The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 55 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.66% 0.34% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.40% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £398 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £34.78 £37.29
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -6.72%
Configuration Management
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 742 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.39% 84.41% 79.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 410 307
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Glasgow region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Glasgow region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (52.38%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (33.33%) Ansible
3 7 (33.33%) Docker
3 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Middleware
3 7 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (28.57%) JBoss
4 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 6 (28.57%) Microservices
4 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (28.57%) IaaS
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Network Design
4 6 (28.57%) PaaS
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
6 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) AIX
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
6 4 (19.05%) Change Management
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 6 (28.57%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) IaaS
1 6 (28.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) ATM
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) ISDN
4 1 (4.76%) PABX
4 1 (4.76%) SSH
4 1 (4.76%) Symposium
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Principal Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Project Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) CMDB
2 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) AIX
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
5 1 (4.76%) HPUX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Microservices
3 6 (28.57%) Network Design
3 6 (28.57%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) Release Management
5 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) KVM
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.76%) RHEV
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
2 6 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
1 4 (19.05%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Verint