The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 76 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £360 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +176.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £359
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
956 733 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.75% 71.17% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 353 331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Configuration Management
Scotland

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 31 July 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 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Project Management
4 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (14.81%) Retail
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) XML
8 4 (14.81%) DSDM
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (14.81%) Intranet
8 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.81%) Markit EDM
8 4 (14.81%) FMCG
8 4 (14.81%) Release Management
9 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 3 (11.11%) JSON

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Configuration Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Release Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Change Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Accountant
6 2 (7.41%) Environment Manager
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) DOM
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) FMCG
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) DSDM
7 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
7 4 (14.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (14.81%) System Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 2 (7.41%) Change Management
9 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.70%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ACCA
2 2 (7.41%) MOS
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Munin
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.70%) Charles River
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