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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 41 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 109 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.69% 4.75% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.81% 6.04% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 29 31
Median daily rate £320 £310 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £675 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
1395 646 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.58% 78.68% 73.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 413 250
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 39 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £12.31 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 102 £321 +3.29%
Durham - 3 - - 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 81 (53.64%) Unix
2 72 (47.68%) ITIL
3 59 (39.07%) Oracle
4 55 (36.42%) Linux
5 49 (32.45%) HP
6 48 (31.79%) Change Management
7 45 (29.80%) Security Cleared
8 41 (27.15%) SQL
9 40 (26.49%) Windows
10 39 (25.83%) AIX
11 37 (24.50%) Java
11 37 (24.50%) Problem Management
12 36 (23.84%) Solaris
12 36 (23.84%) SC Cleared
13 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
14 34 (22.52%) Workflow
14 34 (22.52%) IBM
14 34 (22.52%) Red Hat
15 31 (20.53%) Middleware
16 30 (19.87%) Open Source
16 30 (19.87%) ITIL V3
17 29 (19.21%) Perl
18 28 (18.54%) Disaster Recovery
19 27 (17.88%) TCP/IP
19 27 (17.88%) Finance
20 26 (17.22%) Incident Management
20 26 (17.22%) High Availability
21 25 (16.56%) SLA
22 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
22 24 (15.89%) Puppet

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (15.23%) WebLogic
2 20 (13.25%) WebSphere
3 19 (12.58%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (11.92%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (9.93%) Apache
6 11 (7.28%) JBoss
7 9 (5.96%) Tuxedo
8 8 (5.30%) IIS
9 7 (4.64%) CMS
9 7 (4.64%) MQSeries
9 7 (4.64%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (4.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (3.97%) Confluence
10 6 (3.97%) IBM Notes
10 6 (3.97%) OpenStack
10 6 (3.97%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.65%) AquaLogic
11 4 (2.65%) FileNet
12 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.99%) Simulink
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (5.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (2.65%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.99%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.32%) GitHub
3 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) PaaS
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.88%) TCP/IP
2 22 (14.57%) Firewall
3 21 (13.91%) SSL
4 20 (13.25%) SAN
5 19 (12.58%) WAN
6 16 (10.60%) HTTP
7 14 (9.27%) DNS
8 13 (8.61%) LAN
8 13 (8.61%) LDAP
8 13 (8.61%) VPN
9 8 (5.30%) DHCP
10 7 (4.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (4.64%) Network Security
11 6 (3.97%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.32%) FTP
12 2 (1.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.89%) Relational Database
2 20 (13.25%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.95%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (5.30%) DB2
7 7 (4.64%) MySQL
8 4 (2.65%) Big Data
9 3 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (14.57%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.25%) StarTeam
3 15 (9.93%) Subversion
4 11 (7.28%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (4.64%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (4.64%) HP UFT
5 7 (4.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.64%) LoadRunner
6 6 (3.97%) ClearCase
6 6 (3.97%) JIRA
6 6 (3.97%) MSI
6 6 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.99%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.32%) JUnit
8 2 (1.32%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.66%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 27 (17.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.28%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (11.26%) Developer
2 16 (10.60%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (10.60%) Unix Engineer
3 12 (7.95%) Support Engineer
4 10 (6.62%) Analyst
4 10 (6.62%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (5.96%) Administrator
5 9 (5.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Configuration Analyst
5 9 (5.96%) E-Business Developer
5 9 (5.96%) Software Analyst
6 8 (5.30%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) Wintel Support
7 6 (3.97%) AIX Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (3.97%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.65%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.53%) Middleware
2 16 (10.60%) HTML
3 12 (7.95%) Software Packaging
4 11 (7.28%) XML
5 10 (6.62%) CSS
5 10 (6.62%) J2EE
6 8 (5.30%) .NET
6 8 (5.30%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (4.64%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (3.97%) LAMP
8 6 (3.97%) REST
9 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.31%) HTML5
10 4 (2.65%) JSON
10 4 (2.65%) Spring
11 3 (1.99%) Ajax
11 3 (1.99%) CSS3
11 3 (1.99%) Django
11 3 (1.99%) Node.js
11 3 (1.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.91%) Management Information System
3 15 (9.93%) HACMP
4 14 (9.27%) Data Structures
5 12 (7.95%) CMDB
6 7 (4.64%) DataPower
6 7 (4.64%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.97%) Clustering
7 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.97%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.97%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (3.97%) User Experience
8 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.66%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (53.64%) Unix
2 55 (36.42%) Linux
3 40 (26.49%) Windows
4 39 (25.83%) AIX
5 36 (23.84%) Solaris
6 22 (14.57%) Windows Server
7 15 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.64%) OS/390
9 5 (3.31%) HPUX
10 4 (2.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.99%) CentOS
12 2 (1.32%) SUSE
12 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.32%) zOS
13 1 (0.66%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (47.68%) ITIL
2 48 (31.79%) Change Management
3 37 (24.50%) Problem Management
4 35 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (22.52%) Workflow
6 30 (19.87%) ITIL V3
6 30 (19.87%) Open Source
7 28 (18.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (17.22%) High Availability
8 26 (17.22%) Incident Management
9 24 (15.89%) Service Delivery
10 23 (15.23%) DevOps
11 20 (13.25%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (11.92%) Regression Testing
13 17 (11.26%) Change Control
13 17 (11.26%) Service Management
14 16 (10.60%) Six Sigma
15 15 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (9.93%) Lean Six Sigma
15 15 (9.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.15%) SQL
2 37 (24.50%) Java
3 29 (19.21%) Perl
4 16 (10.60%) C
4 16 (10.60%) VB
5 12 (7.95%) C++
6 11 (7.28%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.62%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.30%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.30%) C#
9 8 (5.30%) Python
10 6 (3.97%) C-shell
10 6 (3.97%) Korn
10 6 (3.97%) Ruby
11 5 (3.31%) COBOL
12 4 (2.65%) PL/1
12 4 (2.65%) Scala
12 4 (2.65%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 45 (29.80%) Security Cleared
2 36 (23.84%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (13.25%) Degree
5 15 (9.93%) AAT
5 15 (9.93%) IBM AIX Certification
6 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.31%) ISTQB
7 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.56%) SLA
2 6 (3.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.97%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.93%) GPFS
3 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.28%) Firmware
5 6 (3.97%) Docker
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.97%) Samba
5 6 (3.97%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.66%) KVM
8 1 (0.66%) LXC
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.66%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 24 (15.89%) Puppet
2 15 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.61%) HP SiteScope
4 10 (6.62%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.30%) MOM
6 6 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.97%) OpenView
6 6 (3.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (3.97%) Perfmon
7 5 (3.31%) WMI
8 4 (2.65%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.32%) Ansible
9 2 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.32%) Kibana
9 2 (1.32%) logstash
9 2 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 59 (39.07%) Oracle
2 49 (32.45%) HP
3 34 (22.52%) IBM
3 34 (22.52%) Red Hat
4 22 (14.57%) VMware
5 20 (13.25%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.93%) Axway
7 12 (7.95%) Sun
8 11 (7.28%) Informatica
8 11 (7.28%) Siebel
9 10 (6.62%) CA
10 9 (5.96%) Perforce
11 8 (5.30%) BMC
12 7 (4.64%) ServiceNow
13 6 (3.97%) Citrix
13 6 (3.97%) Lotus
13 6 (3.97%) Serena
14 5 (3.31%) Borland
15 4 (2.65%) Fujitsu
15 4 (2.65%) Siemens