The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 49 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% 1.23% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.89% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £328 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 212 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.70% 65.03% 67.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 138 111
Average daily rate £396 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 15
Average hourly rate £26.25 £16.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £10.69 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £17.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Wales

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -15 5 £325 - 1
Newport - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) CentOS
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 4 (40.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 4 (40.00%) SaaS
2 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) StatsD
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) SaaS
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (10.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) CentOS
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Python
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Korn
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (10.00%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (40.00%) StatsD
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow