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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 88 78 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 41 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 2.02% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 2.64% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 14
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £271 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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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
2304 2083 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.61% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1143 932
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 +10 18 £463 +11.44% 9
Glasgow -1 14 £350 +25.00% 1
Inverclyde - 5 £375 -
Renfrewshire -11 1 £375 +17.18%
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 25 (30.49%) ITIL
2 20 (24.39%) Linux
3 18 (21.95%) Finance
4 17 (20.73%) Change Management
5 15 (18.29%) Release Management
6 14 (17.07%) SQL
7 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
7 13 (15.85%) Remedy
7 13 (15.85%) Project Management
7 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.85%) Banking
8 12 (14.63%) Asset Management
8 12 (14.63%) Lotus
8 12 (14.63%) IBM Notes
9 11 (13.41%) Windows
9 11 (13.41%) Citrix
9 11 (13.41%) Service Management
9 11 (13.41%) Server Building
10 10 (12.20%) IPsec
10 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.20%) Degree
11 9 (10.98%) NAS
11 9 (10.98%) VMware
11 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
11 9 (10.98%) SAN
11 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (9.76%) Veritas
12 8 (9.76%) Solaris
12 8 (9.76%) Oracle

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (14.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.88%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.66%) JBoss
3 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) CICS
5 1 (1.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.22%) Lync
5 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Windchill
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
2 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.20%) IPsec
2 9 (10.98%) SAN
2 9 (10.98%) NAS
3 5 (6.10%) DNS
3 5 (6.10%) LAN
4 4 (4.88%) HTTP
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 3 (3.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.44%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.44%) WAN
6 2 (2.44%) SSH
7 1 (1.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.22%) SSL
7 1 (1.22%) CTI
7 1 (1.22%) MPLS
7 1 (1.22%) Firewall
7 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
7 1 (1.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.22%) Big Data
4 1 (1.22%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.22%) DataStage
4 1 (1.22%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Maven
1 5 (6.10%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.66%) Ant
3 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.44%) Hudson
4 2 (2.44%) StarTeam
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.22%) C++Builder
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.51%) Analyst
2 8 (9.76%) Change Manager
2 8 (9.76%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (8.54%) Environment Manager
3 7 (8.54%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (4.88%) Administrator
4 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
4 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
4 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (4.88%) Network Engineer
4 4 (4.88%) Lotus Notes Administrator
4 4 (4.88%) Configuration Analyst
5 3 (3.66%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (3.66%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 3 (3.66%) Network Support
5 3 (3.66%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (3.66%) Deployment Analyst
5 3 (3.66%) Test Manager
5 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (3.66%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) .NET
1 3 (3.66%) Middleware
1 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.44%) J2EE
2 2 (2.44%) SOAP
2 2 (2.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) JSON
3 1 (1.22%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.22%) RESTful
3 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Clustering
1 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.10%) CMDB
5 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (3.66%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
6 1 (1.22%) IVR
6 1 (1.22%) Replication
6 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Linux
2 11 (13.41%) Windows
3 8 (9.76%) Solaris
4 3 (3.66%) Android
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) ITIL
2 17 (20.73%) Change Management
3 15 (18.29%) Release Management
4 13 (15.85%) Project Management
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) Asset Management
6 11 (13.41%) Service Management
6 11 (13.41%) Server Building
7 9 (10.98%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.76%) Data Management
8 8 (9.76%) Software Distribution
8 8 (9.76%) IT Asset Management
9 7 (8.54%) DevOps
9 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
10 6 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) Software Testing
11 5 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.07%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Java
3 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) Perl
4 2 (2.44%) VB
4 2 (2.44%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) COBOL
5 1 (1.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
1 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) HND
3 4 (4.88%) HNC
4 1 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) Tivoli
1 8 (9.76%) Netcool
1 8 (9.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
2 3 (3.66%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.44%) WMI
3 2 (2.44%) SCCM
4 1 (1.22%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.22%) Nagios
4 1 (1.22%) StatsD
4 1 (1.22%) Graphite
4 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Remedy
2 12 (14.63%) Lotus
3 11 (13.41%) Citrix
4 9 (10.98%) VMware
5 8 (9.76%) Veritas
5 8 (9.76%) Oracle
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
8 4 (4.88%) F5
9 3 (3.66%) Veeam
9 3 (3.66%) HP
9 3 (3.66%) Serena
9 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.44%) Borland
10 2 (2.44%) IBM
11 1 (1.22%) SAP
11 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.22%) Fortinet
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