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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 29 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 49 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.36% 2.17% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.57% 3.02% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 3 2
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£388 £350 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £310 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £370 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
572 397 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.19% 71.92% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 265 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 8
Average hourly rate £21.86 £15.29 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -59.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.33 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.08 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
South Wales +2 20 £350 +3.70% 5
West Wales -3 15 £450 +28.57% 9
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (49.35%) Web Services
3 36 (46.75%) MongoDB
4 34 (44.16%) Java
5 31 (40.26%) DevOps
6 30 (38.96%) Spring
6 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 26 (33.77%) Puppet
8 26 (33.77%) TDD
9 25 (32.47%) XML
10 23 (29.87%) XSLT
10 23 (29.87%) IBM
10 23 (29.87%) FileNet
10 23 (29.87%) Open Source
10 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
11 22 (28.57%) Subversion
11 22 (28.57%) Linux
12 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
13 20 (25.97%) REST
14 19 (24.68%) SOA
15 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
16 17 (22.08%) SOAP
16 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
16 17 (22.08%) HTML
16 17 (22.08%) Scrum
17 16 (20.78%) Hibernate
17 16 (20.78%) IaaS
17 16 (20.78%) Hudson
18 15 (19.48%) Apache Cassandra

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (29.87%) FileNet
2 14 (18.18%) Confluence
3 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.30%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.78%) IaaS
2 13 (16.88%) PaaS
3 10 (12.99%) SaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.60%) Route 53
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) H.323
1 2 (2.60%) ISDN
1 2 (2.60%) PBX
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (46.75%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
3 15 (19.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (19.48%) NoSQL
4 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 10 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.57%) Subversion
3 16 (20.78%) Hudson
4 14 (18.18%) Maven
4 14 (18.18%) JIRA
5 9 (11.69%) Selenium
5 9 (11.69%) JUnit
6 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.49%) RSpec
7 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Developer
2 28 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.19%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (5.19%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.90%) Service Transition Analyst
6 3 (3.90%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.90%) Architect
7 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.60%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Administrator
7 2 (2.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.60%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.30%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (1.30%) IT Administrator
8 1 (1.30%) Java Technical Architect
8 1 (1.30%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (49.35%) Web Services
2 30 (38.96%) Spring
3 25 (32.47%) XML
4 23 (29.87%) XSLT
5 20 (25.97%) REST
6 17 (22.08%) SOAP
6 17 (22.08%) HTML
7 16 (20.78%) Hibernate
8 14 (18.18%) J2EE
8 14 (18.18%) JSF
8 14 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (14.29%) Struts
10 10 (12.99%) Java SE
11 9 (11.69%) MyBatis
12 6 (7.79%) JSON
13 3 (3.90%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (3.90%) Apache Camel
13 3 (3.90%) Software Packaging
13 3 (3.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Open Source
2 10 (12.99%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) CMDB
4 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) CentOS
2 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) DevOps
3 30 (38.96%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (33.77%) TDD
5 19 (24.68%) SOA
6 17 (22.08%) Scrum
7 14 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 14 (18.18%) OO
7 14 (18.18%) RUP
7 14 (18.18%) DSDM
7 14 (18.18%) Release Management
7 14 (18.18%) Pair Programming
8 10 (12.99%) Change Management
9 9 (11.69%) ITIL
9 9 (11.69%) BDD
10 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Workflow
11 4 (5.19%) Service Management
12 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) Java
2 13 (16.88%) Ruby
3 11 (14.29%) Python
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Scala
5 7 (9.09%) PHP
6 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (33.77%) Puppet
2 18 (23.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (15.58%) Ansible
4 5 (6.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.90%) StatsD
5 3 (3.90%) Hyperic
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.30%) Cacti
Vendors
1 23 (29.87%) IBM
2 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
3 14 (18.18%) Twitter
4 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 3 (3.90%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) Avaya
7 2 (2.60%) Siemens
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
8 1 (1.30%) Percona
8 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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