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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 23 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.81% 2.99% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 3.77% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 25
Median daily rate £488 £385 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.62% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £352 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £490 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +1.64%
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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
484 716 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.40% 79.20% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 504 397
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £11.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £38.40 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 August 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 August 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 +22 22 £475 +26.66% 3
West Wales +9 7 £520 +7.77%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Java
3 25 (41.67%) DevOps
4 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (33.33%) Ansible
6 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
6 19 (31.67%) .NET
6 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
7 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (25.00%) PaaS
9 13 (21.67%) TDD
9 13 (21.67%) Linux
10 12 (20.00%) Windows
10 12 (20.00%) REST
11 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Scrum
12 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
12 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 10 (16.67%) Kafka
12 10 (16.67%) Open Source
13 9 (15.00%) Puppet
13 9 (15.00%) Docker
13 9 (15.00%) Service Management
13 9 (15.00%) Web Services
13 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 9 (15.00%) Subversion
14 8 (13.33%) Kanban
14 8 (13.33%) Base SAS
14 8 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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 8 (13.33%) SAS
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) Jetty
2 3 (5.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (5.00%) nginx
2 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (25.00%) PaaS
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (11.67%) SaaS
5 6 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (10.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (8.33%) Google App Engine
6 5 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (5.00%) Route 53
8 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.33%) DHCP
2 5 (8.33%) DNS
2 5 (8.33%) HTTP
2 5 (8.33%) SSL
3 3 (5.00%) FTP
3 3 (5.00%) IPsec
4 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) Base SAS
1 8 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.00%) Subversion
3 7 (11.67%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.00%) Bazaar
4 6 (10.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.00%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Change Manager
3 8 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) SAS Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Web Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Web Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) REST
3 10 (16.67%) Kafka
4 9 (15.00%) Web Services
5 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.67%) CSS
6 4 (6.67%) HTML
7 3 (5.00%) J2EE
7 3 (5.00%) LAMP
7 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (5.00%) Servlets
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.67%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Windows
3 8 (13.33%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) DevOps
3 17 (28.33%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.67%) Open Source
6 10 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) Service Management
8 8 (13.33%) Kanban
8 8 (13.33%) SDLC
9 7 (11.67%) Case Management
10 6 (10.00%) High Availability
10 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (8.33%) OO
11 5 (8.33%) User Stories
12 4 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (6.67%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) Java
2 9 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.33%) C#
3 5 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) MISRA
1 1 (1.67%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (15.00%) Docker
2 6 (10.00%) Xen
3 5 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) Ansible
2 9 (15.00%) Puppet
3 7 (11.67%) Terraform
4 5 (8.33%) Fluentd
5 4 (6.67%) Mesos
5 4 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (5.00%) Marathon
6 3 (5.00%) Piwik
7 1 (1.67%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Google
1 5 (8.33%) VMware
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.67%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat