The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 27 March 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 31 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 -16  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 40 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.84% 5.59% 9.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 6.34% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 33
Median daily rate £444 £290 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.01% -21.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.32% +22.85%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 518 615 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.55% 88.11% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 434 210
Median daily rate £393 £379 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +2.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.88 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.40% +35.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £12.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Tyne and Wear

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 39 £444 +53.01% 5
Jarrow - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North East

Configuration Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 73 (80.22%) Linux
2 64 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (54.95%) Unix
4 46 (50.55%) Open Source
5 45 (49.45%) Oracle
6 44 (48.35%) JIRA
7 42 (46.15%) Confluence
7 42 (46.15%) Jenkins
8 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
9 38 (41.76%) DevOps
10 37 (40.66%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (37.36%) Change Control
12 33 (36.26%) Red Hat
13 32 (35.16%) Windows
13 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (35.16%) Software Packaging
14 31 (34.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (34.07%) Java
15 30 (32.97%) HP
15 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
15 30 (32.97%) Puppet
16 28 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
16 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
16 28 (30.77%) REST
16 28 (30.77%) Active Directory
16 28 (30.77%) HTML
17 27 (29.67%) BusinessObjects
17 27 (29.67%) Ruby
18 26 (28.57%) JSON
18 26 (28.57%) WebLogic

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 42 (46.15%) Confluence
2 26 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 11 (12.09%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.89%) JBoss
4 9 (9.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (5.49%) FileNet
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.40%) CMS
7 2 (2.20%) Apache
7 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) Jetty
7 2 (2.20%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.20%) nginx
7 2 (2.20%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (2.20%) SAS
7 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.38%) Trello
4 9 (9.89%) IaaS
4 9 (9.89%) PaaS
4 9 (9.89%) SaaS
5 5 (5.49%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.30%) GitHub
7 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.20%) Google App Engine
7 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) HTTP
2 14 (15.38%) SSL
3 10 (10.99%) LDAP
4 5 (5.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.40%) Network Security
6 2 (2.20%) DHCP
6 2 (2.20%) DNS
6 2 (2.20%) FTP
6 2 (2.20%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.20%) IPsec
6 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 27 (29.67%) BusinessObjects
3 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
4 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
4 12 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (9.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (9.89%) MySQL
5 9 (9.89%) NoSQL
6 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (7.69%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.30%) Neo4j
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (2.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (48.35%) JIRA
2 42 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 39 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 17 (18.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (17.58%) Subversion
6 14 (15.38%) GitLab
7 13 (14.29%) JUnit
8 9 (9.89%) Selenium
9 2 (2.20%) MSI
9 2 (2.20%) StarTeam
9 2 (2.20%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (5.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (32.97%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (24.18%) Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (10.99%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (8.79%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (8.79%) Azure Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) DBA
8 5 (5.49%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.49%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.49%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.49%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (4.40%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) Software Packaging
2 28 (30.77%) HTML
2 28 (30.77%) REST
3 26 (28.57%) CSS
3 26 (28.57%) JSON
4 25 (27.47%) Ajax
5 21 (23.08%) Django
5 21 (23.08%) Spring
6 20 (21.98%) CSS3
6 20 (21.98%) HTML5
7 18 (19.78%) RESTful
8 14 (15.38%) Play Framework
9 12 (13.19%) Guice
9 12 (13.19%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (13.19%) Spring MVC
10 9 (9.89%) SOAP
10 9 (9.89%) Web Services
10 9 (9.89%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (3.30%) .NET
11 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.69%) User Experience
3 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.49%) DataPower
5 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.30%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.20%) CMDB
7 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.10%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 73 (80.22%) Linux
2 50 (54.95%) Unix
3 32 (35.16%) Windows
4 31 (34.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (21.98%) Windows Server
6 17 (18.68%) AIX
7 5 (5.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.20%) MVS
10 2 (2.20%) VME
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.10%) Solaris
11 1 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (70.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (50.55%) Open Source
3 38 (41.76%) DevOps
4 34 (37.36%) Change Control
5 32 (35.16%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (21.98%) Automated Testing
6 20 (21.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (21.98%) Scrum
6 20 (21.98%) Web Design
7 17 (18.68%) Change Management
7 17 (18.68%) OWASP
8 15 (16.48%) ITIL
8 15 (16.48%) OO
9 12 (13.19%) MVC
10 10 (10.99%) Web Development
10 10 (10.99%) Workflow
11 9 (9.89%) Front End Development
11 9 (9.89%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.79%) Line Management
12 8 (8.79%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.07%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) PowerShell
3 27 (29.67%) Ruby
4 25 (27.47%) Python
5 23 (25.27%) Scala
6 16 (17.58%) Perl
7 14 (15.38%) SQL
8 11 (12.09%) C#
9 4 (4.40%) C
10 2 (2.20%) REXX
10 2 (2.20%) Tcl
10 2 (2.20%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (26.37%) Security Cleared
2 18 (19.78%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) COBIT
2 1 (1.10%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.38%) Docker
3 9 (9.89%) LXC
4 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.20%) Xen
6 1 (1.10%) GPFS
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.10%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Puppet
2 28 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (19.78%) Ansible
4 17 (18.68%) Dollar Universe
5 6 (6.59%) Data Guard
6 5 (5.49%) Forum Sentry
7 4 (4.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (3.30%) HP UCMDB
8 3 (3.30%) Terraform
9 2 (2.20%) WMI
10 1 (1.10%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (49.45%) Oracle
2 33 (36.26%) Red Hat
3 30 (32.97%) HP
4 19 (20.88%) Atlassian
5 17 (18.68%) TIBCO
6 15 (16.48%) IBM
7 14 (15.38%) Google
8 10 (10.99%) Sun
9 9 (9.89%) Axway
9 9 (9.89%) Informatica
9 9 (9.89%) Siebel
10 7 (7.69%) VMware
11 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.40%) Serena
13 2 (2.20%) Borland
13 2 (2.20%) CA
13 2 (2.20%) Remedy
13 2 (2.20%) ServiceNow
14 1 (1.10%) F5
14 1 (1.10%) NetApp
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