The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 47 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.57% 0.94% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 1.45% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £338 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £328 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +4.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 275 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.12% 64.86% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 165 165
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £13.10 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £23.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Configuration Management
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 12 £350 - 2
South Wales -10 7 £325 -3.70% 1
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Puppet
1 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Ruby
5 7 (30.43%) PHP
5 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
6 6 (26.09%) IaaS
6 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (26.09%) Ansible
6 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Scala
6 6 (26.09%) SaaS
6 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
7 5 (21.74%) Nagios
7 5 (21.74%) Perl
8 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
8 4 (17.39%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) CentOS
8 4 (17.39%) Memcached
8 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (17.39%) StatsD
8 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (8.70%) vCloud
9 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
9 2 (8.70%) Route 53
9 2 (8.70%) Hudson

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IaaS
1 6 (26.09%) SaaS
2 2 (8.70%) Route 53
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) RSpec
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
3 1 (4.35%) Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Software Packaging
1 4 (17.39%) Memcached
2 2 (8.70%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) Django
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) SCADA
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 9 (39.13%) Ruby
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) Scala
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Java
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
7 1 (4.35%) Korn
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) HND
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (4.35%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) vCloud
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Puppet
1 15 (65.22%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) Ansible
3 5 (21.74%) Nagios
4 4 (17.39%) StatsD
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
Swansea
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago