The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 34 31 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 1 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.39% 3.96% 6.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 5.37% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 15
Median daily rate - £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +3.43% +22.85%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 203 205 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.38% 73.74% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 131 241
Median daily rate £450 £368 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -6.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Southampton

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Southampton

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Southampton

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Onboarding Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
1 1 (16.67%) Service Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 3 (50.00%) Release Management
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Service Design
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (16.67%) VMware