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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 41 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 24 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.27% 1.98% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 2.60% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
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£365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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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
538 500 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.40% 76.10% 67.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 304 153
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.75 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.48% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +14 16 £336 -10.33% 2
West Wales -6 3 £513 +36.66%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (68.57%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (31.43%) DevOps
6 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 11 (31.43%) Linux
7 10 (28.57%) Puppet
7 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Web Services
9 8 (22.86%) Release Management
9 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
10 7 (20.00%) Ansible
10 7 (20.00%) CRM
10 7 (20.00%) Subversion
10 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (17.14%) Coaching
11 6 (17.14%) Open Source
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (14.29%) SOAP
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
13 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (11.43%) Ruby
13 4 (11.43%) Windows

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.57%) Confluence
2 3 (8.57%) FileNet
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) PaaS
2 4 (11.43%) IaaS
3 3 (8.57%) SaaS
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 3 (8.57%) Hudson
4 3 (8.57%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.86%) GitLab
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.86%) RSpec
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Applications Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Support Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Applications Support Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Applications Support
3 5 (14.29%) Deployment Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration and Release Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 5 (14.29%) SOAP
3 4 (11.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) JSF
4 3 (8.57%) J2EE
4 3 (8.57%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) XSLT
4 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) DTV
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Fedora
3 2 (5.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (37.14%) Scrum
2 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) DevOps
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) Release Management
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) Coaching
7 4 (11.43%) UML
8 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (8.57%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (8.57%) OO
8 3 (8.57%) RUP
8 3 (8.57%) DSDM
8 3 (8.57%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
8 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.57%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) Ruby
2 4 (11.43%) C++
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Python
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (28.57%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
3 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) SELinux
4 1 (2.86%) logstash
4 1 (2.86%) Graphite
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.86%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Twitter
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) SAP