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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 11 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 21 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 17.07% - 9.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 2
Average daily rate
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£333 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £350 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.28% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.46% -46.25%
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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
98 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 79.67% 70.45% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 28 14
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 £240 £325 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 31 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 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (71.05%) SC Cleared
3 25 (65.79%) SQL
4 24 (63.16%) Linux
5 20 (52.63%) Citrix
5 20 (52.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 19 (50.00%) Solaris
6 19 (50.00%) SAN
7 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 16 (42.11%) Tivoli
7 16 (42.11%) IPsec
7 16 (42.11%) Clustering
7 16 (42.11%) Netcool
7 16 (42.11%) NAS
7 16 (42.11%) Software Distribution
8 15 (39.47%) Veritas
9 12 (31.58%) HP
10 10 (26.32%) Change Management
11 9 (23.68%) Oracle
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL
13 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
13 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (18.42%) CMDB
14 5 (13.16%) Java
14 5 (13.16%) Perl
14 5 (13.16%) PHP
15 4 (10.53%) Middleware
15 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 4 (10.53%) Red Hat

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) SAN
2 16 (42.11%) IPsec
2 16 (42.11%) NAS
3 4 (10.53%) Firewall
3 4 (10.53%) DHCP
3 4 (10.53%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 3 (7.89%) LAN
4 3 (7.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
2 5 (13.16%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Release Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Applications Support Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) CMDB
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Thin Client
3 4 (10.53%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 19 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) AIX
3 4 (10.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Software Distribution
2 10 (26.32%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Release Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
4 4 (10.53%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (76.32%) Security Cleared
2 27 (71.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) KVM
2 4 (10.53%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 16 (42.11%) Tivoli
2 16 (42.11%) Netcool
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Citrix
2 15 (39.47%) Veritas
3 12 (31.58%) HP
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Borland
7 1 (2.63%) CA