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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 42 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 72 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.22% 5.00% 5.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 6.17% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 31
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £238 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £443 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +12.63%
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
1166 778 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.55% 81.04% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 495 473
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -15 71 £425 +25.00% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 78 (49.37%) ITIL
2 77 (48.73%) Unix
3 70 (44.30%) Oracle
4 63 (39.87%) Linux
4 63 (39.87%) Change Management
5 51 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (31.01%) Windows
6 49 (31.01%) Security Cleared
7 42 (26.58%) HP
8 41 (25.95%) Java
8 41 (25.95%) VMware
9 40 (25.32%) Perl
9 40 (25.32%) Microsoft
10 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 36 (22.78%) DevOps
11 36 (22.78%) Red Hat
11 36 (22.78%) AIX
11 36 (22.78%) Solaris
12 35 (22.15%) SQL
13 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
13 34 (21.52%) Puppet
14 33 (20.89%) IBM
14 33 (20.89%) Problem Management
15 32 (20.25%) Windows Server
16 31 (19.62%) SSL
17 30 (18.99%) WebSphere
17 30 (18.99%) Open Source
18 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
18 28 (17.72%) Active Directory
19 27 (17.09%) Management Information System

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 30 (18.99%) WebSphere
2 25 (15.82%) Apache
3 24 (15.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 21 (13.29%) WebLogic
5 15 (9.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (8.86%) Confluence
7 13 (8.23%) MQSeries
7 13 (8.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 13 (8.23%) Tuxedo
8 12 (7.59%) IIS
9 11 (6.96%) JBoss
9 11 (6.96%) OpenStack
10 10 (6.33%) AquaLogic
10 10 (6.33%) Oracle Application Server
11 8 (5.06%) FileNet
12 6 (3.80%) IBM Notes
12 6 (3.80%) Jetty
12 6 (3.80%) Mongrel
12 6 (3.80%) nginx
12 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) Simulink
3 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (6.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 10 (6.33%) OpenText MBPM
4 9 (5.70%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (4.43%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.23%) IaaS
1 13 (8.23%) PaaS
1 13 (8.23%) SaaS
2 9 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.80%) Google App Engine
3 6 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.16%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.27%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.62%) SSL
2 26 (16.46%) DNS
2 26 (16.46%) LDAP
2 26 (16.46%) TCP/IP
3 25 (15.82%) SAN
4 13 (8.23%) DHCP
4 13 (8.23%) iSCSI
4 13 (8.23%) WAN
5 12 (7.59%) HTTP
6 11 (6.96%) Firewall
7 8 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (5.06%) Network Security
8 6 (3.80%) FTP
8 6 (3.80%) IPsec
9 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.63%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) Relational Database
1 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.66%) MySQL
3 18 (11.39%) RDBMS
4 14 (8.86%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.16%) DB2
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.27%) Big Data
10 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.27%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (15.82%) JIRA
2 24 (15.19%) StarTeam
3 19 (12.03%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.03%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.23%) ClearCase
5 12 (7.59%) Subversion
6 7 (4.43%) Selenium
7 6 (3.80%) MSI
7 6 (3.80%) Travis CI
8 5 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.27%) JUnit
9 2 (1.27%) Maven
10 1 (0.63%) JMeter
10 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.63%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.16%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (12.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (7.59%) Analyst
2 12 (7.59%) Configuration Analyst
2 12 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (6.33%) Administrator
4 9 (5.70%) Developer
4 9 (5.70%) Software Analyst
4 9 (5.70%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.70%) Technical Leader
