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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 30 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.83% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.83% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
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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
201 239 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.63% 77.85% 72.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 179 75
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £97.50 £11.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.61% +754.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (50.00%) CRM
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) RUP
4 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) TDD

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) FileNet
2 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) ISDN
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) JSF
2 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 2 (20.00%) Memcached
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) RUP
3 2 (20.00%) DSDM
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (20.00%) StatsD
1 2 (20.00%) Ansible
1 2 (20.00%) Graphite
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya
3 1 (10.00%) Siemens