The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 17 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 30 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.94% - 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.95% - 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 7
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£355 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.93 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.86% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 149 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.49% 73.04% 74.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 69 140
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £19.00 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Configuration Management
North East

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 July 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 24 July 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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Average Daily Rate
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Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
2 30 (47.62%) Problem Management
2 30 (47.62%) Oracle
3 27 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 24 (38.10%) UNIX
5 22 (34.92%) SQL
6 21 (33.33%) ITIL
7 19 (30.16%) Regression Testing
7 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
8 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
8 17 (26.98%) Java
8 17 (26.98%) AIX
8 17 (26.98%) Linux
9 16 (25.40%) HP
9 16 (25.40%) QA
10 15 (23.81%) .NET
11 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
12 13 (20.63%) Open Source
13 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (19.05%) Workflow
13 12 (19.05%) IBM
14 11 (17.46%) C#
14 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
14 11 (17.46%) Web Services
14 11 (17.46%) WebSphere
15 10 (15.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (15.87%) HTML
15 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
15 10 (15.87%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
1 11 (17.46%) WebSphere
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (12.70%) SAS
4 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.76%) FileNet
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) LAN
1 10 (15.87%) WAN
1 10 (15.87%) VPN
1 10 (15.87%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) SAN
2 5 (7.94%) DHCP
3 3 (4.76%) SSL
3 3 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.87%) LoadRunner
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (9.52%) Facilita Forecast
4 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 4 (6.35%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.76%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.59%) JUnit
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 7 (11.11%) General Ledger
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) UNIX Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Performance Test Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Specialist
4 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
5 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) Tester
6 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Administrator
7 2 (3.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) .NET
2 11 (17.46%) Web Services
3 10 (15.87%) HTML
3 10 (15.87%) Middleware
4 7 (11.11%) XML
5 6 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (9.52%) REST
6 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (6.35%) CSS
6 4 (6.35%) CSS3
6 4 (6.35%) HTML5
7 3 (4.76%) Ajax
7 3 (4.76%) jQuery
7 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.76%) Struts
7 3 (4.76%) DHTML
7 3 (4.76%) Spring
7 3 (4.76%) JSF
8 2 (3.17%) Software Packaging
8 2 (3.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Open Source
2 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.94%) HACMP
2 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) UNIX
2 17 (26.98%) AIX
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (15.87%) Solaris
5 4 (6.35%) HPUX
6 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Problem Management
2 21 (33.33%) ITIL
3 19 (30.16%) Regression Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
4 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (20.63%) Performance Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Workflow
7 10 (15.87%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (15.87%) Service Management
8 9 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 8 (12.70%) Data Management
9 8 (12.70%) Migration
9 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Change Control
11 6 (9.52%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
12 4 (6.35%) Change Data Capture
13 3 (4.76%) User Stories
13 3 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) C#
4 8 (12.70%) PL/1
4 8 (12.70%) C
4 8 (12.70%) C++
4 8 (12.70%) COBOL
4 8 (12.70%) VB.NET
5 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.76%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) MUMPS
8 2 (3.17%) VB
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
9 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Security Cleared
2 27 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.94%) IBM AIX Certification
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) BC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.40%) QA
2 8 (12.70%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) HL7
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (7.94%) GPFS
1 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
2 4 (6.35%) RHEV
2 4 (6.35%) KVM
3 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Oracle
2 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
3 16 (25.40%) HP
4 12 (19.05%) IBM
5 8 (12.70%) Curam
6 7 (11.11%) JBoss
6 7 (11.11%) Informatica
6 7 (11.11%) Siebel
7 5 (7.94%) Axway
7 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) VMware
8 4 (6.35%) Borland
9 3 (4.76%) hybris
9 3 (4.76%) Business Objects
9 3 (4.76%) Sun
9 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.76%) InterSystems
10 2 (3.17%) CA