Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 78 90
Rank change year-on-year +61 +12 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 52 32 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 7.60% 2.09% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.04% 2.35% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 16
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +15.63% +45.45%
10th Percentile £303 £328 £236
90th Percentile £523 £570 £438
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £414
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.37% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.39% - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £45.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% -12.71% -0.55%

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 575 1,364 1,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 84.06% 88.92% 87.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 813 890
Median daily rate £425 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.32% +3.67%
10th Percentile £286 £290 £263
90th Percentile £563 £579 £531
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 31
Median hourly rate £20.18 £25.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.29% +57.63% -8.80%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate £29.25 £23.50 £17.40
% change year-on-year +24.47% +35.06% -42.00%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Configuration Management in Glasgow over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Glasgow

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Configuration Management in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 30 (57.69%) Release Management
2 29 (55.77%) Change Management
3 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
4 21 (40.38%) SCCM
5 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
6 19 (36.54%) Azure
6 19 (36.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (34.62%) ITIL
8 17 (32.69%) Office 365
9 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (30.77%) IBM
9 16 (30.77%) IBM Notes
9 16 (30.77%) IBM Domino
9 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
10 15 (28.85%) OneDrive
10 15 (28.85%) Critical Thinking
10 15 (28.85%) Power Platform
10 15 (28.85%) PowerApps
11 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (26.92%) MCSA
12 13 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
13 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
14 10 (19.23%) Time Management
15 9 (17.31%) JIRA
15 9 (17.31%) QA
15 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
15 9 (17.31%) Public Sector

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 16 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 16 (30.77%) IBM Domino
1 16 (30.77%) IBM Notes
1 16 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (36.54%) Azure
1 19 (36.54%) Azure Active Directory
2 17 (32.69%) Office 365
3 15 (28.85%) OneDrive
3 15 (28.85%) Power Platform
3 15 (28.85%) PowerApps
4 3 (5.77%) AWS
4 3 (5.77%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (5.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) DHCP
1 3 (5.77%) DNS
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
2 2 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Junos
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) SSH
3 1 (1.92%) SSL
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) DB2
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
2 6 (11.54%) GoCD
3 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) GitLab
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.92%) Selenium
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (17.31%) Public Sector
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Administrator
2 17 (32.69%) Exchange Administrator
3 15 (28.85%) Office 365 Administrator
4 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Release Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Service Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Exchange Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) ITSM Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Office 365 Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) Web Services
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) LDAP
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) WinForms
3 1 (1.92%) WPF
3 1 (1.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Debian
6 1 (1.92%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (57.69%) Release Management
2 29 (55.77%) Change Management
3 18 (34.62%) ITIL
4 15 (28.85%) Critical Thinking
5 13 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (19.23%) Time Management
8 8 (15.38%) SDLC
9 7 (13.46%) ITSM
9 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.54%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) DevOps
11 5 (9.62%) Kanban
12 4 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (7.69%) Fault Management
12 4 (7.69%) Requirements Management
12 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) Perl
4 3 (5.77%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) MCSA
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.92%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.92%) HND
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.77%) Docker
3 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.69%) Terraform
3 3 (5.77%) Puppet
3 3 (5.77%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.77%) IBM
3 6 (11.54%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 3 (5.77%) SaltStack
6 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe
8 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) F5
8 1 (1.92%) IFS
8 1 (1.92%) Juniper
8 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.92%) SAP