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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Management
Rank 61 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.37% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.94% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £145 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -61.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.85 £26.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.75%
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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
508 463 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.72% 70.36% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 317 251
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -36.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £58.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management.

1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Lotus
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) DHTML
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) JSF
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Configuration Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Hybris Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Struts
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) DHTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) JSF
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) CMDB
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
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