Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 62 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.26% 1.78% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.12% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +3.64% -54.17%
10th Percentile £299 £222 £247
90th Percentile £569 £457 £365
Scotland median daily rate £475 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +39.71% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £31.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.72% -
10th Percentile £32.00 £36.25 £28.12
90th Percentile £39.00 £38.75 £33.59
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £33.71
% change year-on-year -23.08% +34.97% -11.29%

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 1,030 896 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.05% 83.74% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 470 632
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £207
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.50 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.23%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (44.44%) Puppet
4 12 (44.44%) Ansible
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (37.04%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) Python
7 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 9 (33.33%) JIRA
8 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) SDLC
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Ruby
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 5 (18.52%) Cobbler
10 5 (18.52%) Firewall
10 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
10 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (14.81%) Process Management
11 4 (14.81%) Project Management
11 4 (14.81%) HTTP
11 4 (14.81%) CISSP
11 4 (14.81%) Perl

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 (14.81%) Apache Spark
1 4 (14.81%) Confluence
2 3 (11.11%) CloudStack
2 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (14.81%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) HTTP
3 4 (14.81%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (11.11%) SSL
4 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) SMS
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Parquet
1 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.41%) Hudson
5 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Gradle
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Splunk Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) Grok
2 4 (14.81%) Kafka
2 4 (14.81%) Regular Expression
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) CMDB
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) CentOS
3 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) DSDM
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) High Availability
4 4 (14.81%) Information Management
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) PLM
4 4 (14.81%) Process Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) RUP
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) SIEM
4 4 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
1 10 (37.04%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.81%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
6 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CEH
1 4 (14.81%) CISSP
1 4 (14.81%) SANS
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) Xen
2 3 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Ansible
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 11 (40.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (18.52%) Cobbler
3 5 (18.52%) Tivoli
4 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 3 (11.11%) Packer
5 2 (7.41%) Consul
5 2 (7.41%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (7.41%) Salt
5 2 (7.41%) Terraform
6 1 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) AVEVA
1 4 (14.81%) Splunk
2 3 (11.11%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) PTC
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Meraki
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Twitter