Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 46 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 +10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 48 111 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.06% 5.51% 7.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 6.29% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 85 84
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +11.48% +8.93%
10th Percentile £410 £314 £257
90th Percentile £638 £526 £643
North East median daily rate £550 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +29.41% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £36.00 -
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 819 1,765 1,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.30% 87.59% 86.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 1,281 856
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £258 £264 £263
90th Percentile £588 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 51 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.80 £27.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.27% +41.03% -7.25%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.19 £12.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.89% +55.88% -22.05%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 47 £550 +29.41% 4
Sunderland - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 32 (66.67%) Linux
1 32 (66.67%) Puppet
2 30 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 29 (60.42%) DevOps
4 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
4 25 (52.08%) JIRA
5 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (45.83%) Python
7 20 (41.67%) Confluence
8 17 (35.42%) Docker
8 17 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 16 (33.33%) Coaching
10 15 (31.25%) Ansible
10 15 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (29.17%) Terraform
11 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
12 12 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (25.00%) Microservices
12 12 (25.00%) HTTP
12 12 (25.00%) Scrum
13 11 (22.92%) ITIL
13 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (20.83%) nginx
14 10 (20.83%) Static Code Analysis
14 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
14 10 (20.83%) Software Packaging
14 10 (20.83%) SonarQube

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 20 (41.67%) Confluence
2 10 (20.83%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.08%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) FileNet
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.83%) Slack
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.17%) Datadog
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.08%) IaaS
6 1 (2.08%) PaaS
6 1 (2.08%) SaaS
6 1 (2.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 25 (52.08%) Git (software)
2 25 (52.08%) JIRA
3 12 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (20.83%) SonarQube
5 5 (10.42%) Subversion
6 4 (8.33%) Selenium
7 3 (6.25%) Maven
8 2 (4.17%) GitLab
8 2 (4.17%) JUnit
8 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Lead DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) DevOps Consultant
5 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (14.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Service Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Transition Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Software Packaging
2 7 (14.58%) JSON
3 6 (12.50%) Ajax
3 6 (12.50%) CSS
3 6 (12.50%) CSS3
3 6 (12.50%) Django
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) HTML5
3 6 (12.50%) REST
3 6 (12.50%) RESTful
3 6 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (8.33%) SOAP
4 4 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 2 (4.17%) Guice
5 2 (4.17%) ISPF
5 2 (4.17%) Middleware
5 2 (4.17%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) VSAM
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) DataPower
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) MVS
5 2 (4.17%) VMS
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.08%) Debian
6 1 (2.08%) HPUX
6 1 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) VME
6 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) DevOps
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) Coaching
3 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 15 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (25.00%) Microservices
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.92%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
7 10 (20.83%) Static Code Analysis
8 9 (18.75%) Open Source
8 9 (18.75%) SFIA
8 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 8 (16.67%) Service Management
10 7 (14.58%) Change Management
10 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.50%) OWASP
11 6 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Python
2 14 (29.17%) Bash Shell
3 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 9 (18.75%) Perl
5 8 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (16.67%) Ruby
6 6 (12.50%) Scala
7 5 (10.42%) C
8 4 (8.33%) C#
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 3 (6.25%) SQL
10 2 (4.17%) C++
10 2 (4.17%) JCL
11 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 6 (12.50%) Xen
3 4 (8.33%) LXC
4 2 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (4.17%) RACF
5 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (66.67%) Puppet
2 15 (31.25%) Ansible
2 15 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (29.17%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (4.17%) Packer
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.08%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Capita
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) Google
5 2 (4.17%) New Relic
5 2 (4.17%) Splunk
6 1 (2.08%) Axway
6 1 (2.08%) BMC
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel
6 1 (2.08%) Sun
6 1 (2.08%) Vyatta