The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 28 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 34 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.04% 1.69% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 2.29% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 5
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£355 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £315 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £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 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+32.36% -25.67%
Configuration Management
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 175 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.09% 73.84% 62.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 91 86
Average daily rate £415 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £492 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.66 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.05% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.11 £27.50
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 Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Tyne and Wear region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 34 £355 +1.42%
Gateshead - - - -
Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (40.85%) Problem Management
2 27 (38.03%) UNIX
3 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
4 24 (33.80%) Relational Database
5 23 (32.39%) Linux
6 22 (30.99%) Java
7 21 (29.58%) Automated Testing
8 20 (28.17%) Ruby
8 20 (28.17%) HTML
8 20 (28.17%) HTTP
8 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
9 19 (26.76%) CSS
9 19 (26.76%) Subversion
9 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
10 18 (25.35%) QA
11 17 (23.94%) Scala
11 17 (23.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 17 (23.94%) Python
11 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
11 17 (23.94%) Web Design
12 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
12 16 (22.54%) Web Development
13 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
13 15 (21.13%) Mac OS X
14 14 (19.72%) HP
14 14 (19.72%) Visualisation
15 13 (18.31%) REST
15 13 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (16.90%) CSS3

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (4.23%) SSL
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) VPN
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) Intranet
5 1 (1.41%) MPLS
5 1 (1.41%) DSL
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
5 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Subversion
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (14.08%) LoadRunner
3 9 (12.68%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.63%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.82%) JIRA
7 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Developer
2 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
3 6 (8.45%) Tester
3 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Performance Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Administrator
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Tester
5 4 (5.63%) Scala Developer
6 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Administrator
6 3 (4.23%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) HTML
2 19 (26.76%) CSS
3 13 (18.31%) REST
4 12 (16.90%) CSS3
4 12 (16.90%) HTML5
4 12 (16.90%) RESTful
5 9 (12.68%) Ajax
5 9 (12.68%) JSON
6 5 (7.04%) Middleware
7 4 (5.63%) XML
8 3 (4.23%) .NET
8 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.82%) SOAP
9 2 (2.82%) Web Services
9 2 (2.82%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.82%) Sensu
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
9 2 (2.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (2.82%) Guice
9 2 (2.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Visualisation
2 11 (15.49%) Open Source
3 9 (12.68%) Data Structures
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) HACMP
6 2 (2.82%) CMDB
7 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.41%) Online Gambling
7 1 (1.41%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) UNIX
2 23 (32.39%) Linux
3 15 (21.13%) Mac OS X
4 10 (14.08%) Windows
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) AIX
6 3 (4.23%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Problem Management
2 25 (35.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) Automated Testing
4 20 (28.17%) Regression Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (23.94%) Web Design
6 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
6 16 (22.54%) Web Development
7 13 (18.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.90%) ITIL
9 11 (15.49%) Mentoring
9 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.08%) Test Strategy
10 10 (14.08%) Scrum
11 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
12 8 (11.27%) Line Management
13 6 (8.45%) Migration
13 6 (8.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.99%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) Ruby
3 17 (23.94%) Scala
3 17 (23.94%) Python
3 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) C#
5 9 (12.68%) SQL
6 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
5 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (2.82%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
2 8 (11.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.82%) GPFS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) RHEV
4 1 (1.41%) KVM
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.82%) Nagios
4 2 (2.82%) collectd
4 2 (2.82%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.41%) WMI
5 1 (1.41%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.41%) OpenView
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) HP
2 10 (14.08%) Oracle
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.04%) VMware
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Lotus
6 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.23%) Citrix
6 3 (4.23%) EMC
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) CA
7 2 (2.82%) Borland
7 2 (2.82%) Serena
7 2 (2.82%) Google