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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 38 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 18 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.80% 0.63% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 0.79% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £255 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.27% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £243 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £267 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%

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
515 506 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 79.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 326 279
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Configuration Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 35 (72.92%) Linux
1 35 (72.92%) Jenkins
2 33 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (60.42%) HTTP
4 28 (58.33%) PHP
5 27 (56.25%) Git (software)
6 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (47.92%) Web Services
7 23 (47.92%) DevOps
8 22 (45.83%) Puppet
8 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (45.83%) Ansible
9 20 (41.67%) Python
9 20 (41.67%) Ruby
9 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
10 17 (35.42%) Subversion
10 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
10 17 (35.42%) SSL
10 17 (35.42%) Salt
10 17 (35.42%) Web Operations
11 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 16 (33.33%) Rackspace
11 16 (33.33%) MySQL
12 15 (31.25%) HTML
12 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
12 15 (31.25%) CSS
12 15 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (31.25%) Open Source
13 14 (29.17%) OO
14 13 (27.08%) Unix

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.25%) nginx
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Project
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Route 53
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) HTTP
2 17 (35.42%) SSL
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 16 (33.33%) MySQL
2 15 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (27.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.17%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (72.92%) Jenkins
2 27 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 17 (35.42%) Subversion
4 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Hudson
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Moq
4 2 (4.17%) NUnit
4 2 (4.17%) PhantomJS
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
3 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Digital Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior WebOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Web Services
2 15 (31.25%) CSS
2 15 (31.25%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (8.33%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (6.25%) Sensu
5 3 (6.25%) Symfony
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.17%) JSON
6 2 (4.17%) Node.js
6 2 (4.17%) REST
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.08%) J2EE
7 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) CMDB
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Unix
3 12 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (47.92%) DevOps
4 17 (35.42%) Web Operations
5 15 (31.25%) Open Source
6 14 (29.17%) OO
7 13 (27.08%) Line Management
8 12 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (25.00%) OO PHP
8 12 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 12 (25.00%) Web Design
8 12 (25.00%) Web Development
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 5 (10.42%) ITIL
11 4 (8.33%) Scrum
12 3 (6.25%) Microservices
12 3 (6.25%) Service Management
12 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) PHP
2 20 (41.67%) Python
2 20 (41.67%) Ruby
3 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.17%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Go
7 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Ansible
1 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
1 22 (45.83%) Puppet
2 17 (35.42%) Salt
3 5 (10.42%) Terraform
4 4 (8.33%) Kibana
4 4 (8.33%) logstash
5 3 (6.25%) collectd
5 3 (6.25%) Kubernetes
5 3 (6.25%) StatsD
6 2 (4.17%) Graphite
6 2 (4.17%) Marathon
6 2 (4.17%) Mesos
6 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) SaltStack
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Snow
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk