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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 23 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 41 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.72% 3.47% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 4.59% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£370 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £31.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+13.49% -13.69%
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
404 370 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 66.23% 75.51% 65.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 228 83
Average daily rate £375 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.45% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 21
Average hourly rate £21.82 £34.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +79.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +23 40 £370 +39.62% 2
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 46 (50.55%) UNIX
2 32 (35.16%) Linux
3 31 (34.07%) Git (software)
4 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
4 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (30.77%) Ruby
5 27 (29.67%) Java
5 27 (29.67%) HTTP
6 26 (28.57%) HTML
6 26 (28.57%) Problem Management
7 25 (27.47%) Subversion
7 25 (27.47%) Python
8 24 (26.37%) CSS
8 24 (26.37%) Web Design
8 24 (26.37%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
9 23 (25.27%) Web Development
10 22 (24.18%) Mac OS X
10 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
11 19 (20.88%) ITIL
12 18 (19.78%) Regression Testing
12 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
13 17 (18.68%) Scala
14 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
14 16 (17.58%) Windows
15 15 (16.48%) QA
16 14 (15.38%) Visualisation
17 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
18 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (13.19%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (6.59%) Node.js
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.30%) IBM Notes
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.20%) Confluence
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (6.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (5.49%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
1 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (29.67%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.30%) SSL
2 3 (3.30%) Firewall
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 2 (2.20%) LAN
3 2 (2.20%) WAN
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (34.07%) Git (software)
2 25 (27.47%) Subversion
3 11 (12.09%) StarTeam
4 8 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (8.79%) LoadRunner
5 6 (6.59%) Facilita Forecast
6 5 (5.49%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.20%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.20%) Rational Rose
7 2 (2.20%) Ant
7 2 (2.20%) JUnit
7 2 (2.20%) JIRA
7 2 (2.20%) CppUnit
7 2 (2.20%) NUnit
7 2 (2.20%) GoogleTest
7 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.10%) MSI
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.89%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Developer
2 8 (8.79%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (7.69%) Analyst
3 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 6 (6.59%) Test Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Performance Test Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) C++ Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Tester
7 3 (3.30%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 2 (2.20%) Applications Developer
8 2 (2.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (28.57%) HTML
2 24 (26.37%) CSS
3 12 (13.19%) RESTful
4 11 (12.09%) REST
5 10 (10.99%) CSS3
5 10 (10.99%) HTML5
6 9 (9.89%) Ajax
6 9 (9.89%) JSON
7 6 (6.59%) XML
7 6 (6.59%) Sass
7 6 (6.59%) Mustache
8 4 (4.40%) Middleware
9 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.20%) SOAP
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.20%) Software Packaging
9 2 (2.20%) Spring MVC
9 2 (2.20%) Django
9 2 (2.20%) Guice
9 2 (2.20%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.79%) Open Source
4 7 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) PDA
6 2 (2.20%) Derivative
6 2 (2.20%) HACMP
6 2 (2.20%) CMDB
6 2 (2.20%) DataPower
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (50.55%) UNIX
2 32 (35.16%) Linux
3 22 (24.18%) Mac OS X
4 16 (17.58%) Windows
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) AIX
7 3 (3.30%) Solaris
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.10%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 24 (26.37%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (26.37%) Web Design
4 23 (25.27%) Web Development
5 19 (20.88%) ITIL
6 18 (19.78%) Regression Testing
7 16 (17.58%) Automated Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
10 11 (12.09%) Change Management
11 10 (10.99%) Scrum
12 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (8.79%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Test Strategy
13 7 (7.69%) Line Management
13 7 (7.69%) Workflow
13 7 (7.69%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) Ruby
2 27 (29.67%) Java
3 25 (27.47%) Python
4 22 (24.18%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.68%) Scala
6 12 (13.19%) C#
7 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.69%) SQL
8 7 (7.69%) Perl
9 5 (5.49%) C
9 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.40%) VB
11 3 (3.30%) C++
11 3 (3.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.49%) Degree
5 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) QA
2 9 (9.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) vSphere
3 2 (2.20%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.20%) GPFS
4 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Puppet
2 8 (8.79%) Vagrant
2 8 (8.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.20%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.10%) WMI
6 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.10%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) VMware
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) HP
3 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.49%) Borland
5 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.40%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco
6 3 (3.30%) EMC
6 3 (3.30%) Lotus
6 3 (3.30%) Serena
7 2 (2.20%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) Axway
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) Informatica
7 2 (2.20%) Siebel
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago