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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 32 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.02% 1.38% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.74% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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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 Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
207 288 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.47% 79.56% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 203 77
Average daily rate £358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.76% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £52.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £105.00 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (100.00%) CRM
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 5 (100.00%) Support Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) CRM
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft