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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 65 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.94% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.89 £37.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-35.44% -1.98%
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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
595 456 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.19% 71.14% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 273 162
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (10.00%) FishEye
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) OAuth
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) OOD
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (10.00%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) VB
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik
2 1 (10.00%) Nintex