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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 42 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 42 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.41% 0.99% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 1.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
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£350 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -32.43%
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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
610 331 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.51% 65.29% 68.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 177 190
Average daily rate £350 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £471 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.58% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £81.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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 0 18 £375 -
South Wales -17 10 £350 -17.64%
North Wales - - - - 1
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (58.23%) MongoDB
2 46 (58.23%) Web Services
3 40 (50.63%) Java
4 39 (49.37%) Jenkins
5 37 (46.84%) Spring
6 36 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (39.24%) Open Source
7 31 (39.24%) DevOps
8 30 (37.97%) TDD
8 30 (37.97%) XML
9 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
10 28 (35.44%) XSLT
10 28 (35.44%) FileNet
10 28 (35.44%) IBM
11 27 (34.18%) Subversion
12 26 (32.91%) SC Cleared
13 25 (31.65%) Linux
14 24 (30.38%) SOAP
14 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
14 24 (30.38%) Puppet
15 23 (29.11%) SOA
16 21 (26.58%) REST
16 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
16 21 (26.58%) Scrum
16 21 (26.58%) IaaS
17 20 (25.32%) Maven
17 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
18 19 (24.05%) OOA/OOD
18 19 (24.05%) OO

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 28 (35.44%) FileNet
2 19 (24.05%) Confluence
3 9 (11.39%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.33%) IIS
4 5 (6.33%) JBoss
4 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.53%) nginx
6 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.58%) IaaS
2 17 (21.52%) PaaS
3 14 (17.72%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) ISDN
1 2 (2.53%) PBX
1 2 (2.53%) H.323
2 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (58.23%) MongoDB
2 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
3 19 (24.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (24.05%) NoSQL
4 14 (17.72%) Relational Database
4 14 (17.72%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (49.37%) Jenkins
2 27 (34.18%) Subversion
3 20 (25.32%) Maven
4 19 (24.05%) JIRA
4 19 (24.05%) Hudson
5 10 (12.66%) Selenium
6 9 (11.39%) JUnit
7 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.80%) RSpec
9 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.27%) NeoLoad
General
1 11 (13.92%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 33 (41.77%) Java Developer
3 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Administrator
6 3 (3.80%) Service Transition Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Web Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Architect
7 2 (2.53%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.27%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Project Officer
8 1 (1.27%) Auditor
8 1 (1.27%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.27%) Voice Analyst
8 1 (1.27%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (1.27%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (58.23%) Web Services
2 37 (46.84%) Spring
3 30 (37.97%) XML
4 28 (35.44%) XSLT
5 24 (30.38%) SOAP
6 21 (26.58%) Hibernate
6 21 (26.58%) REST
7 19 (24.05%) AngularJS
7 19 (24.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (24.05%) J2EE
7 19 (24.05%) JSF
8 16 (20.25%) HTML
9 11 (13.92%) Struts
10 10 (12.66%) Java SE
11 9 (11.39%) MyBatis
12 7 (8.86%) JSON
13 5 (6.33%) Apache Camel
13 5 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
14 4 (5.06%) Memcached
14 4 (5.06%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Open Source
2 17 (21.52%) Clustering
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) Linux
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.33%) CentOS
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (39.24%) DevOps
4 30 (37.97%) TDD
5 23 (29.11%) SOA
6 21 (26.58%) Scrum
7 19 (24.05%) Release Management
7 19 (24.05%) OOA/OOD
7 19 (24.05%) OO
7 19 (24.05%) RUP
7 19 (24.05%) DSDM
7 19 (24.05%) Pair Programming
8 10 (12.66%) Change Management
8 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.39%) BDD
10 8 (10.13%) ITIL
11 5 (6.33%) Workflow
12 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
12 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (3.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) Java
2 10 (12.66%) SQL
3 9 (11.39%) Ruby
4 7 (8.86%) Scala
5 6 (7.59%) Python
6 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.27%) PHP
6 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (32.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) Puppet
2 19 (24.05%) Ansible
3 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.33%) Hyperic
5 4 (5.06%) StatsD
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.27%) logstash
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.27%) Nagios
7 1 (1.27%) Nessus
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.27%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (35.44%) IBM
2 20 (25.32%) Microsoft
3 19 (24.05%) Twitter
4 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) BMC
6 2 (2.53%) Siemens
6 2 (2.53%) Avaya
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) Percona
7 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow