The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 29 46 33
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.88% 3.05% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.53% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £414 £370
% change year-on-year +3.92% +11.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.46%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 368 202
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.87% 86.38% 77.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 267 152
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Cardiff

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 16 (55.17%) HTTP
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Hibernate
5 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
5 14 (48.28%) REST
5 14 (48.28%) Microservices
6 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
6 13 (44.83%) Neo4j
6 13 (44.83%) Kafka
6 13 (44.83%) JAX-RS
6 13 (44.83%) Dropwizard
6 13 (44.83%) Continuous Deployment
6 13 (44.83%) Mac OS X
6 13 (44.83%) Unix
6 13 (44.83%) HTML
7 12 (41.38%) RESTful
7 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 12 (41.38%) Web Design
7 12 (41.38%) Spring
7 12 (41.38%) JSON
7 12 (41.38%) Spring Boot
7 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (37.93%) iXBRL
8 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
9 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
9 10 (34.48%) Finance
9 10 (34.48%) Go
10 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Jetty
2 3 (10.34%) Mongrel
2 3 (10.34%) nginx
2 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
2 3 (10.34%) Google App Engine
2 3 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (10.34%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) DSL
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) FTP
3 3 (10.34%) IP Telephony
3 3 (10.34%) IPsec
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) SSL
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
3 3 (10.34%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) MongoDB
2 13 (44.83%) Neo4j
2 13 (44.83%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.45%) Ant
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Hudson
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) NuGet
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Developer
1 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
2 3 (10.34%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Project Officer
3 2 (6.90%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (6.90%) Support Officer
3 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) DBA
4 1 (3.45%) HTML Developer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Hibernate
1 14 (48.28%) REST
2 13 (44.83%) Dropwizard
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) JAX-RS
2 13 (44.83%) Kafka
3 12 (41.38%) JSON
3 12 (41.38%) RESTful
3 12 (41.38%) Spring
3 12 (41.38%) Spring Boot
4 11 (37.93%) iXBRL
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) J2EE
5 3 (10.34%) Servlets
6 2 (6.90%) Web Services
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.45%) Java EE
7 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
2 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) Mac OS X
2 13 (44.83%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.34%) CentOS
4 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
5 2 (6.90%) Debian
6 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Microservices
3 13 (44.83%) Continuous Deployment
4 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 12 (41.38%) Web Design
5 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (20.69%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) ITIL
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
9 3 (10.34%) Business Development
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
10 2 (6.90%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Information Management
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) Go
3 3 (10.34%) C
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) Xen
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) iptables
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Terraform
3 3 (10.34%) Marathon
3 3 (10.34%) Mesos
3 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.34%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.45%) Consul
4 1 (3.45%) Control-M
4 1 (3.45%) Fluentd
4 1 (3.45%) Grafana
4 1 (3.45%) Kibana
4 1 (3.45%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Genesys
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) NICE Systems
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) Informatica
4 1 (3.45%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.45%) PagerDuty
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Thunderhead