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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 46 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 74 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.47% 5.67% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 6.82% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 40 27
Median daily rate £383 £356 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £305 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £635 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.66 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £35.31
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +16.10%
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
1147 909 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.77% 83.09% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 811 600 347
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 39
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.85 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.16% -31.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -17 72 £375 +7.14% 1
Durham - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 99 (55.00%) ITIL
2 98 (54.44%) Unix
3 83 (46.11%) Oracle
4 78 (43.33%) Change Management
5 65 (36.11%) Windows
6 61 (33.89%) Problem Management
7 60 (33.33%) Linux
8 57 (31.67%) HP
8 57 (31.67%) Security Cleared
9 53 (29.44%) SQL
10 49 (27.22%) Solaris
11 47 (26.11%) Java
11 47 (26.11%) Perl
12 46 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 44 (24.44%) Windows Server
15 43 (23.89%) AIX
16 41 (22.78%) SC Cleared
17 40 (22.22%) IBM
18 39 (21.67%) VMware
18 39 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 38 (21.11%) SLA
20 36 (20.00%) Middleware
20 36 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
21 35 (19.44%) Red Hat
21 35 (19.44%) Service Delivery
21 35 (19.44%) Incident Management
21 35 (19.44%) WebSphere
22 33 (18.33%) TCP/IP
23 32 (17.78%) SQL Server

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 35 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 30 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 30 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (15.00%) Apache
4 23 (12.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 19 (10.56%) Tuxedo
6 18 (10.00%) MQSeries
6 18 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 15 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
8 14 (7.78%) IIS
9 12 (6.67%) AquaLogic
9 12 (6.67%) JBoss
10 11 (6.11%) OpenStack
11 9 (5.00%) IBM Notes
12 6 (3.33%) Confluence
12 6 (3.33%) FileNet
13 5 (2.78%) Jetty
13 5 (2.78%) Mongrel
13 5 (2.78%) nginx
13 5 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) Simulink
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle Payables
2 13 (7.22%) Oracle Receivables
3 12 (6.67%) OpenText MBPM
4 11 (6.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.67%) IaaS
1 12 (6.67%) PaaS
1 12 (6.67%) SaaS
2 8 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.78%) Google App Engine
3 5 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.67%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.11%) HP Helion
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 32 (17.78%) SAN
3 29 (16.11%) SSL
4 28 (15.56%) DNS
5 22 (12.22%) LDAP
6 18 (10.00%) Firewall
7 17 (9.44%) WAN
8 15 (8.33%) DHCP
9 13 (7.22%) iSCSI
10 12 (6.67%) HTTP
11 10 (5.56%) Network Security
12 9 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (2.78%) FTP
13 5 (2.78%) IPsec
14 4 (2.22%) LAN
14 4 (2.22%) VPN
15 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
15 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 23 (12.78%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.78%) MySQL
4 13 (7.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 13 (7.22%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
6 10 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (5.56%) DB2
7 4 (2.22%) Big Data
8 3 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) StarTeam
2 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.33%) JIRA
4 13 (7.22%) ClearCase
4 13 (7.22%) Oracle Forms
4 13 (7.22%) Subversion
5 12 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 9 (5.00%) MSI
7 7 (3.89%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.33%) Facilita Forecast
8 6 (3.33%) HP UFT
9 5 (2.78%) Travis CI
9 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.11%) JUnit
10 2 (1.11%) Maven
11 1 (0.56%) JMeter
11 1 (0.56%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 26 (14.44%) Finance
2 13 (7.22%) General Ledger
3 10 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (9.44%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.89%) Developer
4 12 (6.67%) Analyst
4 12 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Administrator
5 11 (6.11%) Configuration Analyst
5 11 (6.11%) E-Business Developer
5 11 (6.11%) Unix Engineer
6 10 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 9 (5.00%) Software Analyst
