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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 65 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.23% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.69% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.35% -1.33%
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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
1113 887 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.81% 72.65% 70.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 465 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £38.75 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.15 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
5 4 (20.00%) Subversion
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
6 3 (15.00%) JBoss
6 3 (15.00%) Ant
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (15.00%) Maven
6 3 (15.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) PVCS
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) UNIX
7 2 (10.00%) AIX

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) ADSL
2 1 (5.00%) Broadband
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) MPLS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Ant
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) PVCS
4 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Deployment Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Software Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Development Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (5.00%) GIS
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Release Management
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) DSDM
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) HND
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Ganglia
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) StatsD
1 1 (5.00%) Graphite
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint