The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 35 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 3.40% 18.64% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 20.95% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate £380 £347 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -24.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
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
Renfrewshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 105 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 89.12% 88.98% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 69 24
Average daily rate £400 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £273 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £451 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Erskine region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Erskine region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 10 (90.91%) Change Management
2 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) VBScript
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) XML
3 7 (63.64%) XSD
3 7 (63.64%) C
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) COBOL
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) PL/1
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) MSI
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
1 7 (63.64%) MSI
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Development Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Service Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tools Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) WinForms
1 7 (63.64%) WPF
1 7 (63.64%) XML
1 7 (63.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Change Management
2 7 (63.64%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Management
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) C++
1 7 (63.64%) COBOL
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) PL/1
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C-shell
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) OCP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft