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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 86 92 96
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 56 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.68% 1.42% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.80% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £296 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.34% -26.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £243 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £418 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
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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
2639 2161 1751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 79.37% 78.58% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1108 882
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 28 38
Average hourly rate £30.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.70 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £165.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +1 22 £444 +13.78% 4
Renfrewshire -2 10 £295 +5.35%
Glasgow +3 9 £350 +24.35% 5
West Lothian - 5 £300 - 2
Fife -7 2 £295 -
Inverclyde - 2 £350 -
Dundee - 2 £450 -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 26 (29.55%) Change Management
3 20 (22.73%) Linux
4 17 (19.32%) Windows
5 16 (18.18%) Service Management
6 15 (17.05%) Finance
7 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
7 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
7 14 (15.91%) Release Management
8 12 (13.64%) IBM Notes
8 12 (13.64%) SQL
8 12 (13.64%) Remedy
8 12 (13.64%) Lotus
8 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.64%) Banking
9 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 11 (12.50%) Project Management
10 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.36%) SDLC
11 9 (10.23%) Server Building
11 9 (10.23%) VMware
11 9 (10.23%) MS Office
11 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
12 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
12 8 (9.09%) Oracle
12 8 (9.09%) Data Management
12 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
12 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (13.64%) IBM Notes
2 6 (6.82%) MS Project Server
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.55%) JBoss
4 4 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.27%) Drupal
5 2 (2.27%) Confluence
5 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.14%) Lync
6 1 (1.14%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) SAS
6 1 (1.14%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Office
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Project
3 4 (4.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Heroku
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.95%) SAN
1 7 (7.95%) NAS
2 6 (6.82%) IPsec
3 5 (5.68%) DNS
4 4 (4.55%) HTTP
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.27%) SSH
6 2 (2.27%) DMZ
6 2 (2.27%) CTI
6 2 (2.27%) LAN
6 2 (2.27%) WAN
7 1 (1.14%) ADSL
7 1 (1.14%) VoIP
7 1 (1.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.14%) SSL
7 1 (1.14%) MPLS
7 1 (1.14%) Firewall
7 1 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.14%) DataStage
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.14%) DB2
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.55%) Hudson
2 4 (4.55%) JIRA
2 4 (4.55%) Ant
3 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.41%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.41%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.27%) Subversion
4 2 (2.27%) Maven
4 2 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.27%) Trac
5 1 (1.14%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Banking
3 7 (7.95%) Retail
4 3 (3.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Analyst
2 10 (11.36%) Configuration Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Environment Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Integration Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Administrator
7 4 (4.55%) Lotus Notes Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Verification Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Development Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.41%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Deployment Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Environment Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
1 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
3 2 (2.27%) J2EE
3 2 (2.27%) SOAP
3 2 (2.27%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (1.14%) JSON
4 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.14%) RESTful
4 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.82%) Clustering
3 5 (5.68%) CMDB
3 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 3 (3.41%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (3.41%) Statistics
5 3 (3.41%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.27%) IVR
6 2 (2.27%) Mechatronics
6 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.14%) SCADA
7 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.14%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Linux
2 17 (19.32%) Windows
3 6 (6.82%) Solaris
4 4 (4.55%) Android
4 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.41%) UNIX
6 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 26 (29.55%) Change Management
3 16 (18.18%) Service Management
4 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
4 14 (15.91%) Release Management
5 12 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 11 (12.50%) Project Management
7 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
7 10 (11.36%) SDLC
8 9 (10.23%) Server Building
9 8 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
9 8 (9.09%) Data Management
9 8 (9.09%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Change Control
10 7 (7.95%) Open Source
11 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) Java
3 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.55%) Python
4 3 (3.41%) Perl
4 3 (3.41%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (1.14%) COBOL
6 1 (1.14%) VBA
6 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) HND
4 4 (4.55%) HNC
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Tivoli
1 6 (6.82%) Netcool
1 6 (6.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (5.68%) Puppet
2 5 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.41%) Nagios
4 2 (2.27%) SCCM
5 1 (1.14%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.14%) StatsD
5 1 (1.14%) Graphite
5 1 (1.14%) WMI
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (13.64%) Lotus
1 12 (13.64%) Remedy
2 9 (10.23%) VMware
2 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 6 (6.82%) Veritas
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.55%) Veeam
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.27%) IBM
7 2 (2.27%) Opsware
8 1 (1.14%) F5
8 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.14%) Serena
8 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.14%) HP
8 1 (1.14%) Borland
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