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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 82 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 42 65 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 2.71% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.34% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 23
Median daily rate £413 £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £237 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +12.48%

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
1892 1948 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.06% 81.10% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1064 909
Median daily rate £415 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 63 95
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £11.42 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham 0 9 £300 +11.11% 7
Coventry -25 9 £488 +8.33% 3
Solihull -3 8 £550 -
Warwickshire +2 6 £296 - 3
Shropshire -7 6 £451 -4.04%
Worcestershire - 2 £363 - 3
Staffordshire - 1 £400 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 68 (50.00%) Linux
2 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (41.91%) Jenkins
4 51 (37.50%) DevOps
5 50 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (35.29%) Puppet
7 45 (33.09%) Git (software)
7 45 (33.09%) Opscode Chef
8 41 (30.15%) HTTP
9 35 (25.74%) Unix
10 34 (25.00%) Ansible
11 32 (23.53%) CSS
11 32 (23.53%) Scrum
11 32 (23.53%) Subversion
11 32 (23.53%) Ruby
12 31 (22.79%) HTML
12 31 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (21.32%) OO
14 28 (20.59%) Python
14 28 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (19.85%) Java
15 27 (19.85%) PHP
16 26 (19.12%) Web Services
17 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
18 22 (16.18%) Open Source
18 22 (16.18%) Docker
18 22 (16.18%) Relational Database
19 21 (15.44%) REST
19 21 (15.44%) NoSQL
19 21 (15.44%) JSON

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 14 (10.29%) Confluence
2 11 (8.09%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.68%) Apache
3 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.68%) nginx
4 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.21%) Documentum
5 3 (2.21%) JBoss
6 2 (1.47%) CMS
6 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) HipChat
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.82%) IaaS
2 12 (8.82%) PaaS
3 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.41%) GitHub
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.94%) Route 53
5 4 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.74%) Office 365
8 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (30.15%) HTTP
2 20 (14.71%) DNS
3 19 (13.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (8.09%) SSL
5 9 (6.62%) LDAP
6 6 (4.41%) Ethernet
6 6 (4.41%) FCAPS
6 6 (4.41%) MPLS
7 2 (1.47%) Intranet
7 2 (1.47%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.74%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.74%) SSH
8 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.18%) Relational Database
2 21 (15.44%) NoSQL
3 20 (14.71%) MongoDB
4 19 (13.97%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (11.03%) MySQL
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.21%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.47%) InfluxDB
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.74%) MS Access
10 1 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.74%) QlikView
10 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (41.91%) Jenkins
2 45 (33.09%) Git (software)
3 32 (23.53%) Subversion
4 17 (12.50%) JIRA
4 17 (12.50%) JUnit
5 11 (8.09%) Selenium
5 11 (8.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (7.35%) ClearCase
6 10 (7.35%) ClearQuest
7 9 (6.62%) Apache Ivy
8 7 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.68%) Hudson
9 5 (3.68%) Maven
10 4 (2.94%) CA Gen
10 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.94%) git-flow
10 4 (2.94%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.21%) Ant
11 3 (2.21%) PVCS
General
1 15 (11.03%) Finance
2 4 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.47%) Legal
3 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (34.56%) Developer
2 15 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Architect
4 10 (7.35%) PHP Developer
5 9 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 8 (5.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) DevOps Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) DevOps Specialist
8 6 (4.41%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Cisco Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (3.68%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.68%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.53%) CSS
2 31 (22.79%) HTML
3 26 (19.12%) Web Services
4 21 (15.44%) JSON
4 21 (15.44%) REST
5 11 (8.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (8.09%) XML
6 9 (6.62%) Ajax
6 9 (6.62%) CSS3
6 9 (6.62%) HTML5
6 9 (6.62%) J2EE
6 9 (6.62%) Play Framework
7 8 (5.88%) Django
7 8 (5.88%) ELK Stack
8 7 (5.15%) .NET
8 7 (5.15%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.68%) Spring
9 5 (3.68%) Symfony
10 4 (2.94%) Guice
10 4 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) CMDB
2 16 (11.76%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.35%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.41%) User Experience
5 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.74%) Fintech
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
8 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.00%) Linux
2 35 (25.74%) Unix
3 15 (11.03%) Mac OS X
3 15 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.82%) AIX
5 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.62%) Windows
6 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.47%) CentOS
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.74%) Android
8 1 (0.74%) Fedora
8 1 (0.74%) VME
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (37.50%) DevOps
3 50 (36.76%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (23.53%) Scrum
5 29 (21.32%) OO
6 28 (20.59%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (16.18%) Open Source
8 20 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (14.71%) Web Design
9 19 (13.97%) ITIL
9 19 (13.97%) Web Development
10 17 (12.50%) Service Management
11 16 (11.76%) Problem Management
11 16 (11.76%) Process Improvement
12 15 (11.03%) Line Management
13 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
14 13 (9.56%) ITSM
14 13 (9.56%) MVC
14 13 (9.56%) Web Operations
15 12 (8.82%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.53%) Ruby
2 28 (20.59%) Python
3 27 (19.85%) Java
3 27 (19.85%) PHP
4 24 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 13 (9.56%) SQL
6 12 (8.82%) Scala
7 10 (7.35%) Bash Shell
7 10 (7.35%) C#
8 9 (6.62%) Perl
9 8 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 8 (5.88%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.94%) Go
11 3 (2.21%) Korn
12 2 (1.47%) COBOL
12 2 (1.47%) Groovy
12 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.74%) C++
13 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.47%) PMP
6 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MOS
6 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.18%) Docker
2 10 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Postfix
4 1 (0.74%) Squid
4 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (35.29%) Puppet
2 45 (33.09%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (25.00%) Ansible
4 12 (8.82%) Salt
5 10 (7.35%) Terraform
6 5 (3.68%) Kibana
6 5 (3.68%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.68%) logstash
7 3 (2.21%) collectd
7 3 (2.21%) StatsD
8 2 (1.47%) Graphite
8 2 (1.47%) Marathon
8 2 (1.47%) Mesos
8 2 (1.47%) Rancher
8 2 (1.47%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.74%) Consul
9 1 (0.74%) Grafana
9 1 (0.74%) Packer
9 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle
3 12 (8.82%) Rackspace
3 12 (8.82%) VMware
4 10 (7.35%) Cisco
5 8 (5.88%) ServiceNow
6 7 (5.15%) Pega
7 6 (4.41%) CA
7 6 (4.41%) EMC
7 6 (4.41%) Google
7 6 (4.41%) SevOne
8 5 (3.68%) BT
8 5 (3.68%) webMethods
9 4 (2.94%) BEA
9 4 (2.94%) Xamarin
10 3 (2.21%) HP
10 3 (2.21%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.47%) Informatica
11 2 (1.47%) Zend
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