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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 19 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.33% 14.81% 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 16.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£347 £283 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -33.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.29 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -3.76%
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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
56 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 77.78% 90.12% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 37
Average daily rate £348 £330 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015, 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 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 24 (85.71%) IPsec
3 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
4 14 (50.00%) Clustering
4 14 (50.00%) Solaris
4 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 14 (50.00%) SAN
4 14 (50.00%) Veritas
4 14 (50.00%) Tivoli
4 14 (50.00%) Netcool
4 14 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (50.00%) Software Distribution
4 14 (50.00%) NAS
5 12 (42.86%) VMware
6 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
8 7 (25.00%) Degree
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) SCOM
9 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.14%) VBScript
10 1 (3.57%) SAP
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) ClearCase

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) IPsec
2 14 (50.00%) SAN
2 14 (50.00%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Clustering
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Solaris
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Project Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) SC Cleared
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (35.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 14 (50.00%) Netcool
1 14 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Citrix
2 14 (50.00%) Veritas
3 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Serena