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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 13 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 16.67% 1.85% 7.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.47% 2.17% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£344 £460 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.70 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+23.02% -12.55%
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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
113 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 85.61% 85.19% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 29
Average daily rate £358 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £310 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 37 (88.10%) SQL
2 34 (80.95%) Citrix
3 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
4 31 (73.81%) IPsec
5 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
6 26 (61.90%) Linux
7 24 (57.14%) SAN
8 23 (54.76%) Solaris
9 21 (50.00%) Clustering
9 21 (50.00%) Tivoli
9 21 (50.00%) Netcool
9 21 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 21 (50.00%) Veritas
9 21 (50.00%) NAS
9 21 (50.00%) Software Distribution
10 15 (35.71%) VMware
11 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.95%) VMware ESX
13 6 (14.29%) Oracle
14 4 (9.52%) Degree
14 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 4 (9.52%) HP
15 3 (7.14%) DNS
15 3 (7.14%) DHCP
15 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
15 3 (7.14%) WebLogic
15 3 (7.14%) Java
15 3 (7.14%) Perl
15 3 (7.14%) PHP

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (73.81%) IPsec
2 24 (57.14%) SAN
3 21 (50.00%) NAS
4 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 2 (4.76%) VPN
5 2 (4.76%) LAN
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Integration Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.38%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) CMDB
3 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) Solaris
3 3 (7.14%) UNIX
3 3 (7.14%) AIX
3 3 (7.14%) HPUX
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Software Distribution
2 3 (7.14%) Change Management
2 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.14%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (4.76%) Automation Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Service Management
3 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (2.38%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.38%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) Perl
2 3 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) SC Cleared
1 29 (69.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 33 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (30.95%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (7.14%) KVM
4 3 (7.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 21 (50.00%) Netcool
1 21 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (80.95%) Citrix
2 21 (50.00%) Veritas
3 15 (35.71%) VMware
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) CA