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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 15 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 4.48% 8.82% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 10.34% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£475 £488 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +52.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £460 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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
103 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 76.87% 85.29% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 26
Average daily rate £425 £450 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £379 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 6 £475 -2.56%
Configuration Management
Wales

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (45.45%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) B2B
5 3 (27.27%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Python
6 2 (18.18%) HTTP
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 2 (18.18%) Ruby
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
6 2 (18.18%) Salt
6 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) LAMP
1 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Java Card
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) Salt
4 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Google