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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 65 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 37 49 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.19% 1.89% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.30% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 18
Median daily rate £323 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%

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
1420 2128 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.17% 82.23% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1138 1244
Median daily rate £378 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 13 £350 -22.22% 7
Aberdeen - 13 £390 -
Fife -2 4 £320 -
Glasgow -7 4 £363 +11.53% 3
West Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £270 -
Highlands - 1 £340 -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 32 (31.68%) ITIL
2 29 (28.71%) Release Management
3 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.73%) SQL
4 25 (24.75%) LAN
5 24 (23.76%) WAN
5 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
6 22 (21.78%) Java
7 21 (20.79%) Linux
7 21 (20.79%) Cisco
7 21 (20.79%) Finance
8 20 (19.80%) C#
9 18 (17.82%) .NET
9 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
9 18 (17.82%) Project Management
10 17 (16.83%) Windows
11 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
11 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
11 16 (15.84%) CMDB
12 15 (14.85%) Problem Management
12 15 (14.85%) Relational Database
13 14 (13.86%) QMS
13 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
13 14 (13.86%) MS Visio
13 14 (13.86%) Firewall
14 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
14 13 (12.87%) DevOps
14 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.88%) CatOS
15 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement

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 4 (3.96%) JBoss
1 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) Liferay
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.94%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.99%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.99%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.97%) IaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.98%) PaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Route 53
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
4 2 (1.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.75%) LAN
2 24 (23.76%) WAN
3 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
4 14 (13.86%) Firewall
5 12 (11.88%) BGP
5 12 (11.88%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (11.88%) MPLS
5 12 (11.88%) OSPF
6 11 (10.89%) Multicast
6 11 (10.89%) Wireless
7 9 (8.91%) SAN
8 7 (6.93%) IPsec
8 7 (6.93%) NAS
9 6 (5.94%) Network Security
10 5 (4.95%) DNS
11 4 (3.96%) VPN
12 3 (2.97%) DHCP
12 3 (2.97%) NetScreen
12 3 (2.97%) SSL
13 2 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.99%) MySQL
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.95%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
3 4 (3.96%) Maven
3 4 (3.96%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.99%) git-flow
6 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.97%) Local Government
4 2 (1.98%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.79%) Network Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) Software Engineer
3 10 (9.90%) Consultant
4 9 (8.91%) Developer
5 8 (7.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 6 (5.94%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Build Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) Entity Framework
2 10 (9.90%) Web Services
3 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
4 7 (6.93%) jQuery
5 5 (4.95%) J2EE
5 5 (4.95%) Kafka
5 5 (4.95%) WCF
5 5 (4.95%) WinForms
5 5 (4.95%) WPF
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (3.96%) Spring
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.99%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.99%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) CMDB
2 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.92%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.93%) Clustering
5 6 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.95%) Statistics
7 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Windows
3 12 (11.88%) CatOS
4 8 (7.92%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.97%) AIX
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Unix
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) ITIL
2 29 (28.71%) Release Management
3 27 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.82%) Project Management
5 15 (14.85%) Problem Management
6 14 (13.86%) QMS
7 13 (12.87%) DevOps
7 13 (12.87%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (11.88%) Network Design
8 12 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 11 (10.89%) Server Building
10 10 (9.90%) Quality Management
10 10 (9.90%) Security Architecture
11 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
11 9 (8.91%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (8.91%) Information Security
11 9 (8.91%) Service Management
12 8 (7.92%) Asset Management
12 8 (7.92%) Cryptography
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.73%) SQL
2 22 (21.78%) Java
3 20 (19.80%) C#
4 12 (11.88%) VB
5 11 (10.89%) Python
6 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.93%) C
8 7 (6.93%) C++
8 7 (6.93%) VBA
9 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.94%) VB6
10 4 (3.96%) Perl
11 3 (2.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.99%) Lua
12 1 (0.99%) PHP
12 1 (0.99%) Ruby
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (23.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.89%) CISSP
4 8 (7.92%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) SANS
5 7 (6.93%) CEH
5 7 (6.93%) CREST Certified
5 7 (6.93%) GIAC
6 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.97%) CCSP
9 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.99%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 3 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.95%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.99%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Puppet
2 7 (6.93%) Netcool
2 7 (6.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.93%) Tivoli
3 6 (5.94%) Ansible
4 5 (4.95%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (4.95%) logstash
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (3.96%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.98%) SCCM
8 1 (0.99%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.99%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.99%) QRadar
8 1 (0.99%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.99%) SCSM
8 1 (0.99%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) Cisco
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.92%) IBM
5 7 (6.93%) BT
5 7 (6.93%) Citrix
5 7 (6.93%) Siemens
5 7 (6.93%) Veritas
6 6 (5.94%) HP
6 6 (5.94%) ILOG
7 5 (4.95%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.96%) F5
8 4 (3.96%) Juniper
9 3 (2.97%) Mitel
9 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.97%) VMware
10 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.98%) EMC
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
11 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
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