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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 74 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 1.11% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.35% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Median daily rate £463 £463 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £361 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
1028 1330 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.84% 82.25% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 691 590
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 27 (43.55%) DevOps
3 26 (41.94%) Finance
4 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (38.71%) Linux
6 23 (37.10%) Migration
7 21 (33.87%) Python
8 19 (30.65%) C#
8 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
9 18 (29.03%) Windows Server
9 18 (29.03%) Windows
10 17 (27.42%) VMware
11 16 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (25.81%) SQL
12 15 (24.19%) Legal
12 15 (24.19%) SCCM
12 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
13 14 (22.58%) Puppet
14 13 (20.97%) MSBuild
14 13 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.97%) PaaS
14 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
15 12 (19.35%) Unix
15 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
15 12 (19.35%) Release Management
15 12 (19.35%) Ansible
15 12 (19.35%) Docker
16 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 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
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
4 2 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.61%) GitHub
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 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.97%) MSBuild
3 11 (17.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (17.74%) TeamCity
4 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.61%) PVCS
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (41.94%) 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
1 11 (17.74%) Build Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Build Automation Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Environment Manager
3 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Azure DevOps
4 6 (9.68%) Server Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) AWS Architect
6 4 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (6.45%) Azure Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Server Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) REST
2 4 (6.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.23%) RESTful
3 2 (3.23%) 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 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Informatics
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 27 (43.55%) DevOps
2 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (37.10%) Migration
4 12 (19.35%) Release Management
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
5 11 (17.74%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Risk Management
6 10 (16.13%) Build Automation
6 10 (16.13%) Security Patching
7 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.68%) API Development
8 6 (9.68%) API Integration
8 6 (9.68%) SDLC
9 5 (8.06%) Server Building
10 4 (6.45%) Service Management
11 3 (4.84%) Change Management
11 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.23%) Scrum
12 2 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) PowerShell
2 21 (33.87%) Python
3 19 (30.65%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) 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 3 (4.84%) C
10 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
11 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 3 (4.84%) 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 4 (6.45%) 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 10 (16.13%) ServiceNow
4 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco
7 1 (1.61%) Mitel