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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 30 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.38% 2.76% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.02% 3.30% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 5
Median daily rate £375 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £365 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
342 454 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.68% 83.46% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 352 326
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 8
Median hourly rate £42.29 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.83% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +23 16 £370 +8.02%
Cardiff +4 8 £419 +36.73% 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 31 (59.62%) .NET
3 21 (40.38%) Java
4 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) Windows
5 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
7 14 (26.92%) DevOps
8 13 (25.00%) OO
9 12 (23.08%) Unix
9 12 (23.08%) C#
9 12 (23.08%) HTTP
9 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) Cross-Platform Development
10 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.15%) HTML
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) SSL
11 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
11 10 (19.23%) Subversion
11 10 (19.23%) Project Planning
11 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (17.31%) ITIL
12 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
12 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET

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 6 (11.54%) Apache
1 6 (11.54%) IIS
1 6 (11.54%) Jetty
1 6 (11.54%) nginx
1 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.69%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) FileNet
3 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Mule
3 3 (5.77%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (15.38%) Google App Engine
3 8 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (11.54%) Amazon S3
5 5 (9.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (5.77%) GitHub
6 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.77%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) HTTP
2 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
3 10 (19.23%) SSL
4 8 (15.38%) DHCP
4 8 (15.38%) DNS
5 6 (11.54%) FTP
5 6 (11.54%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
3 7 (13.46%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.54%) Travis CI
5 4 (7.69%) QAComplete
6 3 (5.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.85%) Selenium
8 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Change Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Configuration Manager
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Teradata Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (59.62%) .NET
2 11 (21.15%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
4 9 (17.31%) CSS
5 8 (15.38%) J2EE
6 6 (11.54%) Servlets
7 5 (9.62%) Kafka
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (5.77%) LAMP
8 3 (5.77%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.77%) STL
8 3 (5.77%) WPF
9 2 (3.85%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.85%) JAX-RS
9 2 (3.85%) jQuery
9 2 (3.85%) REST
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.85%) CMDB
3 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 32 (61.54%) Linux
2 16 (30.77%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Software Engineering
3 14 (26.92%) DevOps
4 13 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (23.08%) Cross-Platform Development
5 12 (23.08%) Requirements Engineering
5 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 10 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 9 (17.31%) ITIL
8 8 (15.38%) Open Source
9 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 5 (9.62%) Use Case
10 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.69%) Process Management
10 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.69%) UML
11 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) C#
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.46%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Go
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (15.38%) Xen
2 5 (9.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Ansible
2 8 (15.38%) Puppet
3 6 (11.54%) Terraform
4 5 (9.62%) Fluentd
5 4 (7.69%) Mesos
6 3 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.77%) Piwik
6 3 (5.77%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Google
2 8 (15.38%) VMware
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
4 4 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.69%) Teradata
5 3 (5.77%) AppDynamics
5 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.77%) New Relic
5 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.85%) Sybase