Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 38 68 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.81% 6.81% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.62% 7.70% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 57 41
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £450 £420 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.00% +36.72%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £345
90th Percentile £584 £638 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £420 £438
% change year-on-year +7.14% -4.00% +35.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £14.25 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.25 - -

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 676 883 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 85.57% 88.48% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 641 703
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.21%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £266
90th Percentile £575 £588 £536
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 39
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £19.03 £14.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.24% -51.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.68 £12.84
90th Percentile £45.80 £44.50 £43.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year +8.82% -41.88% +8.33%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019, 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 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
1 27 (71.05%) DevOps
2 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Python
3 22 (57.89%) Puppet
4 20 (52.63%) Ansible
5 19 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (47.37%) Docker
7 17 (44.74%) Perl
8 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
8 16 (42.11%) SonarQube
8 16 (42.11%) Terraform
9 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
9 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
10 13 (34.21%) CentOS
10 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (34.21%) JIRA
10 13 (34.21%) MySQL
10 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
10 13 (34.21%) Microservices
11 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
11 12 (31.58%) HTTP
11 12 (31.58%) Maven
11 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
13 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (26.32%) Ruby
13 10 (26.32%) Private Cloud
14 9 (23.68%) Elastic Stack
15 8 (21.05%) 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 7 (18.42%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) nginx
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (21.05%) Amazon S3
3 7 (18.42%) iPaaS
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.53%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (10.53%) Route 53
4 4 (10.53%) Slack
4 4 (10.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (2.63%) Datadog
7 1 (2.63%) GitHub
7 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) VLAN
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MySQL
2 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) SonarQube
3 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
4 13 (34.21%) JIRA
5 12 (31.58%) Maven
6 8 (21.05%) GitLab
7 7 (18.42%) JUnit
7 7 (18.42%) Selenium
7 7 (18.42%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
9 5 (13.16%) TestNG
10 3 (7.89%) Bitbucket
11 2 (5.26%) Hudson
12 1 (2.63%) Ant
12 1 (2.63%) Gatling
12 1 (2.63%) Grunt
12 1 (2.63%) gulp
12 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (2.63%) Sublime Text
12 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.26%) PMO Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 3 (7.89%) YAML
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) jQuery
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) Django
5 1 (2.63%) EJB
5 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) J2SE
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Sass
5 1 (2.63%) Servlets
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Private Cloud
2 7 (18.42%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) CMDB
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (7.89%) User Experience
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 13 (34.21%) CentOS
2 13 (34.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Unix
4 6 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) DevOps
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 13 (34.21%) Microservices
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
7 7 (18.42%) Migration
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL
8 6 (15.79%) Regression Testing
8 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure as Code
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (7.89%) Kanban
11 3 (7.89%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Python
2 17 (44.74%) Perl
3 16 (42.11%) Bash Shell
4 11 (28.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) Ruby
6 6 (15.79%) Java
6 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.79%) Scala
7 5 (13.16%) PHP
7 5 (13.16%) SQL
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) KVM
2 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (57.89%) Puppet
2 20 (52.63%) Ansible
3 16 (42.11%) Terraform
4 13 (34.21%) Kubernetes
5 7 (18.42%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (15.79%) Nagios
7 5 (13.16%) Grafana
7 5 (13.16%) Packer
7 5 (13.16%) ZABBIX
8 4 (10.53%) Prometheus
8 4 (10.53%) Rancher
9 3 (7.89%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (5.26%) Check_MK
11 1 (2.63%) Kibana
11 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Black Duck
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Dynatrace
2 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) New Relic
4 1 (2.63%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) webMethods