Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 59 44
Rank change year-on-year +35 -15 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 85 27 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.33% 3.06% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.59% 3.52% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 25 122
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £535 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.23% +62.12% -5.71%
10th Percentile £266 £383 £243
90th Percentile £545 £638 £514
North East median daily rate £400 £535 £330
% change year-on-year -25.23% +62.12% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £46.42 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.14% -18.36%
North East median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year - +37.80% -18.36%

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 803 768 2,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.14% 87.17% 89.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 529 1,583
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
10th Percentile £262 £256 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year +9.59% +10.61% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 113
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £29.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.26% +4.46% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.31 £14.60
90th Percentile £37.63 £47.67 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £13.25 £26.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -49.52% -6.25% +86.67%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +35 84 £400 -25.23% 6
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 74 (87.06%) DevOps
2 71 (83.53%) Ansible
3 70 (82.35%) Linux
4 69 (81.18%) Puppet
5 65 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
6 58 (68.24%) Jenkins
7 51 (60.00%) Terraform
8 49 (57.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 47 (55.29%) Docker
10 46 (54.12%) Python
11 44 (51.76%) Open Source
12 43 (50.59%) Elastic Stack
13 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (48.24%) Java
14 41 (48.24%) High Availability
14 41 (48.24%) Data Centre
15 40 (47.06%) Bash Shell
15 40 (47.06%) Perl
15 40 (47.06%) Windows
16 39 (45.88%) Splunk
17 38 (44.71%) Nagios
18 37 (43.53%) C++
18 37 (43.53%) New Relic
19 35 (41.18%) Datadog
19 35 (41.18%) BDD
19 35 (41.18%) PowerShell
19 35 (41.18%) Test Automation
20 34 (40.00%) TeamCity
20 34 (40.00%) Packer
20 34 (40.00%) Ruby

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 5 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (4.71%) Confluence
2 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.53%) nginx
3 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.35%) FileNet
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.18%) Maximo
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 65 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (57.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (41.18%) Datadog
4 12 (14.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (10.59%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (9.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (9.41%) Amazon S3
7 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.35%) Slack
10 1 (1.18%) Google App Engine
10 1 (1.18%) Office 365
10 1 (1.18%) PaaS
10 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) DHCP
1 3 (3.53%) HTTP
1 3 (3.53%) Network Security
1 3 (3.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) BGP
3 1 (1.18%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.18%) IPsec
3 1 (1.18%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) OSPF
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
3 1 (1.18%) VPN
3 1 (1.18%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.18%) KDB
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (68.24%) Jenkins
2 34 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 11 (12.94%) Maven
3 11 (12.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (11.76%) GitLab
5 7 (8.24%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
7 2 (2.35%) Gerrit
7 2 (2.35%) Gradle
7 2 (2.35%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.18%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (82.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (9.41%) AWS DevOps
3 7 (8.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.24%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Junior
4 6 (7.06%) Junior DevOps
4 6 (7.06%) Junior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (7.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.53%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (2.35%) Consultant
7 2 (2.35%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (2.35%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (50.59%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 6 (7.06%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (7.06%) Spring Boot
2 6 (7.06%) Zuul
3 4 (4.71%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) Software Packaging
4 3 (3.53%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 2 (2.35%) RESTful
6 1 (1.18%) J2EE
6 1 (1.18%) Java EE
6 1 (1.18%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.18%) Servlets
6 1 (1.18%) XML
6 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 41 (48.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.12%) Private Cloud
3 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) DataPower
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (82.35%) Linux
2 40 (47.06%) Windows
3 20 (23.53%) Unix
4 16 (18.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.06%) AIX
5 6 (7.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.35%) Android
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.18%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (87.06%) DevOps
2 44 (51.76%) Open Source
3 42 (49.41%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (48.24%) High Availability
5 35 (41.18%) BDD
5 35 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 23 (27.06%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (25.88%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (11.76%) ITIL
11 9 (10.59%) Coaching
12 8 (9.41%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.24%) Software Delivery
14 6 (7.06%) Analytical Thinking
14 6 (7.06%) Creative Thinking
15 5 (5.88%) Change Control
16 4 (4.71%) Microservices
16 4 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) Python
2 41 (48.24%) Java
3 40 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 40 (47.06%) Perl
4 37 (43.53%) C++
5 35 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 34 (40.00%) Ruby
7 33 (38.82%) C
8 7 (8.24%) C#
9 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
9 6 (7.06%) SQL
10 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.18%) Scala
11 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.18%) CCDP
4 1 (1.18%) CCIE
4 1 (1.18%) CCNP
4 1 (1.18%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.18%) CISM
4 1 (1.18%) CISSP
4 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
System Software
1 47 (55.29%) Docker
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.18%) vSphere
3 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (83.53%) Ansible
2 69 (81.18%) Puppet
3 51 (60.00%) Terraform
4 38 (44.71%) Nagios
5 34 (40.00%) Packer
6 33 (38.82%) Kubernetes
7 23 (27.06%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (7.06%) Consul
9 2 (2.35%) Forum Sentry
9 2 (2.35%) Grafana
9 2 (2.35%) Prometheus
10 1 (1.18%) Salt
10 1 (1.18%) SCCM
10 1 (1.18%) SnapMirror
10 1 (1.18%) SnapVault
10 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Splunk
2 37 (43.53%) New Relic
3 8 (9.41%) Dynatrace
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Google
4 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
5 5 (5.88%) Informatica
6 4 (4.71%) IBM
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.53%) Axway
7 3 (3.53%) HP
7 3 (3.53%) Siebel
7 3 (3.53%) VMware
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco
8 2 (2.35%) Sun
9 1 (1.18%) Citrix
9 1 (1.18%) EMC
9 1 (1.18%) Meraki
9 1 (1.18%) NetApp
9 1 (1.18%) Sybase