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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 53 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.74% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.99% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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
383 304 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.23% 74.51% 76.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 180 179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £9.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +356.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newport - 4 £325 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (35.00%) Subversion
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Ruby
6 5 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (25.00%) Puppet
6 5 (25.00%) IaaS
6 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (20.00%) UML
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) C++
7 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (20.00%) Memcached
7 4 (20.00%) StatsD
7 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (15.00%) FileNet
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) IaaS
2 4 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) ISDN
2 2 (10.00%) PBX
2 2 (10.00%) H.323
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (35.00%) Subversion
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
1 5 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (20.00%) Memcached
2 4 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) JSF
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.00%) iXBRL
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) RESTful
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (5.00%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) CentOS
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) DSDM
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) StatsD
2 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (20.00%) Graphite
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Siemens
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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