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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 22 58 43
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 38 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.69% 1.98% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 2.47% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 20
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
Configuration Management
UK

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
436 687 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.76% 79.98% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 481 417
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.64% -38.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.35 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £21.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +38 32 £400 +9.58% 1
West Wales +8 2 £520 +18.85%
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) Linux
3 25 (39.68%) .NET
4 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
5 18 (28.57%) Unix
5 18 (28.57%) Windows
6 17 (26.98%) Java
7 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 15 (23.81%) DevOps
8 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
9 12 (19.05%) OO
10 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
10 11 (17.46%) SAS
10 11 (17.46%) C#
10 11 (17.46%) Subversion
10 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
10 11 (17.46%) Requirements Engineering
10 11 (17.46%) Cross-Platform Development
11 10 (15.87%) SDLC
11 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (15.87%) Project Planning
11 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
11 10 (15.87%) HTML
12 9 (14.29%) Service Management
12 9 (14.29%) Web Services
12 9 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (14.29%) TDD
12 9 (14.29%) REST
12 9 (14.29%) Puppet
13 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (17.46%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (4.76%) Jetty
2 3 (4.76%) nginx
2 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (11.11%) PaaS
1 7 (11.11%) SaaS
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (7.94%) Google App Engine
3 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (7.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Route 53
5 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.11%) HTTP
2 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 5 (7.94%) DNS
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) FTP
4 3 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Base SAS
1 7 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
5 2 (3.17%) Redis
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.46%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 4 (6.35%) QAComplete
3 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.76%) Travis CI
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Change Manager
3 10 (15.87%) Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) SAS Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Teradata Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.17%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) .NET
2 10 (15.87%) HTML
3 9 (14.29%) REST
3 9 (14.29%) Web Services
4 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.70%) CSS
5 5 (7.94%) Kafka
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 3 (4.76%) LAMP
6 3 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (4.76%) Servlets
6 3 (4.76%) STL
6 3 (4.76%) WPF
7 2 (3.17%) Dropwizard
7 2 (3.17%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.17%) JAX-RS
7 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.17%) CMDB
3 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.27%) Linux
2 18 (28.57%) Unix
2 18 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) DevOps
2 15 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.05%) OO
4 11 (17.46%) Cross-Platform Development
4 11 (17.46%) Requirements Engineering
4 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
5 10 (15.87%) Project Planning
5 10 (15.87%) Risk Management
5 10 (15.87%) SDLC
6 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 9 (14.29%) Service Management
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 7 (11.11%) Case Management
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) Kanban
8 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL
9 5 (7.94%) Open Source
9 5 (7.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.98%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) C#
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.11%) Perl
5 6 (9.52%) SQL
6 5 (7.94%) C++
7 2 (3.17%) Go
7 2 (3.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.59%) MISRA
1 1 (1.59%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.59%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.94%) Xen
2 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) Ansible
3 6 (9.52%) Terraform
4 5 (7.94%) Fluentd
5 4 (6.35%) Mesos
5 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.76%) Marathon
6 3 (4.76%) Piwik
6 3 (4.76%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Google
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Informatica
4 4 (6.35%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (6.35%) Teradata
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.17%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Cloudera