Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 6 months to 19 June 2018 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.

Configuration Management
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 76 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 31 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.94% 0.95% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 1.10% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 13
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% - -26.67%
10th Percentile £236 £214 £125
90th Percentile £438 £450 £458
Scotland median daily rate £415 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +6.41% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +9.33%
Scotland median hourly rate £45.25 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -1.63% +2.22% +63.99%

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,381 998 1,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.42% 86.41% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 534 608
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £525 £484 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 10 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £17.36 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.89% -44.46% +13.64%
10th Percentile £10.41 £13.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.37 £41.03 £36.93
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -31.37% -29.17% +20.00%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 22 (70.97%) DevOps
3 19 (61.29%) Ansible
4 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
4 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
5 17 (54.84%) Python
6 15 (48.39%) Unix
6 15 (48.39%) JIRA
7 14 (45.16%) Analytics
8 13 (41.94%) Splunk
9 12 (38.71%) HTTP
9 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
10 10 (32.26%) Data Analytics
10 10 (32.26%) Elastic Stack
10 10 (32.26%) SDLC
11 9 (29.03%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (22.58%) Kafka
13 7 (22.58%) Data Engineering
13 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (19.35%) Big Data
14 6 (19.35%) Big Data Analytics
14 6 (19.35%) Finance
15 5 (16.13%) Project Management
15 5 (16.13%) Java
15 5 (16.13%) SIEM
15 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
15 5 (16.13%) Dashboard Development

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
3 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Datadog
4 1 (3.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) HTTP
2 3 (9.68%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
1 18 (58.06%) Jenkins
2 15 (48.39%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) GoCD
3 4 (12.90%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) PVCS
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) GitLab
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.45%) Python Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Software Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (22.58%) Kafka
3 4 (12.90%) Regular Expression
3 4 (12.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) JSON
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) OAuth
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) CMDB
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
5 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Unix
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) DevOps
2 14 (45.16%) Analytics
3 10 (32.26%) Data Analytics
3 10 (32.26%) SDLC
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (22.58%) Data Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) Big Data Analytics
7 5 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (16.13%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) SIEM
8 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.68%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
10 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Python
2 12 (38.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (16.13%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
2 4 (12.90%) Terraform
3 2 (6.45%) Cobbler
4 1 (3.23%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.23%) Graphite
4 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.23%) Icinga
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Splunk
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.68%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Apigee
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow