Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 46 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15 -10
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 86 51 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.16% 5.27% 7.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.42% 5.95% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 29 105
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £376 £475 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +61.02% -5.14%
10th Percentile £266 £368 £237
90th Percentile £528 £551 £446
North East median daily rate £376 £475 £295
% change year-on-year -20.79% +61.02% -4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.42 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.26% -30.63%
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year - +62.16% -30.63%

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 913 857 1,963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.62% 88.62% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 585 1,332
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.99% +16.15% -12.16%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £220
90th Percentile £587 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £381 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.70% +15.38% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 96
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.67% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £8.69 £10.13 £14.60
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £24.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% -12.50% +107.41%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +16 85 £378 -20.53% 7
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 76 (88.37%) Puppet
2 73 (84.88%) DevOps
3 66 (76.74%) Ansible
4 65 (75.58%) Linux
5 64 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (65.12%) Jenkins
7 52 (60.47%) Terraform
8 49 (56.98%) Microsoft Azure
9 48 (55.81%) Open Source
10 43 (50.00%) Windows
10 43 (50.00%) Java
11 42 (48.84%) Perl
11 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (47.67%) High Availability
12 41 (47.67%) Data Centre
13 40 (46.51%) Nagios
14 39 (45.35%) Python
14 39 (45.35%) Docker
14 39 (45.35%) Splunk
14 39 (45.35%) Elastic Stack
15 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
16 37 (43.02%) New Relic
17 35 (40.70%) BDD
17 35 (40.70%) Datadog
17 35 (40.70%) PowerShell
18 34 (39.53%) TeamCity
18 34 (39.53%) Test Automation
18 34 (39.53%) Packer
18 34 (39.53%) Ruby
19 33 (38.37%) C

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 12 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (8.14%) JBoss
4 6 (6.98%) nginx
5 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.65%) Apache
6 4 (4.65%) FileNet
6 4 (4.65%) IIS
6 4 (4.65%) Jetty
6 4 (4.65%) Mongrel
6 4 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.49%) Confluence
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.16%) Maximo
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 64 (74.42%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (56.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (40.70%) Datadog
4 10 (11.63%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (6.98%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (4.65%) Google App Engine
7 4 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (3.49%) PaaS
8 3 (3.49%) SaaS
9 2 (2.33%) IaaS
9 2 (2.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) SSL
2 6 (6.98%) DHCP
2 6 (6.98%) HTTP
3 5 (5.81%) DNS
3 5 (5.81%) Network Security
3 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) FTP
4 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.65%) IPsec
4 4 (4.65%) SMS
5 3 (3.49%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.33%) SNMP
7 1 (1.16%) BGP
7 1 (1.16%) Firewall
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
7 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.16%) OSPF
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.56%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (65.12%) Jenkins
2 34 (39.53%) TeamCity
3 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (6.98%) GitLab
5 6 (6.98%) Maven
6 4 (4.65%) Travis CI
7 3 (3.49%) JIRA
8 2 (2.33%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.33%) Gradle
8 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (1.16%) Banking
1 1 (1.16%) Finance
1 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
1 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (9.30%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Consultant
4 6 (6.98%) Junior
4 6 (6.98%) Junior DevOps
4 6 (6.98%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (6.98%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (5.81%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Operations Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (10.47%) Software Packaging
3 6 (6.98%) .NET
4 5 (5.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (4.65%) J2EE
5 4 (4.65%) LDAP
5 4 (4.65%) Servlets
5 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.49%) Spring
6 3 (3.49%) Web Services
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.33%) RESTful
7 2 (2.33%) Zuul
8 1 (1.16%) CSS
8 1 (1.16%) HTML
8 1 (1.16%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.16%) XML
8 1 (1.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (47.67%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.63%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) DataPower
5 4 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (75.58%) Linux
2 43 (50.00%) Windows
3 17 (19.77%) Unix
4 14 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (11.63%) AIX
6 3 (3.49%) MVS
6 3 (3.49%) VME
6 3 (3.49%) VMS
7 2 (2.33%) Android
7 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.33%) CentOS
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (84.88%) DevOps
2 48 (55.81%) Open Source
3 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (47.67%) High Availability
5 35 (40.70%) BDD
6 34 (39.53%) Test Automation
7 20 (23.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (22.09%) Technical Architecture
9 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (11.63%) ITIL
11 9 (10.47%) Coaching
11 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (6.98%) Analytical Thinking
13 6 (6.98%) Change Control
13 6 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (6.98%) Creative Thinking
13 6 (6.98%) Deployment Automation
13 6 (6.98%) Service Management
13 6 (6.98%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.00%) Java
2 42 (48.84%) Perl
3 39 (45.35%) Python
4 38 (44.19%) Bash Shell
5 35 (40.70%) PowerShell
6 34 (39.53%) Ruby
7 33 (38.37%) C
7 33 (38.37%) C++
8 7 (8.14%) SQL
9 3 (3.49%) C#
10 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.63%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) CCDP
5 1 (1.16%) CCIE
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 39 (45.35%) Docker
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.65%) Xen
4 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (88.37%) Puppet
2 66 (76.74%) Ansible
3 52 (60.47%) Terraform
4 40 (46.51%) Nagios
5 34 (39.53%) Packer
6 28 (32.56%) Kubernetes
7 24 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (4.65%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (2.33%) Consul
9 2 (2.33%) Grafana
9 2 (2.33%) OpenNMS
9 2 (2.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Splunk
2 37 (43.02%) New Relic
3 9 (10.47%) IBM
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle
4 8 (9.30%) Axway
4 8 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.14%) Informatica
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.98%) VMware
7 5 (5.81%) HP
7 5 (5.81%) Siebel
8 4 (4.65%) Dynatrace
8 4 (4.65%) Google
8 4 (4.65%) Sun
9 3 (3.49%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.16%) Capita
10 1 (1.16%) Citrix
10 1 (1.16%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.16%) Meraki
10 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow