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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 42 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.65% 1.13% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 1.37% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -6.72%
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
262 219 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.64% 82.33% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 171 219
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 £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 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 14 (70.00%) Unix
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Subversion
3 9 (45.00%) JIRA
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Informatica
4 7 (35.00%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (35.00%) SAS
4 7 (35.00%) Process Management
4 7 (35.00%) Release Management
4 7 (35.00%) Teradata
4 7 (35.00%) QAComplete
4 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
5 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management

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 (35.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Subversion
2 9 (45.00%) JIRA
3 7 (35.00%) QAComplete
4 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Teradata Tester
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
2 2 (10.00%) Mojolicious
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (10.00%) STL
2 2 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (35.00%) Process Management
2 7 (35.00%) Release Management
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) OO
7 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Go
3 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
3 2 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Informatica
2 7 (35.00%) MicroStrategy
2 7 (35.00%) Teradata
3 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (10.00%) New Relic
3 2 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase