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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 38 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 100 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.11% 5.39% 8.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 6.95% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 25 32
Median daily rate £323 £300 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £249 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £665 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
1227 489 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.21% 77.50% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 321 221
Median daily rate £321 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 34 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.46 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.08% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.09 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 96 £315 +5.00%
Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 79 (56.83%) Unix
2 68 (48.92%) ITIL
3 57 (41.01%) Oracle
4 51 (36.69%) Linux
5 48 (34.53%) HP
6 44 (31.65%) Change Management
6 44 (31.65%) Security Cleared
7 40 (28.78%) SQL
8 39 (28.06%) Windows
9 38 (27.34%) AIX
10 36 (25.90%) Java
10 36 (25.90%) Problem Management
11 35 (25.18%) SC Cleared
11 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (25.18%) Solaris
12 33 (23.74%) IBM
12 33 (23.74%) Workflow
13 32 (23.02%) Red Hat
14 31 (22.30%) Middleware
15 28 (20.14%) Open Source
16 27 (19.42%) ITIL V3
16 27 (19.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 27 (19.42%) Perl
16 27 (19.42%) Finance
17 26 (18.71%) High Availability
18 25 (17.99%) Incident Management
19 24 (17.27%) SLA
19 24 (17.27%) Relational Database
20 23 (16.55%) Service Delivery
20 23 (16.55%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 23 (16.55%) WebLogic
2 20 (14.39%) WebSphere
3 19 (13.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 18 (12.95%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (9.35%) Apache
6 11 (7.91%) JBoss
7 9 (6.47%) Tuxedo
8 8 (5.76%) IIS
9 7 (5.04%) CMS
9 7 (5.04%) MQSeries
9 7 (5.04%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (5.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (4.32%) Confluence
10 6 (4.32%) IBM Notes
10 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
11 5 (3.60%) OpenStack
12 4 (2.88%) AquaLogic
12 4 (2.88%) FileNet
13 2 (1.44%) Jetty
13 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle EBS R12
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle General Ledger
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle Payables
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (5.76%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (2.88%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.44%) GitHub
2 2 (1.44%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.44%) IaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) OpenShift
2 2 (1.44%) PaaS
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.55%) TCP/IP
2 22 (15.83%) Firewall
3 18 (12.95%) SAN
3 18 (12.95%) SSL
3 18 (12.95%) WAN
4 14 (10.07%) HTTP
5 13 (9.35%) DNS
5 13 (9.35%) LAN
5 13 (9.35%) VPN
6 11 (7.91%) LDAP
7 8 (5.76%) DHCP
8 6 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (4.32%) Network Security
9 5 (3.60%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.44%) FTP
10 2 (1.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.27%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.63%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (7.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (6.47%) RDBMS
6 8 (5.76%) DB2
7 7 (5.04%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.32%) MySQL
9 4 (2.88%) Big Data
10 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.16%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 19 (13.67%) StarTeam
3 15 (10.79%) Subversion
4 11 (7.91%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (5.04%) Facilita Forecast
5 7 (5.04%) HP UFT
5 7 (5.04%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.04%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.32%) JIRA
6 6 (4.32%) MSI
6 6 (4.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.60%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.16%) Maven
9 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.44%) JUnit
9 2 (1.44%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.72%) Selenium
10 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 11 (7.91%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (12.23%) Developer
2 15 (10.79%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Support Engineer
5 10 (7.19%) Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Configuration Analyst
6 9 (6.47%) E-Business Developer
6 9 (6.47%) Software Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Administrator
