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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 42 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 25 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.61% 3.25% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.05% 3.94% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 18
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.57 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -6.58%
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
413 634 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.20% 82.44% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 419 413
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 12
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +9 24 £375 +8.69% 2
West Wales +8 1 - -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 31 (51.67%) .NET
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (36.67%) Java
5 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 18 (30.00%) DevOps
6 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.67%) Windows
8 15 (25.00%) Unix
8 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (21.67%) Subversion
10 13 (21.67%) OO
10 13 (21.67%) HTTP
10 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
11 12 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
11 12 (20.00%) Puppet
11 12 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
11 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 12 (20.00%) C#
11 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (18.33%) HTML
12 11 (18.33%) SSL
13 10 (16.67%) Web Services
13 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 10 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (16.67%) JIRA
13 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
14 9 (15.00%) Xen

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 7 (11.67%) Apache
1 7 (11.67%) IIS
1 7 (11.67%) Jetty
1 7 (11.67%) nginx
1 7 (11.67%) SAS
1 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (11.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.00%) FileNet
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) Mule
3 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (15.00%) Google App Engine
3 9 (15.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (10.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (5.00%) GitHub
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.67%) HTTP
2 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.33%) SSL
4 9 (15.00%) DHCP
4 9 (15.00%) DNS
5 7 (11.67%) FTP
5 7 (11.67%) IPsec
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) DB2
4 2 (3.33%) Neo4j
4 2 (3.33%) Redis
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (21.67%) Subversion
3 10 (16.67%) JIRA
4 7 (11.67%) QAComplete
4 7 (11.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (11.67%) Travis CI
5 3 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Change Manager
3 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Teradata Tester
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Software Configuration Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Software Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) HTML
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.00%) CSS
5 8 (13.33%) J2EE
6 7 (11.67%) Servlets
7 5 (8.33%) Kafka
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (5.00%) LAMP
8 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (5.00%) STL
8 3 (5.00%) WPF
9 2 (3.33%) Dropwizard
9 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
9 2 (3.33%) jQuery
9 2 (3.33%) REST
9 2 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.33%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (26.67%) Windows
3 15 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) DevOps
3 15 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (21.67%) OO
6 12 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 12 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 12 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
7 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 9 (15.00%) ITIL
8 9 (15.00%) Open Source
9 8 (13.33%) Release Management
10 7 (11.67%) Defect Management
10 7 (11.67%) Process Management
11 6 (10.00%) Scrum
12 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.33%) Use Case
13 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 12 (20.00%) C#
3 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (3.33%) Scala
7 2 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (15.00%) Xen
2 5 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Puppet
2 9 (15.00%) Ansible
3 6 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.00%) Terraform
4 5 (8.33%) Fluentd
5 4 (6.67%) Mesos
6 3 (5.00%) Piwik
6 3 (5.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Google
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) Informatica
3 7 (11.67%) MicroStrategy
3 7 (11.67%) Teradata
4 3 (5.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.00%) New Relic
4 3 (5.00%) Rackspace
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) Sybase