The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Manager
Rank 120 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£368 £279 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.72% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £279 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £279 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2527 2221 1954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.36% 92.66% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1106 1010
Average daily rate £375 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Manager across the Scotland region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Configuration Manager
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 Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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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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 +3 3 £356 -
Glasgow - - - -
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Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) PVCS
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) CA Endevor
4 1 (14.29%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) VCP4

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
2 2 (28.57%) PVCS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) AIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Endevor
2 1 (14.29%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Serena