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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 61 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.51% 0.46% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.66% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£613 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.48% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £413 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £413 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
688 456 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.72% 70.37% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 249 307
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 19 (65.52%) REST
1 19 (65.52%) MongoDB
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) UNIX
3 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
5 12 (41.38%) Mac OS X
5 12 (41.38%) HTTP
5 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
5 12 (41.38%) Web Design
5 12 (41.38%) JAX-RS
5 12 (41.38%) Neo4j
5 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
7 9 (31.03%) Ruby
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 7 (24.14%) Spring
9 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) MySQL
9 7 (24.14%) Kanban
9 7 (24.14%) Django
9 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
9 7 (24.14%) Product Management
9 7 (24.14%) Scala
9 7 (24.14%) User Stories
9 7 (24.14%) Play Framework

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) MongoDB
2 14 (48.28%) Relational Database
3 12 (41.38%) Neo4j
4 7 (24.14%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (24.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (24.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (24.14%) MySQL
5 2 (6.90%) Ingres
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Architect
4 6 (20.69%) Digital Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) Java Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Release Management Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Digital Architect
8 1 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) REST
2 12 (41.38%) JAX-RS
2 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 12 (41.38%) Hibernate
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby on Rails
4 7 (24.14%) Django
4 7 (24.14%) Play Framework
4 7 (24.14%) Spring
5 3 (10.34%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) UNIX
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Mac OS X
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Web Design
1 12 (41.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) User Stories
4 7 (24.14%) Kanban
4 7 (24.14%) Product Management
4 7 (24.14%) Software Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Line Management
6 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) Release Management
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
8 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.90%) Document Management
8 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby
3 7 (24.14%) Scala
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) IBM
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.90%) Kofax
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.45%) Veritas