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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 32 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.17% 4.07% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 5.91% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 14
Average daily rate £405 £430 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +59.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £286 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £453 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
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
780 423 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.96% 68.89% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 260 186
Average daily rate £410 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.50 £28.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 45 £400 -6.97% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 57 (49.57%) Linux
2 49 (42.61%) Java
3 46 (40.00%) HTTP
4 45 (39.13%) SSL
5 42 (36.52%) J2EE
6 40 (34.78%) WebSphere
7 39 (33.91%) Microsoft
8 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (31.30%) .NET
10 35 (30.43%) ITIL
10 35 (30.43%) TCP/IP
11 34 (29.57%) VMware
12 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
13 32 (27.83%) Jenkins
14 29 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (25.22%) Jetty
14 29 (25.22%) nginx
14 29 (25.22%) Apache
14 29 (25.22%) Tomcat
14 29 (25.22%) Solaris
14 29 (25.22%) IIS
15 28 (24.35%) Servlets
15 28 (24.35%) Xen
16 27 (23.48%) AIX
16 27 (23.48%) Unix
16 27 (23.48%) DHCP
16 27 (23.48%) FTP
16 27 (23.48%) DNS
16 27 (23.48%) IPsec

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 40 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 29 (25.22%) Apache
2 29 (25.22%) IIS
2 29 (25.22%) Jetty
2 29 (25.22%) nginx
2 29 (25.22%) Tomcat
3 22 (19.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (17.39%) Oracle Application Server
4 20 (17.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 13 (11.30%) CMS
6 11 (9.57%) Oracle 10gAS
7 10 (8.70%) PowerExchange
7 10 (8.70%) SharePoint
7 10 (8.70%) WebLogic
8 9 (7.83%) AquaLogic
8 9 (7.83%) MQSeries
8 9 (7.83%) Tuxedo
9 6 (5.22%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (1.74%) Confluence
10 2 (1.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.91%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (13.91%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (13.91%) Google App Engine
1 16 (13.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 15 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (1.74%) IaaS
4 2 (1.74%) PaaS
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (40.00%) HTTP
2 45 (39.13%) SSL
3 35 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 27 (23.48%) DHCP
4 27 (23.48%) DNS
4 27 (23.48%) FTP
4 27 (23.48%) IPsec
5 6 (5.22%) Firewall
5 6 (5.22%) LAN
5 6 (5.22%) WAN
6 5 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.57%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (9.57%) PowerCenter
3 8 (6.96%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 6 (5.22%) NoSQL
6 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
7 4 (3.48%) MySQL
7 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (27.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.57%) Log4j
4 10 (8.70%) Subversion
5 5 (4.35%) StarTeam
6 4 (3.48%) JMeter
6 4 (3.48%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.48%) LoadUI
6 4 (3.48%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.48%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.74%) JIRA
8 1 (0.87%) JUnit
8 1 (0.87%) Maven
8 1 (0.87%) Selenium
8 1 (0.87%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.87%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (13.04%) Developer
2 10 (8.70%) Scala Developer
3 9 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (6.96%) Administrator
4 8 (6.96%) Configuration Administrator
5 7 (6.09%) Architect
5 7 (6.09%) WebOps Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Consultant
6 6 (5.22%) Middleware Engineer
6 6 (5.22%) Web Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 5 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Project Planner
7 5 (4.35%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (3.48%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.48%) Technical Architect
9 3 (2.61%) AIX Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (2.61%) Programme Office Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.52%) J2EE
2 36 (31.30%) .NET
3 28 (24.35%) Servlets
4 16 (13.91%) Middleware
5 14 (12.17%) CSS
5 14 (12.17%) HTML
6 9 (7.83%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (5.22%) JSON
7 6 (5.22%) REST
7 6 (5.22%) Web Services
8 5 (4.35%) Django
9 4 (3.48%) HTML5
9 4 (3.48%) Play Framework
9 4 (3.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (2.61%) Ajax
10 3 (2.61%) CSS3
10 3 (2.61%) SOAP
10 3 (2.61%) Spring
11 2 (1.74%) SAML
11 2 (1.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.83%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.96%) Visualisation
5 6 (5.22%) HACMP
6 4 (3.48%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.87%) CMDB
8 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.87%) PKI
8 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (49.57%) Linux
2 29 (25.22%) Solaris
3 27 (23.48%) AIX
3 27 (23.48%) Unix
4 25 (21.74%) Windows
5 11 (9.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (7.83%) OS/390
7 8 (6.96%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.48%) CentOS
8 4 (3.48%) SUSE
8 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (32.17%) Continuous Integration
2 35 (30.43%) ITIL
3 27 (23.48%) DevOps
4 20 (17.39%) Change Control
5 19 (16.52%) Web Operations
6 16 (13.91%) Change Management
6 16 (13.91%) Open Source
7 15 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 15 (13.04%) Problem Management
7 15 (13.04%) Web Development
8 14 (12.17%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.17%) Service Delivery
8 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
9 13 (11.30%) ITIL V2
10 12 (10.43%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (10.43%) Release Management
10 12 (10.43%) Time Management
11 11 (9.57%) Data Engineering
11 11 (9.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.61%) Java
2 20 (17.39%) C
3 17 (14.78%) Ruby
4 16 (13.91%) Python
5 14 (12.17%) C++
6 13 (11.30%) Scala
7 10 (8.70%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.83%) Perl
9 5 (4.35%) C#
10 4 (3.48%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.48%) COBOL
10 4 (3.48%) PL/1
10 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (28.70%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (5.22%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) APMP
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.91%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (25.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (24.35%) Xen
3 6 (5.22%) GPFS
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (4.35%) Docker
5 2 (1.74%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.87%) LXC
Systems Management
1 12 (10.43%) HP UCMDB
2 10 (8.70%) Puppet
3 5 (4.35%) WMI
4 4 (3.48%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 39 (33.91%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.57%) VMware
3 25 (21.74%) Oracle
4 20 (17.39%) Axway
5 17 (14.78%) Google
6 15 (13.04%) Sun
7 14 (12.17%) IBM
8 13 (11.30%) Red Hat
9 12 (10.43%) Serena
10 11 (9.57%) Genesys
10 11 (9.57%) Informatica
11 9 (7.83%) Fujitsu
11 9 (7.83%) Metastorm
12 7 (6.09%) HP
12 7 (6.09%) SAP
13 6 (5.22%) Siebel
14 5 (4.35%) Borland
15 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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