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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 11 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 15.56% 6.67% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.44% 9.09% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 2
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£290 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.18% +9.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £402 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £417 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -37.27%
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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
108 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 80.00% 73.33% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 19 12
Average daily rate £348 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (78.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
4 18 (48.65%) Linux
4 18 (48.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 14 (37.84%) Citrix
6 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
6 13 (35.14%) HP
6 13 (35.14%) SAN
6 13 (35.14%) Solaris
6 13 (35.14%) Tivoli
6 13 (35.14%) IPsec
6 13 (35.14%) Clustering
6 13 (35.14%) Netcool
6 13 (35.14%) NAS
6 13 (35.14%) Software Distribution
7 12 (32.43%) Veritas
8 11 (29.73%) Change Management
9 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.92%) CMDB
10 7 (18.92%) ITIL
11 6 (16.22%) Oracle
11 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
11 6 (16.22%) QA
11 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (2.70%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) SAN
1 13 (35.14%) IPsec
1 13 (35.14%) NAS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
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%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Support
2 5 (13.51%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Build Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Clustering
2 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.92%) CMDB
4 4 (10.81%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Open Source
6 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Solaris
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) HPUX
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%) Problem Management
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.81%) Release Management
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Build Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V2
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
2 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Security Cleared
2 24 (64.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) RHEV
2 1 (2.70%) KVM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
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 1 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (2.70%) WMI
5 1 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Citrix
2 13 (35.14%) HP
3 12 (32.43%) Veritas
4 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) Borland
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.70%) CA