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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 72 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.18% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.91% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £390 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £331 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £34.93 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-23.17% -7.48%
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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
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 14 (35.00%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) Service Management
4 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (25.00%) Finance
5 10 (25.00%) Release Management
6 9 (22.50%) DevOps
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.00%) Windows
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) VMware
8 7 (17.50%) Retail
8 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
9 6 (15.00%) Open Source
9 6 (15.00%) Artifactory
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) Maven
10 5 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.50%) Ant
10 5 (12.50%) DNS
10 5 (12.50%) JBoss
11 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 4 (10.00%) HTTP
11 4 (10.00%) Java
11 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (10.00%) Microsoft

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (12.50%) JBoss
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.00%) Confluence
4 2 (5.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
5 1 (2.50%) CICS
5 1 (2.50%) Lync
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 3 (7.50%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.00%) CTI
4 2 (5.00%) SSH
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.50%) ADSL
5 1 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) SAN
5 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.50%) MPLS
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
5 1 (2.50%) NAS
5 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Artifactory
2 5 (12.50%) Ant
2 5 (12.50%) Maven
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 14 (35.00%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Environment Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Development Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Design Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Release Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Middleware
1 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.50%) RESTful
4 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (10.00%) Android
3 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Service Management
2 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (25.00%) Release Management
4 9 (22.50%) DevOps
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (17.50%) Change Management
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Data Management
8 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Test Management
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Java
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) HND
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.50%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.50%) StatsD
3 1 (2.50%) Graphite
3 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Veeam
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.50%) F5