7 9 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (5.00%) Technical Leader
8 8 (4.44%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (4.44%) Wintel Support
9 7 (3.89%) HPUX Engineer
9 7 (3.89%) Solaris Administrator
10 6 (3.33%) Oracle Financials Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (20.00%) Middleware
2 19 (10.56%) J2EE
3 18 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 13 (7.22%) LAMP
4 13 (7.22%) Software Packaging
4 13 (7.22%) XML
5 12 (6.67%) HTML
6 11 (6.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (3.89%) CSS
8 6 (3.33%) .NET
9 5 (2.78%) REST
9 5 (2.78%) Servlets
10 4 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.67%) CSS3
11 3 (1.67%) Django
11 3 (1.67%) HTML5
11 3 (1.67%) JSON
11 3 (1.67%) RESTful
11 3 (1.67%) Spring
11 3 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Management Information System
2 25 (13.89%) CMDB
3 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.11%) Clustering
5 9 (5.00%) DataPower
6 7 (3.89%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.89%) HACMP
6 7 (3.89%) Mainframe
7 6 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (3.33%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.22%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.22%) User Experience
9 2 (1.11%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 98 (54.44%) Unix
2 65 (36.11%) Windows
3 60 (33.33%) Linux
4 49 (27.22%) Solaris
5 44 (24.44%) Windows Server
6 43 (23.89%) AIX
7 18 (10.00%) OS/390
8 14 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (5.56%) HPUX
10 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.11%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.11%) zOS
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (55.00%) ITIL
2 78 (43.33%) Change Management
3 61 (33.89%) Problem Management
4 46 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 35 (19.44%) Incident Management
6 35 (19.44%) Service Delivery
7 32 (17.78%) DevOps
8 29 (16.11%) Open Source
8 29 (16.11%) Workflow
9 24 (13.33%) ITIL V3
10 23 (12.78%) High Availability
11 21 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 21 (11.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (11.67%) Migration
11 21 (11.67%) Release Management
12 20 (11.11%) Regression Testing
13 18 (10.00%) CRM
14 17 (9.44%) Operations Management
14 17 (9.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.44%) SQL
2 47 (26.11%) Java
2 47 (26.11%) Perl
3 18 (10.00%) VB
4 15 (8.33%) C++
5 14 (7.78%) C
6 13 (7.22%) Bash Shell
6 13 (7.22%) C-shell
6 13 (7.22%) Korn
6 13 (7.22%) PL/SQL
7 12 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 8 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.33%) Python
10 4 (2.22%) C#
11 3 (1.67%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.67%) Ruby
11 3 (1.67%) Scala
12 2 (1.11%) Go
13 1 (0.56%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 41 (22.78%) SC Cleared
3 30 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (11.11%) AAT
5 18 (10.00%) Degree
6 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.89%) IBM AIX Certification
9 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
10 4 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.67%) MCSA
12 2 (1.11%) MCSE
12 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.11%) SLA
2 13 (7.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (4.44%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) WAI
4 1 (0.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (21.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.89%) Firmware
4 13 (7.22%) Samba
5 11 (6.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (6.11%) Virtual Servers
6 9 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.89%) GPFS
8 5 (2.78%) Xen
9 4 (2.22%) Docker
10 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.67%) vSphere
11 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.56%) KVM
12 1 (0.56%) LXC
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 23 (12.78%) Puppet
2 16 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
4 12 (6.67%) Tivoli
5 10 (5.56%) MOM
6 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (5.00%) OpenView
6 9 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (5.00%) Perfmon
7 7 (3.89%) HP SIM
8 5 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.11%) Ansible
9 2 (1.11%) Kibana
9 2 (1.11%) logstash
9 2 (1.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (46.11%) Oracle
2 57 (31.67%) HP
3 45 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 40 (22.22%) IBM
5 39 (21.67%) VMware
6 35 (19.44%) Red Hat
7 24 (13.33%) Axway
8 22 (12.22%) Sun
9 15 (8.33%) ServiceNow
10 12 (6.67%) CA
10 12 (6.67%) Informatica
10 12 (6.67%) Siebel
11 11 (6.11%) Fujitsu
12 10 (5.56%) BMC
13 9 (5.00%) Citrix
13 9 (5.00%) Lotus
13 9 (5.00%) Perforce
13 9 (5.00%) Remedy
14 8 (4.44%) Siemens
15 7 (3.89%) Google
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