The first table below looks at the demand for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 18 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 19 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.63% - 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.71% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
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 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 82.22% 56.41% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 10 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Wales region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 18 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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Swansea - 13 £350 - 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (92.31%) Puppet
1 12 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (61.54%) PHP
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) Nagios
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) vCloud
7 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (15.38%) Route 53
7 2 (15.38%) IaaS
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (15.38%) Hudson
7 2 (15.38%) Ansible
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (15.38%) RSpec
7 2 (15.38%) SaaS
7 2 (15.38%) PaaS
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Route 53
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
1 2 (15.38%) Hudson
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) Django
2 1 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PHP
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 7 (53.85%) Scala
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Java
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) vCloud
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
1 12 (92.31%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (46.15%) Nagios
3 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 2 (15.38%) VMware