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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 71 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.98% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.36% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +180.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £320 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £480 £152
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
897 810 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.44% 71.87% 67.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 385 349
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 (73.68%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) ITIL
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) FMCG
6 4 (21.05%) Release Management
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) System Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (21.05%) Retail
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) Intranet
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) DSDM
7 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) JSON

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Project Accountant
3 2 (10.53%) Environment Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
1 4 (21.05%) Web Services
1 4 (21.05%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) RESTful
3 2 (10.53%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) DOM
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) CSS3
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) FMCG
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Release Management
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 4 (21.05%) System Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) DSDM
5 3 (15.79%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ACCA
3 1 (5.26%) CIMA
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
1 2 (10.53%) HP
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter