Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Configuration Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 +26 -4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.31% 3.76% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.49% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 23
South Wales median daily rate £396 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.94% +23.29% -2.67%
10th Percentile £313 £385 £305
90th Percentile £450 £575 £409
Wales median daily rate £396 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -16.58% +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 783 935 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.65% 83.63% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 671 814
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £220 £232
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in South Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in South Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 12 £450 +9.09% 1
Newport +5 7 £368 -18.33%
Caerphilly - 3 £435 -
Configuration Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
3 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
4 12 (38.71%) VLAN
4 12 (38.71%) Test Management
4 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 12 (38.71%) HP
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (38.71%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
5 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) RUP
6 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
6 10 (32.26%) Unix
6 10 (32.26%) Java
6 10 (32.26%) ISEB
6 10 (32.26%) HTTP
6 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
6 10 (32.26%) Project Management
6 10 (32.26%) Unified Process
6 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (29.03%) Go
7 9 (29.03%) Microservices
7 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
7 9 (29.03%) Perl
7 9 (29.03%) Oracle
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) C++

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (16.13%) IIS
1 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
1 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) VLAN
2 10 (32.26%) HTTP
3 5 (16.13%) VSAN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.68%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Subversion
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 6 (19.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Aerospace
1 8 (25.81%) Automotive
2 6 (19.35%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Test Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QC Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Kafka
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
1 7 (22.58%) Spring Boot
2 3 (9.68%) Dropwizard
2 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) JAX-RS
2 3 (9.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Mac OS X
2 10 (32.26%) Unix
3 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Software Engineering
2 15 (48.39%) Test Automation
3 12 (38.71%) Defect Management
3 12 (38.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (38.71%) Test Management
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (32.26%) PRINCE2
4 10 (32.26%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) RUP
4 10 (32.26%) Software Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Unified Process
5 9 (29.03%) Microservices
6 8 (25.81%) Change Control
6 8 (25.81%) Multithreaded Programming
6 8 (25.81%) Multithreading
6 8 (25.81%) Software Architecture
6 8 (25.81%) Static Code Analysis
6 8 (25.81%) UML
7 6 (19.35%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Go
2 9 (29.03%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) C
5 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) Def Stans
1 8 (25.81%) MISRA
1 8 (25.81%) MISRA C
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Workstation
1 5 (16.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
2 5 (16.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) HP
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) Green Hills
5 5 (16.13%) BMC
5 5 (16.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat