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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 39 49 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.06% 3.74% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 4.70% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +12.63%
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
535 468 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.59% 79.59% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 374 304
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Cardiff +26 15 £413 +32.53%
Newport -17 3 £418 +12.08% 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (47.92%) Java
3 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (37.50%) REST
4 18 (37.50%) Ansible
5 16 (33.33%) DevOps
6 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
6 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.17%) Unix
8 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (27.08%) Kafka
9 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
11 10 (20.83%) PaaS
11 10 (20.83%) Finance
11 10 (20.83%) Linux
11 10 (20.83%) Docker
12 9 (18.75%) SDLC
12 9 (18.75%) Windows
12 9 (18.75%) Scrum
12 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (18.75%) TDD
13 8 (16.67%) Base SAS
13 8 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
13 8 (16.67%) SAS
14 7 (14.58%) HTTP

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 8 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) PaaS
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
2 3 (6.25%) Wireless
3 2 (4.17%) SNMP
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) Base SAS
2 8 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.58%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.42%) Bazaar
4 5 (10.42%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Electronics
2 7 (14.58%) Manufacturing
2 7 (14.58%) Marketing
2 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.67%) SAS Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) AWS Developer
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Java Applications Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) REST
2 13 (27.08%) Kafka
3 7 (14.58%) Dropwizard
3 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) JAX-RS
4 6 (12.50%) iXBRL
4 6 (12.50%) JSON
4 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 6 (12.50%) Spring
4 6 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 6 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) OpenGL
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) CMDB
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Unix
2 10 (20.83%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
4 7 (14.58%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.25%) CentOS
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) DevOps
3 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (22.92%) Automated Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) SDLC
5 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.75%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.58%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (14.58%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (14.58%) Programme Management
7 7 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (14.58%) Web Design
8 6 (12.50%) High Availability
8 6 (12.50%) Microservices
8 6 (12.50%) Open Source
9 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.50%) Go
4 5 (10.42%) C
4 5 (10.42%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) C++
6 3 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) MISRA
1 2 (4.17%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (37.50%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (2.08%) Consul
3 1 (2.08%) Pingdom
3 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) SAP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Genesys
2 3 (6.25%) NICE Systems
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.08%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.08%) Green Hills
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) PagerDuty