Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 33 19
Rank change year-on-year -30 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 35 159 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.85% 6.70% 7.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 7.85% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 119 92
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £355 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.93% -3.40% +2.80%
10th Percentile £388 £243 £261
90th Percentile £638 £516 £675
North East median daily rate £543 £365 £374
% change year-on-year +48.63% -2.34% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £46.42 £36.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% - -
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 786 2026 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.37% 85.34% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 1466 859
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £251 £225 £260
90th Percentile £555 £525 £600
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 81 51
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +60.00% -5.48%
10th Percentile £9.80 £14.00 £11.68
90th Percentile £48.26 £36.00 £37.50
North East median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.43% +69.75% -12.72%

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 19 November 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 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 19 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 34 £550 +56.03% 2
Sunderland - 1 - - 1
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Puppet
3 21 (60.00%) JIRA
3 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 19 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (51.43%) Confluence
5 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (48.57%) Python
6 17 (48.57%) DevOps
7 15 (42.86%) Docker
8 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
9 13 (37.14%) Coaching
9 13 (37.14%) Java
10 12 (34.29%) Scrum
10 12 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (31.43%) Ruby
11 11 (31.43%) JSON
11 11 (31.43%) Oracle
12 10 (28.57%) HTML
12 10 (28.57%) CSS
12 10 (28.57%) Ajax
12 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 10 (28.57%) REST
12 10 (28.57%) CSS3
12 10 (28.57%) Open Source
12 10 (28.57%) HTML5
13 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell

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 18 (51.43%) Confluence
2 7 (20.00%) nginx
3 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.57%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.71%) FileNet
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (5.71%) Teamcenter
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Slack
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Datadog
4 1 (2.86%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.71%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 3 (8.57%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
1 8 (22.86%) MySQL
1 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
1 8 (22.86%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 21 (60.00%) JIRA
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 6 (17.14%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (8.57%) Subversion
6 2 (5.71%) JUnit
6 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.86%) GitLab
7 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Digital Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) JSON
2 10 (28.57%) Ajax
2 10 (28.57%) CSS
2 10 (28.57%) CSS3
2 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) HTML5
2 10 (28.57%) REST
3 9 (25.71%) Django
3 9 (25.71%) Spring
4 8 (22.86%) RESTful
5 6 (17.14%) SOAP
5 6 (17.14%) Software Packaging
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) Play Framework
6 3 (8.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (8.57%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) Guice
7 2 (5.71%) Middleware
7 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
1 7 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.57%) DataPower
4 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (20.00%) Unix
4 5 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) AIX
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) DevOps
3 13 (37.14%) Coaching
3 13 (37.14%) Mentoring
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (34.29%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) Open Source
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) Kanban
6 8 (22.86%) Microservices
6 8 (22.86%) OWASP
6 8 (22.86%) Prototyping
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (20.00%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Line Management
8 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Python
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 11 (31.43%) Ruby
4 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
4 9 (25.71%) Scala
5 8 (22.86%) Shell Script
6 5 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (11.43%) C
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) C++
8 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Docker
2 6 (17.14%) LXC
3 5 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (65.71%) Puppet
2 19 (54.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 4 (11.43%) Terraform
5 3 (8.57%) Forum Sentry
6 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.71%) Nagios
6 2 (5.71%) Packer
7 1 (2.86%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) HP
3 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.57%) Axway
5 3 (8.57%) Informatica
5 3 (8.57%) Siebel
5 3 (8.57%) Sun
6 2 (5.71%) Capita
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) New Relic
6 2 (5.71%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.86%) Vyatta