The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 91 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.32% 1.02% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.45% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate £360 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £237 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +2.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1912 1658 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.15% 70.76% 66.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 860 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Configuration Management
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 18 £406 - 7
Glasgow 0 1 - - 3
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - - 1
Falkirk - - - -
Configuration Management
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (31.15%) Finance
1 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 16 (26.23%) Linux
4 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.67%) HP
5 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
6 10 (16.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 10 (16.39%) Oracle
6 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (14.75%) Service Management
7 9 (14.75%) Change Management
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.11%) AIX
8 8 (13.11%) Solaris
8 8 (13.11%) SAN
8 8 (13.11%) Degree
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.84%) Java
10 6 (9.84%) Web Services
10 6 (9.84%) XML
10 6 (9.84%) MS Office
10 6 (9.84%) Investment Management
10 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
11 5 (8.20%) Software Distribution

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) Apache
3 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
4 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
1 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
2 5 (8.20%) NAS
3 4 (6.56%) VPN
4 3 (4.92%) LAN
4 3 (4.92%) WAN
4 3 (4.92%) HTTP
4 3 (4.92%) Intranet
4 3 (4.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.28%) DNS
5 2 (3.28%) DHCP
5 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.64%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.64%) Redis
7 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Facilita Forecast
2 2 (3.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.64%) Hudson
3 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Configuration Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Release Manager
2 12 (19.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Change Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Technical Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Test Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Environment Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
6 2 (3.28%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) Web Services
1 6 (9.84%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) Middleware
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) XHTML
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
5 1 (1.64%) Visualforce
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (1.64%) Django
5 1 (1.64%) JSON
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.20%) Clustering
2 4 (6.56%) FMCG
2 4 (6.56%) Open Source
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.28%) Statistics
4 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.64%) CMDB
5 1 (1.64%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 8 (13.11%) AIX
3 8 (13.11%) Solaris
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) UNIX
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.28%) HPUX
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (14.75%) Service Management
3 9 (14.75%) Change Management
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.48%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.84%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.20%) Software Distribution
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Release Management
7 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.56%) DSDM
8 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
8 4 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (6.56%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) XQuery
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.64%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Jython
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.11%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) MOS
4 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.64%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (1.64%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.28%) KVM
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (8.20%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (8.20%) Netcool
3 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.28%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.28%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.64%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.64%) Munin
5 1 (1.64%) Puppet
5 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) HP
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Veritas
4 5 (8.20%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.56%) VMware
5 4 (6.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) Brocade
6 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix
6 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.64%) Charles River
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