4 9 (5.70%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (5.06%) Architect
5 8 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (4.43%) DBA
6 7 (4.43%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (3.80%) Configuration Management Analyst
7 6 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (3.80%) Solaris Administrator
7 6 (3.80%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.56%) Middleware
2 17 (10.76%) Software Packaging
3 15 (9.49%) J2EE
4 13 (8.23%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (8.23%) LAMP
5 12 (7.59%) CSS
5 12 (7.59%) HTML
5 12 (7.59%) REST
6 11 (6.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 10 (6.33%) JSON
8 9 (5.70%) Ajax
8 9 (5.70%) CSS3
8 9 (5.70%) Django
8 9 (5.70%) HTML5
8 9 (5.70%) Spring
9 8 (5.06%) Web Services
10 7 (4.43%) RESTful
10 7 (4.43%) SOAP
11 6 (3.80%) .NET
11 6 (3.80%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.39%) CMDB
4 8 (5.06%) Clustering
4 8 (5.06%) DataPower
5 6 (3.80%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.80%) User Experience
6 5 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.53%) HACMP
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (48.73%) Unix
2 63 (39.87%) Linux
3 49 (31.01%) Windows
4 36 (22.78%) AIX
4 36 (22.78%) Solaris
5 32 (20.25%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.23%) OS/390
8 8 (5.06%) HPUX
9 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (49.37%) ITIL
2 63 (39.87%) Change Management
3 51 (32.28%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.78%) DevOps
5 33 (20.89%) Problem Management
6 30 (18.99%) Open Source
7 25 (15.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 22 (13.92%) Release Management
9 21 (13.29%) Service Delivery
10 19 (12.03%) Change Control
10 19 (12.03%) Incident Management
11 18 (11.39%) Workflow
12 17 (10.76%) OO
13 16 (10.13%) PRINCE2
14 15 (9.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (8.86%) High Availability
15 14 (8.86%) Unit Testing
16 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (8.23%) Data Management
16 13 (8.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.95%) Java
2 40 (25.32%) Perl
3 35 (22.15%) SQL
4 13 (8.23%) Bash Shell
4 13 (8.23%) C-shell
4 13 (8.23%) Korn
5 11 (6.96%) Python
5 11 (6.96%) Scala
6 10 (6.33%) C++
6 10 (6.33%) Ruby
7 9 (5.70%) C
8 8 (5.06%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.80%) VB
10 5 (3.16%) C#
10 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.27%) Go
13 1 (0.63%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 49 (31.01%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.52%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (10.13%) Degree
5 12 (7.59%) AAT
6 10 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.53%) IBM AIX Certification
10 3 (1.90%) MCSA
11 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.19%) SLA
2 10 (6.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.90%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) COBIT
4 1 (0.63%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.63%) WAI
4 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.23%) Samba
4 12 (7.59%) Docker
4 12 (7.59%) Firmware
5 11 (6.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (6.96%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (4.43%) LXC
7 6 (3.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.80%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.80%) Xen
8 4 (2.53%) GPFS
9 3 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.90%) vSphere
10 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (21.52%) Puppet
2 26 (16.46%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 6 (3.80%) Data Guard
4 6 (3.80%) HP SIM
4 6 (3.80%) HP SiteScope
4 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (3.80%) OpenView
4 6 (3.80%) Perfmon
5 5 (3.16%) MOM
5 5 (3.16%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.90%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (1.27%) Ansible
7 2 (1.27%) Kibana
7 2 (1.27%) logstash
7 2 (1.27%) Salt
7 2 (1.27%) WMI
8 1 (0.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.63%) SCSM
Vendors
1 70 (44.30%) Oracle
2 42 (26.58%) HP
3 41 (25.95%) VMware
4 40 (25.32%) Microsoft
5 36 (22.78%) Red Hat
6 33 (20.89%) IBM
7 23 (14.56%) Sun
8 21 (13.29%) Axway
9 11 (6.96%) Informatica
9 11 (6.96%) Remedy
9 11 (6.96%) Siebel
10 10 (6.33%) ServiceNow
11 9 (5.70%) Fujitsu
11 9 (5.70%) Perforce
12 8 (5.06%) Google
12 8 (5.06%) Siemens
13 6 (3.80%) Citrix
13 6 (3.80%) Lotus
14 5 (3.16%) BMC
14 5 (3.16%) CA
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