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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 49 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 25 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.84% 3.89% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 5.04% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 3
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£380 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.61 £34.93 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-26.67% -8.09%
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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
680 575 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.19% 77.08% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 391 256
Average daily rate £356 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 14
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 £13.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 15 £370 -7.50% 1
West Wales +2 8 £450 -5.26%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (60.78%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 25 (49.02%) Scrum
4 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 21 (41.18%) DevOps
4 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (39.22%) Linux
6 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
7 17 (33.33%) ITIL
8 16 (31.37%) Open Source
8 16 (31.37%) Puppet
9 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
10 13 (25.49%) .NET
10 13 (25.49%) Hudson
10 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (23.53%) SOAP
11 12 (23.53%) Web Services
11 12 (23.53%) HTTP
12 11 (21.57%) Coaching
13 10 (19.61%) Apache
13 10 (19.61%) J2EE
13 10 (19.61%) Release Management
13 10 (19.61%) Subversion
13 10 (19.61%) Maven
14 9 (17.65%) XML
14 9 (17.65%) Ansible
14 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
15 8 (15.69%) MSBuild

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (19.61%) Apache
2 8 (15.69%) Tomcat
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.69%) nginx
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.76%) IIS
4 5 (9.80%) Confluence
4 5 (9.80%) Jetty
5 3 (5.88%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.96%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.96%) ArcSDE
6 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.88%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.96%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) IaaS
5 1 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) SSL
3 4 (7.84%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) DHCP
4 3 (5.88%) FTP
4 3 (5.88%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) MySQL
6 2 (3.92%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.96%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 13 (25.49%) Hudson
3 10 (19.61%) Subversion
3 10 (19.61%) Maven
4 8 (15.69%) MSBuild
4 8 (15.69%) Artifactory
5 5 (9.80%) Spock
5 5 (9.80%) Geb
5 5 (9.80%) JIRA
5 5 (9.80%) Selenium
6 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.88%) Gradle
8 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.96%) RSpec
8 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.96%) JMeter
8 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Developer
2 8 (15.69%) Deployment Specialist
3 7 (13.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Applications Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Support Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Applications Support Manager
5 3 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Release Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) GIS Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Change Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) SOAP
2 12 (23.53%) Web Services
3 10 (19.61%) J2EE
4 9 (17.65%) XML
5 8 (15.69%) HTML
6 7 (13.73%) CSS
7 6 (11.76%) XSLT
7 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 6 (11.76%) Spring
7 6 (11.76%) JSF
8 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (7.84%) Servlets
9 4 (7.84%) REST
10 2 (3.92%) LAMP
10 2 (3.92%) Ajax
10 2 (3.92%) JSON
11 1 (1.96%) Dojo
11 1 (1.96%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) CMDB
1 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) GIS
2 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Java Card
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 5 (9.80%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (49.02%) Scrum
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (41.18%) DevOps
3 21 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (33.33%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) Open Source
6 11 (21.57%) Coaching
7 10 (19.61%) Release Management
8 8 (15.69%) CRM
9 7 (13.73%) Software Delivery
10 6 (11.76%) RUP
10 6 (11.76%) DSDM
10 6 (11.76%) TDD
11 5 (9.80%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (9.80%) OO
11 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.80%) SDLC
12 4 (7.84%) Pair Programming
12 4 (7.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 6 (11.76%) Jython
5 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 19 (37.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Xen
3 1 (1.96%) Postfix
3 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (31.37%) Puppet
2 13 (25.49%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.65%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) Salt
5 1 (1.96%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.96%) SELinux
5 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Twitter
4 4 (7.84%) Google
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle
5 2 (3.92%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.96%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.96%) ESRI
6 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow