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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 36 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.39% 1.61% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 2.19% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 5
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £315 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £350 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
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
587 274 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 73.56% 73.46% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 129 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 22
Average hourly rate £28.50 £23.75 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £14.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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 0 34 £355 +1.42%
Durham - 1 £450 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (39.73%) Problem Management
2 28 (38.36%) UNIX
3 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
4 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
4 24 (32.88%) Linux
5 22 (30.14%) Java
6 21 (28.77%) HTML
6 21 (28.77%) Automated Testing
7 20 (27.40%) Ruby
7 20 (27.40%) CSS
7 20 (27.40%) HTTP
7 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
8 19 (26.03%) Subversion
8 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
9 18 (24.66%) QA
9 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
10 17 (23.29%) Python
10 17 (23.29%) Web Design
10 17 (23.29%) Scala
10 17 (23.29%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
11 16 (21.92%) Web Development
12 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
12 15 (20.55%) Mac OS X
13 14 (19.18%) HP
13 14 (19.18%) REST
13 14 (19.18%) Visualisation
14 13 (17.81%) HTML5
14 13 (17.81%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) IIS
4 2 (2.74%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.40%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) LAN
2 4 (5.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.11%) SSL
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) Intranet
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
5 1 (1.37%) MPLS
5 1 (1.37%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.88%) Relational Database
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Subversion
1 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (13.70%) LoadRunner
3 9 (12.33%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (5.48%) JUnit
4 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.48%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.48%) StarTeam
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
6 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Developer
2 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.22%) Tester
3 6 (8.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.48%) Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Tester
5 4 (5.48%) Scala Developer
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.11%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Configuration Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Configuration Manager
7 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) HTML
2 20 (27.40%) CSS
3 14 (19.18%) REST
4 13 (17.81%) HTML5
4 13 (17.81%) CSS3
5 12 (16.44%) RESTful
6 9 (12.33%) JSON
6 9 (12.33%) Ajax
7 5 (6.85%) Middleware
8 4 (5.48%) .NET
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
8 4 (5.48%) XML
9 2 (2.74%) SOAP
9 2 (2.74%) Web Services
9 2 (2.74%) Sensu
9 2 (2.74%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.74%) Spring
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.74%) Django
9 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Visualisation
2 11 (15.07%) Open Source
3 9 (12.33%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.74%) HACMP
6 2 (2.74%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.37%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.37%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 28 (38.36%) UNIX
2 24 (32.88%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Mac OS X
4 10 (13.70%) Windows
5 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.48%) Solaris
7 3 (4.11%) AIX
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.37%) HPUX
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Problem Management
2 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (28.77%) Automated Testing
4 20 (27.40%) Regression Testing
5 17 (23.29%) Web Design
5 17 (23.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (21.92%) Test Scripting
6 16 (21.92%) Web Development
7 13 (17.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.44%) ITIL
9 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.07%) Software Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.70%) Test Strategy
10 10 (13.70%) Scrum
11 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (12.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.96%) Line Management
13 6 (8.22%) Change Management
13 6 (8.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) Ruby
3 18 (24.66%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.29%) Python
4 17 (23.29%) Scala
5 11 (15.07%) C#
6 9 (12.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.11%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.85%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.66%) QA
2 9 (12.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.74%) GPFS
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.37%) RHEV
4 1 (1.37%) KVM
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.85%) Puppet
2 5 (6.85%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.11%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 2 (2.74%) collectd
4 2 (2.74%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
5 1 (1.37%) WMI
5 1 (1.37%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) HP
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.85%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) Lotus
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.11%) EMC
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) Serena
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) CA
7 2 (2.74%) Borland
7 2 (2.74%) Google