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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 51 50 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.13% 2.65% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 3.51% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 2
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£365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £271 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -0.56%
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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
581 542 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.85% 75.49% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 347 172
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 9
Average hourly rate £18.90 £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.46 £12.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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
South Wales +13 18 £345 +6.15% 3
West Wales -4 2 £525 +50.00%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 18 (54.55%) Java
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 14 (42.42%) ITIL
5 13 (39.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 9 (27.27%) Coaching
8 8 (24.24%) Subversion
9 7 (21.21%) Puppet
9 7 (21.21%) CRM
9 7 (21.21%) DevOps
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) .NET
10 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (15.15%) Release Management
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) Windows
11 5 (15.15%) Web Services
11 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
12 4 (12.12%) UML
12 4 (12.12%) C++
12 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
12 4 (12.12%) SOAP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) JBoss
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) nginx
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.03%) ArcSDE
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.12%) HTTP
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) Subversion
3 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Maven
4 3 (9.09%) Hudson
4 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 3 (9.09%) Gradle
4 3 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) RSpec
6 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Deployment Specialist
2 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Applications Support Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Applications Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 6 (18.18%) Support Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) GIS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) SOAP
3 4 (12.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (6.06%) HTML
5 2 (6.06%) XML
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.03%) Spring
6 1 (3.03%) JSF
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) Java SE
6 1 (3.03%) Java EE
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) Dojo
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) RESTful
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Open Source
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) DTV
3 1 (3.03%) GIS
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Fedora
4 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) ITIL
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (27.27%) Coaching
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) CRM
6 7 (21.21%) DevOps
7 5 (15.15%) Release Management
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) UML
8 4 (12.12%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.09%) Service Management
10 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.06%) Kanban
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) C++
2 4 (12.12%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Jython
4 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Puppet
2 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.03%) ESRI
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