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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 69 99 67
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 79 32 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 1.10% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 1.38% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 38
Median daily rate £320 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £300 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.44 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Configuration Management
UK

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
2388 2315 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.91% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1234 1128
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +15 41 £450 +30.43% 4
Renfrewshire -25 15 £230 -31.93%
Glasgow +6 11 £183 -54.37% 2
Fife +7 3 £325 -
Dundee - 3 £260 -
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 49 (36.30%) Linux
2 46 (34.07%) ITIL
3 43 (31.85%) Finance
3 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (30.37%) Windows
5 40 (29.63%) Release Management
6 39 (28.89%) Project Management
7 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
8 32 (23.70%) VMware
9 31 (22.96%) Java
9 31 (22.96%) PowerShell
10 30 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (21.48%) DevOps
12 26 (19.26%) C#
13 24 (17.78%) Migration
13 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
14 23 (17.04%) CMDB
14 23 (17.04%) Python
15 22 (16.30%) SQL
16 21 (15.56%) C++
16 21 (15.56%) Perl
16 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
17 20 (14.81%) Unix
17 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
18 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 19 (14.07%) Ansible
18 19 (14.07%) Docker
18 19 (14.07%) Puppet
18 19 (14.07%) Jenkins

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 13 (9.63%) JBoss
2 10 (7.41%) Apache
3 7 (5.19%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.96%) AquaLogic
5 4 (2.96%) IIS
5 4 (2.96%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 4 (2.96%) Tuxedo
5 4 (2.96%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (2.22%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.74%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.74%) CICS
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.67%) MS Office
3 6 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
4 1 (0.74%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.59%) PaaS
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.19%) IaaS
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.74%) Office 365
6 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.89%) WAN
3 11 (8.15%) LAN
4 8 (5.93%) SAN
5 7 (5.19%) BGP
5 7 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (5.19%) DNS
5 7 (5.19%) MPLS
5 7 (5.19%) OSPF
5 7 (5.19%) SSL
6 5 (3.70%) Firewall
6 5 (3.70%) Multicast
6 5 (3.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.22%) HTTP
8 2 (1.48%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.48%) LDAP
8 2 (1.48%) PABX
8 2 (1.48%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.48%) SSH
9 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) QGIS
5 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (14.07%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.15%) MSBuild
2 11 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (8.15%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.93%) Maven
4 7 (5.19%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.70%) MSI
6 4 (2.96%) Build Forge
7 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.48%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Hudson
8 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.74%) PVCS
8 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 16 (11.85%) Legal
3 11 (8.15%) Banking
4 4 (2.96%) Games
4 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Retail
5 3 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (10.37%) Analyst
2 12 (8.89%) Environment Manager
3 11 (8.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 9 (6.67%) Build Engineer
4 9 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
4 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.93%) Asset Management Analyst
5 8 (5.93%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 8 (5.93%) Network Engineer
5 8 (5.93%) Software Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Service Management Analyst
6 7 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.44%) Server Specialist
8 5 (3.70%) Change Manager
8 5 (3.70%) Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.15%) Middleware
2 10 (7.41%) .NET
2 10 (7.41%) REST
3 9 (6.67%) XML
4 7 (5.19%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) WPF
5 6 (4.44%) XSD
6 5 (3.70%) IBM Integration Bus
6 5 (3.70%) WinForms
7 4 (2.96%) J2EE
7 4 (2.96%) SOAP
8 3 (2.22%) RESTful
9 2 (1.48%) LAMP
10 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.74%) HTML
10 1 (0.74%) JSON
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.74%) WCF
10 1 (0.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 23 (17.04%) CMDB
3 12 (8.89%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (8.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.96%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.96%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.48%) Wiki
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.74%) Informatics
8 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (36.30%) Linux
2 41 (30.37%) Windows
3 33 (24.44%) Windows Server
4 20 (14.81%) Unix
5 19 (14.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.67%) AIX
9 7 (5.19%) CatOS
9 7 (5.19%) Solaris
10 4 (2.96%) Android
10 4 (2.96%) OS/390
10 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.22%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.74%) CentOS
12 1 (0.74%) HPUX
12 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.07%) ITIL
2 43 (31.85%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (29.63%) Release Management
4 39 (28.89%) Project Management
5 30 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (21.48%) DevOps
7 24 (17.78%) Migration
8 18 (13.33%) Change Management
9 17 (12.59%) Software Engineering
10 16 (11.85%) Risk Management
11 13 (9.63%) Network Design
12 12 (8.89%) Problem Management
13 11 (8.15%) QMS
13 11 (8.15%) Security Patching
13 11 (8.15%) Service Management
13 11 (8.15%) Time Management
14 10 (7.41%) Waterfall
15 9 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (6.67%) Server Building
16 8 (5.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.96%) Java
1 31 (22.96%) PowerShell
2 26 (19.26%) C#
3 23 (17.04%) Python
4 22 (16.30%) SQL
5 21 (15.56%) C++
5 21 (15.56%) Perl
6 15 (11.11%) C
7 14 (10.37%) Bash Shell
8 12 (8.89%) VBScript
9 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
10 10 (7.41%) Korn
10 10 (7.41%) Ruby
11 9 (6.67%) Bourne shell
12 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
13 5 (3.70%) COBOL
13 5 (3.70%) PL/1
13 5 (3.70%) VB
13 5 (3.70%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.48%) IISP
5 2 (1.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.44%) SLA
3 2 (1.48%) COBIT
3 2 (1.48%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (14.07%) Docker
3 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) Samba
3 2 (1.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.74%) RHEV
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Ansible
1 19 (14.07%) Puppet
2 17 (12.59%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (11.11%) SCCM
4 4 (2.96%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.48%) Packer
5 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (1.48%) vRealize
6 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (23.70%) VMware
2 17 (12.59%) Oracle
3 13 (9.63%) HP
3 13 (9.63%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.15%) Splunk
6 10 (7.41%) Cisco
7 9 (6.67%) IBM
7 9 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.96%) Axway
8 4 (2.96%) BT
8 4 (2.96%) Fujitsu
8 4 (2.96%) Siemens
8 4 (2.96%) Sun
9 2 (1.48%) Citrix
9 2 (1.48%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.74%) EMC
10 1 (0.74%) F5
10 1 (0.74%) Verint
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