Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 -18
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 83 40 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.87% 4.73% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.09% 5.26% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 32 97
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £385 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.00% +58.73% -0.79%
10th Percentile £282 £369 £233
90th Percentile £533 £638 £468
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £381 £500 £320
% change year-on-year -23.75% +56.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £46.42 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.86% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.42 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +62.86% -28.75%

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 823 761 1,878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.93% 90.06% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 532 1,270
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.19% -18.99%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £220
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £323
% change year-on-year +4.00% +16.28% -16.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 97
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% +16.07% +105.81%
10th Percentile £10.56 £13.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £47.70 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +107.41%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 74 (89.16%) Puppet
2 73 (87.95%) DevOps
3 68 (81.93%) Ansible
4 67 (80.72%) Linux
5 62 (74.70%) Amazon AWS
6 54 (65.06%) Jenkins
7 52 (62.65%) Terraform
8 47 (56.63%) Open Source
9 45 (54.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 45 (54.22%) Java
10 43 (51.81%) Windows
11 42 (50.60%) Perl
11 42 (50.60%) Elastic Stack
12 41 (49.40%) Data Centre
12 41 (49.40%) High Availability
12 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (48.19%) Docker
14 39 (46.99%) Splunk
14 39 (46.99%) Python
15 38 (45.78%) Nagios
15 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
16 37 (44.58%) New Relic
17 35 (42.17%) Datadog
17 35 (42.17%) BDD
17 35 (42.17%) PowerShell
18 34 (40.96%) TeamCity
18 34 (40.96%) Test Automation
18 34 (40.96%) Packer
18 34 (40.96%) Ruby
19 33 (39.76%) C

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 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.64%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.43%) JBoss
4 6 (7.23%) nginx
5 5 (6.02%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.82%) Apache
6 4 (4.82%) FileNet
6 4 (4.82%) IIS
6 4 (4.82%) Jetty
6 4 (4.82%) Mongrel
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.41%) Confluence
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.20%) Maximo
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 62 (74.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (54.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (42.17%) Datadog
4 11 (13.25%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (13.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon S3
6 4 (4.82%) Google App Engine
6 4 (4.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.41%) PaaS
7 2 (2.41%) SaaS
7 2 (2.41%) Slack
8 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) SSL
2 6 (7.23%) DHCP
2 6 (7.23%) HTTP
3 5 (6.02%) DNS
3 5 (6.02%) Network Security
3 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.82%) FTP
4 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.82%) IPsec
5 3 (3.61%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.61%) SMS
6 1 (1.20%) BGP
6 1 (1.20%) Firewall
6 1 (1.20%) Internet
6 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.20%) OSPF
6 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.20%) WAN
6 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (7.23%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (65.06%) Jenkins
2 34 (40.96%) TeamCity
3 10 (12.05%) Maven
3 10 (12.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (10.84%) GitLab
5 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.82%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.41%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.41%) Gradle
7 2 (2.41%) JIRA
7 2 (2.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.20%) Banking
1 1 (1.20%) Finance
1 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
1 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (80.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (9.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Junior
5 6 (7.23%) Junior DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (7.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Operational Support Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (50.60%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (6.02%) Software Packaging
2 5 (6.02%) Spring Boot
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (6.02%) Zuul
3 4 (4.82%) J2EE
3 4 (4.82%) LDAP
3 4 (4.82%) Servlets
4 3 (3.61%) Web Services
5 2 (2.41%) RESTful
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.20%) CSS
6 1 (1.20%) HTML
6 1 (1.20%) Java EE
6 1 (1.20%) Spring
6 1 (1.20%) XML
6 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (49.40%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.66%) Private Cloud
3 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.82%) DataPower
5 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (80.72%) Linux
2 43 (51.81%) Windows
3 23 (27.71%) Unix
4 17 (20.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.05%) AIX
6 5 (6.02%) CentOS
7 3 (3.61%) MVS
7 3 (3.61%) VME
8 2 (2.41%) Android
8 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (87.95%) DevOps
2 47 (56.63%) Open Source
3 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (49.40%) High Availability
4 35 (42.17%) BDD
5 34 (40.96%) Test Automation
6 22 (26.51%) Technical Architecture
7 20 (24.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.25%) ITIL
10 9 (10.84%) Coaching
10 9 (10.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (7.23%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (7.23%) Change Control
12 6 (7.23%) Creative Thinking
12 6 (7.23%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (7.23%) Software Delivery
13 5 (6.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 45 (54.22%) Java
2 42 (50.60%) Perl
3 39 (46.99%) Python
4 38 (45.78%) Bash Shell
5 35 (42.17%) PowerShell
6 34 (40.96%) Ruby
7 33 (39.76%) C
7 33 (39.76%) C++
8 6 (7.23%) SQL
9 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.41%) C#
10 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) CCDP
5 1 (1.20%) CCIE
5 1 (1.20%) CCNP
5 1 (1.20%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.20%) CISM
5 1 (1.20%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
System Software
1 40 (48.19%) Docker
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.82%) Xen
4 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 74 (89.16%) Puppet
2 68 (81.93%) Ansible
3 52 (62.65%) Terraform
4 38 (45.78%) Nagios
5 34 (40.96%) Packer
6 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
7 25 (30.12%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (6.02%) Consul
9 4 (4.82%) Forum Sentry
10 2 (2.41%) Grafana
10 2 (2.41%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Splunk
2 37 (44.58%) New Relic
3 9 (10.84%) IBM
3 9 (10.84%) Oracle
4 8 (9.64%) Axway
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.43%) Dynatrace
5 7 (8.43%) Informatica
6 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.23%) VMware
7 5 (6.02%) HP
7 5 (6.02%) Siebel
8 4 (4.82%) Google
8 4 (4.82%) Sun
9 3 (3.61%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.20%) Capita
10 1 (1.20%) Cisco
10 1 (1.20%) Citrix
10 1 (1.20%) Meraki
10 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow