The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 2.42% 9.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
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 £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Configuration Management
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 104 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.61% 80.62% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 90 12
Average daily rate £413 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £90.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.58% +462.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 17 April 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
Swansea -3 3 £513 +46.42%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) GitLab
5 1 (16.67%) Graphite

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) nginx
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) NeoLoad
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Fedora
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) SELinux
3 1 (16.67%) logstash
3 1 (16.67%) Graphite
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (16.67%) Nessus
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP