The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 3.88% 10.48% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 12.26% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
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£355 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £34.93 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-23.17% -7.48%
Configuration Management
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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 Newport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 106 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 86.05% 85.48% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 39
Average daily rate £400 £410 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £23.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.78% -38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £19.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £25.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 15 (88.24%) Java
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
3 13 (76.47%) Continuous Delivery
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
5 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 9 (52.94%) Coaching
6 7 (41.18%) .NET
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Jython
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
7 6 (35.29%) Hudson
7 6 (35.29%) Artifactory
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) Release Management
8 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
9 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
9 4 (23.53%) SSL
9 4 (23.53%) Subversion
9 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
9 4 (23.53%) Apache
10 3 (17.65%) Maven
10 3 (17.65%) Jetty
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) Gradle

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 (29.41%) Tomcat
1 5 (29.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Apache
3 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 3 (17.65%) Jetty
3 3 (17.65%) nginx
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Artifactory
2 6 (35.29%) Hudson
2 6 (35.29%) MSBuild
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
4 3 (17.65%) Gradle
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Deployment Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Release Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Release Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) Servlets
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) Java SE
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.88%) MyBatis
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Scrum
2 13 (76.47%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Release Management
6 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Web Design
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
9 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) Jython
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) SC Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) Google