The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 54 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 1.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.88% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £270 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +20.63%
Configuration Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
523 425 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.14% 70.25% 68.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 262 245
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+207.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) CMDB
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Adobe
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Python

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Incident Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Change Management
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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