7 8 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Wintel Support
8 6 (4.32%) AIX Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (4.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (4.32%) Oracle Financials Developer
9 5 (3.60%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
10 4 (2.88%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) Middleware
2 16 (11.51%) HTML
3 11 (7.91%) Software Packaging
3 11 (7.91%) XML
4 10 (7.19%) CSS
4 10 (7.19%) J2EE
5 8 (5.76%) .NET
5 8 (5.76%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (5.04%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (4.32%) REST
8 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.60%) HTML5
8 5 (3.60%) LAMP
9 4 (2.88%) JSON
9 4 (2.88%) Spring
10 3 (2.16%) Ajax
10 3 (2.16%) CSS3
10 3 (2.16%) Django
10 3 (2.16%) Node.js
10 3 (2.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.39%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.79%) HACMP
4 14 (10.07%) Data Structures
5 12 (8.63%) CMDB
6 7 (5.04%) Mainframe
7 6 (4.32%) Clustering
7 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.32%) Data Centre
7 6 (4.32%) DataPower
7 6 (4.32%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (4.32%) User Experience
8 5 (3.60%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.44%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 79 (56.83%) Unix
2 51 (36.69%) Linux
3 39 (28.06%) Windows
4 38 (27.34%) AIX
5 35 (25.18%) Solaris
6 22 (15.83%) Windows Server
7 14 (10.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.04%) OS/390
9 5 (3.60%) HPUX
10 4 (2.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.44%) CentOS
11 2 (1.44%) SUSE
11 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.44%) zOS
12 1 (0.72%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.92%) ITIL
2 44 (31.65%) Change Management
3 36 (25.90%) Problem Management
4 35 (25.18%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (23.74%) Workflow
6 28 (20.14%) Open Source
7 27 (19.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (19.42%) ITIL V3
8 26 (18.71%) High Availability
9 25 (17.99%) Incident Management
10 23 (16.55%) Service Delivery
11 20 (14.39%) DevOps
12 19 (13.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 18 (12.95%) Regression Testing
14 16 (11.51%) Change Control
14 16 (11.51%) Six Sigma
15 15 (10.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (10.79%) Lean Six Sigma
15 15 (10.79%) Migration
16 14 (10.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.78%) SQL
2 36 (25.90%) Java
3 27 (19.42%) Perl
4 16 (11.51%) C
4 16 (11.51%) VB
5 12 (8.63%) C++
6 11 (7.91%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.19%) Shell Script
8 9 (6.47%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.76%) C#
9 8 (5.76%) Python
10 7 (5.04%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.32%) Ruby
12 5 (3.60%) COBOL
12 5 (3.60%) C-shell
12 5 (3.60%) Korn
13 4 (2.88%) PL/1
13 4 (2.88%) Scala
13 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (31.65%) Security Cleared
2 35 (25.18%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (14.39%) Degree
5 15 (10.79%) IBM AIX Certification
6 14 (10.07%) AAT
7 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
8 5 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.27%) SLA
2 6 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (4.32%) QA
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.79%) GPFS
3 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.19%) Firmware
5 6 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.32%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.60%) Docker
6 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (3.60%) Samba
6 5 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (1.44%) Xen
8 1 (0.72%) KVM
8 1 (0.72%) LXC
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.72%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 22 (15.83%) Puppet
2 15 (10.79%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.35%) HP SiteScope
4 10 (7.19%) Tivoli
5 8 (5.76%) MOM
6 6 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (4.32%) OpenView
6 6 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (4.32%) Perfmon
7 5 (3.60%) WMI
8 4 (2.88%) HP SIM
9 2 (1.44%) Ansible
9 2 (1.44%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.44%) Kibana
9 2 (1.44%) logstash
9 2 (1.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 57 (41.01%) Oracle
2 48 (34.53%) HP
3 33 (23.74%) IBM
4 32 (23.02%) Red Hat
5 21 (15.11%) VMware
6 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (10.79%) Axway
8 11 (7.91%) Informatica
8 11 (7.91%) Siebel
8 11 (7.91%) Sun
9 10 (7.19%) CA
10 9 (6.47%) Perforce
11 8 (5.76%) BMC
12 7 (5.04%) ServiceNow
13 6 (4.32%) Citrix
13 6 (4.32%) Lotus
13 6 (4.32%) Serena
14 5 (3.60%) Borland
15 4 (2.88%) Fujitsu
15 4 (2.88%) Siemens