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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 34 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 33 30 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.24% 5.16% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 7.04% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 3
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£300 £273 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
Configuration Management
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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
578 426 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.20% 73.32% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 269 82
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.75 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 32 £300 +10.09% 5
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (41.10%) UNIX
2 23 (31.51%) Linux
2 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) Java
4 18 (24.66%) ITIL
5 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
6 16 (21.92%) Ruby
7 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
8 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
8 14 (19.18%) Puppet
8 14 (19.18%) Oracle
8 14 (19.18%) HTTP
8 14 (19.18%) VMware
9 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
10 11 (15.07%) QA
10 11 (15.07%) Release Management
10 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.07%) StarTeam
10 11 (15.07%) Change Control
10 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (15.07%) SSL
11 10 (13.70%) SQL
11 10 (13.70%) Perl
11 10 (13.70%) CMMI
11 10 (13.70%) Change Management
12 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.96%) Python
13 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
13 8 (10.96%) HTML
13 8 (10.96%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (16.44%) WebSphere
2 7 (9.59%) Apache
3 6 (8.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
3 6 (8.22%) JBoss
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (8.22%) Node.js
3 6 (8.22%) Jetty
3 6 (8.22%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) FileNet
5 3 (4.11%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.48%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (8.22%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (8.22%) Google App Engine
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) GitHub
2 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) HTTP
2 11 (15.07%) SSL
3 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.22%) DHCP
4 6 (8.22%) FTP
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
4 6 (8.22%) IPsec
5 5 (6.85%) LDAP
6 4 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (4.11%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) MongoDB
1 7 (9.59%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
1 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
1 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (9.59%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.07%) StarTeam
3 8 (10.96%) Subversion
4 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.11%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.74%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.74%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 2 (2.74%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.74%) NUnit
6 2 (2.74%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.74%) GoogleTest
General
1 5 (6.85%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Analyst
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (8.22%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (8.22%) Senior Architect
5 4 (5.48%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (2.74%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 7 (9.59%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (9.59%) Django
2 7 (9.59%) Play Framework
2 7 (9.59%) CSS
3 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 6 (8.22%) J2EE
3 6 (8.22%) Servlets
3 6 (8.22%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (8.22%) Mustache
3 6 (8.22%) Sass
3 6 (8.22%) Software Packaging
4 4 (5.48%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) DataPower
2 6 (8.22%) Open Source
3 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.11%) PDA
4 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.74%) Derivative
4 2 (2.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) CMDB
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (41.10%) UNIX
2 23 (31.51%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
4 7 (9.59%) Mac OS X
5 6 (8.22%) AIX
5 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) VME
7 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) ITIL
3 11 (15.07%) Release Management
3 11 (15.07%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (15.07%) Change Control
4 10 (13.70%) CMMI
4 10 (13.70%) Change Management
5 8 (10.96%) DevOps
6 7 (9.59%) Software Architecture
6 7 (9.59%) Web Development
6 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 7 (9.59%) User Stories
6 7 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (9.59%) Automated Testing
6 7 (9.59%) Web Design
6 7 (9.59%) Workflow
7 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.85%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) Ruby
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
3 10 (13.70%) Perl
4 8 (10.96%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.59%) Scala
6 6 (8.22%) C
7 4 (5.48%) C++
7 4 (5.48%) VB
8 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.74%) C#
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) QA
2 5 (6.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.37%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) Xen
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) Puppet
2 8 (10.96%) Vagrant
3 6 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.74%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.37%) WMI
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
1 14 (19.18%) VMware
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Borland
3 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
3 6 (8.22%) IBM
3 6 (8.22%) Informatica
3 6 (8.22%) Siebel
3 6 (8.22%) Google
3 6 (8.22%) Axway
4 4 (5.48%) Sun
4 4 (5.48%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.11%) Serena
6 2 (2.74%) HP
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