The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 30 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.

Configuration Management
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 45 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 29 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.07% 3.98% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 4.74% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 16
Median daily rate £425 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £490 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +9.00% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +24.63%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 579 549 550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.21% 83.94% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 377 310
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 29 22
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 16 £388 +4.72% 3
West Wales -7 10 £533 +6.50%
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 50 (68.49%) Java
2 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.01%) REST
3 45 (61.64%) Relational Database
4 43 (58.90%) Jenkins
5 41 (56.16%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
7 36 (49.32%) Ansible
8 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
8 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
9 29 (39.73%) Domain-Driven Design
10 28 (38.36%) Web Services
11 27 (36.99%) Linux
12 26 (35.62%) Finance
13 25 (34.25%) Open Source
14 20 (27.40%) HTTP
15 19 (26.03%) Unix
16 18 (24.66%) Software Delivery
17 17 (23.29%) Microservices
17 17 (23.29%) MongoDB
17 17 (23.29%) Programme Management
17 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
17 17 (23.29%) Software Engineering
18 16 (21.92%) HTML
18 16 (21.92%) Mac OS X
18 16 (21.92%) Neo4j
18 16 (21.92%) JAX-RS
18 16 (21.92%) Dropwizard
18 16 (21.92%) Continuous Deployment

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (8.22%) Confluence
2 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) Jetty
4 3 (4.11%) Mongrel
4 3 (4.11%) nginx
4 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Office
1 4 (5.48%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (17.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (56.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.48%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.11%) Google App Engine
4 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.37%) Route 53
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.85%) DNS
3 5 (6.85%) SSL
4 4 (5.48%) DSL
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (4.11%) DHCP
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) FTP
5 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.11%) IPsec
5 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 3 (4.11%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) Wireless
6 2 (2.74%) LDAP
6 2 (2.74%) SNMP
6 2 (2.74%) SSH
6 2 (2.74%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.74%) VoIP
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (61.64%) Relational Database
2 17 (23.29%) MongoDB
3 16 (21.92%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.37%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 43 (58.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.59%) Maven
5 6 (8.22%) Ant
5 6 (8.22%) JIRA
6 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.48%) ClearQuest
7 4 (5.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (4.11%) CA Gen
8 3 (4.11%) ClearCase
8 3 (4.11%) Subversion
8 3 (4.11%) Travis CI
8 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.74%) Hudson
9 2 (2.74%) NuGet
9 2 (2.74%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (1.37%) Gradle
10 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Electronics
2 13 (17.81%) Manufacturing
2 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 13 (17.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.74%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.37%) Automotive
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (60.27%) Developer
2 33 (45.21%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Cloud Developer
4 15 (20.55%) Applications Developer
5 10 (13.70%) AWS Developer
6 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (6.85%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Project Officer
8 4 (5.48%) Project Support Officer
8 4 (5.48%) Support Officer
9 3 (4.11%) Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Build and Release Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.01%) REST
2 28 (38.36%) Web Services
3 17 (23.29%) Hibernate
4 16 (21.92%) Dropwizard
4 16 (21.92%) HTML
4 16 (21.92%) JAX-RS
5 15 (20.55%) Kafka
5 15 (20.55%) RESTful
6 14 (19.18%) JSON
6 14 (19.18%) Spring
6 14 (19.18%) Spring Boot
7 13 (17.81%) iXBRL
8 4 (5.48%) .NET
8 4 (5.48%) J2EE
9 3 (4.11%) Servlets
10 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.37%) Java EE
10 1 (1.37%) Node.js
10 1 (1.37%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.48%) NHS
2 1 (1.37%) CMDB
2 1 (1.37%) Fintech
2 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Linux
2 19 (26.03%) Unix
3 16 (21.92%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows
6 2 (2.74%) CentOS
6 2 (2.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (39.73%) Domain-Driven Design
4 25 (34.25%) Open Source
5 18 (24.66%) Software Delivery
6 17 (23.29%) Microservices
6 17 (23.29%) Programme Management
6 17 (23.29%) Software Engineering
7 16 (21.92%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (20.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (20.55%) Web Design
9 14 (19.18%) Scrum
10 13 (17.81%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (17.81%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (15.07%) DevOps
12 5 (6.85%) Change Control
12 5 (6.85%) Change Management
13 4 (5.48%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (5.48%) Information Management
13 4 (5.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.44%) Go
4 7 (9.59%) Perl
4 7 (9.59%) SQL
5 5 (6.85%) C
6 3 (4.11%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) C#
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) JCL
8 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 31 (42.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.37%) MISRA
1 1 (1.37%) MISRA C
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.11%) Xen
3 2 (2.74%) iptables
3 2 (2.74%) NFS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 36 (49.32%) Ansible
2 9 (12.33%) Puppet
3 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.85%) Terraform
4 3 (4.11%) Marathon
4 3 (4.11%) Mesos
4 3 (4.11%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.74%) Consul
6 1 (1.37%) Control-M
6 1 (1.37%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.37%) Grafana
6 1 (1.37%) Kibana
6 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.37%) Pingdom
6 1 (1.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) SAP
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Sonatype
5 3 (4.11%) CA
5 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 3 (4.11%) Genesys
5 3 (4.11%) Google
5 3 (4.11%) NICE Systems
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.37%) BMC
6 1 (1.37%) Green Hills
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.37%) PagerDuty
6 1 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (1.37%) Thunderhead
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