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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 46 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 12 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.98% 1.11% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.43% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Median daily rate £413 £348 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +21.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £35.70
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +14.84%

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
478 491 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.01% 78.18% 72.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 309 272
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 13
Median hourly rate £18.39 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
2 28 (59.57%) Linux
3 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
5 22 (46.81%) HTTP
6 21 (44.68%) PHP
7 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (38.30%) DevOps
9 17 (36.17%) Web Services
10 16 (34.04%) Puppet
11 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (31.91%) CSS
11 15 (31.91%) HTML
11 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
12 14 (29.79%) Unix
12 14 (29.79%) OO
12 14 (29.79%) Ansible
12 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
13 13 (27.66%) Line Management
13 13 (27.66%) Python
13 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
13 13 (27.66%) Ruby
14 12 (25.53%) Web Development
14 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
14 12 (25.53%) Web Design
14 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
14 12 (25.53%) OO PHP
14 12 (25.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (23.40%) Subversion

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 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Route 53
2 3 (6.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) HTTP
2 10 (21.28%) SSL
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.13%) FCAPS
4 1 (2.13%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
2 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 9 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.26%) InfluxDB
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.13%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
2 23 (48.94%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) Subversion
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.26%) Hudson
5 2 (4.26%) Maven
5 2 (4.26%) Moq
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) PhantomJS
5 2 (4.26%) Selenium
5 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) git-flow
6 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.02%) PHP Developer
4 6 (12.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Digital Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Service Management Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) WebOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) Web Services
2 15 (31.91%) CSS
2 15 (31.91%) HTML
3 6 (12.77%) ELK Stack
4 4 (8.51%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (6.38%) Sensu
5 3 (6.38%) Symfony
6 2 (4.26%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.26%) Gherkin
6 2 (4.26%) JSON
6 2 (4.26%) Node.js
6 2 (4.26%) REST
6 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Visualisation
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
3 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 14 (29.79%) Unix
3 12 (25.53%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (38.30%) DevOps
4 14 (29.79%) OO
5 13 (27.66%) Line Management
6 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
6 12 (25.53%) OO PHP
6 12 (25.53%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (25.53%) Web Design
6 12 (25.53%) Web Development
7 10 (21.28%) Web Operations
8 8 (17.02%) Open Source
9 7 (14.89%) ITIL
10 5 (10.64%) Change Management
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (10.64%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.51%) ITSM
11 4 (8.51%) Service Management
12 3 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (6.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PHP
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 13 (27.66%) Python
3 13 (27.66%) Ruby
4 8 (17.02%) Java
5 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) Puppet
2 14 (29.79%) Ansible
2 14 (29.79%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (21.28%) Salt
4 5 (10.64%) Terraform
5 4 (8.51%) Kibana
5 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
5 4 (8.51%) logstash
6 3 (6.38%) collectd
6 3 (6.38%) StatsD
7 2 (4.26%) Graphite
7 2 (4.26%) Marathon
7 2 (4.26%) Mesos
7 2 (4.26%) Zenoss
8 1 (2.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Rackspace
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) SaltStack
2 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) SevOne
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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