Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -24 0 +22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.62% 2.45% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.78% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Glasgow median daily rate £328 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.13% -10.61% +65.74%
10th Percentile £130 £350 £216
90th Percentile £525 £600 £469
Scotland median daily rate £360 £445 £323
% change year-on-year -19.10% +37.98% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.96% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.33% - -

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 1,557 1,115 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.05% 88.07% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 622 503
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £506 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -16.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.05 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Perl
2 12 (42.86%) Ansible
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
3 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
4 10 (35.71%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
6 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (28.57%) ITIL
6 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 8 (28.57%) Change Management
6 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Terraform
7 7 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
7 7 (25.00%) Python
7 7 (25.00%) MySQL
7 7 (25.00%) PHP
7 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 6 (21.43%) CentOS

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 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.71%) IaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Datadog
5 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) GoCD
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Applications Support
1 7 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Perl Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) Ext JS
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth
3 1 (3.57%) SAML
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) CentOS
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) DC/OS
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 8 (28.57%) Change Management
3 8 (28.57%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Application Performance Management
4 7 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.86%) Capacity Management
6 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (17.86%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (17.86%) Network Management
6 5 (17.86%) OWASP
6 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
6 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Perl
2 10 (35.71%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 7 (25.00%) PHP
4 7 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) AWS Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) HDFS
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
2 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (28.57%) Terraform
4 6 (21.43%) Puppet
5 3 (10.71%) Kibana
5 3 (10.71%) logstash
6 2 (7.14%) Packer
6 2 (7.14%) Salt
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM
7 1 (3.57%) Ambari
7 1 (3.57%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (3.57%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.57%) Oozie
7 1 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) New Relic
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau