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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 24 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 27 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.21% 1.38% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 1.94% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 6
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£355 £235 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.06% -7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £233 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £244 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +2.50%
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
336 155 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 77.24% 71.10% 69.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 78 114
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 27 £355 +51.06% 4
Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 24 (41.38%) Problem Management
3 22 (37.93%) SQL
4 21 (36.21%) UNIX
5 20 (34.48%) Oracle
5 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
5 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 18 (31.03%) QA
7 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (25.86%) Open Source
9 14 (24.14%) Linux
9 14 (24.14%) HP
10 13 (22.41%) AIX
10 13 (22.41%) ITIL
10 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
10 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
11 12 (20.69%) HTML
12 11 (18.97%) Java
12 11 (18.97%) Web Services
12 11 (18.97%) LAN
12 11 (18.97%) WAN
12 11 (18.97%) Service Management
12 11 (18.97%) Workflow
13 10 (17.24%) LoadRunner
13 10 (17.24%) Middleware
13 10 (17.24%) Firewall
13 10 (17.24%) Solaris
13 10 (17.24%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (15.52%) SharePoint
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (12.07%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.45%) FileNet
5 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) LAN
1 11 (18.97%) WAN
2 10 (17.24%) Firewall
2 10 (17.24%) VPN
3 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) SAN
3 5 (8.62%) DNS
4 2 (3.45%) SSL
4 2 (3.45%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) MPLS
5 1 (1.72%) DSL
5 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (5.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.45%) MySQL
6 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) LoadRunner
2 8 (13.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 6 (10.34%) Facilita Forecast
5 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.17%) JUnit
6 3 (5.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) General Ledger
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) UNIX Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Performance Test Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.17%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications Support
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) Web Services
3 10 (17.24%) Middleware
4 9 (15.52%) .NET
5 8 (13.79%) REST
6 7 (12.07%) XML
7 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.34%) CSS
7 6 (10.34%) HTML5
7 6 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) JSF
8 3 (5.17%) Ajax
8 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
8 3 (5.17%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) Struts
8 3 (5.17%) DHTML
9 2 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (3.45%) RESTful
9 2 (3.45%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.62%) HACMP
3 3 (5.17%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) UNIX
2 14 (24.14%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) AIX
4 10 (17.24%) Solaris
5 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (6.90%) HPUX
6 4 (6.90%) Windows
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Problem Management
2 20 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (22.41%) ITIL
4 13 (22.41%) Performance Testing
5 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
5 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.97%) Service Management
6 11 (18.97%) Workflow
7 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
8 9 (15.52%) Migration
8 9 (15.52%) Data Management
9 6 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.90%) Change Data Capture
12 3 (5.17%) User Stories
12 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (5.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) Java
3 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.17%) C#
6 3 (5.17%) MUMPS
7 2 (3.45%) VB
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) Scala
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 20 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.62%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.90%) BC Cleared
5 4 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) QA
2 9 (15.52%) SLA
3 3 (5.17%) HL7
3 3 (5.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) GPFS
1 5 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.90%) RHEV
2 4 (6.90%) KVM
3 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 4 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 2 (3.45%) Ganglia
3 2 (3.45%) collectd
3 2 (3.45%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 14 (24.14%) HP
3 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.79%) IBM
5 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 3 (5.17%) hybris
6 3 (5.17%) Siebel
6 3 (5.17%) JBoss
6 3 (5.17%) Informatica
6 3 (5.17%) InterSystems
7 2 (3.45%) Sun
7 2 (3.45%) CA
7 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 2 (3.45%) Axway
8 1 (1.72%) Cisco
8 1 (1.72%) Lotus