The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Renfrewshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 11.04% 11.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.53% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£292 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.97% 81.48% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 18 0
Average daily rate £345 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 24 July 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (53.33%) HP
4 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 12 (40.00%) Change Management
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
8 9 (30.00%) Windows
8 9 (30.00%) SQL
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
8 9 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (26.67%) Solaris
9 8 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
10 7 (23.33%) Citrix
11 6 (20.00%) SAN
11 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Oracle
13 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
13 4 (13.33%) IPsec
13 4 (13.33%) Netcool
13 4 (13.33%) Middleware
13 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
13 4 (13.33%) Service Management
13 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
13 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (13.33%) Firewall
13 4 (13.33%) UNIX
13 4 (13.33%) AIX

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (26.67%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) SAN
2 4 (13.33%) IPsec
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
2 4 (13.33%) NAS
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.33%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Configuration Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Release Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Manager
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
1 4 (13.33%) CMDB
1 4 (13.33%) Open Source
2 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 8 (26.67%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) AIX
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Change Management
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Build Automation
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) Software Distribution
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Release Management
5 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (10.00%) RHEV
2 3 (10.00%) KVM
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (30.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (13.33%) Netcool
3 4 (13.33%) Tivoli
4 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) HP
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (10.00%) Veritas
6 3 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (3.33%) Borland
7 1 (3.33%) IBM