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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 38 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 32 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.39% 0.77% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 1.00% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 1 7
Median daily rate £480 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £425 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £41.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +12.63%
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
596 499 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.76% 77.13% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 319 308
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £554 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 40 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) DevOps
3 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 29 (48.33%) Linux
5 26 (43.33%) OO
6 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
7 22 (36.67%) HTTP
8 21 (35.00%) PHP
8 21 (35.00%) Open Source
9 19 (31.67%) Java
10 17 (28.33%) Puppet
11 15 (25.00%) JSON
11 15 (25.00%) Web Services
11 15 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (23.33%) MuleSoft
12 14 (23.33%) JBoss
12 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
12 14 (23.33%) HTML
12 14 (23.33%) CSS
12 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
13 13 (21.67%) RESTful
13 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
13 13 (21.67%) Ruby
13 13 (21.67%) Release Management
13 13 (21.67%) Unix
13 13 (21.67%) API Development
13 13 (21.67%) Line Management
13 13 (21.67%) Apache ServiceMix
13 13 (21.67%) Ansible

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 14 (23.33%) JBoss
2 13 (21.67%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (16.67%) Mule
4 7 (11.67%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Confluence
5 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (5.00%) nginx
6 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (5.00%) Route 53
2 3 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) HTTP
2 10 (16.67%) SSL
2 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.67%) FCAPS
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.33%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.33%) InfluxDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.67%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
3 10 (16.67%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.33%) Hudson
5 2 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (3.33%) PhantomJS
5 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.67%) git-flow
6 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.67%) Moq
6 1 (1.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Architect
2 8 (13.33%) MuleSoft Developer
2 8 (13.33%) PHP Developer
2 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 6 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (10.00%) MuleSoft Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Digital Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) JSON
1 15 (25.00%) Web Services
2 14 (23.33%) CSS
2 14 (23.33%) HTML
3 13 (21.67%) RESTful
4 5 (8.33%) ELK Stack
5 3 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (5.00%) Sensu
5 3 (5.00%) Symfony
5 3 (5.00%) XML
6 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.33%) Node.js
6 2 (3.33%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) .NET
7 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.00%) CMDB
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 13 (21.67%) Unix
3 12 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.33%) CentOS
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) DevOps
3 26 (43.33%) OO
4 21 (35.00%) Open Source
5 13 (21.67%) API Development
5 13 (21.67%) Line Management
5 13 (21.67%) Release Management
6 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 12 (20.00%) OO PHP
6 12 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (20.00%) Web Design
6 12 (20.00%) Web Development
7 10 (16.67%) Web Operations
8 5 (8.33%) Change Management
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 3 (5.00%) ITSM
10 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) PHP
2 19 (31.67%) Java
3 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby
5 12 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (1.67%) Groovy
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.67%) SQL
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) Puppet
2 15 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (21.67%) Ansible
4 10 (16.67%) Salt
5 5 (8.33%) Terraform
6 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.00%) collectd
7 3 (5.00%) Kibana
7 3 (5.00%) logstash
7 3 (5.00%) StatsD
8 2 (3.33%) Graphite
8 2 (3.33%) Marathon
8 2 (3.33%) Mesos
8 2 (3.33%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) MuleSoft
2 10 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 4 (6.67%) WSO2
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.67%) CA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) SevOne
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds