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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 25 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 +38  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.92% 6.41% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 8.16% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 16
Median daily rate £404 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.87% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £522 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

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 529 441 720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.47% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 310 492
Median daily rate £380 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 29
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +133.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -19 14 £400 -0.12% 1
West Wales -3 3 £550 +5.76%
Mid Wales - 1 £401 - 1
Configuration Management
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
2 21 (44.68%) Java
2 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (36.17%) REST
5 16 (34.04%) Relational Database
5 16 (34.04%) Ansible
5 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
6 15 (31.91%) Finance
7 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
8 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) Unix
9 12 (25.53%) HTTP
9 12 (25.53%) DevOps
10 11 (23.40%) Change Control
10 11 (23.40%) Open Source
10 11 (23.40%) Subversion
11 10 (21.28%) Scrum
11 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
11 10 (21.28%) Microservices
12 9 (19.15%) Puppet
12 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
12 9 (19.15%) Kafka
12 9 (19.15%) Perl
12 9 (19.15%) C++
12 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio

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 7 (14.89%) Confluence
2 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.51%) Apache
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Jetty
4 3 (6.38%) Mongrel
4 3 (6.38%) nginx
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (8.51%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.38%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (4.26%) GitHub
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Route 53
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) HTTP
2 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.89%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 4 (8.51%) DSL
5 4 (8.51%) tcpdump
6 3 (6.38%) DHCP
6 3 (6.38%) FTP
6 3 (6.38%) IPsec
7 2 (4.26%) LDAP
7 2 (4.26%) SSH
8 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) MongoDB
3 8 (17.02%) Neo4j
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.79%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) Subversion
4 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (17.02%) Ant
5 8 (17.02%) Maven
6 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
6 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 7 (14.89%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (8.51%) Bitbucket
7 4 (8.51%) ClearQuest
7 4 (8.51%) Hudson
7 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (6.38%) CA Gen
8 3 (6.38%) ClearCase
8 3 (6.38%) Travis CI
9 2 (4.26%) Gradle
9 2 (4.26%) NuGet
9 2 (4.26%) Vagrant
10 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (31.91%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Electronics
2 5 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
2 5 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Aerospace
3 4 (8.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
1 15 (31.91%) Java Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Software Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Officer
4 4 (8.51%) Project Support Officer
4 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Officer
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Build and Release Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Build Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Release Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) SCM Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) REST
2 12 (25.53%) Web Services
3 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
3 9 (19.15%) Kafka
4 8 (17.02%) Dropwizard
4 8 (17.02%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) JAX-RS
4 8 (17.02%) JSON
4 8 (17.02%) RESTful
4 8 (17.02%) Spring
4 8 (17.02%) Spring Boot
5 7 (14.89%) iXBRL
6 4 (8.51%) .NET
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
7 3 (6.38%) OpenGL
7 3 (6.38%) Servlets
8 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.13%) Java EE
8 1 (2.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
2 12 (25.53%) Unix
3 8 (17.02%) Mac OS X
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
4 12 (25.53%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) Change Control
5 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 10 (21.28%) Microservices
6 10 (21.28%) Scrum
7 9 (19.15%) Programme Management
7 9 (19.15%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.15%) UML
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Deployment
8 8 (17.02%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (14.89%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) OOD
9 7 (14.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (14.89%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (14.89%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) C++
3 9 (19.15%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) Go
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) JCL
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) MISRA
1 7 (14.89%) MISRA C
2 5 (10.64%) Def Stans
3 2 (4.26%) SLA
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) iptables
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.38%) Xen
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Ansible
2 9 (19.15%) Puppet
3 4 (8.51%) Terraform
4 3 (6.38%) Marathon
4 3 (6.38%) Mesos
4 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) Rundeck
5 2 (4.26%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.13%) Control-M
6 1 (2.13%) Fluentd
6 1 (2.13%) Grafana
6 1 (2.13%) Kibana
6 1 (2.13%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.13%) Salt
6 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Green Hills
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
4 5 (10.64%) SAP
5 4 (8.51%) Atlassian
5 4 (8.51%) Sonatype
6 3 (6.38%) CA
6 3 (6.38%) Google
6 3 (6.38%) VMware
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.13%) BMC
8 1 (2.13%) Informatica
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
8 1 (2.13%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) Thunderhead
Newquay, Cornwall
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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