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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 37 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.34% 1.79% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 2.54% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
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£350 £338 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -26.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £308 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £368 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 315 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.11% 70.63% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 221 194
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.58 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.80% -10.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.36 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £18.47 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 10 £375 - 3
Newport -5 6 £325 +8.33% 1
Bridgend - 1 £123 -
Torfaen - - - - 1
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) Spring
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 10 (29.41%) REST
4 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 10 (29.41%) Web Services
4 10 (29.41%) XML
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
6 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
6 8 (23.53%) Subversion
6 8 (23.53%) Open Source
6 8 (23.53%) IBM
6 8 (23.53%) XSLT
6 8 (23.53%) FileNet
7 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
7 7 (20.59%) Struts
7 7 (20.59%) SQL
7 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
8 6 (17.65%) DevOps
8 6 (17.65%) MyBatis
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) Selenium
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 6 (17.65%) WebSphere

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (23.53%) FileNet
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) IaaS
2 4 (11.76%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) ISDN
1 2 (5.88%) PBX
1 2 (5.88%) H.323
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
2 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 7 (20.59%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) Selenium
4 5 (14.71%) JUnit
5 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) Hudson
7 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.94%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Spring
2 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) XML
2 10 (29.41%) REST
3 8 (23.53%) XSLT
4 7 (20.59%) Struts
5 6 (17.65%) MyBatis
5 6 (17.65%) Java SE
6 4 (11.76%) Software Packaging
6 4 (11.76%) Memcached
6 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE
7 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 2 (5.88%) JSF
7 2 (5.88%) iXBRL
7 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.88%) RESTful
7 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Open Source
2 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) CentOS
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
2 10 (29.41%) Change Management
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (17.65%) BDD
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (11.76%) SOA
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (5.88%) OO
6 2 (5.88%) RUP
6 2 (5.88%) DSDM
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
6 2 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 2 (5.88%) Kanban
6 2 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Python
3 5 (14.71%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Puppet
1 5 (14.71%) Ansible
2 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.76%) StatsD
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Avaya
4 2 (5.88%) Siemens
4 2 (5.88%) Twitter
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
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