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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 31 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 40 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.01% 1.43% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.74% 2.10% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 9
Average daily rate
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£360 £235 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £244 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -12.50%
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
517 238 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.63% 68.00% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 125 140
Average daily rate £360 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +106.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £24.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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 +1 39 £360 +53.19% 6
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 32 (42.67%) Problem Management
2 29 (38.67%) UNIX
3 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (34.67%) Regression Testing
5 24 (32.00%) Linux
5 24 (32.00%) SQL
6 23 (30.67%) HTML
6 23 (30.67%) QA
6 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
7 22 (29.33%) Oracle
8 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 19 (25.33%) Java
10 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (24.00%) CSS
10 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
10 18 (24.00%) Performance Testing
11 17 (22.67%) HP
12 16 (21.33%) REST
13 15 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (20.00%) LoadRunner
14 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (18.67%) ITIL
14 14 (18.67%) CSS3
14 14 (18.67%) HTML5
14 14 (18.67%) Software Testing
15 13 (17.33%) Subversion
15 13 (17.33%) Open Source
15 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
15 13 (17.33%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 11 (14.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (10.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (9.33%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.33%) IBM Notes
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.00%) Apache
7 2 (2.67%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.67%) FileNet
8 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) HTTP
2 9 (12.00%) LAN
2 9 (12.00%) WAN
2 9 (12.00%) Firewall
3 8 (10.67%) VPN
4 6 (8.00%) DNS
4 6 (8.00%) DHCP
5 5 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (4.00%) LDAP
7 2 (2.67%) Intranet
7 2 (2.67%) SSL
8 1 (1.33%) MPLS
8 1 (1.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.67%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 13 (17.33%) Subversion
2 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (16.00%) Facilita Forecast
4 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
1 7 (9.33%) General Ledger
2 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Test Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Performance Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Tester
5 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Tester
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Applications Support
8 2 (2.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.67%) HTML
2 18 (24.00%) CSS
3 16 (21.33%) REST
4 14 (18.67%) CSS3
4 14 (18.67%) HTML5
5 11 (14.67%) RESTful
5 11 (14.67%) .NET
6 10 (13.33%) Web Services
6 10 (13.33%) Middleware
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (10.67%) Ajax
8 7 (9.33%) XML
9 6 (8.00%) JSON
10 2 (2.67%) Spring MVC
10 2 (2.67%) jQuery
10 2 (2.67%) DHTML
10 2 (2.67%) Sensu
10 2 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (2.67%) Spring
10 2 (2.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Open Source
2 10 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) NHS
5 3 (4.00%) HACMP
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) CMDB
7 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.67%) UNIX
2 24 (32.00%) Linux
3 11 (14.67%) AIX
4 10 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 8 (10.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.67%) Solaris
6 6 (8.00%) Windows
7 4 (5.33%) HPUX
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.67%) Problem Management
2 26 (34.67%) Regression Testing
3 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (29.33%) Automated Testing
5 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
5 18 (24.00%) Performance Testing
6 15 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (18.67%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (18.67%) ITIL
8 12 (16.00%) Web Development
9 11 (14.67%) Test Strategy
10 10 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (13.33%) Workflow
10 10 (13.33%) Web Design
11 9 (12.00%) Migration
11 9 (12.00%) Data Management
11 9 (12.00%) Service Management
12 8 (10.67%) Scrum
12 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Java
3 18 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.67%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) Python
4 11 (14.67%) Ruby
4 11 (14.67%) Scala
5 7 (9.33%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.00%) MUMPS
8 2 (2.67%) VB
8 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (37.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.67%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.67%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.00%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) QA
2 11 (14.67%) SLA
3 3 (4.00%) ISO 9000
3 3 (4.00%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (5.33%) KVM
3 4 (5.33%) RHEV
4 3 (4.00%) GPFS
4 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.67%) collectd
3 2 (2.67%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.67%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) WSUS
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView
4 1 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle
2 17 (22.67%) HP
3 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.33%) Citrix
4 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) IBM
5 6 (8.00%) VMware
6 4 (5.33%) Lotus
7 3 (4.00%) Informatica
7 3 (4.00%) InterSystems
7 3 (4.00%) JBoss
7 3 (4.00%) Siebel
8 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.67%) Sun
8 2 (2.67%) CA
8 2 (2.67%) Axway
8 2 (2.67%) hybris
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
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