Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 63 46
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17 -16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 83 26 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.20% 3.12% 6.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.46% 3.57% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 111
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £458 £550 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.82% +59.88% -14.80%
10th Percentile £331 £408 £240
90th Percentile £550 £638 £516
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -18.18% +57.14% -13.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £46.42 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.14% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.42 £32.66
% change year-on-year - +42.14% -

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 724 728 2,149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.94% 87.29% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 526 1,532
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £420 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +10.29% -17.58%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £225
90th Percentile £600 £542 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29% -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 94
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +14.29% +78.63%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.70 £15.00
90th Percentile £29.90 £47.57 £36.35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -61.67% +7.14% +77.58%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 69 (83.13%) Linux
1 69 (83.13%) DevOps
2 64 (77.11%) Puppet
3 61 (73.49%) Ansible
4 60 (72.29%) Amazon AWS
5 58 (69.88%) Jenkins
6 49 (59.04%) Terraform
7 48 (57.83%) Docker
8 40 (48.19%) Python
8 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (48.19%) Elastic Stack
9 37 (44.58%) Open Source
10 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 33 (39.76%) Test Automation
11 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (39.76%) Java
12 32 (38.55%) Windows
13 29 (34.94%) Perl
14 28 (33.73%) High Availability
14 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
14 28 (33.73%) Data Centre
14 28 (33.73%) Packer
15 26 (31.33%) Nagios
16 25 (30.12%) BDD
16 25 (30.12%) Bash Shell
17 24 (28.92%) Splunk
17 24 (28.92%) TeamCity
18 23 (27.71%) Ruby
18 23 (27.71%) C++
19 22 (26.51%) Technical Architecture

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 11 (13.25%) Confluence
2 6 (7.23%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) nginx
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.41%) Apache
5 2 (2.41%) FileNet
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.20%) CMS
6 1 (1.20%) IIS
6 1 (1.20%) Jetty
6 1 (1.20%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) 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 60 (72.29%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (40.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (25.30%) Datadog
4 16 (19.28%) Amazon EC2
5 15 (18.07%) Amazon S3
5 15 (18.07%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (13.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (8.43%) Slack
8 6 (7.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (4.82%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (4.82%) Route 53
9 4 (4.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (3.61%) Office 365
11 1 (1.20%) GitHub
11 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
11 1 (1.20%) Google App Engine
11 1 (1.20%) PaaS
11 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) DHCP
3 3 (3.61%) Network Security
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) VLAN
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.20%) BGP
5 1 (1.20%) FTP
5 1 (1.20%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.20%) IPsec
5 1 (1.20%) OSPF
5 1 (1.20%) SAN
5 1 (1.20%) SMS
5 1 (1.20%) VPN
5 1 (1.20%) WAN
5 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) Amazon Redshift
2 10 (12.05%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
5 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.20%) KDB
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (69.88%) Jenkins
2 24 (28.92%) TeamCity
3 17 (20.48%) GitLab
3 17 (20.48%) Maven
3 17 (20.48%) Sonatype Nexus
4 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.25%) JIRA
6 6 (7.23%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.20%) Gatling
7 1 (1.20%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.20%) Gradle
7 1 (1.20%) Grunt
7 1 (1.20%) gulp
7 1 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.20%) Selenium
7 1 (1.20%) Sublime Text
7 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (78.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (6.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (6.02%) Developer
3 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Junior
4 4 (4.82%) Junior DevOps
4 4 (4.82%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (3.61%) Analyst
5 3 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (3.61%) Django Developer
5 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
5 3 (3.61%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (48.19%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (10.84%) HTML
2 9 (10.84%) Node.js
3 8 (9.64%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (9.64%) Spring Boot
3 8 (9.64%) Zuul
4 5 (6.02%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) jQuery
6 3 (3.61%) .NET
6 3 (3.61%) Django
6 3 (3.61%) Sass
6 3 (3.61%) Software Packaging
6 3 (3.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.61%) YAML
7 2 (2.41%) J2EE
7 2 (2.41%) LDAP
7 2 (2.41%) Servlets
7 2 (2.41%) Spring
7 2 (2.41%) Web Services
7 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.73%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.87%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.82%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) CMDB
5 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Clustering
6 2 (2.41%) DataPower
7 1 (1.20%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (83.13%) Linux
2 32 (38.55%) Windows
3 21 (25.30%) Unix
4 19 (22.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (14.46%) CentOS
6 3 (3.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (83.13%) DevOps
2 40 (48.19%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (44.58%) Open Source
4 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (39.76%) Test Automation
5 28 (33.73%) High Availability
6 25 (30.12%) BDD
7 22 (26.51%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (21.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (15.66%) ITIL
10 12 (14.46%) Microservices
11 10 (12.05%) Software Delivery
12 9 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (8.43%) Coaching
13 7 (8.43%) Software Engineering
14 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
14 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 5 (6.02%) Change Control
15 5 (6.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.19%) Python
2 33 (39.76%) Java
3 29 (34.94%) Perl
4 25 (30.12%) Bash Shell
5 23 (27.71%) C++
5 23 (27.71%) Ruby
6 21 (25.30%) PowerShell
7 19 (22.89%) C
8 14 (16.87%) JavaScript
9 8 (9.64%) SQL
10 7 (8.43%) C#
11 2 (2.41%) Scala
12 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.20%) Groovy
12 1 (1.20%) Haskell
12 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.20%) 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%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.87%) QA
System Software
1 48 (57.83%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 64 (77.11%) Puppet
2 61 (73.49%) Ansible
3 49 (59.04%) Terraform
4 28 (33.73%) Kubernetes
4 28 (33.73%) Packer
5 26 (31.33%) Nagios
6 20 (24.10%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (9.64%) Consul
8 7 (8.43%) Grafana
9 6 (7.23%) Prometheus
10 4 (4.82%) Rancher
11 3 (3.61%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (3.61%) ZABBIX
12 2 (2.41%) Forum Sentry
13 1 (1.20%) Kibana
13 1 (1.20%) Salt
13 1 (1.20%) SCCM
13 1 (1.20%) SnapMirror
13 1 (1.20%) SnapVault
13 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Splunk
2 22 (26.51%) New Relic
3 11 (13.25%) Dynatrace
3 11 (13.25%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Google
5 5 (6.02%) Informatica
6 4 (4.82%) Black Duck
6 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 3 (3.61%) Axway
7 3 (3.61%) HP
7 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.61%) Riverbed
7 3 (3.61%) Siebel
7 3 (3.61%) VMware
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco
8 2 (2.41%) Sun
9 1 (1.20%) Adobe
9 1 (1.20%) EMC
9 1 (1.20%) NetApp