The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.16% 7.41% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.02% 10.53% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
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£280 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.62% +12.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.10% +2.50%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
111 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 73.03% 70.37% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 16 2
Average daily rate £348 £370 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +134.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 16 (45.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 14 (40.00%) HP
5 13 (37.14%) Linux
6 12 (34.29%) Solaris
6 12 (34.29%) Citrix
7 11 (31.43%) SAN
8 10 (28.57%) ITIL
8 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) Change Management
9 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
9 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
9 9 (25.71%) Netcool
9 9 (25.71%) IPsec
9 9 (25.71%) Clustering
9 9 (25.71%) NAS
9 9 (25.71%) Software Distribution
10 8 (22.86%) Veritas
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
12 6 (17.14%) QA
12 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
12 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) SAN
2 9 (25.71%) IPsec
2 9 (25.71%) NAS
3 4 (11.43%) Firewall
3 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 4 (11.43%) WAN
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) DNS
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
1 4 (11.43%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Configuration Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 3 (8.57%) CSS
2 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) CMDB
2 4 (11.43%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Solaris
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (11.43%) AIX
4 4 (11.43%) UNIX
5 3 (8.57%) HPUX
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
1 10 (28.57%) Change Management
2 9 (25.71%) Software Distribution
3 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (17.14%) Build Automation
3 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (11.43%) Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.43%) Six Sigma
4 4 (11.43%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) Change Data Capture
6 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) Perl
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (77.14%) Security Cleared
2 22 (62.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) KVM
2 3 (8.57%) RHEV
3 1 (2.86%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (25.71%) Tivoli
2 9 (25.71%) Netcool
3 7 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (8.57%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (2.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) HP
2 12 (34.29%) Citrix
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Veritas
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) VMware
8 1 (2.86%) IBM
8 1 (2.86%) Borland