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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 19 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 15.87% 1.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.54% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -46.25%
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
114 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 90.48% 81.13% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 21 9
Average daily rate £425 £630 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.53% +45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £373 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £750 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.91 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Swansea -2 20 £413 - 1
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 19 (79.17%) Puppet
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (66.67%) Clustering
4 16 (66.67%) SOA
4 16 (66.67%) PaaS
4 16 (66.67%) IaaS
5 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
6 13 (54.17%) Ansible
6 13 (54.17%) Web Services
6 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (41.67%) SaaS
9 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
10 8 (33.33%) DevOps
11 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (25.00%) Open Source
12 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 5 (20.83%) BMC
13 5 (20.83%) JBoss
13 5 (20.83%) Windows
13 5 (20.83%) Java
13 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
13 5 (20.83%) IIS
13 5 (20.83%) SOAP
13 5 (20.83%) JSON
13 5 (20.83%) Spring
13 5 (20.83%) VMware
13 5 (20.83%) Scala

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (20.83%) IIS
1 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) PaaS
1 16 (66.67%) IaaS
2 10 (41.67%) SaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 13 (54.17%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) RSpec
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (54.17%) Web Services
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
2 5 (20.83%) Spring
2 5 (20.83%) JSON
2 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (20.83%) REST
2 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (66.67%) SOA
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
1 5 (20.83%) Scala
2 4 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (79.17%) Puppet
2 13 (54.17%) Ansible
3 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (20.83%) Hyperic
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (4.17%) Nagios
5 1 (4.17%) Nessus
5 1 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (4.17%) Cacti
5 1 (4.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
2 5 (20.83%) BMC
3 1 (4.17%) Percona