The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 71 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 0.51% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.64% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Average daily rate
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£444 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.78% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1321 933 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.34% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 512 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (30.56%) Service Management
2 11 (30.56%) Release Management
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Retail
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Open Source
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) JBoss
8 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 4 (11.11%) HTTP
8 4 (11.11%) Ant
8 4 (11.11%) Web Services
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (11.11%) JBoss
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Lync
3 1 (2.78%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Heroku
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) DHCP
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) DMZ
4 2 (5.56%) CTI
4 2 (5.56%) SSH
4 2 (5.56%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (2.78%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) ADSL
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Ant
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (5.56%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 12 (33.33%) Banking
2 10 (27.78%) Finance
3 7 (19.44%) Retail
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Environment Manager
3 4 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Management Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Web Services
1 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Service Management
1 11 (30.56%) Release Management
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Open Source
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.11%) Data Management
7 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 4 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
1 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) C
2 1 (2.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.78%) HND
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Puppet
1 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.78%) StatsD
3 1 (2.78%) Graphite
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
1 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 4 (11.11%) Veeam
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.78%) F5
5 1 (2.78%) Fortinet