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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 40 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.67% 1.09% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 1.32% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £419 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.73% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £211 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £401 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.57 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.49% -6.58%
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
225 228 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.00% 83.21% 85.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 184 238
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -41.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
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 May 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Unix
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (45.83%) Subversion
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) Java
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 7 (29.17%) QAComplete
7 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
7 7 (29.17%) JIRA
7 7 (29.17%) Release Management
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) Informatica
7 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (29.17%) HTTP
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (29.17%) Teradata
7 7 (29.17%) SAS
7 7 (29.17%) Process Management
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon S3
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (25.00%) Ansible
8 6 (25.00%) DevOps
8 6 (25.00%) Amazon ELB

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 7 (29.17%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) Jetty
2 3 (12.50%) nginx
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
2 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (20.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 5 (20.83%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) SSL
2 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.50%) FTP
3 3 (12.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) DB2
4 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.33%) Neo4j
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) Redis
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Subversion
2 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (29.17%) JIRA
3 7 (29.17%) QAComplete
4 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.50%) Travis CI
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Tester
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Teradata Tester
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Software Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (20.83%) Kafka
3 3 (12.50%) J2EE
3 3 (12.50%) LAMP
3 3 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (12.50%) Servlets
4 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (8.33%) Dropwizard
4 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
4 2 (8.33%) JAX-RS
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) Mojolicious
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) RESTful
4 2 (8.33%) STL
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Unix
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Defect Management
2 7 (29.17%) Process Management
2 7 (29.17%) Release Management
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Open Source
4 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Use Case
7 2 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) Go
3 2 (8.33%) Scala
3 2 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
1 6 (25.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.83%) Fluentd
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
3 4 (16.67%) Mesos
4 3 (12.50%) Piwik
4 3 (12.50%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 7 (29.17%) Informatica
3 7 (29.17%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (29.17%) Teradata
4 5 (20.83%) Google
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Sybase