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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 48 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 23 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 3.50% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 4.66% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 1
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£375 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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
540 429 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.24% 75.00% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 312 225
Average daily rate £355 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £23.75 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +52.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.90 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.25 £66.50 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 16 £375 -11.76% 5
Newport -10 7 £360 -10.00% 1
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (81.58%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Scrum
2 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (60.53%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
5 20 (52.63%) SC Cleared
6 19 (50.00%) DevOps
7 17 (44.74%) Hudson
7 17 (44.74%) J2EE
8 16 (42.11%) Release Management
8 16 (42.11%) Subversion
8 16 (42.11%) Maven
9 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (39.47%) Open Source
9 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
10 14 (36.84%) SOAP
10 14 (36.84%) XML
10 14 (36.84%) ITIL
10 14 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (36.84%) OO
10 14 (36.84%) RUP
10 14 (36.84%) DSDM
10 14 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (34.21%) Web Services
11 13 (34.21%) HTML
11 13 (34.21%) SQL
12 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
12 12 (31.58%) CSS
12 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
12 12 (31.58%) Spring

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (28.95%) Confluence
2 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 5 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
4 4 (10.53%) nginx
4 4 (10.53%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) SAS
5 3 (7.89%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.89%) Jetty
6 2 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) HTTP
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.53%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) DHCP
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (28.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (44.74%) Hudson
3 16 (42.11%) Subversion
3 16 (42.11%) Maven
4 11 (28.95%) JIRA
4 11 (28.95%) Selenium
4 11 (28.95%) Spock
4 11 (28.95%) Geb
5 6 (15.79%) MSBuild
5 6 (15.79%) Artifactory
6 3 (7.89%) Gradle
6 3 (7.89%) WebLogic Workshop
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Java Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Deployment Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Tableau Developer
5 2 (5.26%) DBA
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Change Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) J2EE
2 14 (36.84%) SOAP
2 14 (36.84%) XML
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
4 12 (31.58%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 12 (31.58%) Spring
5 11 (28.95%) JSF
5 11 (28.95%) XSLT
5 11 (28.95%) AngularJS
5 11 (28.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (21.05%) .NET
7 2 (5.26%) Servlets
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) Java SE
8 1 (2.63%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) REST
8 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Scrum
2 23 (60.53%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (50.00%) DevOps
4 16 (42.11%) Release Management
5 15 (39.47%) Open Source
5 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (36.84%) ITIL
6 14 (36.84%) OOA/OOD
6 14 (36.84%) OO
6 14 (36.84%) RUP
6 14 (36.84%) DSDM
6 14 (36.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 11 (28.95%) SDLC
7 11 (28.95%) TDD
7 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
8 10 (26.32%) Pair Programming
9 9 (23.68%) Coaching
10 6 (15.79%) Change Management
11 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
12 3 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 6 (15.79%) Jython
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 20 (52.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Twitter
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 2 (5.26%) Tableau
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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