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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 18 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 5.71% 10.64% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 12.66% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
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£347 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.10% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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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
84 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 80.00% 84.04% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 39
Average daily rate £347 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (86.21%) Citrix
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
3 24 (82.76%) IPsec
4 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
4 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) SAN
5 15 (51.72%) Solaris
5 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 14 (48.28%) Veritas
6 14 (48.28%) Tivoli
6 14 (48.28%) Netcool
6 14 (48.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 14 (48.28%) Clustering
6 14 (48.28%) Software Distribution
6 14 (48.28%) NAS
7 13 (44.83%) VMware
8 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (37.93%) VMware ESX
10 7 (24.14%) Degree
10 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
11 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
11 2 (6.90%) SCOM
11 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
11 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.90%) VBScript
12 1 (3.45%) Oracle
12 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
12 1 (3.45%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) IPsec
2 15 (51.72%) SAN
3 14 (48.28%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Solaris
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) AIX
2 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Software Distribution
2 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
3 1 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL V2
3 1 (3.45%) Change Data Capture
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) SC Cleared
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (37.93%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.45%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) Tivoli
1 14 (48.28%) Netcool
1 14 (48.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Citrix
2 14 (48.28%) Veritas
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Serena
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco