The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 63 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.11% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.90% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
629 555 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.37% 70.43% 69.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 291 277
Average daily rate £350 £366 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.94% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
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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 29 July 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 14 (73.68%) UNIX
1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (63.16%) Neo4j
2 12 (63.16%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (63.16%) JAX-RS
2 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 12 (63.16%) REST
2 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
2 12 (63.16%) HTTP
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Hibernate
2 12 (63.16%) Web Design
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Middleware
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Release Management
5 3 (15.79%) Subversion
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Confluence
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Document Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) JIRA
6 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.53%) IBM

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) Relational Database
2 12 (63.16%) MongoDB
2 12 (63.16%) Neo4j
3 2 (10.53%) Ingres
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.53%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Release Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) Hibernate
1 12 (63.16%) REST
1 12 (63.16%) JAX-RS
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) UNIX
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Mac OS X
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Web Design
1 12 (63.16%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Document Management
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Kofax
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase