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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 76 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 47 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 0.97% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.36% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Average daily rate
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£347 £436 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.34% +7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £327 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £12.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+309.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.69%
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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
2147 1770 1433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 77.59% 71.75% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 895 749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 20
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.93 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.43% -52.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.22 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £180.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +2 14 £338 -18.18% 3
Glasgow +7 11 £225 - 4
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 42 (53.16%) SQL
1 42 (53.16%) Citrix
2 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
3 37 (46.84%) Linux
4 35 (44.30%) IPsec
4 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
5 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
6 25 (31.65%) Solaris
6 25 (31.65%) SAN
7 23 (29.11%) VMware
8 22 (27.85%) Clustering
8 22 (27.85%) Veritas
8 22 (27.85%) Tivoli
8 22 (27.85%) Netcool
8 22 (27.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 22 (27.85%) NAS
8 22 (27.85%) Software Distribution
9 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (21.52%) VMware ESX
11 10 (12.66%) Oracle
11 10 (12.66%) Degree
11 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
12 8 (10.13%) Windows
13 7 (8.86%) Kanban
13 7 (8.86%) Django
13 7 (8.86%) Ruby
13 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
13 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (8.86%) Scrum

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.80%) JBoss
1 3 (3.80%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (44.30%) IPsec
2 25 (31.65%) SAN
3 22 (27.85%) NAS
4 5 (6.33%) LAN
5 3 (3.80%) DHCP
5 3 (3.80%) Firewall
5 3 (3.80%) DNS
5 3 (3.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.53%) VPN
6 2 (2.53%) WAN
7 1 (1.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) MySQL
1 7 (8.86%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (8.86%) MongoDB
1 7 (8.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Ant
1 3 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (3.80%) Subversion
1 3 (3.80%) Maven
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) PVCS
2 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.27%) C++Builder
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Integration Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Analyst
3 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Digital Architect
7 5 (6.33%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.80%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Network Support
9 3 (3.80%) Configuration Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (8.86%) Django
1 7 (8.86%) REST
1 7 (8.86%) Play Framework
2 6 (7.59%) Middleware
3 3 (3.80%) Web Services
4 1 (1.27%) .NET
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Clustering
2 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) CMDB
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.06%) Open Source
6 3 (3.80%) Thin Client
6 3 (3.80%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.84%) Linux
2 25 (31.65%) Solaris
3 8 (10.13%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) AIX
4 5 (6.33%) UNIX
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Software Distribution
2 17 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.86%) TDD
3 7 (8.86%) Kanban
3 7 (8.86%) Product Management
3 7 (8.86%) Software Architecture
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL
3 7 (8.86%) Scrum
3 7 (8.86%) DevOps
3 7 (8.86%) User Stories
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
4 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.33%) Line Management
5 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.06%) Release Management
6 4 (5.06%) Fault Management
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Testing
7 3 (3.80%) Change Control
7 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.80%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) Ruby
2 7 (8.86%) Scala
3 6 (7.59%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) Perl
4 3 (3.80%) PHP
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.53%) VBScript
6 1 (1.27%) C#
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 35 (44.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (43.04%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.66%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PMP
5 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (21.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.80%) KVM
4 3 (3.80%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (27.85%) Tivoli
1 22 (27.85%) Netcool
1 22 (27.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
2 2 (2.53%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.27%) WMI
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Citrix
2 23 (29.11%) VMware
3 22 (27.85%) Veritas
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle
5 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.59%) HP
6 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.33%) Remedy
8 4 (5.06%) Cisco
9 3 (3.80%) F5
10 2 (2.53%) Serena
11 1 (1.27%) SAP
11 1 (1.27%) Borland
11 1 (1.27%) CA
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago