Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 37 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 69 86 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.89% 6.42% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.85% 7.12% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 77
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £313 £339 £255
90th Percentile £638 £528 £533
North East median daily rate £450 £438 £325
% change year-on-year +2.86% +34.62% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 879 1,208 1,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.72% 90.15% 88.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 835 921
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £256 £275 £248
90th Percentile £588 £536 £545
North East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 43
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.30 £28.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.79% +40.00% +64.24%
10th Percentile £10.06 £12.51 £12.43
90th Percentile £47.13 £43.00 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £27.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.76% +39.74% +44.44%

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 April 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 April 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 +9 68 £488 +21.88% 8
Sunderland - 1 - -
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 52 (75.36%) Puppet
2 49 (71.01%) DevOps
3 43 (62.32%) Linux
4 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
4 39 (56.52%) Ansible
5 34 (49.28%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (46.38%) Terraform
7 28 (40.58%) Python
8 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (37.68%) Perl
10 24 (34.78%) Java
10 24 (34.78%) Open Source
10 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
11 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
11 23 (33.33%) Docker
11 23 (33.33%) Windows
12 21 (30.43%) Nagios
13 20 (28.99%) C
14 19 (27.54%) Ruby
14 19 (27.54%) New Relic
14 19 (27.54%) Splunk
15 18 (26.09%) Datadog
16 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
16 17 (24.64%) C++
17 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
17 16 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (21.74%) High Availability
18 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
18 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 8 (11.59%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.14%) nginx
4 5 (7.25%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.35%) Jetty
5 3 (4.35%) Mongrel
5 3 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.90%) FileNet
6 2 (2.90%) JBoss
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.45%) Maximo
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 34 (49.28%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (26.09%) Datadog
4 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (5.80%) Slack
6 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
6 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.35%) IaaS
6 3 (4.35%) PaaS
6 3 (4.35%) SaaS
7 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) SSL
2 7 (10.14%) HTTP
3 3 (4.35%) DHCP
3 3 (4.35%) DNS
3 3 (4.35%) FTP
3 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 3 (4.35%) IPsec
3 3 (4.35%) SMS
3 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.90%) Network Security
4 2 (2.90%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (56.52%) Jenkins
2 23 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (20.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (18.84%) JIRA
4 13 (18.84%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.80%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.35%) Maven
6 3 (4.35%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.90%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.90%) GitLab
7 2 (2.90%) Gradle
8 1 (1.45%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Consultant
3 11 (15.94%) DevOps Consultant
4 9 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (11.59%) Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Operational Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Operations Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Service Transition Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) Elastic Stack
2 13 (18.84%) Software Packaging
3 5 (7.25%) .NET
4 4 (5.80%) Web Services
5 3 (4.35%) J2EE
5 3 (4.35%) Middleware
5 3 (4.35%) RESTful
5 3 (4.35%) Servlets
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (2.90%) CSS
6 2 (2.90%) HTML
6 2 (2.90%) ISPF
6 2 (2.90%) JSON
6 2 (2.90%) LDAP
6 2 (2.90%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.45%) MSMQ
7 1 (1.45%) SOAP
7 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
6 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.90%) DataPower
7 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 2 (2.90%) VSAM
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (62.32%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (14.49%) Unix
5 8 (11.59%) AIX
6 5 (7.25%) MVS
6 5 (7.25%) VMS
7 4 (5.80%) VME
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
9 2 (2.90%) Android
9 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.45%) HPUX
10 1 (1.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (71.01%) DevOps
2 39 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (34.78%) Open Source
4 15 (21.74%) High Availability
4 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 13 (18.84%) ITIL
6 12 (17.39%) BDD
6 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.94%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) Coaching
8 10 (14.49%) Mentoring
9 9 (13.04%) Change Management
9 9 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (13.04%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (13.04%) Statistics
10 8 (11.59%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (11.59%) ITIL V3
10 8 (11.59%) Microservices
11 7 (10.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Python
2 26 (37.68%) Perl
3 24 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 24 (34.78%) Java
4 20 (28.99%) C
5 19 (27.54%) Ruby
6 17 (24.64%) C++
6 17 (24.64%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.80%) SQL
8 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) JCL
9 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) PMO
1 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (7.25%) Xen
3 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.90%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 2 (2.90%) RACF
5 1 (1.45%) LXC
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 52 (75.36%) Puppet
2 39 (56.52%) Ansible
3 32 (46.38%) Terraform
4 21 (30.43%) Nagios
5 16 (23.19%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (18.84%) Packer
7 12 (17.39%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.90%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (2.90%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.90%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) New Relic
1 19 (27.54%) Splunk
2 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.59%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.14%) Oracle
5 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 5 (7.25%) Axway
7 3 (4.35%) Capita
7 3 (4.35%) Fujitsu
7 3 (4.35%) Google
7 3 (4.35%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) VMware
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.90%) Informatica
8 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.90%) Siebel
8 2 (2.90%) Sun
9 1 (1.45%) BMC