The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 117 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 11 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.52% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.56% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Average daily rate £328 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £374
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2463 2162 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.77% 92.99% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1063 1321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 55 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Configuration Manager
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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 17 April 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Configuration Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (94.12%) Configuration Management
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 6 (35.29%) HP
3 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
6 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.76%) IIS
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Apache
7 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database

Configuration Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) TeamSite
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Configuration Management
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Build Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Charles River