The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank - 30 17
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 0 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 1.70% 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.36% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -46.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 119 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 71.17% 50.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 49
Average daily rate £335 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £180 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
1 5 (62.50%) GIAC
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CMDB
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Maximo
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (12.50%) SCADA

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Maximo
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
1 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (62.50%) GIAC
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards