Period
to 23 January 2019

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 6 months to 23 January 2019 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 69 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 -29 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 32 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.18% 2.48% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.94% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 59
Wales median daily rate £478 £369 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.49% -18.06% +21.62%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £365
90th Percentile £575 £450 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £513 £475
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +3.66%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,475 1,087 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.87% 84.26% 85.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,021 728 887
Wales median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £210 £187
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 50
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.85% +97.22% +15.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.25 £11.65
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £60.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% - -2.13%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
South Wales -21 26 £450 +14.65% 5
West Wales - 11 £555 - 3
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (40.54%) Unix
5 14 (37.84%) HTTP
6 13 (35.14%) Python
7 12 (32.43%) DevOps
8 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
8 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (27.03%) Ansible
10 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
10 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
10 9 (24.32%) Neo4j
10 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (24.32%) Dropwizard
10 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
10 9 (24.32%) Web Design
10 9 (24.32%) Maven
10 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
10 9 (24.32%) Mac OS X
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
11 8 (21.62%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (18.92%) Kubernetes
12 7 (18.92%) Docker
12 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
12 7 (18.92%) ClearCase

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 5 (13.51%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) Confluence
2 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) FileNet
3 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) IaaS
3 3 (8.11%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) NuGet
4 2 (5.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) SSL
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) SNMP
4 2 (5.41%) SSH
4 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) MongoDB
1 9 (24.32%) Neo4j
1 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (21.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (18.92%) Bitbucket
4 7 (18.92%) ClearCase
5 6 (16.22%) Ant
5 6 (16.22%) Subversion
6 5 (13.51%) JIRA
7 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
8 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
8 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.70%) Gradle
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
1 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Digital Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Build Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Dropwizard
1 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
2 5 (13.51%) JSON
2 5 (13.51%) SOAP
2 5 (13.51%) WSDL
2 5 (13.51%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) JAX-RS
3 4 (10.81%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.41%) Java EE
4 2 (5.41%) JPA
4 2 (5.41%) LDAP
4 2 (5.41%) OAuth
4 2 (5.41%) Stripes Framework
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) CMDB
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Unix
3 9 (24.32%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (24.32%) Web Design
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) SOA
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) ETL
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) Python
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) C
5 3 (8.11%) R
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) HND
5 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.41%) PMP
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Postfix
3 2 (5.41%) iptables
3 2 (5.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) Kubernetes
3 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 5 (13.51%) Rundeck
4 2 (5.41%) HP ALM
4 2 (5.41%) Mesos
5 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Atlassian
2 7 (18.92%) CA
3 4 (10.81%) Cloudera
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.41%) Hortonworks
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 1 (2.70%) McAfee