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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 15 100 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.95% 7.08% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 8.08% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 71 25
Median daily rate £475 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.28% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Median hourly rate £46.42 £27.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.90% -32.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76%  

Configuration Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 332 1238 489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 87.37% 87.62% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 833 314
Median daily rate £380 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 66 34
Median hourly rate £34.00 £28.00 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +81.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £26.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 15 £475 +50.79% 2
Configuration Management
North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (69.64%) Jenkins
4 38 (67.86%) Confluence
4 38 (67.86%) JIRA
5 36 (64.29%) Open Source
6 32 (57.14%) Git (software)
7 30 (53.57%) Oracle
8 29 (51.79%) HTML
8 29 (51.79%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (51.79%) REST
9 27 (48.21%) JSON
9 27 (48.21%) Ajax
9 27 (48.21%) CSS
10 23 (41.07%) Unix
10 23 (41.07%) Ruby
10 23 (41.07%) Spring
10 23 (41.07%) Django
10 23 (41.07%) Scala
11 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
11 22 (39.29%) CSS3
11 22 (39.29%) HTML5
12 21 (37.50%) Scrum
13 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
13 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
13 20 (35.71%) Windows
13 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
13 20 (35.71%) Python
13 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (35.71%) Software Packaging

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 38 (67.86%) Confluence
2 20 (35.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.57%) JBoss
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 2 (3.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.79%) Trello
3 3 (5.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) Relational Database
2 18 (32.14%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 14 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (19.64%) MySQL
4 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
5 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.36%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) Jenkins
2 38 (67.86%) JIRA
3 32 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 18 (32.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 15 (26.79%) GitLab
6 14 (25.00%) Subversion
7 12 (21.43%) JUnit
8 9 (16.07%) Selenium
9 2 (3.57%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Automotive
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (33.93%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 11 (19.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (16.07%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (14.29%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (8.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Windows DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (51.79%) HTML
1 29 (51.79%) REST
2 27 (48.21%) Ajax
2 27 (48.21%) CSS
2 27 (48.21%) JSON
3 23 (41.07%) Django
3 23 (41.07%) Spring
4 22 (39.29%) CSS3
4 22 (39.29%) HTML5
5 20 (35.71%) Software Packaging
6 17 (30.36%) RESTful
7 16 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 14 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 13 (23.21%) Guice
9 13 (23.21%) Spring MVC
10 9 (16.07%) SOAP
10 9 (16.07%) Web Services
11 3 (5.36%) Dropwizard
11 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
12 2 (3.57%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 23 (41.07%) Unix
3 20 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.57%) AIX
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (82.14%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) Open Source
3 29 (51.79%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (37.50%) Scrum
5 20 (35.71%) Change Control
5 20 (35.71%) DevOps
6 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 17 (30.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (30.36%) Web Design
8 15 (26.79%) OWASP
9 13 (23.21%) MVC
10 8 (14.29%) Prototyping
11 7 (12.50%) Web Development
12 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
12 6 (10.71%) Kanban
12 6 (10.71%) TDD
13 5 (8.93%) Line Management
13 5 (8.93%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.93%) Service Design
14 4 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) Ruby
1 23 (41.07%) Scala
2 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
3 20 (35.71%) Python
4 15 (26.79%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C
7 2 (3.57%) C++
7 2 (3.57%) REXX
7 2 (3.57%) Tcl
7 2 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.07%) Docker
2 9 (16.07%) LXC
Systems Management
1 19 (33.93%) Ansible
2 18 (32.14%) Dollar Universe
3 15 (26.79%) Puppet
4 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (5.36%) Terraform
6 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 18 (32.14%) TIBCO
4 15 (26.79%) Atlassian
4 15 (26.79%) HP
5 13 (23.21%) Google
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.57%) Axway
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
7 2 (3.57%) Informatica
7 2 (3.57%) Siebel
8 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft