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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 56 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 8 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 2.43% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 3.47% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
581 432 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.70% 70.02% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 213 289
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 24 December 2014, 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 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (33.33%) Django
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
2 7 (33.33%) Product Management
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
2 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 7 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
2 7 (33.33%) User Stories
2 7 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Line Management
4 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 5 (23.81%) User Experience
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) IPsec

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) IPsec
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Architect
1 7 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Release Management Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (33.33%) Django
2 7 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (33.33%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
2 7 (33.33%) Product Management
2 7 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) User Stories
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.76%) Release Management
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby
2 7 (33.33%) Scala
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.76%) Netcool
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
5 1 (4.76%) Veritas
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