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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 48 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 22 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 2.27% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.01% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 4
Median daily rate £496 £388 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £229 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £558 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
642 565 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.16% 75.33% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 360 323
Median daily rate £388 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (48.28%) MuleSoft
4 13 (44.83%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (44.83%) RESTful
4 13 (44.83%) Open Source
4 13 (44.83%) API Development
4 13 (44.83%) JSON
4 13 (44.83%) Release Management
4 13 (44.83%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) OO
4 13 (44.83%) JBoss
5 10 (34.48%) Mule
6 5 (17.24%) Apache
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
7 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
7 4 (13.79%) WSO2
8 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.34%) Confluence
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.34%) JIRA
9 2 (6.90%) CMDB
9 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.90%) COBIT

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 13 (44.83%) Apache ServiceMix
1 13 (44.83%) JBoss
2 10 (34.48%) Mule
3 5 (17.24%) Apache
4 3 (10.34%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) MuleSoft Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) MuleSoft Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Head of Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Release and Configuration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.45%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) JSON
1 13 (44.83%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) CentOS
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (62.07%) DevOps
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (44.83%) API Development
3 13 (44.83%) OO
3 13 (44.83%) Open Source
3 13 (44.83%) Release Management
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Server Building
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Python
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) COBIT
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) MuleSoft
2 4 (13.79%) WSO2
3 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) New Relic
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) Progress
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft