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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 123 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 6 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£351 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.44
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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
2533 2346 2481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.24% 93.88% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1144 1131
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 110
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Configuration Management
2 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (36.84%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Change Management
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
7 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
8 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL
9 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
10 2 (10.53%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (10.53%) WMI
11 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
11 1 (5.26%) Marketing
11 1 (5.26%) CMDB
11 1 (5.26%) Banking
11 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (5.26%) Charles River

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Markit EDM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Configuration Management
2 7 (36.84%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Management
4 5 (26.32%) Build Automation
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 7 (36.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) WMI
2 2 (10.53%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Borland
3 1 (5.26%) Charles River
3 1 (5.26%) Serena