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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 77 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.44% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.56% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Average daily rate £450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £415 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 2016, 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 21 (65.63%) Release Management
2 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 7 (21.88%) Service Management
8 6 (18.75%) Change Management
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 6 (18.75%) System Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Web Filtering
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
8 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.50%) Test Management
10 4 (12.50%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (12.50%) SDLC

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) PABX
3 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Ant
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) git-flow
2 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.13%) VectorCAST
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Transition Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Software Licensing Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripter
6 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.13%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Debian
4 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Release Management
2 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Service Management
6 6 (18.75%) Change Management
6 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.75%) System Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.75%) Web Filtering
7 5 (15.63%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
8 4 (12.50%) DevOps
8 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) C++
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
2 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.13%) VB
2 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) IISP
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Veeam
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Wind River