The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 44 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 19 108 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.35% 6.66% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 7.74% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 73 46
Median daily rate £475 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.43% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £233 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £450 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -32.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £26.70 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £30.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year +1.26% +18.79%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 483 1395 655
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 85.04% 86.06% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 3892 1788
Median daily rate £380 £325 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -16.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £518 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 293 73
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £22.70 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Configuration Management in the North East

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +11 15 £475 +47.85% 5
Durham 0 4 £525 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 53 (82.81%) Linux
2 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (67.19%) Jenkins
4 38 (59.38%) Confluence
4 38 (59.38%) JIRA
5 35 (54.69%) Open Source
6 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
7 29 (45.31%) DevOps
7 29 (45.31%) Oracle
8 27 (42.19%) HTML
8 27 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
8 27 (42.19%) REST
9 26 (40.63%) Ansible
10 25 (39.06%) JSON
10 25 (39.06%) CSS
10 25 (39.06%) Ajax
11 24 (37.50%) Python
11 24 (37.50%) Puppet
12 23 (35.94%) Django
12 23 (35.94%) Scala
12 23 (35.94%) Spring
12 23 (35.94%) Ruby
13 22 (34.38%) Unix
13 22 (34.38%) CSS3
13 22 (34.38%) HTML5
14 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
14 21 (32.81%) Sonatype Nexus
14 21 (32.81%) Scrum
15 20 (31.25%) Windows

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 38 (59.38%) Confluence
2 19 (29.69%) WebLogic
3 6 (9.38%) JBoss
3 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) Jetty
6 1 (1.56%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.13%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (23.44%) Trello
4 3 (4.69%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) AMQP
2 3 (4.69%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) IPsec
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (26.56%) MongoDB
1 17 (26.56%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (21.88%) NoSQL
2 14 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (17.19%) MySQL
4 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.69%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (67.19%) Jenkins
2 38 (59.38%) JIRA
3 33 (51.56%) Git (software)
4 21 (32.81%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (23.44%) GitLab
6 12 (18.75%) Subversion
7 10 (15.63%) JUnit
8 9 (14.06%) Selenium
9 4 (6.25%) Maven
9 4 (6.25%) SonarQube
9 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.13%) MSI
11 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (42.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Developer
3 12 (18.75%) Architect
4 11 (17.19%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (15.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 8 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (7.81%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Windows DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) HTML
1 27 (42.19%) REST
2 25 (39.06%) Ajax
2 25 (39.06%) CSS
2 25 (39.06%) JSON
3 23 (35.94%) Django
3 23 (35.94%) Spring
4 22 (34.38%) CSS3
4 22 (34.38%) HTML5
5 19 (29.69%) Software Packaging
6 17 (26.56%) RESTful
7 16 (25.00%) Play Framework
8 14 (21.88%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (20.31%) Guice
9 13 (20.31%) Spring MVC
10 9 (14.06%) SOAP
10 9 (14.06%) Web Services
11 5 (7.81%) Middleware
12 3 (4.69%) .NET
12 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.81%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Fintech
3 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 53 (82.81%) Linux
2 22 (34.38%) Unix
3 20 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (31.25%) Windows
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (54.69%) Open Source
3 33 (51.56%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (45.31%) DevOps
5 21 (32.81%) Scrum
6 19 (29.69%) Change Control
7 16 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (23.44%) OWASP
8 15 (23.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (23.44%) Web Design
9 13 (20.31%) MVC
10 8 (12.50%) Prototyping
11 7 (10.94%) Web Development
12 6 (9.38%) Kanban
12 6 (9.38%) TDD
13 5 (7.81%) Line Management
13 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.81%) Service Design
14 4 (6.25%) Front End Development
14 4 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) Python
2 23 (35.94%) Ruby
2 23 (35.94%) Scala
3 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
4 19 (29.69%) Java
5 14 (21.88%) C#
6 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 4 (6.25%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) SQL
8 2 (3.13%) C
8 2 (3.13%) C++
8 2 (3.13%) REXX
8 2 (3.13%) Tcl
8 2 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.75%) Docker
3 9 (14.06%) LXC
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (40.63%) Ansible
2 24 (37.50%) Puppet
3 17 (26.56%) Dollar Universe
4 15 (23.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.69%) Terraform
6 2 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Oracle
2 19 (29.69%) Red Hat
3 17 (26.56%) TIBCO
4 15 (23.44%) Atlassian
5 14 (21.88%) Google
5 14 (21.88%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) MuleSoft
7 3 (4.69%) WorldPay
8 2 (3.13%) Axway
8 2 (3.13%) Informatica
8 2 (3.13%) Siebel
9 1 (1.56%) Capita
9 1 (1.56%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.56%) SAP
9 1 (1.56%) VMware
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