Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 58 40
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 64 34 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.32% 3.88% 6.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.12% 4.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 106
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £490 £550 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.91% +37.93% +2.90%
10th Percentile £316 £401 £260
90th Percentile £550 £638 £516
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £490 £550 £399
% change year-on-year -10.91% +37.93% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £36.00

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 788 770 1,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 90.16% 87.90% 88.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 564 1,346
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £398 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% +11.97% -13.94%
10th Percentile £290 £251 £240
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £390 £351
% change year-on-year +6.41% +11.27% -13.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 72
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.75 £22.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.05% -21.43% +30.23%
10th Percentile £9.26 £10.55 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -14.91% -36.36% +41.03%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 53 (82.81%) Linux
2 49 (76.56%) DevOps
3 44 (68.75%) Jenkins
3 44 (68.75%) Puppet
4 42 (65.63%) Docker
5 41 (64.06%) Amazon AWS
6 40 (62.50%) Ansible
7 37 (57.81%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (56.25%) Python
8 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (45.31%) Elastic Stack
10 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
11 25 (39.06%) Terraform
12 23 (35.94%) Windows
13 21 (32.81%) Perl
14 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
14 20 (31.25%) Open Source
15 19 (29.69%) Maven
15 19 (29.69%) Sonatype Nexus
16 18 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (28.13%) Ruby
16 18 (28.13%) Java
16 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
16 18 (28.13%) Confluence
16 18 (28.13%) JIRA
17 17 (26.56%) Unix
17 17 (26.56%) Nagios
18 16 (25.00%) Microservices
19 15 (23.44%) Kubernetes
20 14 (21.88%) GitLab

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 (28.13%) Confluence
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (9.38%) JBoss
4 5 (7.81%) nginx
5 4 (6.25%) Apache
5 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.25%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
6 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (64.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (18.75%) Amazon S3
3 12 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (14.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (10.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (10.94%) Slack
6 5 (7.81%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (7.81%) Datadog
6 5 (7.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (7.81%) Route 53
6 5 (7.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (6.25%) GitHub
7 4 (6.25%) Google Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) Office 365
8 1 (1.56%) PaaS
8 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) HTTP
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
3 7 (10.94%) VLAN
4 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (1.56%) BGP
7 1 (1.56%) DNS
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.56%) NAS
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) OSPF
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (1.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Amazon Redshift
3 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
4 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) KDB
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 19 (29.69%) Maven
3 19 (29.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 18 (28.13%) JIRA
5 14 (21.88%) GitLab
6 6 (9.38%) SonarQube
6 6 (9.38%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.25%) Ant
7 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 4 (6.25%) Gatling
7 4 (6.25%) Grunt
7 4 (6.25%) gulp
7 4 (6.25%) IntelliJ
7 4 (6.25%) JUnit
7 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (6.25%) Selenium
7 4 (6.25%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Developer
3 5 (7.81%) Analyst
3 5 (7.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 4 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (4.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Django Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (3.13%) Junior
6 2 (3.13%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (45.31%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (20.31%) Node.js
3 12 (18.75%) HTML
4 10 (15.63%) YAML
5 8 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (12.50%) jQuery
6 6 (9.38%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (9.38%) Spring Boot
6 6 (9.38%) Zuul
7 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 4 (6.25%) J2SE
7 4 (6.25%) Play Framework
7 4 (6.25%) REST
7 4 (6.25%) Sass
7 4 (6.25%) Servlets
7 4 (6.25%) SOAP
7 4 (6.25%) Spring
7 4 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (15.63%) User Experience
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.94%) Private Cloud
4 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (7.81%) CMDB
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Linux
2 23 (35.94%) Windows
3 17 (26.56%) Unix
4 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (17.19%) CentOS
6 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (76.56%) DevOps
2 37 (57.81%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.63%) Test Automation
5 20 (31.25%) Open Source
6 18 (28.13%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (25.00%) Microservices
8 13 (20.31%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Management
9 11 (17.19%) Scrum
9 11 (17.19%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (15.63%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 10 (15.63%) Change Management
10 10 (15.63%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (15.63%) Kanban
10 10 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (15.63%) Release Automation
10 10 (15.63%) SOA
11 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
11 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Python
2 21 (32.81%) Perl
3 18 (28.13%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 18 (28.13%) Ruby
4 10 (15.63%) C#
5 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
5 9 (14.06%) SQL
6 8 (12.50%) C++
7 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.81%) Scala
9 4 (6.25%) C
9 4 (6.25%) Groovy
9 4 (6.25%) Haskell
10 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.56%) CCDP
4 1 (1.56%) CCIE
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.56%) CISM
4 1 (1.56%) CISSP
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 42 (65.63%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (68.75%) Puppet
2 40 (62.50%) Ansible
3 25 (39.06%) Terraform
4 17 (26.56%) Nagios
5 15 (23.44%) Kubernetes
6 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (17.19%) Grafana
7 11 (17.19%) Packer
8 10 (15.63%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (15.63%) ZABBIX
9 7 (10.94%) Prometheus
10 6 (9.38%) Consul
11 5 (7.81%) Rancher
12 4 (6.25%) Kibana
13 1 (1.56%) Salt
13 1 (1.56%) SCCM
13 1 (1.56%) SnapMirror
13 1 (1.56%) SnapVault
13 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle
1 10 (15.63%) Riverbed
2 9 (14.06%) Google
3 8 (12.50%) Splunk
4 7 (10.94%) Dynatrace
5 6 (9.38%) New Relic
6 5 (7.81%) Black Duck
7 4 (6.25%) Adobe
7 4 (6.25%) webMethods
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco
8 2 (3.13%) Informatica
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
9 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.56%) Citrix
9 1 (1.56%) EMC
9 1 (1.56%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.56%) NetApp
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.56%) Sybase