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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 53 50 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 10 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.35% 1.84% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£225 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -13.69%
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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
587 442 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.00% 73.79% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 213 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015, 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 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 9 (45.00%) Ruby
2 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) MySQL
3 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 7 (35.00%) Django
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Kanban
3 7 (35.00%) Product Management
3 7 (35.00%) Scala
3 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
3 7 (35.00%) REST
3 7 (35.00%) User Stories
3 7 (35.00%) Play Framework
4 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
5 5 (25.00%) IPsec
5 5 (25.00%) Line Management
5 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (25.00%) User Experience
5 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
1 7 (35.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (35.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (35.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Digital Architect
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (35.00%) Django
2 7 (35.00%) REST
2 7 (35.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) Kanban
2 7 (35.00%) Product Management
2 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) User Stories
3 5 (25.00%) Line Management
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Distribution
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Scala
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (10.00%) Netcool
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Veritas
4 2 (10.00%) Remedy