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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 90 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 1.15% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.68% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £230 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £488 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -68.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -32.69%
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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
2072 1730 1619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.95% 68.76% 67.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 874 836
Average daily rate £380 £370 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 61 53
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £9.48 £13.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £38.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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
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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
Glasgow -6 10 £650 +62.50% 5
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 4
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
3 35 (47.95%) Linux
4 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
5 32 (43.84%) Citrix
6 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
6 29 (39.73%) IPsec
7 28 (38.36%) SAN
7 28 (38.36%) Solaris
8 27 (36.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 25 (34.25%) Tivoli
9 25 (34.25%) Netcool
9 25 (34.25%) Clustering
9 25 (34.25%) Software Distribution
9 25 (34.25%) NAS
10 24 (32.88%) Veritas
11 15 (20.55%) ITIL
12 11 (15.07%) Change Management
13 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.70%) Windows
14 9 (12.33%) HP
14 9 (12.33%) VMware
14 9 (12.33%) Ruby
14 9 (12.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.96%) REST
15 8 (10.96%) Release Management
15 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
15 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (5.48%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Maximo
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.73%) IPsec
2 28 (38.36%) SAN
3 25 (34.25%) NAS
4 5 (6.85%) DNS
4 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) WAN
5 4 (5.48%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) HSRP
7 1 (1.37%) RIP
7 1 (1.37%) MPLS
7 1 (1.37%) OSPF
7 1 (1.37%) BGP
7 1 (1.37%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
1 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (9.59%) MongoDB
1 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.48%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.74%) Ingres
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.74%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Digital Architect
5 5 (6.85%) Configuration Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Management Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (10.96%) REST
3 7 (9.59%) Django
3 7 (9.59%) Play Framework
4 6 (8.22%) Middleware
5 5 (6.85%) Web Services
6 3 (4.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.37%) JSP
7 1 (1.37%) SOAP
7 1 (1.37%) HTML
7 1 (1.37%) .NET
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) DOM
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) jQuery
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) JSON
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (34.25%) Clustering
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) CMDB
4 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.85%) User Experience
5 4 (5.48%) Thin Client
5 4 (5.48%) Fat Client
5 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (47.95%) Linux
2 28 (38.36%) Solaris
3 10 (13.70%) Windows
4 6 (8.22%) UNIX
5 4 (5.48%) AIX
5 4 (5.48%) HPUX
5 4 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Software Distribution
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Change Management
4 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) Scrum
5 8 (10.96%) Release Management
5 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
6 7 (9.59%) User Stories
6 7 (9.59%) Kanban
6 7 (9.59%) Product Management
6 7 (9.59%) Software Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) TDD
7 6 (8.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.22%) Project Management
8 5 (6.85%) Service Management
8 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.85%) Line Management
9 4 (5.48%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (54.79%) SQL
2 9 (12.33%) Ruby
3 7 (9.59%) Scala
3 7 (9.59%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) Perl
5 4 (5.48%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
6 3 (4.11%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (49.32%) Security Cleared
2 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
System Software
1 29 (39.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.48%) KVM
4 4 (5.48%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 27 (36.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 25 (34.25%) Tivoli
2 25 (34.25%) Netcool
3 2 (2.74%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.74%) WMI
3 2 (2.74%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Citrix
2 24 (32.88%) Veritas
3 9 (12.33%) HP
3 9 (12.33%) VMware
4 8 (10.96%) Oracle
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.74%) Kofax
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
8 1 (1.37%) Sybase
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco
8 1 (1.37%) Borland
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.37%) Serena
8 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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