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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 38 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 28 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.65% 1.93% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 3
Median daily rate £495 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £244 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £555 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.89%
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
603 535 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.52% 73.79% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 341 321
Median daily rate £388 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 21 (61.76%) DevOps
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (44.12%) Java
5 14 (41.18%) JBoss
5 14 (41.18%) MuleSoft
6 13 (38.24%) API Development
6 13 (38.24%) Apache ServiceMix
6 13 (38.24%) Release Management
6 13 (38.24%) RESTful
6 13 (38.24%) Open Source
6 13 (38.24%) OO
6 13 (38.24%) JSON
7 10 (29.41%) Mule
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
9 5 (14.71%) Apache
9 5 (14.71%) Linux
10 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
10 4 (11.76%) WSO2
10 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
10 4 (11.76%) CMDB
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
10 4 (11.76%) Puppet
11 3 (8.82%) JIRA
11 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.82%) Confluence
11 3 (8.82%) Service Management
11 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment

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 (41.18%) JBoss
2 13 (38.24%) Apache ServiceMix
3 10 (29.41%) Mule
4 5 (14.71%) Apache
5 3 (8.82%) Confluence
6 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.94%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.94%) FCAPS
1 1 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (2.94%) QlikView
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) git-flow
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) MuleSoft Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) MuleSoft Architect
5 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Configuration and Release Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) Head of Service Delivery
7 1 (2.94%) OSS Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Project Assurance Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Release and Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.94%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) JSON
1 13 (38.24%) RESTful
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CMDB
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) CentOS
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) DevOps
2 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (38.24%) API Development
4 13 (38.24%) OO
4 13 (38.24%) Open Source
4 13 (38.24%) Release Management
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.82%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) ITSM
8 2 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Server Building
8 2 (5.88%) Workflow
9 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) MuleSoft
2 4 (11.76%) ServiceNow
2 4 (11.76%) WSO2
3 2 (5.88%) New Relic
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Progress
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
4 1 (2.94%) CA
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) SevOne