The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank 27 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.49% 3.95% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 4.63% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 4
Median daily rate £401 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 432 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.22% 85.38% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 329 267
Median daily rate £388 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 21 £400 +25.49% 1
Bridgend - 2 £143 -
Newport -18 1 £418 +12.83%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (43.75%) REST
3 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Kafka
5 18 (37.50%) Ansible
6 17 (35.42%) Finance
7 16 (33.33%) Linux
7 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 13 (27.08%) HTML
9 13 (27.08%) HTTP
9 13 (27.08%) Unix
9 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
9 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
9 13 (27.08%) JAX-RS
9 13 (27.08%) Neo4j
9 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
9 13 (27.08%) Microservices
9 13 (27.08%) Dropwizard
9 13 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (25.00%) Spring Boot
10 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (25.00%) Scrum
10 12 (25.00%) JSON
10 12 (25.00%) RESTful
10 12 (25.00%) Web Design
10 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
1 4 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) PaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) SNMP
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
2 13 (27.08%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (12.50%) Subversion
5 5 (10.42%) Bazaar
5 5 (10.42%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) JIRA
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Electronics
2 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.42%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Cloud Developer
4 6 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Officer
6 4 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Officer
7 3 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) REST
2 19 (39.58%) Kafka
3 13 (27.08%) Dropwizard
3 13 (27.08%) Hibernate
3 13 (27.08%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) JAX-RS
4 12 (25.00%) JSON
4 12 (25.00%) RESTful
4 12 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 11 (22.92%) iXBRL
5 11 (22.92%) Spring
6 8 (16.67%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.08%) CMDB
2 1 (2.08%) Fintech
2 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Mac OS X
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 3 (6.25%) CentOS
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 3 (6.25%) Windows
4 2 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (27.08%) Continuous Deployment
3 13 (27.08%) Microservices
4 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
4 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.00%) Web Design
5 11 (22.92%) DevOps
6 9 (18.75%) Programme Management
7 8 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (12.50%) Change Management
8 6 (12.50%) High Availability
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source
8 6 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) Change Control
9 5 (10.42%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (8.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) Java
2 10 (20.83%) Go
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) C
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.08%) MISRA
1 1 (2.08%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
2 1 (2.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (10.42%) Puppet
3 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Consul
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
5 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.42%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Genesys
2 3 (6.25%) NICE Systems
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.08%) PagerDuty