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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 63 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 9 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 1.65% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.15% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £550 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £151 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £275 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
664 559 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.18% 77.00% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 370 310
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 28 June 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) JBoss
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (25.00%) API Development
4 2 (16.67%) WSO2
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) New Relic
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) COBIT
4 2 (16.67%) CMDB
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Mule
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow

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 3 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) MuleSoft Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) API Development
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) MuleSoft
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (16.67%) New Relic
3 2 (16.67%) Progress
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) WSO2
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
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