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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 13 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 13.17% 5.56% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.46% 6.90% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 1
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£304 £410 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.76% +12.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 75.45% 80.56% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
3 20 (52.63%) SQL
4 19 (50.00%) Linux
5 18 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 15 (39.47%) Citrix
7 14 (36.84%) SAN
7 14 (36.84%) HP
7 14 (36.84%) Solaris
8 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
8 13 (34.21%) Tivoli
8 13 (34.21%) IPsec
8 13 (34.21%) Clustering
8 13 (34.21%) Netcool
8 13 (34.21%) NAS
8 13 (34.21%) Software Distribution
9 12 (31.58%) Veritas
10 11 (28.95%) Change Management
11 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
11 8 (21.05%) ITIL
11 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.42%) CMDB
12 7 (18.42%) Oracle
13 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
13 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
13 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 6 (15.79%) QA
13 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.89%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) SAN
2 13 (34.21%) IPsec
2 13 (34.21%) NAS
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) LoadRunner
1 4 (10.53%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.63%) StarTeam
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Configuration Manager
1 6 (15.79%) Release Manager
2 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Applications Support
2 5 (13.16%) Applications Support Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Test Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Test Specialist
5 1 (2.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
1 2 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Clustering
2 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (18.42%) CMDB
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) Open Source
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Solaris
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) HPUX
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Software Distribution
2 11 (28.95%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Automated Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Release Management
6 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Change Data Capture
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 2 (5.26%) ITIL V2
8 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) Perl
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (78.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (65.79%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) KVM
2 2 (5.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 18 (47.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 13 (34.21%) Tivoli
2 13 (34.21%) Netcool
3 5 (13.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (5.26%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (2.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Citrix
2 14 (36.84%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) Veritas
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.26%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Borland