Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 38 29
Rank change year-on-year -21 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 43 166 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.53% 6.16% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 7.31% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 120 94
North East median daily rate £535 £365 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.58% -2.34% +5.28%
10th Percentile £400 £243 £262
90th Percentile £638 £516 £675
England median daily rate £500 £474 £438
% change year-on-year +5.60% +8.23% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% -3.05% +13.85%

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1026 2271 1688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.17% 84.30% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1570 1077
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 94 76
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +64.75% -10.08%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.02 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.05 £36.00 £33.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 36 £550 +54.93% 5
Durham +8 7 £425 - 1
Configuration Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 31 (72.09%) Linux
2 28 (65.12%) JIRA
2 28 (65.12%) Jenkins
3 25 (58.14%) Confluence
4 24 (55.81%) Puppet
4 24 (55.81%) DevOps
5 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
6 19 (44.19%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (41.86%) Python
7 18 (41.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (39.53%) JSON
9 15 (34.88%) Docker
10 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
11 13 (30.23%) Unix
11 13 (30.23%) Java
11 13 (30.23%) Scrum
11 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
11 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
11 13 (30.23%) Coaching
11 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (27.91%) Oracle
12 12 (27.91%) Windows
13 11 (25.58%) Ruby
13 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
13 11 (25.58%) Open Source
14 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (23.26%) HTML5
14 10 (23.26%) REST

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 25 (58.14%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) nginx
3 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.65%) FileNet
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle 10gAS
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (16.28%) Slack
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.65%) Datadog
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) HTTP
2 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
2 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (18.60%) MongoDB
1 8 (18.60%) MySQL
1 8 (18.60%) NoSQL
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 8 (18.60%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Jenkins
1 28 (65.12%) JIRA
2 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
3 10 (23.26%) Subversion
4 7 (16.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (16.28%) SonarQube
4 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
5 6 (13.95%) Selenium
6 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.65%) GitLab
7 2 (4.65%) JUnit
7 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Digital Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) JSON
2 10 (23.26%) Ajax
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) CSS3
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) HTML5
2 10 (23.26%) REST
3 9 (20.93%) Django
3 9 (20.93%) Spring
4 8 (18.60%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) RESTful
5 7 (16.28%) Angular 2
5 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.95%) SOAP
6 6 (13.95%) Software Packaging
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware
7 3 (6.98%) Play Framework
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Smartphone
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) DataPower
4 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (72.09%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Unix
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 4 (9.30%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.33%) Debian
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) DevOps
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (41.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) Coaching
4 13 (30.23%) Mentoring
4 13 (30.23%) Scrum
4 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
5 11 (25.58%) Open Source
5 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Kanban
6 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) Microservices
7 8 (18.60%) OWASP
7 8 (18.60%) Prototyping
8 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
8 7 (16.28%) Static Code Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (13.95%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Python
2 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 11 (25.58%) Ruby
5 10 (23.26%) C#
6 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.93%) PowerShell
6 9 (20.93%) Scala
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
8 5 (11.63%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) C
9 4 (9.30%) C++
10 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) PMO
3 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.88%) Docker
2 6 (13.95%) LXC
3 5 (11.63%) Xen
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) Puppet
2 19 (44.19%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (11.63%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) Terraform
5 3 (6.98%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.65%) Nagios
6 2 (4.65%) Packer
7 1 (2.33%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.95%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Axway
5 3 (6.98%) Informatica
5 3 (6.98%) Siebel
5 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 2 (4.65%) Capita
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) New Relic
6 2 (4.65%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) Vyatta