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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
UK / Scotland
Rank 53 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 53 40 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.22% 1.55% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 1.94% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 19
Median daily rate £323 £320 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £262 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £38.36 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -23.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.32%

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
1363 2061 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.67% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1123 1181
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +26 20 £425 +19.71% 2
Aberdeen 0 13 £390 +10.63%
Glasgow +4 5 £310 +12.72%
Fife +1 5 £310 -3.12%
West Lothian - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
Renfrewshire +20 1 - -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 34 (32.69%) ITIL
2 33 (31.73%) Release Management
3 28 (26.92%) SQL
4 26 (25.00%) C#
4 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.12%) .NET
5 23 (22.12%) LAN
6 22 (21.15%) WAN
6 22 (21.15%) Java
6 22 (21.15%) Linux
7 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
7 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
8 19 (18.27%) Cisco
9 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
9 18 (17.31%) Windows
10 17 (16.35%) Project Management
10 17 (16.35%) Finance
11 16 (15.38%) VB
12 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
12 15 (14.42%) DevOps
13 14 (13.46%) CMDB
13 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
14 13 (12.50%) Firewall
14 13 (12.50%) Problem Management
15 12 (11.54%) QMS
15 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
15 12 (11.54%) MS Visio
15 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (11.54%) 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 3 (2.88%) JBoss
1 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.96%) Liferay
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (17.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) assyst
1 1 (0.96%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.96%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) IaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Route 53
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 2 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (22.12%) LAN
2 22 (21.15%) WAN
3 14 (13.46%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.50%) Firewall
5 11 (10.58%) BGP
5 11 (10.58%) Cisco IOS
5 11 (10.58%) MPLS
5 11 (10.58%) Multicast
5 11 (10.58%) OSPF
5 11 (10.58%) Wireless
6 10 (9.62%) SAN
7 7 (6.73%) IPsec
7 7 (6.73%) NAS
8 5 (4.81%) DNS
8 5 (4.81%) Network Security
9 3 (2.88%) DHCP
9 3 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.88%) SSL
9 3 (2.88%) VPN
10 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
1 21 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.88%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
2 5 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.88%) JIRA
3 3 (2.88%) Maven
3 3 (2.88%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.88%) Subversion
3 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.96%) git-flow
5 1 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.88%) Banking
2 3 (2.88%) Local Government
3 2 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.54%) Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Software Engineer
4 10 (9.62%) Consultant
5 8 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (6.73%) Applications Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Architect
6 7 (6.73%) Build Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Software Verification Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) .NET
2 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
3 10 (9.62%) Entity Framework
3 10 (9.62%) jQuery
4 9 (8.65%) Web Services
5 5 (4.81%) WCF
5 5 (4.81%) WinForms
5 5 (4.81%) WPF
6 4 (3.85%) Kafka
7 3 (2.88%) J2EE
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.88%) Spring
8 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.96%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.96%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) CMDB
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.69%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.73%) Clustering
6 5 (4.81%) Statistics
7 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) Windows
3 11 (10.58%) CatOS
4 8 (7.69%) Solaris
5 5 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.85%) AIX
6 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.88%) Unix
8 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.96%) Android
9 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.96%) CentOS
9 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.69%) ITIL
2 33 (31.73%) Release Management
3 26 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.35%) Project Management
5 15 (14.42%) DevOps
6 13 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 12 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (11.54%) QMS
7 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.58%) ITIL V3
8 11 (10.58%) Network Design
8 11 (10.58%) Risk Management
8 11 (10.58%) SDLC
8 11 (10.58%) Security Architecture
8 11 (10.58%) Server Building
9 10 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 10 (9.62%) Test Scripting
10 9 (8.65%) Automated Testing
10 9 (8.65%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.92%) SQL
2 26 (25.00%) C#
3 22 (21.15%) Java
4 16 (15.38%) VB
5 11 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.58%) Python
6 10 (9.62%) C++
6 10 (9.62%) VBA
7 9 (8.65%) C
7 9 (8.65%) PowerShell
7 9 (8.65%) VB.NET
7 9 (8.65%) VB6
8 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.81%) Perl
10 3 (2.88%) VBScript
11 1 (0.96%) Lua
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.62%) CISSP
4 8 (7.69%) Degree
4 8 (7.69%) SANS
5 7 (6.73%) CEH
5 7 (6.73%) CREST Certified
5 7 (6.73%) GIAC
6 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.92%) CCSP
9 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.85%) Apache Flume
3 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (9.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Netcool
2 7 (6.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (6.73%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.81%) Ansible
4 4 (3.85%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.85%) logstash
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.88%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.88%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.92%) SCCM
7 1 (0.96%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.96%) QRadar
7 1 (0.96%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 19 (18.27%) Cisco
2 9 (8.65%) ILOG
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Oracle
3 8 (7.69%) IBM
4 7 (6.73%) BT
4 7 (6.73%) Citrix
4 7 (6.73%) Siemens
4 7 (6.73%) Veritas
5 6 (5.77%) HP
6 5 (4.81%) F5
7 4 (3.85%) AppDynamics
7 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.85%) VMware
8 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.88%) EMC
8 3 (2.88%) Juniper
9 2 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.96%) RightScale