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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 49 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.45% 2.83% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.66% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 1
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£370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-23.34% -7.89%
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
483 465 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.79% 77.50% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 328 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £507 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £47.50 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 August 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 August 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 +8 10 £375 - 1
Newport -1 5 £355 -11.25%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (74.19%) Java
2 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
3 21 (67.74%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (51.61%) ITIL
6 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
6 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
6 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 13 (41.94%) DevOps
8 11 (35.48%) Hudson
8 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (32.26%) Subversion
9 10 (32.26%) Maven
9 10 (32.26%) Release Management
9 10 (32.26%) Open Source
10 9 (29.03%) Coaching
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 9 (29.03%) .NET
10 9 (29.03%) SOAP
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
11 8 (25.81%) XML
11 8 (25.81%) J2EE
12 7 (22.58%) HTML
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
13 6 (19.35%) MSBuild
13 6 (19.35%) Puppet
13 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
13 6 (19.35%) Apache

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Confluence
3 4 (12.90%) nginx
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Jetty
5 2 (6.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.90%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) IPsec
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
1 6 (19.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (35.48%) Hudson
3 10 (32.26%) Subversion
3 10 (32.26%) Maven
4 6 (19.35%) MSBuild
4 6 (19.35%) Artifactory
5 5 (16.13%) Spock
5 5 (16.13%) Geb
5 5 (16.13%) JIRA
5 5 (16.13%) Selenium
6 3 (9.68%) Gradle
7 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
1 8 (25.81%) Deployment Specialist
2 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Release Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
1 9 (29.03%) SOAP
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
2 8 (25.81%) XML
2 8 (25.81%) J2EE
3 7 (22.58%) HTML
4 6 (19.35%) CSS
4 6 (19.35%) Hibernate
4 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 5 (16.13%) JSF
5 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
5 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (16.13%) XSLT
6 2 (6.45%) Servlets
6 2 (6.45%) REST
7 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
7 1 (3.23%) MyBatis
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Scrum
2 18 (58.06%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (51.61%) ITIL
4 14 (45.16%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (41.94%) DevOps
6 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) Release Management
6 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (29.03%) Coaching
8 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
8 5 (16.13%) TDD
8 5 (16.13%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) RUP
8 5 (16.13%) DSDM
8 5 (16.13%) CRM
8 5 (16.13%) SDLC
9 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
9 4 (12.90%) Software Delivery
10 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 6 (19.35%) Jython
4 5 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
1 14 (45.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Puppet
2 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Twitter
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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