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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 38 42 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.63% 3.67% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 4.51% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 5
Average daily rate £370 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £316 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.72%
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
434 399 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.43% 81.26% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 294 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +20 17 £370 +7.24%
Cardiff -13 12 £350 - 2
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 25 (50.00%) .NET
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) Unix
7 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
8 13 (26.00%) Subversion
9 12 (24.00%) JIRA
9 12 (24.00%) OO
9 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 11 (22.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 11 (22.00%) ITIL
10 11 (22.00%) C#
10 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (20.00%) Project Planning
11 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 10 (20.00%) HTML
11 10 (20.00%) DevOps
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle
12 9 (18.00%) Web Services
12 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.00%) Release Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (14.00%) SAS
2 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) FileNet
4 3 (6.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) JBoss
4 3 (6.00%) Jetty
4 3 (6.00%) Mule
4 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.00%) GitHub
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) SSL
4 3 (6.00%) DHCP
4 3 (6.00%) DNS
4 3 (6.00%) FTP
4 3 (6.00%) IPsec
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Subversion
2 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (14.00%) QAComplete
5 5 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (10.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (6.00%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Selenium
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Change Manager
1 11 (22.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Configuration Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Teradata Tester
6 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) Web Services
4 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.00%) CSS
5 5 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (6.00%) Servlets
6 3 (6.00%) STL
6 3 (6.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.00%) JAX-RS
7 2 (4.00%) jQuery
7 2 (4.00%) Kafka
7 2 (4.00%) Mojolicious
7 2 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.00%) CMDB
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Windows
3 15 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (24.00%) OO
4 11 (22.00%) Cross-Platform Development
4 11 (22.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.00%) DevOps
5 10 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Release Management
7 7 (14.00%) Defect Management
7 7 (14.00%) Process Management
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Use Case
10 4 (8.00%) UML
11 3 (6.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) C#
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) Go
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 2 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Ansible
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Rundeck
3 1 (2.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle
3 7 (14.00%) Informatica
3 7 (14.00%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (14.00%) Teradata
4 5 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 5 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 5 (10.00%) New Relic
4 5 (10.00%) Rackspace
5 3 (6.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.00%) Sybase