The table below looks at the statistics for Configuration Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 90 102 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 29 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 0.68% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.91% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 18
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.22 £36.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -3.46%
Configuration Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1754 1766 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.45% 75.37% 67.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 927 590
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 137 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £34.32 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.78% -9.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Configuration Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Configuration Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 13 £275 -4.34% 1
Coventry +4 3 £363 +3.57% 2
Shropshire 0 3 £313 -21.87% 2
Worcestershire +7 2 £400 +8.10% 2
Solihull - 2 £525 -
Warwickshire -1 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £600 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 21 (22.34%) Linux
3 20 (21.28%) Java
3 20 (21.28%) Open Source
4 18 (19.15%) Windows
5 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.02%) MySQL
6 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
6 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
7 15 (15.96%) HTML
7 15 (15.96%) CSS
8 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
8 13 (13.83%) Oracle
8 13 (13.83%) SUSE
9 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.70%) Change Management
10 11 (11.70%) Firewall
11 10 (10.64%) SLA
11 10 (10.64%) Subversion
11 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (9.57%) Web Development
12 9 (9.57%) Performance Management
12 9 (9.57%) Dell
12 9 (9.57%) Service Management
12 9 (9.57%) Apache
12 9 (9.57%) REST
12 9 (9.57%) Visualisation
12 9 (9.57%) DevOps

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (9.57%) Apache
2 5 (5.32%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.26%) Confluence
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) JBoss
5 2 (2.13%) SAS
5 2 (2.13%) Drupal
5 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.19%) MS Office
4 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) IaaS
3 3 (3.19%) PaaS
4 2 (2.13%) Joyent
4 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) Firewall
2 8 (8.51%) Fibre Channel
2 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.51%) SAN
3 7 (7.45%) HTTP
3 7 (7.45%) SSL
3 7 (7.45%) Internet
3 7 (7.45%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (6.38%) 4G
4 6 (6.38%) HSPA
4 6 (6.38%) LTE
4 6 (6.38%) 2G
4 6 (6.38%) 3G
4 6 (6.38%) WCDMA
4 6 (6.38%) GPRS
4 6 (6.38%) GSM
5 3 (3.19%) Intranet
6 1 (1.06%) OSPF
6 1 (1.06%) X.509
6 1 (1.06%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) MySQL
1 16 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.06%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Subversion
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.32%) JIRA
3 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.19%) Hudson
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.06%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) Toad
6 1 (1.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.06%) FishEye
General
1 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Automotive
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (24.47%) Developer
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) Configuration Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Storage Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) Website Developer
6 6 (6.38%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Architect
6 6 (6.38%) DBA
6 6 (6.38%) Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Release Manager
8 4 (4.26%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) RAN Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) RAN Performance Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Hadoop Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (2.13%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) HTML
1 15 (15.96%) CSS
2 9 (9.57%) REST
3 7 (7.45%) XML
3 7 (7.45%) CGI
3 7 (7.45%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (6.38%) .NET
4 6 (6.38%) D3.js
4 6 (6.38%) Flot
5 5 (5.32%) J2EE
5 5 (5.32%) Web Services
6 4 (4.26%) jQuery
7 3 (3.19%) Ajax
7 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) WCF
7 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
8 2 (2.13%) Middleware
8 2 (2.13%) OAuth
8 2 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.26%) NHS
3 4 (4.26%) CMDB
4 2 (2.13%) Statistics
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.06%) AS400
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.06%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.06%) PKI
5 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.34%) Linux
2 18 (19.15%) Windows
3 13 (13.83%) SUSE
4 8 (8.51%) UNIX
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) zOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) HPUX
7 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Open Source
3 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.70%) Change Management
5 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (9.57%) Web Development
6 9 (9.57%) Performance Management
6 9 (9.57%) Service Management
6 9 (9.57%) DevOps
7 8 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) Validation
7 8 (8.51%) Release Management
7 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.45%) Data Validation
8 7 (7.45%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.45%) Capacity Management
8 7 (7.45%) Analytics
8 7 (7.45%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.28%) Java
2 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.45%) Ruby
4 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.32%) SQL
5 4 (4.26%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) VB
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) C
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) Degree
1 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) QA
3 2 (2.13%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.06%) COBIT
4 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.51%) ARCserve
1 8 (8.51%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.38%) Kibana
3 5 (5.32%) SCCM
3 5 (5.32%) Puppet
4 3 (3.19%) WSUS
5 2 (2.13%) SCOM
5 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.83%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Dell
4 8 (8.51%) CA
4 8 (8.51%) FalconStor
4 8 (8.51%) Dell Compellent
5 7 (7.45%) Business Objects
6 6 (6.38%) Nortel
6 6 (6.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 6 (6.38%) Ericsson
6 6 (6.38%) Huawei
6 6 (6.38%) Brocade
7 4 (4.26%) BEA
8 3 (3.19%) Mapinfo
8 3 (3.19%) SAP
8 3 (3.19%) Telerik
8 3 (3.19%) Nintex
9 2 (2.13%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.13%) Google
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