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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 13 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 49 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.78% 6.19% 7.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.92% 7.84% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 4
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£300 £273 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.09% +4.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £37.29 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -3.76%
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
411 421 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 73.66% 78.99% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 283 50
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 1 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -10.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +14 44 £290 +6.42%
Gateshead - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 32 (46.38%) UNIX
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 20 (28.99%) ITIL
3 20 (28.99%) Java
4 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
5 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
5 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
6 16 (23.19%) HTTP
6 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.74%) VMware
8 13 (18.84%) Puppet
9 12 (17.39%) Ruby
10 11 (15.94%) StarTeam
10 11 (15.94%) QA
10 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.94%) Subversion
10 11 (15.94%) Python
10 11 (15.94%) HTML
11 10 (14.49%) Oracle
11 10 (14.49%) CSS
11 10 (14.49%) Web Design
11 10 (14.49%) Change Management
11 10 (14.49%) Release Management
11 10 (14.49%) Web Development
11 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (13.04%) Change Control
12 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
12 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
12 9 (13.04%) CMMI

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
2 6 (8.70%) Node.js
3 5 (7.25%) nginx
3 5 (7.25%) Jetty
3 5 (7.25%) IIS
3 5 (7.25%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.80%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 3 (4.35%) CMS
6 2 (2.90%) FileNet
6 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.45%) Confluence
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (7.25%) Google App Engine
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.19%) HTTP
2 8 (11.59%) SSL
3 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.25%) DHCP
4 5 (7.25%) FTP
4 5 (7.25%) DNS
4 5 (7.25%) IPsec
5 2 (2.90%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) LDAP
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
5 2 (2.90%) VPN
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.94%) StarTeam
2 11 (15.94%) Subversion
3 6 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.90%) NUnit
5 2 (2.90%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.90%) Rational Rose
5 2 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.90%) Ant
5 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.90%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.90%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.45%) JIRA
6 1 (1.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Automotive
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Configuration Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (4.35%) Release Manager
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
4 3 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Administrator
5 2 (2.90%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Consultant
5 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (2.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (2.90%) Scala Developer
6 1 (1.45%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) CSS
3 6 (8.70%) Mustache
3 6 (8.70%) Sass
4 5 (7.25%) Servlets
4 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 5 (7.25%) J2EE
5 4 (5.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (5.80%) XML
5 4 (5.80%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
7 1 (1.45%) HTML5
7 1 (1.45%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) CSS3
7 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.45%) Ajax
7 1 (1.45%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Open Source
3 4 (5.80%) DataPower
4 3 (4.35%) PDA
5 2 (2.90%) HACMP
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.90%) Derivative
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 32 (46.38%) UNIX
2 22 (31.88%) Linux
3 9 (13.04%) Mac OS X
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 6 (8.70%) AIX
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Solaris
8 1 (1.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.49%) Web Design
4 10 (14.49%) Change Management
4 10 (14.49%) Release Management
4 10 (14.49%) Web Development
4 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (13.04%) Change Control
5 9 (13.04%) CMMI
6 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.14%) Problem Management
7 7 (10.14%) Workflow
8 6 (8.70%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.70%) DevOps
9 5 (7.25%) Service Management
10 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.80%) Project Management
10 4 (5.80%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) Ruby
3 11 (15.94%) Python
4 9 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.04%) Perl
5 8 (11.59%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.70%) C
7 4 (5.80%) VB
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) Scala
8 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.35%) C#
9 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) Degree
4 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.90%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) IEC 61508
3 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) Xen
4 2 (2.90%) GPFS
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (18.84%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.90%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (1.45%) WMI
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) VMware
2 10 (14.49%) Oracle
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.14%) Borland
5 6 (8.70%) IBM
5 6 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.70%) Google
6 4 (5.80%) Informatica
6 4 (5.80%) Siebel
6 4 (5.80%) Axway
7 3 (4.35%) Serena
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Sun
8 2 (2.90%) EMC
8 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.45%) HP