The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 3 months to 28 March 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 79 94
Rank change year-on-year +17 +15  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 45 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.56% 2.00% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.41% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 16
Median daily rate £390 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.30% +22.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% +22.85%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1472 2161 2379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.83% 83.31% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1215 1311
Median daily rate £390 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.63% -1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +23.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Scotland

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 16 £295 -34.44% 8
Renfrewshire +27 12 £405 +20.89% 2
Aberdeen -1 6 £450 -
Glasgow -2 6 £231 -28.84% 2
Fife +2 3 £320 -
Highlands - 2 £420 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Configuration Management
UK

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 29 (28.43%) LAN
3 28 (27.45%) WAN
4 27 (26.47%) ITIL
5 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (24.51%) Windows
7 24 (23.53%) Finance
8 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
9 20 (19.61%) Release Management
9 20 (19.61%) Linux
9 20 (19.61%) Cisco
10 18 (17.65%) CMDB
11 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 17 (16.67%) Project Management
11 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (15.69%) VB
13 15 (14.71%) Java
13 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
13 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
13 15 (14.71%) Problem Management
14 14 (13.73%) QMS
14 14 (13.73%) MS Visio
15 13 (12.75%) HTTPS
15 13 (12.75%) SSL
15 13 (12.75%) C#
15 13 (12.75%) .NET
15 13 (12.75%) Oracle
15 13 (12.75%) Risk Management

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.92%) JBoss
1 4 (3.92%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.96%) Apache
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.98%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Liferay
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.73%) MS Visio
3 8 (7.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) assyst
2 2 (1.96%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.98%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.98%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) IaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (28.43%) LAN
2 28 (27.45%) WAN
3 15 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (12.75%) HTTPS
4 13 (12.75%) SSL
5 12 (11.76%) BGP
5 12 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (11.76%) Firewall
5 12 (11.76%) MPLS
5 12 (11.76%) OSPF
6 11 (10.78%) Multicast
6 11 (10.78%) Wireless
7 10 (9.80%) HTTP
8 5 (4.90%) Network Security
9 4 (3.92%) VPN
10 3 (2.94%) NetScreen
10 3 (2.94%) PABX
11 2 (1.96%) DNS
11 2 (1.96%) IPsec
11 2 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
1 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.80%) MSI
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (4.90%) SpecFlow
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.92%) Maven
4 4 (3.92%) Subversion
5 3 (2.94%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.96%) JIRA
6 2 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.98%) Calabash
7 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.98%) git-flow
7 1 (0.98%) Selenium
General
1 24 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Games
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
3 1 (0.98%) Local Government
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Consultant
4 7 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.86%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 6 (5.88%) Developer
5 6 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 6 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (3.92%) Analyst
6 4 (3.92%) Architect
7 3 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Network Support
7 3 (2.94%) Project Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Security Architect
7 3 (2.94%) Security Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Telephony Engineer
7 3 (2.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) .NET
2 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (8.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (8.82%) Web Services
3 5 (4.90%) J2EE
3 5 (4.90%) Kafka
3 5 (4.90%) WinForms
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.92%) Spring
4 4 (3.92%) WCF
4 4 (3.92%) WPF
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Felix
5 2 (1.96%) Apache Sling
5 2 (1.96%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.96%) HTML
5 2 (1.96%) Java EE
5 2 (1.96%) JRuby
5 2 (1.96%) JSTL
5 2 (1.96%) REST
5 2 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) CMDB
2 17 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.96%) Clustering
6 2 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Linux
3 12 (11.76%) CatOS
3 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (10.78%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.80%) Windows 7
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.94%) Solaris
6 3 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.47%) ITIL
2 26 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.61%) Release Management
4 17 (16.67%) Project Management
5 15 (14.71%) Problem Management
6 14 (13.73%) QMS
7 13 (12.75%) Risk Management
8 12 (11.76%) DevOps
8 12 (11.76%) Network Design
8 12 (11.76%) Software Distribution
9 11 (10.78%) Prototyping
9 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.80%) Information Security
10 10 (9.80%) Patch Management
10 10 (9.80%) Quality Management
10 10 (9.80%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 9 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (7.84%) Security Architecture
12 8 (7.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) SQL
2 17 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 16 (15.69%) VB
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 13 (12.75%) C#
6 11 (10.78%) Python
7 10 (9.80%) REXX
7 10 (9.80%) Tcl
8 9 (8.82%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.86%) C
10 4 (3.92%) Perl
11 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.94%) Ruby
11 3 (2.94%) VBScript
12 2 (1.96%) Groovy
12 2 (1.96%) Jython
13 1 (0.98%) C++
13 1 (0.98%) Lua
13 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) CISSP
4 7 (6.86%) CEH
4 7 (6.86%) CREST Certified
4 7 (6.86%) GIAC
4 7 (6.86%) SANS
5 5 (4.90%) Degree
5 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.94%) CCSP
8 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.98%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (8.82%) Puppet
3 7 (6.86%) Ansible
4 6 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
5 5 (4.90%) logstash
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (3.92%) Data Guard
7 3 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.96%) Netcool
8 2 (1.96%) SCCM
8 2 (1.96%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.98%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.98%) SCSM
9 1 (0.98%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (19.61%) Cisco
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.86%) BT
4 7 (6.86%) Siemens
5 6 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 6 (5.88%) HP
6 5 (4.90%) IBM
7 4 (3.92%) Juniper
7 4 (3.92%) Mitel
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) Citrix
8 2 (1.96%) F5
8 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.96%) Veritas
8 2 (1.96%) VMware
9 1 (0.98%) AVEVA
9 1 (0.98%) Sybase
9 1 (0.98%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.98%) WSO2
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