Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 October 2018 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 > West Wales
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 2.38% 0.88% 10.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.97% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
West Wales median daily rate £525 £550 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +14.29% +6.94%
10th Percentile £513 £525 £409
90th Percentile £538 £575 £562
Wales median daily rate £450 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +12.43% -15.74% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 West Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 108 103 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 85.71% 90.35% 89.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 80
West Wales median daily rate £475 £510 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +3.82% +15.59%
10th Percentile £269 £290 £205
90th Percentile £599 £600 £639
Wales median daily rate £414 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.77% -3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Wales median hourly rate - £10.00 £17.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.40% +12.00%
Wales median hourly rate £14.52 £24.00 £17.68
% change year-on-year -39.51% +35.79% +26.25%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in West Wales

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in West Wales

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Swansea +9 3 £525 -4.55%
Configuration Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VCL
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) logstash

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (33.33%) VCL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Runbook
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat