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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 12 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.17% 7.14% 9.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.82% 9.09% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
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£304 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.76% +12.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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 Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 76.55% 78.57% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 19 10
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (67.57%) SC Cleared
3 20 (54.05%) SQL
4 19 (51.35%) Linux
5 18 (48.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (40.54%) Citrix
7 14 (37.84%) SAN
7 14 (37.84%) HP
7 14 (37.84%) Solaris
8 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
8 13 (35.14%) Tivoli
8 13 (35.14%) IPsec
8 13 (35.14%) Clustering
8 13 (35.14%) Netcool
8 13 (35.14%) NAS
8 13 (35.14%) Software Distribution
9 12 (32.43%) Veritas
10 11 (29.73%) Change Management
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.92%) CMDB
12 7 (18.92%) ITIL
12 7 (18.92%) Oracle
13 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
13 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
13 6 (16.22%) QA
13 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (5.41%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 13 (35.14%) IPsec
2 13 (35.14%) NAS
3 2 (5.41%) LAN
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) DHCP
3 2 (5.41%) VPN
3 2 (5.41%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
1 4 (10.81%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.70%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Release Manager
1 6 (16.22%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (13.51%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
3 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) CMDB
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.41%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (51.35%) Linux
2 14 (37.84%) Solaris
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) HPUX
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Software Distribution
2 11 (29.73%) Change Management
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Release Management
6 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.41%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (81.08%) Security Cleared
2 25 (67.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.41%) KVM
2 2 (5.41%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (48.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (35.14%) Tivoli
2 13 (35.14%) Netcool
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (2.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Citrix
2 14 (37.84%) HP
3 12 (32.43%) Veritas
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Borland