The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 32 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 36 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.10% 3.03% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 4.26% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 1
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£444 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.22% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £40.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-11.49% +0.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 423 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 70.82% 71.21% 67.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 285 241
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £21.15 £52.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Wales region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Wales region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
South Wales +2 20 £400 +33.33% 6
West Wales 0 6 £488 +52.69% 1
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (44.64%) DevOps
2 23 (41.07%) Puppet
2 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Java
4 20 (35.71%) Web Services
4 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
5 17 (30.36%) Linux
6 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 16 (28.57%) REST
6 16 (28.57%) Spring
7 15 (26.79%) TDD
8 14 (25.00%) XML
8 14 (25.00%) Python
8 14 (25.00%) Ruby
9 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
9 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
10 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.43%) Open Source
10 12 (21.43%) XSLT
10 12 (21.43%) IBM
10 12 (21.43%) FileNet
11 11 (19.64%) Subversion
11 11 (19.64%) Finance
11 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (17.86%) IaaS
12 10 (17.86%) SOA
12 10 (17.86%) Struts
13 9 (16.07%) PHP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (21.43%) FileNet
2 8 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (7.14%) Confluence
5 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) IaaS
2 8 (14.29%) SaaS
3 5 (8.93%) PaaS
4 3 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.57%) Route 53
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) MongoDB
2 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 11 (19.64%) Subversion
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
3 8 (14.29%) JUnit
4 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.71%) Hudson
6 5 (8.93%) RSpec
7 4 (7.14%) Maven
7 4 (7.14%) JIRA
8 2 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Service Transition Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (1.79%) IT Administrator
6 1 (1.79%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (1.79%) Project Officer
6 1 (1.79%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (1.79%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.79%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Web Services
2 16 (28.57%) HTML
2 16 (28.57%) Spring
2 16 (28.57%) REST
3 14 (25.00%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) XSLT
5 10 (17.86%) Struts
6 9 (16.07%) Java SE
7 8 (14.29%) MyBatis
8 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
9 5 (8.93%) Memcached
9 5 (8.93%) Software Packaging
10 4 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (7.14%) JSF
10 4 (7.14%) SOAP
10 4 (7.14%) J2EE
11 3 (5.36%) LAMP
11 3 (5.36%) JSON
11 3 (5.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Open Source
2 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (10.71%) CentOS
4 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) DevOps
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (26.79%) TDD
5 10 (17.86%) SOA
6 8 (14.29%) Change Management
6 8 (14.29%) BDD
7 7 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.14%) Release Management
9 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (7.14%) OO
9 4 (7.14%) RUP
9 4 (7.14%) DSDM
9 4 (7.14%) Workflow
9 4 (7.14%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.36%) Kanban
11 2 (3.57%) Service Management
12 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) Python
2 14 (25.00%) Ruby
3 9 (16.07%) Scala
3 9 (16.07%) PHP
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.57%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (41.07%) Puppet
1 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.50%) Nagios
2 7 (12.50%) Ansible
3 5 (8.93%) StatsD
4 1 (1.79%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) IBM
2 8 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Twitter
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (1.79%) Percona
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