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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 71 91 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 58 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.02% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.43% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £233 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £421 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.57 £37.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.30% -0.56%
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
1974 1679 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.49% 71.45% 70.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1192 879 576
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 98 85
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Shropshire +9 22 £400 +8.60%
Coventry +8 9 £260 +1.96% 2
Worcestershire +2 6 £350 +46.59%
Birmingham -9 4 - - 2
Solihull +10 3 - -
Warwickshire -1 2 £460 - 3
Staffordshire - 2 £450 - 1
Dudley - 2 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 31 (31.31%) Linux
2 26 (26.26%) Java
3 23 (23.23%) Open Source
4 20 (20.20%) Oracle
4 20 (20.20%) Windows
5 19 (19.19%) ITIL
6 18 (18.18%) UNIX
7 16 (16.16%) MySQL
7 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
7 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.16%) MongoDB
8 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.13%) HTML
9 13 (13.13%) SUSE
10 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 12 (12.12%) CSS
11 11 (11.11%) SQL
11 11 (11.11%) Firewall
11 11 (11.11%) Subversion
12 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
12 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
12 10 (10.10%) DevOps
13 9 (9.09%) Business Objects
13 9 (9.09%) Apache
13 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
13 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 9 (9.09%) Finance
13 9 (9.09%) Project Planning
13 9 (9.09%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.09%) Apache
3 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.04%) Confluence
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) JBoss
6 2 (2.02%) Drupal
6 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.02%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Project
2 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Joyent
3 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.07%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (7.07%) SAN
3 7 (7.07%) HTTP
3 7 (7.07%) SSL
3 7 (7.07%) Internet
4 6 (6.06%) HSPA
4 6 (6.06%) LTE
4 6 (6.06%) 2G
4 6 (6.06%) 3G
4 6 (6.06%) GPRS
4 6 (6.06%) GSM
4 6 (6.06%) WCDMA
4 6 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (6.06%) 4G
5 4 (4.04%) ASN.1
5 4 (4.04%) Network Security
5 4 (4.04%) X.509
6 2 (2.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) MySQL
1 16 (16.16%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.04%) DB2
5 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Subversion
2 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.05%) ClearCase
4 5 (5.05%) JIRA
5 4 (4.04%) TortoiseSVN
5 4 (4.04%) Hudson
6 2 (2.02%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.01%) FishEye
7 1 (1.01%) Ant
7 1 (1.01%) Toad
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.01%) Maven
7 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Automotive
3 3 (3.03%) Legal
3 3 (3.03%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.01%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
4 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (8.08%) Analyst
3 7 (7.07%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
4 6 (6.06%) Performance Engineer
4 6 (6.06%) Website Developer
4 6 (6.06%) Administrator
4 6 (6.06%) DBA
4 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.05%) Architect
5 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
6 4 (4.04%) RAN Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) RAN Performance Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Hadoop Developer
7 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.03%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.02%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) HTML
2 12 (12.12%) CSS
3 8 (8.08%) XML
3 8 (8.08%) J2EE
4 7 (7.07%) CGI
4 7 (7.07%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (6.06%) Flot
5 6 (6.06%) D3.js
5 6 (6.06%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) Web Services
6 5 (5.05%) Middleware
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (4.04%) SAX
7 4 (4.04%) .NET
7 4 (4.04%) GTK+
8 3 (3.03%) Ajax
9 2 (2.02%) XHTML
10 1 (1.01%) Spring Batch
10 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Open Source
2 9 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.07%) CMDB
4 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.04%) PKI
4 4 (4.04%) NHS
5 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.02%) Statistics
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.02%) DataPower
6 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.01%) AS400
7 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.31%) Linux
2 20 (20.20%) Windows
3 18 (18.18%) UNIX
4 13 (13.13%) SUSE
5 7 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.05%) HPUX
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (4.04%) zOS
7 4 (4.04%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.01%) AIX
8 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.01%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) ITIL
2 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.10%) DevOps
4 9 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 9 (9.09%) Web Development
4 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.07%) Change Control
6 7 (7.07%) Test Strategy
6 7 (7.07%) Analytics
6 7 (7.07%) Scrum
6 7 (7.07%) Service Management
7 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design
7 6 (6.06%) Web Design
7 6 (6.06%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) Java
2 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.11%) SQL
4 7 (7.07%) PHP
4 7 (7.07%) Ruby
5 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Perl
7 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.04%) C#
7 4 (4.04%) C++
7 4 (4.04%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.02%) C
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.04%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (4.04%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (2.02%) ISEB
4 2 (2.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) MCSA
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.01%) MAPM
5 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 6 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.08%) Puppet
2 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (6.06%) ARCserve
2 6 (6.06%) Kibana
3 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.05%) Ansible
4 3 (3.03%) SCCM
4 3 (3.03%) WSUS
5 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.01%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (20.20%) Oracle
2 16 (16.16%) Red Hat
3 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (9.09%) Business Objects
5 8 (8.08%) BEA
6 7 (7.07%) Dell
7 6 (6.06%) Huawei
7 6 (6.06%) webMethods
7 6 (6.06%) Nortel
7 6 (6.06%) CA
7 6 (6.06%) Ericsson
7 6 (6.06%) FalconStor
7 6 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (5.05%) VMware
9 4 (4.04%) Brocade
9 4 (4.04%) Informatica
9 4 (4.04%) IBM
10 3 (3.03%) HP
10 3 (3.03%) Mapinfo
10 3 (3.03%) Pega
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