Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 74 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +15
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 33 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.92% 1.87% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 2.14% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 10
Glasgow median daily rate £370 £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +23.65% -19.13%
10th Percentile £251 £350 £125
90th Percentile £525 £600 £475
Scotland median daily rate £355 £412 £320
% change year-on-year -13.83% +28.75% -17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.50 £46.25 -
% change year-on-year -34.05% - -

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 1,522 1,214 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.54% 87.21% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 640 605
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £263 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £451
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +71.43% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.20 £33.30 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.55 £26.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year -6.48% -23.91% +64.29%

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 September 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 25 September 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 (78.79%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Ansible
3 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 12 (36.36%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) Java
5 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 11 (33.33%) Terraform
6 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
6 10 (30.30%) Unix
6 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (27.27%) MySQL
7 9 (27.27%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) PHP
9 7 (21.21%) SQL
9 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.21%) CentOS
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
9 7 (21.21%) Application Performance 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 3 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (9.09%) nginx
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Anypoint
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 12 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) Datadog
4 1 (3.03%) GitHub
4 1 (3.03%) Heroku
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) Artifactory
3 5 (15.15%) GoCD
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) Subversion
4 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.06%) GitLab
5 2 (6.06%) Maven
5 2 (6.06%) PVCS
5 2 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Applications Support
2 7 (21.21%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.06%) Kafka
2 2 (6.06%) LDAP
2 2 (6.06%) OAuth
2 2 (6.06%) SAML
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) RESTful
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) Unix
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (39.39%) DevOps
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Change Management
2 8 (24.24%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) Application Performance Management
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Management
4 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (18.18%) SDLC
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Capacity Management
5 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (15.15%) Network Management
5 5 (15.15%) OWASP
5 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) Release Management
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) Java
1 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) Perl
3 7 (21.21%) PHP
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) AWS Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (48.48%) Ansible
2 11 (33.33%) Terraform
3 9 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (12.12%) Puppet
5 3 (9.09%) Kibana
5 3 (9.09%) logstash
6 2 (6.06%) Cobbler
6 2 (6.06%) Packer
7 1 (3.03%) Ambari
7 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (3.03%) Graphite
7 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
7 1 (3.03%) Icinga
7 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.03%) Oozie
7 1 (3.03%) PingFederate
7 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.12%) Splunk
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Apigee
4 1 (3.03%) CA
4 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau