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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 90 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 0.69% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.99% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 13
Average daily rate
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£296 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.06% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £350 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £414 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +6.25%
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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
2126 1714 1749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.06% 69.90% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 862 843
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -11 6 £281 -29.63% 2
Edinburgh -12 6 £390 +11.42% 1
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (34.69%) Linux
1 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.57%) ITIL
3 27 (27.55%) SC Cleared
4 22 (22.45%) Windows
5 21 (21.43%) SQL
5 21 (21.43%) Change Management
5 21 (21.43%) Finance
6 18 (18.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 18 (18.37%) Java
6 18 (18.37%) UNIX
6 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
7 17 (17.35%) HP
8 15 (15.31%) Project Management
9 14 (14.29%) HTTP
9 14 (14.29%) SAN
9 14 (14.29%) Mac OS X
9 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 14 (14.29%) REST
10 13 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (13.27%) Solaris
10 13 (13.27%) HTML
10 13 (13.27%) Citrix
10 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
10 13 (13.27%) Web Design
10 13 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
11 12 (12.24%) Neo4j
11 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
11 12 (12.24%) JAX-RS

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.06%) Apache
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.12%) MS Office
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.04%) Maximo
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.29%) HTTP
1 14 (14.29%) SAN
2 11 (11.22%) IPsec
3 10 (10.20%) NAS
4 9 (9.18%) Firewall
5 5 (5.10%) LAN
5 5 (5.10%) WAN
6 4 (4.08%) Intranet
6 4 (4.08%) VPN
6 4 (4.08%) DNS
7 3 (3.06%) DHCP
8 1 (1.02%) RIP
8 1 (1.02%) MPLS
8 1 (1.02%) OSPF
8 1 (1.02%) BGP
8 1 (1.02%) L2TP
8 1 (1.02%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.24%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.24%) Neo4j
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Ingres
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
1 4 (4.08%) Facilita Forecast
2 3 (3.06%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.02%) Maven
4 1 (1.02%) StarTeam
General
1 21 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Analyst
2 16 (16.33%) Configuration Manager
3 15 (15.31%) Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Release Manager
4 12 (12.24%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 11 (11.22%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.10%) Test Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Performance Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Technical Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Programmer
7 4 (4.08%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (3.06%) Administrator
8 3 (3.06%) Java Programmer
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.06%) Performance Test Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) REST
2 13 (13.27%) HTML
3 12 (12.24%) Hibernate
3 12 (12.24%) JAX-RS
4 7 (7.14%) Spring
4 7 (7.14%) Web Services
4 7 (7.14%) Middleware
5 4 (4.08%) SOAP
5 4 (4.08%) XML
5 4 (4.08%) CSS
6 3 (3.06%) JSON
7 2 (2.04%) RESTful
7 2 (2.04%) .NET
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.02%) J2EE
8 1 (1.02%) JSP
8 1 (1.02%) DOM
8 1 (1.02%) Visualforce
8 1 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Clustering
2 9 (9.18%) CMDB
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.12%) Open Source
5 4 (4.08%) FMCG
6 3 (3.06%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.02%) HACMP
8 1 (1.02%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.69%) Linux
2 22 (22.45%) Windows
3 18 (18.37%) UNIX
4 14 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 13 (13.27%) Solaris
6 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.08%) AIX
8 3 (3.06%) HPUX
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) ITIL
2 21 (21.43%) Change Management
3 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 13 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (13.27%) Web Design
4 13 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.24%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.22%) Release Management
7 10 (10.20%) Software Distribution
8 9 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.16%) Service Management
9 8 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.16%) Build Automation
10 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 6 (6.12%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Performance Testing
11 6 (6.12%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.43%) SQL
2 18 (18.37%) Java
3 4 (4.08%) Perl
3 4 (4.08%) Python
4 3 (3.06%) VB
5 2 (2.04%) Ruby
5 2 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.14%) Degree
4 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.10%) GIAC
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.10%) MCSA
4 5 (5.10%) CCNA
5 4 (4.08%) CISSP
5 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.04%) ACCA
8 1 (1.02%) CIMA
8 1 (1.02%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.02%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.06%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.06%) KVM
3 3 (3.06%) RHEV
4 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.02%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 10 (10.20%) Tivoli
2 10 (10.20%) Netcool
3 8 (8.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (3.06%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.04%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) HP
2 13 (13.27%) Citrix
2 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.18%) Veritas
4 8 (8.16%) Oracle
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
5 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.10%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Kofax
9 1 (1.02%) Serena
9 1 (1.02%) Twitter
9 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.02%) Charles River
9 1 (1.02%) Sybase
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
9 1 (1.02%) Borland
9 1 (1.02%) Ariba
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