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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 54 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 29 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.22% 4.94% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 6.49% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 2
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£385 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £304 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £499 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -14.63%
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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
701 539 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.89% 76.13% 72.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 379 275
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £493 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.90 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.59% +27.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.50 £65.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -8 23 £375 -6.25% 6
West Wales -3 5 £470 -3.58%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 38 (70.37%) Java
2 35 (64.81%) Jenkins
3 34 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (61.11%) Scrum
5 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 26 (48.15%) DevOps
6 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
8 22 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (37.04%) Open Source
10 19 (35.19%) Hudson
10 19 (35.19%) J2EE
11 17 (31.48%) Linux
11 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
12 16 (29.63%) SOAP
12 16 (29.63%) Subversion
12 16 (29.63%) Maven
12 16 (29.63%) Release Management
13 15 (27.78%) Web Services
13 15 (27.78%) XML
13 15 (27.78%) RUP
13 15 (27.78%) DSDM
13 15 (27.78%) Puppet
14 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
14 14 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (25.93%) OO
14 14 (25.93%) ITIL
14 14 (25.93%) HTML
15 13 (24.07%) SQL
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (20.37%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) Apache
3 8 (14.81%) Tomcat
3 8 (14.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (14.81%) nginx
4 6 (11.11%) IIS
5 5 (9.26%) Jetty
6 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
7 3 (5.56%) JBoss
7 3 (5.56%) SAS
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
8 1 (1.85%) ArcSDE
8 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.56%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) SSL
3 4 (7.41%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) FTP
4 3 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
3 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 11 (20.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) Redis
7 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (64.81%) Jenkins
2 19 (35.19%) Hudson
3 16 (29.63%) Subversion
3 16 (29.63%) Maven
4 11 (20.37%) JIRA
4 11 (20.37%) Selenium
4 11 (20.37%) Spock
4 11 (20.37%) Geb
5 8 (14.81%) MSBuild
5 8 (14.81%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.56%) Gradle
6 3 (5.56%) WebLogic Workshop
7 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.85%) JMeter
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.81%) Deployment Specialist
4 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Administrator
7 3 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) DBA
8 2 (3.70%) Tableau Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Configuration Manager
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) J2EE
2 16 (29.63%) SOAP
3 15 (27.78%) Web Services
3 15 (27.78%) XML
4 14 (25.93%) HTML
5 13 (24.07%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 12 (22.22%) Spring
6 12 (22.22%) JSF
6 12 (22.22%) XSLT
7 11 (20.37%) .NET
7 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
7 11 (20.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (7.41%) Servlets
9 2 (3.70%) LAMP
9 2 (3.70%) Ajax
9 2 (3.70%) JSON
9 2 (3.70%) REST
10 1 (1.85%) CSS3
10 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (1.85%) Java Card
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) CentOS
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (61.11%) Scrum
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) DevOps
4 22 (40.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 20 (37.04%) Open Source
6 16 (29.63%) Release Management
7 15 (27.78%) RUP
7 15 (27.78%) DSDM
8 14 (25.93%) ITIL
8 14 (25.93%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (25.93%) OO
9 12 (22.22%) TDD
10 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.37%) Coaching
10 11 (20.37%) SDLC
11 10 (18.52%) Pair Programming
12 9 (16.67%) Software Delivery
13 6 (11.11%) Change Management
14 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) SQL
3 11 (20.37%) PL/SQL
4 7 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 6 (11.11%) Jython
6 4 (7.41%) Python
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) Ruby
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) PHP
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Xen
3 1 (1.85%) Postfix
3 1 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (27.78%) Puppet
2 12 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (12.96%) Ansible
4 2 (3.70%) Salt
5 1 (1.85%) Rundeck
5 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Twitter
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
4 6 (11.11%) VMware
5 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.41%) Google
7 3 (5.56%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Tableau
8 2 (3.70%) SaltStack
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (1.85%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.85%) ESRI
9 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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