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 14 (22.22%) VMware
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco
3 7 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 7 (11.11%) Dell
3 7 (11.11%) EMC
3 7 (11.11%) Riverbed
3 7 (11.11%) Splunk
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle
5 3 (4.76%) F5
5 3 (4.76%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) HP
6 2 (3.17%) Lotus
6 2 (3.17%) McAfee
6 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec
7 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com