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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 15 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 44 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.50% 4.72% 9.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.83% 5.96% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 6
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£370 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £37.29 £37.25
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +0.10%
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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
343 369 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.08% 79.18% 67.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 239 51
Average daily rate £370 £281 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.67% -13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 11
Average hourly rate £11.86 £22.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.31% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 31 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (50.00%) UNIX
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
4 17 (25.00%) Java
4 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.00%) Ruby
5 16 (23.53%) HTTP
6 14 (20.59%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) Python
6 14 (20.59%) Subversion
6 14 (20.59%) QA
7 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (19.12%) Web Design
8 12 (17.65%) Web Development
8 12 (17.65%) CSS
8 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 11 (16.18%) Puppet
9 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
9 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
9 11 (16.18%) VMware
10 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
10 10 (14.71%) StarTeam
10 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 9 (13.24%) Windows
11 9 (13.24%) Change Management
11 9 (13.24%) Release Management
11 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.94%) JBoss
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) SSL
2 3 (4.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) VPN
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.59%) Subversion
3 10 (14.71%) StarTeam
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 2 (2.94%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.94%) Rational Rose
6 2 (2.94%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.94%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.94%) Ant
6 2 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (10.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Developer
2 9 (13.24%) Configuration Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.41%) C++ Developer
6 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
6 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Administrator
7 2 (2.94%) Release Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.47%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) CSS
3 6 (8.82%) XML
3 6 (8.82%) Mustache
3 6 (8.82%) Sass
4 3 (4.41%) REST
5 2 (2.94%) CSS3
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.94%) Middleware
5 2 (2.94%) Spring
5 2 (2.94%) Ajax
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.94%) JSON
5 2 (2.94%) Software Packaging
5 2 (2.94%) Spring MVC
5 2 (2.94%) Django
5 2 (2.94%) Guice
5 2 (2.94%) RESTful
5 2 (2.94%) HTML5
5 2 (2.94%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.41%) PDA
4 2 (2.94%) Derivative
4 2 (2.94%) HACMP
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) DataPower
4 2 (2.94%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) CMDB
5 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) UNIX
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
4 9 (13.24%) Windows
5 4 (5.88%) AIX
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Solaris
8 1 (1.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) Web Design
3 13 (19.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (17.65%) Web Development
5 11 (16.18%) Problem Management
6 10 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Change Management
7 9 (13.24%) Release Management
7 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (11.76%) CMMI
9 7 (10.29%) Workflow
9 7 (10.29%) Change Control
10 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.82%) DevOps
10 6 (8.82%) Migration
10 6 (8.82%) Data Management
11 5 (7.35%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) Java
1 17 (25.00%) Ruby
2 14 (20.59%) Python
3 10 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.29%) Perl
6 6 (8.82%) Scala
7 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.35%) SQL
8 4 (5.88%) VB
8 4 (5.88%) C
9 3 (4.41%) C#
9 3 (4.41%) C++
9 3 (4.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) Degree
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) IBM AIX Certification
5 2 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) vSphere
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.94%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) Puppet
2 8 (11.76%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (4.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (2.94%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) VMware
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) Borland
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 3 (4.41%) EMC
5 3 (4.41%) Serena
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Google
6 2 (2.94%) Axway
6 2 (2.94%) Informatica
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) HP
6 2 (2.94%) Siebel
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