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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 30 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.06% 2.36% 2.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.12% 2.95% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 13
Median daily rate £463 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Configuration Management
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
391 475 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.31% 79.97% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 365 336
Median daily rate £400 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.97% -39.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £27.79 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport +7 13 £500 +40.84%
Cardiff +12 7 £450 +17.64%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) .NET
3 18 (36.00%) Linux
4 17 (34.00%) Unix
4 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) Java
7 13 (26.00%) DevOps
8 12 (24.00%) SAS
9 11 (22.00%) Subversion
9 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.00%) SDLC
10 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (20.00%) Project Planning
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Base SAS
11 8 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) Cross-Platform Development
12 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
12 7 (14.00%) OO
13 6 (12.00%) Web Services
13 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.00%) CSS
13 6 (12.00%) JavaScript

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 12 (24.00%) SAS
2 3 (6.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) Jetty
2 3 (6.00%) nginx
2 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 5 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (10.00%) Google App Engine
3 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (6.00%) PaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Route 53
4 3 (6.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) DHCP
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) SSL
3 3 (6.00%) FTP
3 3 (6.00%) IPsec
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Base SAS
1 8 (16.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (22.00%) Subversion
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) QAComplete
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Change Manager
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) SAS Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Teradata Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Change and Release Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.00%) CSS
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 6 (12.00%) Web Services
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
3 3 (6.00%) Kafka
3 3 (6.00%) LAMP
3 3 (6.00%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (6.00%) REST
3 3 (6.00%) Servlets
4 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.00%) STL
4 2 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (2.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.00%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Unix
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) DevOps
3 10 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 10 (20.00%) SDLC
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (16.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
6 5 (10.00%) Release Management
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (8.00%) Process Management
7 4 (8.00%) UML
7 4 (8.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Java
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 4 (8.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) MISRA
1 1 (2.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.00%) Xen
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Ansible
1 6 (12.00%) Terraform
2 5 (10.00%) Fluentd
2 5 (10.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Mesos
4 3 (6.00%) Marathon
4 3 (6.00%) Piwik
4 3 (6.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Google
3 5 (10.00%) VMware
4 4 (8.00%) Informatica
4 4 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (8.00%) Teradata
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (2.00%) Cloudera