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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 29 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 50 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.00% 2.01% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 2.73% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 4 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.69%
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
643 256 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.10% 73.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 118 135
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +7 50 £350 - 1
Durham - - - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 33 (43.42%) Problem Management
2 30 (39.47%) UNIX
3 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
4 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (32.89%) Linux
5 24 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 24 (31.58%) Relational Database
6 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
7 21 (27.63%) QA
7 21 (27.63%) HTML
7 21 (27.63%) Java
8 20 (26.32%) CSS
9 19 (25.00%) HTTP
9 19 (25.00%) Ruby
9 19 (25.00%) Subversion
9 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
10 18 (23.68%) HP
10 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 17 (22.37%) Python
11 17 (22.37%) Web Design
11 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
11 17 (22.37%) Scala
11 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (21.05%) Web Development
13 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (19.74%) Mac OS X
13 15 (19.74%) Oracle
14 14 (18.42%) REST
14 14 (18.42%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
1 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.32%) JBoss
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Receivables
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (7.89%) Firewall
2 6 (7.89%) LAN
2 6 (7.89%) WAN
3 5 (6.58%) VPN
4 4 (5.26%) DNS
4 4 (5.26%) DHCP
5 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.95%) SAN
6 2 (2.63%) Intranet
6 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.63%) SSL
7 1 (1.32%) LDAP
7 1 (1.32%) MPLS
7 1 (1.32%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Subversion
1 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (14.47%) LoadRunner
3 10 (13.16%) Facilita Forecast
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (5.26%) JUnit
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) StarTeam
7 2 (2.63%) JIRA
8 1 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Developer
2 8 (10.53%) Test Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Performance Engineer
2 8 (10.53%) Performance Test Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Tester
5 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.58%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) DBA
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Administrator
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) HTML
2 20 (26.32%) CSS
3 14 (18.42%) REST
4 13 (17.11%) CSS3
4 13 (17.11%) HTML5
5 12 (15.79%) RESTful
6 9 (11.84%) Ajax
6 9 (11.84%) JSON
7 7 (9.21%) Middleware
8 5 (6.58%) XML
9 4 (5.26%) Web Services
9 4 (5.26%) .NET
9 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (2.63%) SOAP
10 2 (2.63%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.63%) Django
10 2 (2.63%) Spring
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.63%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.63%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Visualisation
2 12 (15.79%) Open Source
3 9 (11.84%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.95%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.63%) HACMP
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) CMDB
7 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (39.47%) UNIX
2 25 (32.89%) Linux
3 15 (19.74%) Mac OS X
4 9 (11.84%) Windows
5 6 (7.89%) AIX
5 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.58%) Solaris
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.95%) HPUX
9 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Problem Management
2 25 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) Regression Testing
4 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
5 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
6 17 (22.37%) Web Design
6 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (21.05%) Web Development
8 15 (19.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
9 12 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 12 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 11 (14.47%) ITIL
10 11 (14.47%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (13.16%) Scrum
11 10 (13.16%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (10.53%) Line Management
13 8 (10.53%) Migration
13 8 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) Ruby
3 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.37%) Python
4 17 (22.37%) Scala
5 12 (15.79%) SQL
6 11 (14.47%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.63%) VB
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) IBM AIX Certification
8 1 (1.32%) Degree
8 1 (1.32%) ISEB
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) QA
2 10 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) vSphere
3 3 (3.95%) RHEV
3 3 (3.95%) KVM
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.63%) GPFS
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.26%) Puppet
3 2 (2.63%) Nagios
3 2 (2.63%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.63%) collectd
3 2 (2.63%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.32%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) HP
2 15 (19.74%) Oracle
3 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.21%) VMware
5 6 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.58%) Citrix
7 4 (5.26%) Lotus
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco
8 3 (3.95%) IBM
8 3 (3.95%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) CA
9 2 (2.63%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) Axway
10 1 (1.32%) Informatica
10 1 (1.32%) Siebel
10 1 (1.32%) Borland