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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Management over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 67 83 95
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 66 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.38% 1.76% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.31% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 15
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £311 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £523 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £34.57 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.72% -6.58%
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
2258 1946 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.31% 76.08% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1212 943
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 90 109
Median hourly rate £20.50 £29.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.31% -15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £15.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Configuration Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Configuration Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -20 35 £460 +15.00%
Birmingham +4 6 £550 - 1
Staffordshire +10 5 - - 3
Coventry -7 5 £375 +44.23% 2
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 3 £425 - 1
Dudley +6 2 £90 -
Warwickshire -5 2 £300 -34.78% 1
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (35.37%) SQL
3 44 (29.93%) Git (software)
4 42 (28.57%) Unix
5 38 (25.85%) DevOps
6 36 (24.49%) Software Engineering
7 34 (23.13%) Data Modelling
8 32 (21.77%) Oracle
8 32 (21.77%) JIRA
8 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
8 32 (21.77%) Confluence
9 31 (21.09%) Problem Management
9 31 (21.09%) Windows
10 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (19.05%) Shell Script
12 27 (18.37%) PL/SQL
12 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
13 26 (17.69%) ClearCase
13 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
14 25 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
15 24 (16.33%) .NET
15 24 (16.33%) PVCS
15 24 (16.33%) Subversion
15 24 (16.33%) Scrum
16 23 (15.65%) Java
16 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
17 20 (13.61%) Informatica
17 20 (13.61%) Linux
17 20 (13.61%) Opscode Chef

Configuration Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 32 (21.77%) Confluence
2 14 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.12%) Apache
5 8 (5.44%) JBoss
6 5 (3.40%) IIS
7 4 (2.72%) NServiceBus
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) Jetty
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.68%) SAS
10 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.44%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) GitHub
1 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.44%) IaaS
3 7 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.76%) Office 365
4 2 (1.36%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.12%) HTTP
2 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.76%) SSL
4 6 (4.08%) Internet
5 4 (2.72%) Network Security
6 3 (2.04%) Firewall
7 2 (1.36%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.36%) LAN
7 2 (1.36%) SSH
7 2 (1.36%) WAN
8 1 (0.68%) DHCP
8 1 (0.68%) DNS
8 1 (0.68%) FTP
8 1 (0.68%) IPsec
8 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (8.84%) Hadoop
3 13 (8.84%) Pentaho
4 12 (8.16%) Big Data
5 9 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.40%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) MySQL
10 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (29.93%) Git (software)
2 32 (21.77%) JIRA
3 26 (17.69%) ClearCase
4 24 (16.33%) PVCS
4 24 (16.33%) Subversion
5 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
6 20 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (12.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (12.24%) ClearQuest
7 18 (12.24%) FishEye
7 18 (12.24%) Sonatype Nexus
8 17 (11.56%) GitLab
8 17 (11.56%) JIRA Agile
9 14 (9.52%) Bitbucket
10 10 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (5.44%) JUnit
11 8 (5.44%) Selenium
12 7 (4.76%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.76%) IntelliJ
13 6 (4.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (35.37%) Developer
2 22 (14.97%) Support Engineer
3 16 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 13 (8.84%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Consultant
6 12 (8.16%) Hadoop Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Lead Developer
6 12 (8.16%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.48%) Architect
8 10 (6.80%) Analyst
8 10 (6.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) DevOps Consultant
8 10 (6.80%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.44%) ClearCase Support
10 7 (4.76%) Digital Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Configuration Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.33%) .NET
2 14 (9.52%) J2EE
3 12 (8.16%) XML
4 10 (6.80%) CSS
4 10 (6.80%) HTML
5 9 (6.12%) SOAP
6 8 (5.44%) REST
7 7 (4.76%) EJB
7 7 (4.76%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.76%) HTML5
7 7 (4.76%) J2SE
7 7 (4.76%) JSON
7 7 (4.76%) Play Framework
7 7 (4.76%) Spring
8 3 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.04%) WCF
8 3 (2.04%) Web Services
8 3 (2.04%) XSD
8 3 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.40%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.04%) CMDB
3 3 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.36%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.36%) Derivative
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.57%) Unix
2 31 (21.09%) Windows
3 20 (13.61%) Linux
4 18 (12.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.40%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.40%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.04%) CentOS
6 3 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.68%) AIX
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.85%) DevOps
3 36 (24.49%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.13%) Data Modelling
5 31 (21.09%) Problem Management
6 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (16.33%) Scrum
9 16 (10.88%) Open Source
9 16 (10.88%) Test Strategy
10 14 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 14 (9.52%) TDD
11 13 (8.84%) Release Management
12 12 (8.16%) ITIL
13 11 (7.48%) Analytics
13 11 (7.48%) Microservices
13 11 (7.48%) Process Improvement
13 11 (7.48%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.80%) Change Management
15 8 (5.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.37%) SQL
2 28 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 27 (18.37%) PL/SQL
4 23 (15.65%) Java
5 18 (12.24%) C#
6 17 (11.56%) PowerShell
7 12 (8.16%) Perl
8 11 (7.48%) Python
9 9 (6.12%) JavaScript
10 8 (5.44%) Scala
11 7 (4.76%) Haskell
12 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
13 5 (3.40%) Ruby
14 3 (2.04%) Groovy
15 2 (1.36%) XAML
16 1 (0.68%) C
16 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (21.77%) Security Cleared
2 27 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.40%) MCSE
3 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.04%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.04%) CCNA
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 2 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.36%) MCP
5 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) SLA
3 2 (1.36%) COBIT
3 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Docker
2 9 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.36%) iptables
3 2 (1.36%) Postfix
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (13.61%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (13.61%) Puppet
2 10 (6.80%) SCOM
3 5 (3.40%) Ansible
4 4 (2.72%) Terraform
5 2 (1.36%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.36%) Nagios
5 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.68%) Grafana
6 1 (0.68%) Kibana
6 1 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (21.77%) Oracle
2 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
3 20 (13.61%) Informatica
4 19 (12.93%) Atlassian
5 15 (10.20%) BMC
6 14 (9.52%) webMethods
7 12 (8.16%) Pega
8 8 (5.44%) WSO2
9 7 (4.76%) Adobe
9 7 (4.76%) BEA
9 7 (4.76%) HP
10 5 (3.40%) IBM
11 4 (2.72%) SaltStack
11 4 (2.72%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.04%) Becrypt
12 3 (2.04%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.04%) Google
12 3 (2.04%) Lumension
12 3 (2.04%) VMware
13 2 (1.36%) Serena
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