Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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.

Configuration Management
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 66 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +21 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 26 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.02% 1.88% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.26% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £448 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +33.58% -45.31%
10th Percentile £350 £216 £237
90th Percentile £600 £469 £410
Scotland median daily rate £440 £325 £353
% change year-on-year +35.38% -7.80% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £33.75 - £33.71
10th Percentile £27.75 - £28.69
90th Percentile £38.50 - £42.74
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.86

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 1105 928 1388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.99% 82.93% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 490 738
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 23
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 25 November 2017.

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

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (53.85%) Ansible
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
4 14 (53.85%) Unix
5 13 (50.00%) JIRA
5 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (46.15%) Splunk
6 12 (46.15%) SIEM
6 12 (46.15%) Big Data
6 12 (46.15%) Kafka
6 12 (46.15%) Analytics
6 12 (46.15%) Grok
6 12 (46.15%) Apache Spark
6 12 (46.15%) Parquet
6 12 (46.15%) SANS
6 12 (46.15%) QA
6 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (46.15%) CEH
6 12 (46.15%) DNS
6 12 (46.15%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Perl
6 12 (46.15%) CISSP
7 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
7 11 (42.31%) Process Management

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 12 (46.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) Big Data
1 12 (46.15%) Parquet
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 13 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Vagrant
3 3 (11.54%) Gradle
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.69%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Splunk Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Security Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Java Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Controller
7 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planner
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Web Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) Grok
1 12 (46.15%) Kafka
2 11 (42.31%) Regular Expression
3 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) JMS
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 4 (15.38%) CentOS
3 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) DevOps
2 12 (46.15%) Analytics
2 12 (46.15%) SIEM
2 12 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Anomaly Detection
3 11 (42.31%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (42.31%) Data Modelling
3 11 (42.31%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (42.31%) Performance Analysis
3 11 (42.31%) Process Management
3 11 (42.31%) SDLC
3 11 (42.31%) Statistical Modelling
4 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (30.77%) Content Management
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (15.38%) Information Management
7 4 (15.38%) PLM
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.54%) High Availability
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 13 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (46.15%) Perl
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) XPath
6 1 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) CEH
1 12 (46.15%) CISSP
1 12 (46.15%) SANS
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) PMP
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Ansible
2 14 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
3 5 (19.23%) Packer
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (7.69%) Consul
4 2 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (7.69%) Salt
4 2 (7.69%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Splunk
2 4 (15.38%) AVEVA
3 3 (11.54%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) PTC
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter