The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 58 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 14 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.59% 1.64% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.99% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 11
Median daily rate £315 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £414 £370
% change year-on-year +3.92% +11.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.48 £42.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.46%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 746 1259 1133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.68% 82.77% 81.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 702 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.26% -45.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.58 £39.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Edinburgh

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) .NET
5 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
6 7 (18.42%) C#
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
6 7 (18.42%) Release Management
7 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
7 6 (15.79%) Information Security
7 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (15.79%) CEH
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (15.79%) GIAC
7 6 (15.79%) CISSP
7 6 (15.79%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) OO
7 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 6 (15.79%) CREST Certified
7 6 (15.79%) SANS
8 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
8 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (13.16%) Puppet
8 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (2.63%) Liferay
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) assyst
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.63%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) IaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Route 53
4 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LAN
1 5 (13.16%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) Network Security
3 2 (5.26%) PABX
3 2 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) HTTP
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
4 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (13.16%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Calabash
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) git-flow
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Cabling Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Engineering Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) PABX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
2 5 (13.16%) Entity Framework
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) WinForms
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (2.63%) Spring
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) CMDB
2 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Cryptography
3 7 (18.42%) Release Management
3 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
4 6 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 6 (15.79%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) OO
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.16%) Change Control
5 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Secure Coding
5 5 (13.16%) System Testing
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) C#
3 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (13.16%) Bash Shell
4 5 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) VB
5 2 (5.26%) Perl
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CEH
1 6 (15.79%) CISSP
1 6 (15.79%) CREST Certified
1 6 (15.79%) GIAC
1 6 (15.79%) SANS
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (2.63%) Ansible
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco
3 3 (7.89%) Mitel
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.63%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (2.63%) Charles River
5 1 (2.63%) F5
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase
5 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) WSO2
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