The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Erskine 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 10 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 13.75% 8.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.42% 11.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 0
Average daily rate £281 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 43 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.75% 76.79% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 36 4
Average daily rate £328 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
Renfrewshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Service Management
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Middleware
6 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) VMware
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Problem Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Release Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) HACMP
3 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) AIX
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) KVM
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 5 (41.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) IBM