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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 58 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
+38 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 64 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.25% 1.40% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.76% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 28
Median daily rate £330 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.36 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +12.63%
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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
1591 2271 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.72% 79.29% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 1205 1214
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.35 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 22 £450 +50.00% 4
Glasgow +8 12 £445 +79.79%
Renfrewshire -1 9 £325 -4.41%
Fife +4 4 £310 -3.12% 1
Aberdeen -6 4 - -
West Lothian - 3 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £308 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee 0 1 - -
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Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 38 (35.51%) ITIL
2 35 (32.71%) Release Management
3 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
4 31 (28.97%) Relational Database
5 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (27.10%) C#
5 29 (27.10%) SQL
6 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
7 27 (25.23%) Java
8 25 (23.36%) Linux
9 24 (22.43%) .NET
10 21 (19.63%) VB
10 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
11 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
11 17 (15.89%) ITIL V3
12 16 (14.95%) C++
12 16 (14.95%) VBA
12 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
12 16 (14.95%) Test Scripting
12 16 (14.95%) jQuery
13 15 (14.02%) VB6
13 15 (14.02%) VB.NET
13 15 (14.02%) ILOG
14 14 (13.08%) Windows
14 14 (13.08%) LAN
14 14 (13.08%) WAN
14 14 (13.08%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (12.15%) DevOps
15 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (12.15%) SDLC

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 (2.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.87%) JBoss
2 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Liferay
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (14.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.61%) MS Office
3 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) assyst
1 1 (0.93%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.74%) SaaS
3 3 (2.80%) IaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.87%) PaaS
4 2 (1.87%) Route 53
4 2 (1.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.08%) LAN
1 14 (13.08%) WAN
2 13 (12.15%) Firewall
3 12 (11.21%) SAN
4 7 (6.54%) IPsec
4 7 (6.54%) NAS
5 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.67%) DNS
6 5 (4.67%) Network Security
7 4 (3.74%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (3.74%) VPN
8 2 (1.87%) BGP
8 2 (1.87%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) MPLS
8 2 (1.87%) Multicast
8 2 (1.87%) NetScreen
8 2 (1.87%) OSPF
8 2 (1.87%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.87%) SSL
8 2 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.97%) Relational Database
2 28 (26.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.87%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.80%) Maven
3 3 (2.80%) MSBuild
3 3 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.80%) Subversion
4 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.87%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.93%) git-flow
5 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.93%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Law
3 3 (2.80%) Local Government
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (14.02%) Developer
2 11 (10.28%) Network Engineer
3 10 (9.35%) Consultant
3 10 (9.35%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Applications Developer
4 9 (8.41%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Applications Support
5 7 (6.54%) Architect
5 7 (6.54%) Build Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Security Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Applications Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Verification Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) .NET
2 16 (14.95%) jQuery
3 10 (9.35%) Web Services
4 9 (8.41%) Entity Framework
5 8 (7.48%) .NET Framework
6 6 (5.61%) WCF
6 6 (5.61%) WPF
7 5 (4.67%) XML
8 3 (2.80%) J2EE
8 3 (2.80%) Kafka
8 3 (2.80%) Spring
8 3 (2.80%) WinForms
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.93%) CSS
10 1 (0.93%) LAMP
10 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.28%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.48%) Cryptography
5 7 (6.54%) Clustering
5 7 (6.54%) CMDB
5 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.54%) Data Structures
6 6 (5.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.67%) Statistics
8 4 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.36%) Linux
2 14 (13.08%) Windows
3 9 (8.41%) Solaris
4 6 (5.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.67%) AIX
5 5 (4.67%) Unix
5 5 (4.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.87%) CatOS
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) ITIL
2 35 (32.71%) Release Management
3 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (15.89%) ITIL V3
5 16 (14.95%) Test Scripting
6 13 (12.15%) DevOps
6 13 (12.15%) Risk Management
6 13 (12.15%) SDLC
6 13 (12.15%) Service Management
7 12 (11.21%) Security Architecture
8 11 (10.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (10.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (10.28%) Project Management
9 9 (8.41%) Automated Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Change Management
9 9 (8.41%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.48%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (7.48%) Information Security
10 8 (7.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.10%) C#
1 29 (27.10%) SQL
2 27 (25.23%) Java
3 21 (19.63%) VB
4 17 (15.89%) JavaScript
5 16 (14.95%) C++
5 16 (14.95%) VBA
6 15 (14.02%) VB.NET
6 15 (14.02%) VB6
7 10 (9.35%) Python
8 7 (6.54%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.61%) Perl
9 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.87%) C
11 1 (0.93%) Korn
11 1 (0.93%) Lua
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.35%) CISSP
4 8 (7.48%) SANS
5 7 (6.54%) CEH
5 7 (6.54%) CREST Certified
5 7 (6.54%) Degree
5 7 (6.54%) GIAC
6 6 (5.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) CCSP
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.80%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.93%) Samba
4 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.48%) Puppet
3 7 (6.54%) Netcool
3 7 (6.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.74%) Ansible
4 4 (3.74%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (2.80%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (2.80%) logstash
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.87%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.93%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.93%) QRadar
7 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) ILOG
2 11 (10.28%) Cisco
3 10 (9.35%) IBM
3 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.54%) Citrix
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.54%) Veritas
5 6 (5.61%) F5
5 6 (5.61%) VMware
6 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.74%) EMC
7 3 (2.80%) AppDynamics
7 3 (2.80%) Juniper
8 2 (1.87%) Mitel
8 2 (1.87%) Remedy
8 2 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.93%) Charles River
9 1 (0.93%) Lotus
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