The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 32 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 59 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.45% 4.52% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 5.88% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 3
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£466 £360 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.51% +53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £317 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £450 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -17.64%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
893 459 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.46% 76.88% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 285 135
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the North East region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +1 58 £445 +23.61% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) Linux
3 39 (41.49%) Java
4 36 (38.30%) SSL
5 34 (36.17%) WebSphere
6 32 (34.04%) HTTP
7 27 (28.72%) VMware
8 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.40%) J2EE
9 22 (23.40%) Scala
9 22 (23.40%) Ruby
10 21 (22.34%) UNIX
11 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
11 20 (21.28%) MongoDB
11 20 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (21.28%) NoSQL
12 19 (20.21%) Apache
12 19 (20.21%) Oracle
12 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
12 19 (20.21%) DNS
13 18 (19.15%) HTML
13 18 (19.15%) Tomcat
13 18 (19.15%) nginx
14 17 (18.09%) Jetty
14 17 (18.09%) Amazon EC2
14 17 (18.09%) Google App Engine
14 17 (18.09%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (18.09%) Google

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (36.17%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.21%) Apache
3 18 (19.15%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.15%) nginx
4 17 (18.09%) Jetty
4 17 (18.09%) IIS
5 16 (17.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (12.77%) WebLogic
6 12 (12.77%) JBoss
7 5 (5.32%) Tuxedo
7 5 (5.32%) MQSeries
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (5.32%) AquaLogic
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (5.32%) FileNet
8 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.13%) CMS
10 1 (1.06%) Zope
10 1 (1.06%) Plone
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (18.09%) Google App Engine
1 17 (18.09%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (18.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 16 (17.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.30%) SSL
2 32 (34.04%) HTTP
3 19 (20.21%) TCP/IP
3 19 (20.21%) DNS
4 17 (18.09%) IPsec
4 17 (18.09%) DHCP
4 17 (18.09%) FTP
5 5 (5.32%) LDAP
5 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.32%) Network Security
6 2 (2.13%) VLAN
7 1 (1.06%) PBX
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) DPNSS
7 1 (1.06%) DSL
7 1 (1.06%) QSIG
7 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) MongoDB
1 20 (21.28%) Apache Cassandra
1 20 (21.28%) NoSQL
2 17 (18.09%) MySQL
3 16 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.06%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 17 (18.09%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.45%) Subversion
3 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.26%) StarTeam
6 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.19%) CruiseControl
7 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.13%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (2.13%) LoadUI
7 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.13%) JMeter
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Automotive
2 1 (1.06%) Legal
2 1 (1.06%) Billing
2 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.06%) Marketing
2 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Architect
1 23 (24.47%) Technical Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Senior Technical Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Senior Architect
3 9 (9.57%) Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Programme Office Support
4 7 (7.45%) Digital Architect
4 7 (7.45%) Digital Technical Architect
5 6 (6.38%) Scala Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Digital Architect
7 4 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Middleware Engineer
7 4 (4.26%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.19%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Release Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) J2EE
2 18 (19.15%) HTML
3 17 (18.09%) .NET
3 17 (18.09%) Servlets
4 16 (17.02%) Ruby on Rails
4 16 (17.02%) Django
4 16 (17.02%) CSS
4 16 (17.02%) Play Framework
5 8 (8.51%) XML
5 8 (8.51%) REST
5 8 (8.51%) JSON
6 7 (7.45%) SOAP
6 7 (7.45%) SAML
7 5 (5.32%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (5.32%) Middleware
7 5 (5.32%) Software Packaging
7 5 (5.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (4.26%) Web Services
9 1 (1.06%) HTML5
9 1 (1.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.32%) DataPower
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) IVR
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (44.68%) Linux
2 21 (22.34%) UNIX
3 12 (12.77%) Solaris
4 10 (10.64%) AIX
5 9 (9.57%) Windows
6 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.32%) OS/390
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.06%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (17.02%) Change Control
3 16 (17.02%) ITIL
4 15 (15.96%) User Stories
4 15 (15.96%) Open Source
4 15 (15.96%) Software Architecture
5 12 (12.77%) Release Management
5 12 (12.77%) DevOps
5 12 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
7 9 (9.57%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.45%) Microservices
8 7 (7.45%) Information Security
9 6 (6.38%) Migration
9 6 (6.38%) Web Design
9 6 (6.38%) Workflow
9 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.49%) Java
2 22 (23.40%) Ruby
2 22 (23.40%) Scala
3 12 (12.77%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) Perl
5 10 (10.64%) Python
6 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
7 7 (7.45%) C
8 6 (6.38%) C++
9 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) C#
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.96%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.06%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.06%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.09%) Xen
3 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.19%) QEMU
4 3 (3.19%) KVM
5 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.06%) qmail
5 1 (1.06%) Postfix
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) systemd
3 1 (1.06%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) VMware
2 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.21%) Oracle
4 17 (18.09%) Google
5 10 (10.64%) Axway
5 10 (10.64%) IBM
5 10 (10.64%) Sun
6 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.32%) Metastorm
7 5 (5.32%) Fujitsu
7 5 (5.32%) Siebel
7 5 (5.32%) Informatica
8 3 (3.19%) Borland
8 3 (3.19%) HP
9 1 (1.06%) Avaya
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