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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 35 20 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 39 32 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.63% 6.32% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 8.70% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 0
Average daily rate
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£311 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
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
659 368 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 78.27% 72.73% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 230 109
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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 July 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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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 38 £312 -12.11% 4
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) UNIX
3 23 (27.38%) Linux
4 22 (26.19%) Java
4 22 (26.19%) Ruby
5 18 (21.43%) ITIL
6 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
7 15 (17.86%) VMware
8 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (16.67%) MySQL
8 14 (16.67%) Oracle
8 14 (16.67%) HTTP
8 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 14 (16.67%) Scala
8 14 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (16.67%) QA
8 14 (16.67%) Django
8 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
8 14 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 14 (16.67%) Change Control
8 14 (16.67%) Play Framework
9 13 (15.48%) Puppet
9 13 (15.48%) User Stories
9 13 (15.48%) Software Architecture
9 13 (15.48%) WebSphere
10 12 (14.29%) SSL
11 11 (13.10%) CMMI
11 11 (13.10%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (15.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (8.33%) JBoss
2 7 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.14%) Jetty
3 6 (7.14%) nginx
3 6 (7.14%) Node.js
4 5 (5.95%) FileNet
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (7.14%) Google App Engine
1 6 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) HTTP
2 12 (14.29%) SSL
3 7 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (8.33%) DNS
4 6 (7.14%) DHCP
4 6 (7.14%) FTP
4 6 (7.14%) IPsec
5 5 (5.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.95%) LDAP
6 4 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (1.19%) VLAN
7 1 (1.19%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 14 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 14 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.10%) StarTeam
3 8 (9.52%) Subversion
4 6 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.57%) CruiseControl
5 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.57%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.57%) HP UFT
5 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.38%) NUnit
6 2 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.38%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.38%) Ant
6 2 (2.38%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.38%) GoogleTest
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Architect
1 14 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 12 (14.29%) Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Configuration Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Technical Architect
3 11 (13.10%) Senior Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Digital Architect
5 5 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Programme Office Support
7 3 (3.57%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 14 (16.67%) Django
1 14 (16.67%) Play Framework
2 9 (10.71%) HTML
3 8 (9.52%) CSS
4 7 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (8.33%) Software Packaging
5 6 (7.14%) Mustache
5 6 (7.14%) Sass
5 6 (7.14%) Servlets
5 6 (7.14%) .NET
5 6 (7.14%) J2EE
6 4 (4.76%) XML
7 2 (2.38%) Web Services
8 1 (1.19%) Ajax
8 1 (1.19%) JSON
8 1 (1.19%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) REST
8 1 (1.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) DataPower
3 4 (4.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.57%) PDA
5 2 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) CMDB
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.52%) UNIX
2 23 (27.38%) Linux
3 8 (9.52%) Windows
4 7 (8.33%) AIX
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.19%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.43%) ITIL
3 14 (16.67%) Change Control
4 13 (15.48%) User Stories
4 13 (15.48%) Software Architecture
5 11 (13.10%) CMMI
5 11 (13.10%) Release Management
6 10 (11.90%) Change Management
6 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.71%) DevOps
8 8 (9.52%) Workflow
9 7 (8.33%) Web Development
9 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 7 (8.33%) Web Design
10 6 (7.14%) Open Source
10 6 (7.14%) SDLC
10 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) Java
1 22 (26.19%) Ruby
2 14 (16.67%) Scala
3 11 (13.10%) Perl
3 11 (13.10%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.71%) Python
5 8 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.95%) C
7 4 (4.76%) VB
7 4 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.38%) C#
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 14 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.52%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Docker
2 7 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Xen
4 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) vSphere
4 1 (1.19%) QEMU
4 1 (1.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) Puppet
2 8 (9.52%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) VMware
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) Informatica
4 7 (8.33%) Siebel
4 7 (8.33%) IBM
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.33%) Axway
5 6 (7.14%) Google
5 6 (7.14%) Borland
6 5 (5.95%) Sun
6 5 (5.95%) Business Objects
7 3 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (1.19%) Serena
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