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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 61 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.60% 0.79% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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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
520 353 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 75.69% 69.35% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 190 216
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -11.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
West Wales +4 4 £481 - 3
South Wales -14 3 £325 -31.57% 4
North Wales - - - -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
1 47 (74.60%) MongoDB
2 40 (63.49%) Jenkins
3 37 (58.73%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (53.97%) Web Services
5 31 (49.21%) Open Source
5 31 (49.21%) DevOps
6 27 (42.86%) Java
6 27 (42.86%) Spring
7 25 (39.68%) Linux
8 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 24 (38.10%) SOAP
8 24 (38.10%) Puppet
9 22 (34.92%) Subversion
9 22 (34.92%) TDD
9 22 (34.92%) XML
10 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 21 (33.33%) Scrum
10 21 (33.33%) IaaS
11 20 (31.75%) Maven
11 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
11 20 (31.75%) XSLT
11 20 (31.75%) IBM
11 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
11 20 (31.75%) FileNet
12 19 (30.16%) OOA/OOD
12 19 (30.16%) OO
12 19 (30.16%) RUP
12 19 (30.16%) DSDM
12 19 (30.16%) J2EE

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 20 (31.75%) FileNet
2 19 (30.16%) Confluence
3 5 (7.94%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
3 5 (7.94%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) IaaS
2 17 (26.98%) PaaS
3 14 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) H.323
2 2 (3.17%) ISDN
2 2 (3.17%) PBX
3 1 (1.59%) VoIP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (74.60%) MongoDB
2 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 19 (30.16%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (30.16%) NoSQL
4 14 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (63.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Subversion
3 20 (31.75%) Maven
4 19 (30.16%) JIRA
4 19 (30.16%) Hudson
5 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) RSpec
7 2 (3.17%) Selenium
7 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.59%) JUnit
8 1 (1.59%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.59%) GitLab
8 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) Configuration Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.59%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Project Officer
7 1 (1.59%) Auditor
7 1 (1.59%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (53.97%) Web Services
2 27 (42.86%) Spring
3 24 (38.10%) SOAP
4 22 (34.92%) XML
5 21 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 20 (31.75%) XSLT
7 19 (30.16%) JSF
7 19 (30.16%) J2EE
7 19 (30.16%) AngularJS
7 19 (30.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (12.70%) REST
9 7 (11.11%) JSON
10 5 (7.94%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (7.94%) Apache Camel
11 4 (6.35%) Memcached
11 4 (6.35%) Software Packaging
12 3 (4.76%) HTML
13 2 (3.17%) RESTful
13 2 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (3.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Open Source
2 17 (26.98%) Clustering
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (58.73%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (49.21%) DevOps
4 22 (34.92%) TDD
5 21 (33.33%) Scrum
6 19 (30.16%) Pair Programming
6 19 (30.16%) OOA/OOD
6 19 (30.16%) OO
6 19 (30.16%) RUP
6 19 (30.16%) DSDM
6 19 (30.16%) Release Management
7 18 (28.57%) SOA
8 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
11 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) Ruby
3 7 (11.11%) Scala
4 5 (7.94%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (30.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 19 (30.16%) Ansible
3 11 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.94%) Hyperic
4 5 (7.94%) Graphite
5 4 (6.35%) StatsD
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.59%) logstash
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.59%) Nessus
7 1 (1.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) IBM
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.16%) Twitter
3 10 (15.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 5 (7.94%) BMC
5 2 (3.17%) Siemens
5 2 (3.17%) Avaya
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow