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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 84 80 101
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 41 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 1.62% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.04% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 4
Average daily rate £375 £329 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -29.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £408 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £33.71 £50.00 £12.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.58% +309.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +15.87%
Configuration Management
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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
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh +2 16 £450 +33.33% 1
Glasgow +12 13 £313 +38.88% 2
Renfrewshire -19 5 £380 +10.54%
Fife - 4 £320 -
Dundee - 1 £135 - 2
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 31 (39.24%) Project Management
3 28 (35.44%) Release Management
4 27 (34.18%) Windows
5 22 (27.85%) ITIL
6 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
8 19 (24.05%) Change Management
9 17 (21.52%) Finance
9 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
10 15 (18.99%) Java
10 15 (18.99%) Oracle
11 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
12 13 (16.46%) VMware
12 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
12 13 (16.46%) Degree
12 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
12 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
13 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
13 12 (15.19%) SDLC
13 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
13 12 (15.19%) Service Management
14 11 (13.92%) Python
14 11 (13.92%) SQL
14 11 (13.92%) XML
14 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
14 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (12.66%) PowerShell

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (10.13%) JBoss
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
5 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
1 8 (10.13%) MS Office
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) IaaS
1 5 (6.33%) PaaS
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 2 (2.53%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) LAN
1 8 (10.13%) WAN
2 7 (8.86%) SAN
3 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) DNS
5 2 (2.53%) BGP
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.53%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) HTTP
5 2 (2.53%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.53%) LDAP
5 2 (2.53%) MPLS
5 2 (2.53%) Multicast
5 2 (2.53%) OSPF
5 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.53%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.53%) SSL
5 2 (2.53%) VPN
5 2 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
2 17 (21.52%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.72%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.13%) Eclipse
3 7 (8.86%) MSI
4 6 (7.59%) Maven
5 2 (2.53%) Ant
5 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.27%) git-flow
6 1 (1.27%) JUnit
6 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) VectorCAST
General
1 17 (21.52%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Military
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (10.13%) Environment Manager
2 7 (8.86%) Analyst
2 7 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.06%) Consultant
4 4 (5.06%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Software Verification Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Test Analyst
4 4 (5.06%) Test Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Tester
4 4 (5.06%) Verification Engineer
4 4 (5.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) Administrator
5 3 (3.80%) Architect
5 3 (3.80%) Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Development Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) XML
2 10 (12.66%) .NET
3 7 (8.86%) WinForms
3 7 (8.86%) WPF
3 7 (8.86%) XSD
4 6 (7.59%) Middleware
4 6 (7.59%) Web Services
5 5 (6.33%) REST
6 4 (5.06%) SOAP
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.27%) CSS
7 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.27%) HTML
7 1 (1.27%) Java EE
7 1 (1.27%) jQuery
7 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.27%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.27%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) User Experience
6 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.53%) CMDB
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.53%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.51%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Windows
3 13 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.33%) AIX
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 2 (2.53%) CatOS
7 2 (2.53%) Debian
7 2 (2.53%) Solaris
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.27%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Project Management
2 28 (35.44%) Release Management
3 22 (27.85%) ITIL
4 21 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (24.05%) Change Management
6 13 (16.46%) Software Testing
7 12 (15.19%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (15.19%) SDLC
7 12 (15.19%) Service Management
7 12 (15.19%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (11.39%) DevOps
9 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
9 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.13%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.13%) OO
10 8 (10.13%) Problem Management
10 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) Java
2 11 (13.92%) Python
2 11 (13.92%) SQL
3 10 (12.66%) C
3 10 (12.66%) Perl
3 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
4 8 (10.13%) C#
4 8 (10.13%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) COBOL
5 7 (8.86%) PL/1
5 7 (8.86%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.86%) VBScript
6 6 (7.59%) VB
7 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.06%) Ruby
7 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.53%) C-shell
8 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) Korn
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.46%) Degree
1 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.53%) IISP
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) MCITP
5 2 (2.53%) MCP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSA
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) OCP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.27%) HND
6 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
2 1 (1.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Docker
3 4 (5.06%) vCloud
4 2 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.53%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (8.86%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.53%) Legato
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) VMware
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.80%) IBM
5 2 (2.53%) BT
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Siemens
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Veeam
6 1 (1.27%) Wind River
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