Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 52 37
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 -14
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 73 39 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.70% 4.27% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.59% 4.89% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 111
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £488 £563 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +50.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £319 £401 £260
90th Percentile £550 £638 £516
North East median daily rate £490 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -10.91% +46.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
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 850 798 1,957
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 89.66% 87.31% 87.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 566 1,389
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £389 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +11.07% -14.63%
10th Percentile £280 £241 £230
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £405 £375 £352
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.69% -14.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 85
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.89 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.51% -32.73% +41.03%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.80 £14.05
90th Percentile £46.10 £50.00 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £21.75 £26.58
% change year-on-year -35.63% -18.16% +51.86%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +24 73 £488 -13.33% 8
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 60 (82.19%) Linux
2 58 (79.45%) DevOps
3 53 (72.60%) Puppet
4 52 (71.23%) Jenkins
5 51 (69.86%) Amazon AWS
6 50 (68.49%) Ansible
7 45 (61.64%) Docker
8 39 (53.42%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (47.95%) Python
10 35 (47.95%) Terraform
11 34 (46.58%) Elastic Stack
12 28 (38.36%) Test Automation
13 26 (35.62%) Windows
14 24 (32.88%) Open Source
15 23 (31.51%) Maven
15 23 (31.51%) Sonatype Nexus
16 20 (27.40%) Unix
16 20 (27.40%) Perl
17 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
18 18 (24.66%) GitLab
18 18 (24.66%) Java
18 18 (24.66%) Nagios
18 18 (24.66%) Technical Architecture
19 17 (23.29%) Ruby
19 17 (23.29%) JIRA
19 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
19 17 (23.29%) Kubernetes
19 17 (23.29%) Continuous Delivery

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 17 (23.29%) Confluence
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.85%) JBoss
4 4 (5.48%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.48%) nginx
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (69.86%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (21.92%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (21.92%) Amazon S3
4 14 (19.18%) AWS CloudFormation
5 11 (15.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 11 (15.07%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (9.59%) Datadog
6 7 (9.59%) Slack
7 5 (6.85%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (6.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (6.85%) Route 53
7 5 (6.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (5.48%) Office 365
9 3 (4.11%) GitHub
9 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) PaaS
10 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) HTTP
2 8 (10.96%) Firewall
3 7 (9.59%) VLAN
4 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.11%) SSL
6 2 (2.74%) DHCP
7 1 (1.37%) BGP
7 1 (1.37%) DNS
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) Network Security
7 1 (1.37%) OSPF
7 1 (1.37%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.37%) VPN
7 1 (1.37%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) MongoDB
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 7 (9.59%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.85%) MySQL
6 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.37%) KDB
8 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 52 (71.23%) Jenkins
2 23 (31.51%) Maven
2 23 (31.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
4 18 (24.66%) GitLab
5 17 (23.29%) JIRA
6 11 (15.07%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.22%) SonarQube
8 3 (4.11%) Ant
8 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.11%) Gatling
8 3 (4.11%) Grunt
8 3 (4.11%) gulp
8 3 (4.11%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.11%) JUnit
8 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.11%) Selenium
8 3 (4.11%) Sublime Text
9 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (75.34%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (8.22%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (8.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (8.22%) AWS Engineer
2 6 (8.22%) Developer
3 5 (6.85%) Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (5.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
4 4 (5.48%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (5.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 3 (4.11%) Django Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Junior
5 3 (4.11%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (4.11%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (46.58%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (16.44%) Node.js
3 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 9 (12.33%) YAML
5 8 (10.96%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (10.96%) Spring Boot
5 8 (10.96%) Zuul
6 7 (9.59%) CSS
6 7 (9.59%) jQuery
7 4 (5.48%) Django
7 4 (5.48%) Sass
7 4 (5.48%) Spring
8 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.11%) EJB
8 3 (4.11%) Gherkin
8 3 (4.11%) HTML5
8 3 (4.11%) Java EE
8 3 (4.11%) JSON
8 3 (4.11%) Play Framework
8 3 (4.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Private Cloud
3 9 (12.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (12.33%) User Experience
4 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.85%) CMDB
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) Windows
3 20 (27.40%) Unix
4 16 (21.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (17.81%) CentOS
6 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (79.45%) DevOps
2 39 (53.42%) Continuous Integration
3 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (38.36%) Test Automation
5 24 (32.88%) Open Source
6 18 (24.66%) Technical Architecture
7 17 (23.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (21.92%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (20.55%) Microservices
10 13 (17.81%) High Availability
10 13 (17.81%) ITIL
11 11 (15.07%) BDD
12 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (13.70%) Scrum
12 10 (13.70%) Software Delivery
13 9 (12.33%) Change Management
13 9 (12.33%) Kanban
13 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (12.33%) SOA
13 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (47.95%) Python
2 20 (27.40%) Perl
3 18 (24.66%) Java
4 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.29%) Ruby
5 10 (13.70%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.33%) C#
6 9 (12.33%) C++
7 8 (10.96%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.85%) C
10 4 (5.48%) Scala
11 3 (4.11%) Groovy
11 3 (4.11%) Haskell
12 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.37%) CCDP
5 1 (1.37%) CCIE
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CISM
5 1 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) QA
System Software
1 45 (61.64%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (72.60%) Puppet
2 50 (68.49%) Ansible
3 35 (47.95%) Terraform
4 18 (24.66%) Nagios
5 17 (23.29%) Kubernetes
6 16 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (21.92%) Packer
7 10 (13.70%) Grafana
8 9 (12.33%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (12.33%) ZABBIX
9 8 (10.96%) Consul
10 7 (9.59%) Prometheus
11 5 (6.85%) Rancher
12 3 (4.11%) Kibana
13 1 (1.37%) Salt
13 1 (1.37%) SCCM
13 1 (1.37%) SnapMirror
13 1 (1.37%) SnapVault
13 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Dynatrace
2 10 (13.70%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) Splunk
3 9 (12.33%) Riverbed
4 8 (10.96%) Google
4 8 (10.96%) New Relic
5 5 (6.85%) Black Duck
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe
6 3 (4.11%) webMethods
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 2 (2.74%) Informatica
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.37%) Sybase