The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 71 87 79
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 64 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.53% 1.66% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.04% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 41
Median daily rate £320 £381 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% +25.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.44 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -14.28%
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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 Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2104 2599 2191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.23% 81.42% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1248 1311 1149
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 37
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Scotland region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 24 £451 -2.59% 2
Renfrewshire -11 18 £287 -6.82%
Glasgow +8 9 £150 -62.50% 1
Fife +8 4 £325 -
Dundee +5 4 £243 -
Stirling - 1 - - 1
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 51 (36.69%) ITIL
2 42 (30.22%) Linux
2 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (28.78%) Finance
4 38 (27.34%) Release Management
5 36 (25.90%) C#
6 32 (23.02%) Windows
6 32 (23.02%) PowerShell
7 31 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (22.30%) DevOps
7 31 (22.30%) VMware
8 30 (21.58%) Windows Server
9 29 (20.86%) Java
10 27 (19.42%) Project Management
11 26 (18.71%) Unix
11 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
12 25 (17.99%) C++
12 25 (17.99%) CMDB
13 24 (17.27%) Migration
13 24 (17.27%) SQL
13 24 (17.27%) Python
14 23 (16.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
15 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
16 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
16 20 (14.39%) Data Centre
17 19 (13.67%) Perl
18 18 (12.95%) .NET
18 18 (12.95%) Change Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.91%) Apache
2 9 (6.47%) JBoss
3 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.88%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.88%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.88%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.44%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.44%) IIS
7 2 (1.44%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.72%) CICS
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
3 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.72%) Simulink
4 1 (0.72%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) PaaS
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.60%) IaaS
5 4 (2.88%) SaaS
6 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.72%) GitHub
7 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.35%) WAN
2 12 (8.63%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.91%) LAN
4 9 (6.47%) SAN
5 7 (5.04%) BGP
5 7 (5.04%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.04%) MPLS
5 7 (5.04%) OSPF
6 6 (4.32%) DNS
7 5 (3.60%) Firewall
7 5 (3.60%) Multicast
7 5 (3.60%) SSL
7 5 (3.60%) Wireless
8 3 (2.16%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.16%) LDAP
9 2 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.44%) Network Security
9 2 (1.44%) PABX
9 2 (1.44%) SSH
9 2 (1.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) Relational Database
2 16 (11.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.16%) MySQL
3 3 (2.16%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.44%) QGIS
5 1 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Jenkins
2 13 (9.35%) MSBuild
3 11 (7.91%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (7.91%) TeamCity
4 10 (7.19%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.88%) Build Forge
5 4 (2.88%) Maven
5 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.16%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.16%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.44%) MSI
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
8 1 (0.72%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.72%) PVCS
8 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.72%) Subversion
8 1 (0.72%) Travis CI
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 16 (11.51%) Legal
3 12 (8.63%) Banking
4 5 (3.60%) Games
5 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.16%) Law
6 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 3 (2.16%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Electronics
7 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.72%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (10.79%) Analyst
2 11 (7.91%) Automation Engineer
2 11 (7.91%) Build Engineer
3 10 (7.19%) Configuration Analyst
4 9 (6.47%) Build Automation Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 9 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) Environment Manager
4 9 (6.47%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.76%) Asset Management Analyst
5 8 (5.76%) Developer
5 8 (5.76%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Software Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.04%) Service Management Analyst
6 7 (5.04%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Azure DevOps
7 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.32%) Server Specialist
8 5 (3.60%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.95%) .NET
2 8 (5.76%) XML
3 7 (5.04%) Middleware
3 7 (5.04%) REST
4 6 (4.32%) jQuery
5 5 (3.60%) IBM Integration Bus
5 5 (3.60%) WPF
6 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.88%) J2EE
6 4 (2.88%) Web Services
7 3 (2.16%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.16%) LAMP
7 3 (2.16%) RESTful
7 3 (2.16%) WCF
7 3 (2.16%) XSD
8 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.44%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.44%) WebGL
8 2 (1.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) CMDB
2 20 (14.39%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.79%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (9.35%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.76%) Data Structures
6 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.88%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (2.88%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.88%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.88%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.44%) Wiki
10 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.72%) Informatics
10 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.22%) Linux
2 32 (23.02%) Windows
3 30 (21.58%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.71%) Unix
5 23 (16.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.47%) AIX
9 8 (5.76%) Solaris
10 7 (5.04%) CatOS
11 5 (3.60%) Android
12 4 (2.88%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.88%) OS/390
12 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.16%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.72%) CentOS
14 1 (0.72%) HPUX
14 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) ITIL
2 42 (30.22%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.34%) Release Management
4 31 (22.30%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (22.30%) DevOps
5 27 (19.42%) Project Management
6 24 (17.27%) Migration
7 18 (12.95%) Change Management
8 17 (12.23%) Software Engineering
9 15 (10.79%) Risk Management
10 13 (9.35%) Problem Management
10 13 (9.35%) Service Management
11 11 (7.91%) QMS
11 11 (7.91%) Security Patching
11 11 (7.91%) Time Management
12 10 (7.19%) Build Automation
12 10 (7.19%) ITIL V3
13 9 (6.47%) Network Design
13 9 (6.47%) Server Building
13 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) C#
2 32 (23.02%) PowerShell
3 29 (20.86%) Java
4 25 (17.99%) C++
5 24 (17.27%) Python
5 24 (17.27%) SQL
6 19 (13.67%) Perl
7 15 (10.79%) Bash Shell
8 12 (8.63%) C
8 12 (8.63%) Shell Script
9 11 (7.91%) Korn
9 11 (7.91%) Ruby
10 9 (6.47%) Bourne shell
10 9 (6.47%) VBScript
11 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
11 8 (5.76%) VB
11 8 (5.76%) VB.NET
12 7 (5.04%) T-SQL
13 6 (4.32%) VB6
13 6 (4.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.47%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.60%) Degree
5 2 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.72%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (5.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.32%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.32%) SLA
4 2 (1.44%) COBIT
4 2 (1.44%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (11.51%) Docker
3 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.16%) Samba
4 3 (2.16%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) KVM
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.72%) RHEV
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (12.95%) Puppet
2 16 (11.51%) Ansible
2 16 (11.51%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (10.79%) SCCM
4 4 (2.88%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.88%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.44%) Packer
5 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.44%) vRealize
6 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (22.30%) VMware
2 15 (10.79%) Red Hat
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.35%) HP
5 12 (8.63%) Oracle
6 11 (7.91%) Cisco
6 11 (7.91%) IBM
6 11 (7.91%) ServiceNow
6 11 (7.91%) Splunk
7 6 (4.32%) ILOG
8 4 (2.88%) Axway
8 4 (2.88%) BT
8 4 (2.88%) Fujitsu
8 4 (2.88%) Siemens
8 4 (2.88%) Sun
9 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.44%) Citrix
9 2 (1.44%) EMC
9 2 (1.44%) F5
9 2 (1.44%) Remedy