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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 32 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.63% 2.74% 3.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.91% 3.46% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 19
Median daily rate £475 £380 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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
457 694 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.39% 79.31% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 484 408
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.46% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 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 27 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 +17 20 £463 +25.00% 1
West Wales +7 3 £535 +18.88%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.51%) Unix
5 17 (28.81%) DevOps
6 16 (27.12%) Windows
7 15 (25.42%) Java
8 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
9 12 (20.34%) SAS
9 12 (20.34%) Subversion
10 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
10 10 (16.95%) Scrum
10 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
10 10 (16.95%) Project Planning
10 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.95%) Puppet
10 10 (16.95%) SDLC
11 9 (15.25%) Service Management
12 8 (13.56%) C#
12 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.56%) Base SAS
12 8 (13.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (13.56%) Ansible
12 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (13.56%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) Cross-Platform Development
13 7 (11.86%) Terraform

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 12 (20.34%) SAS
2 3 (5.08%) Apache
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (5.08%) Jetty
2 3 (5.08%) nginx
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.69%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.86%) PaaS
2 7 (11.86%) SaaS
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (10.17%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (8.47%) Google App Engine
4 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (8.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (5.08%) Route 53
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) DHCP
2 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 5 (8.47%) HTTP
2 5 (8.47%) SSL
3 3 (5.08%) FTP
3 3 (5.08%) IPsec
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Base SAS
1 8 (13.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.34%) Subversion
3 4 (6.78%) JIRA
3 4 (6.78%) QAComplete
3 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.08%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Change Manager
2 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) SAS Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Configuration Manager
6 6 (10.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Teradata Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.39%) Software Configuration Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) REST
3 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
3 6 (10.17%) CSS
3 6 (10.17%) HTML
3 6 (10.17%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) J2EE
4 3 (5.08%) Kafka
4 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 3 (5.08%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (5.08%) Servlets
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (3.39%) STL
5 2 (3.39%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.69%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 18 (30.51%) Unix
3 16 (27.12%) Windows
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) DevOps
3 10 (16.95%) Project Planning
3 10 (16.95%) Risk Management
3 10 (16.95%) Scrum
3 10 (16.95%) SDLC
3 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) Service Management
5 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (13.56%) Cross-Platform Development
5 8 (13.56%) Requirements Engineering
5 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
6 7 (11.86%) Case Management
6 7 (11.86%) Kanban
6 7 (11.86%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Open Source
7 5 (8.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) C#
3 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.47%) Perl
4 5 (8.47%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) VC++
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.69%) MISRA
1 1 (1.69%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Xen
2 5 (8.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Docker
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) Puppet
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
3 7 (11.86%) Terraform
4 5 (8.47%) Fluentd
4 5 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.78%) Mesos
6 3 (5.08%) Marathon
6 3 (5.08%) Piwik
6 3 (5.08%) Rundeck
7 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Google
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) Informatica
4 4 (6.78%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (6.78%) Teradata
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.69%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat