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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 56 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.88% 1.25% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.53% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 7
Median daily rate £450 £463 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £298 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -6.59%
Configuration Management
Scotland

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
1123 1175 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.82% 81.43% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 610 622
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 18
Median hourly rate £15.82 £18.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 27 (43.55%) Finance
3 25 (40.32%) DevOps
4 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (37.10%) Migration
6 21 (33.87%) Python
7 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
8 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 18 (29.03%) Windows
9 17 (27.42%) C#
9 17 (27.42%) VMware
10 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (24.19%) SCCM
11 15 (24.19%) SQL
11 15 (24.19%) Legal
11 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (22.58%) Puppet
13 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (20.97%) PaaS
13 13 (20.97%) Release Management
13 13 (20.97%) Project Management
14 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
14 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
14 12 (19.35%) Unix
14 12 (19.35%) Ansible
14 12 (19.35%) Docker
15 11 (17.74%) Octopus Deploy

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (6.45%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (20.97%) PaaS
2 8 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) IaaS
4 2 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.61%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) LAN
2 1 (1.61%) PABX
2 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.74%) MSBuild
2 11 (17.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
3 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) PVCS
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 15 (24.19%) Legal
3 11 (17.74%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Games
6 1 (1.61%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (17.74%) Automation Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Build Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Environment Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Build Automation Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Azure DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) Server Specialist
6 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (6.45%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) AWS Architect
7 4 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) REST
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
2 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk
3 4 (6.45%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Informatics
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
3 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.35%) Unix
6 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) DevOps
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (37.10%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (37.10%) Migration
4 13 (20.97%) Project Management
4 13 (20.97%) Release Management
5 12 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL
7 10 (16.13%) Build Automation
7 10 (16.13%) Security Patching
8 6 (9.68%) API Development
8 6 (9.68%) API Integration
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) Server Building
10 4 (6.45%) Service Management
11 3 (4.84%) SDLC
12 2 (3.23%) Change Control
12 2 (3.23%) Data Protection
12 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
12 2 (3.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 21 (33.87%) Python
3 17 (27.42%) C#
4 15 (24.19%) SQL
5 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
6 9 (14.52%) Bourne shell
6 9 (14.52%) Perl
6 9 (14.52%) Ruby
7 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (12.90%) C++
7 8 (12.90%) Java
7 8 (12.90%) Korn
8 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.29%) VBScript
9 2 (3.23%) C
9 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.61%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Docker
2 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) SCCM
2 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (22.58%) Puppet
3 12 (19.35%) Ansible
4 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (3.23%) vRealize
6 1 (1.61%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) VMware
2 11 (17.74%) Splunk
3 9 (14.52%) ServiceNow
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.23%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
7 1 (1.61%) Mitel
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy