The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 32 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 7 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.41% 2.33% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 2.89% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Median daily rate £450 £383 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.27% -5.00%
Configuration Management
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
233 311 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.34% 80.36% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 253 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
4 9 (47.37%) Unix
4 9 (47.37%) .NET
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) Subversion
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (31.58%) Ansible
7 6 (31.58%) DevOps
7 6 (31.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (31.58%) Terraform
7 6 (31.58%) Oracle
7 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) Google
8 5 (26.32%) Xen
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) HTTP
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) DNS
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) DHCP
8 5 (26.32%) Fluentd
8 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (21.05%) SAS
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Jetty
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
3 5 (26.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (26.32%) Google App Engine
3 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (15.79%) Route 53
5 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) DHCP
1 5 (26.32%) DNS
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
1 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) MySQL
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (10.53%) DB2
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) QAComplete
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Teradata Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Change and Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) Kafka
2 3 (15.79%) LAMP
2 3 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
2 3 (15.79%) Servlets
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (10.53%) STL
3 2 (10.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) CMDB
2 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 9 (47.37%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
4 4 (21.05%) Process Management
4 4 (21.05%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (10.53%) MVVM
6 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (26.32%) Xen
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Ansible
1 6 (31.58%) Terraform
2 5 (26.32%) Fluentd
2 5 (26.32%) Puppet
3 4 (21.05%) Mesos
4 3 (15.79%) Marathon
4 3 (15.79%) Piwik
4 3 (15.79%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Google
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Informatica
4 4 (21.05%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (21.05%) Teradata
5 2 (10.53%) Sybase
6 1 (5.26%) Cloudera