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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Management
Rank 75 100 75
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 42 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 0.67% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.92% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -17.64%
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
1854 1839 1418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.55% 72.63% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 964 739
Average daily rate £395 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 130 60
Average hourly rate £30.50 £29.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +17 15 £375 -11.76% 5
Coventry +2 9 £363 +3.57% 1
Solihull - 5 - -
Shropshire -7 4 £600 +118.18%
Worcestershire - 4 £400 -
Warwickshire +3 1 - -
Wolverhampton +1 1 £600 +84.61%
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (23.53%) ITIL
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 18 (21.18%) Java
2 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.00%) Open Source
4 16 (18.82%) MongoDB
4 16 (18.82%) MySQL
5 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.65%) HTML
5 15 (17.65%) CSS
6 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
6 14 (16.47%) Change Management
7 13 (15.29%) Finance
7 13 (15.29%) SUSE
7 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
8 11 (12.94%) Firewall
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle
9 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.76%) Service Management
9 10 (11.76%) DevOps
10 9 (10.59%) Apache
10 9 (10.59%) REST
10 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
10 9 (10.59%) Puppet
10 9 (10.59%) Web Development
11 8 (9.41%) Subversion
11 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.59%) Apache
2 5 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) Confluence
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) CMS
5 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.35%) JBoss
5 2 (2.35%) SAS
6 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.18%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) ZaiNet
1 2 (2.35%) Aligne
2 1 (1.18%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (8.24%) IaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
2 7 (8.24%) Internet
2 7 (8.24%) HTTP
2 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.24%) SSL
3 5 (5.88%) SAN
3 5 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) WCDMA
5 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.18%) 3G
5 1 (1.18%) 2G
5 1 (1.18%) HSPA
5 1 (1.18%) LTE
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) GPRS
5 1 (1.18%) GSM
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) MySQL
1 16 (18.82%) MongoDB
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Subversion
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
4 3 (3.53%) Hudson
4 3 (3.53%) PVCS
5 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.18%) Toad
6 1 (1.18%) FishEye
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (15.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Developer
2 13 (15.29%) Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) Architect
3 8 (9.41%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (8.24%) Administrator
4 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 6 (7.06%) Website Developer
5 6 (7.06%) DBA
6 4 (4.71%) Consultant
6 4 (4.71%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.53%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Release Manager
7 3 (3.53%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.53%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) HTML
1 15 (17.65%) CSS
2 9 (10.59%) REST
3 8 (9.41%) .NET
3 8 (9.41%) XML
4 7 (8.24%) CGI
4 7 (8.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (7.06%) D3.js
5 6 (7.06%) Flot
6 5 (5.88%) Web Services
7 4 (4.71%) J2EE
7 4 (4.71%) jQuery
8 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.53%) WCF
8 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.53%) HTML5
8 3 (3.53%) Ajax
9 2 (2.35%) OAuth
9 2 (2.35%) XHTML
10 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.59%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.71%) CMDB
4 2 (2.35%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Statistics
4 2 (2.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) SCADA
5 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.53%) Windows
1 20 (23.53%) Linux
2 13 (15.29%) SUSE
3 8 (9.41%) UNIX
4 7 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
2 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Open Source
3 14 (16.47%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Service Management
4 10 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 10 (11.76%) DevOps
5 9 (10.59%) Web Development
6 8 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) ITSM
6 8 (9.41%) Validation
7 7 (8.24%) Data Validation
7 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.24%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.24%) Analytics
7 7 (8.24%) Data Reconciliation
8 6 (7.06%) Microservices
8 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) Java
2 15 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.24%) Ruby
4 6 (7.06%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.53%) C#
7 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.35%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.35%) COBIT
5 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
2 6 (7.06%) Kibana
3 5 (5.88%) SCOM
3 5 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 5 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.53%) SCCM
5 2 (2.35%) Ansible
5 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Dell
5 5 (5.88%) CA
5 5 (5.88%) Brocade
5 5 (5.88%) FalconStor
5 5 (5.88%) Dell Compellent
6 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
6 3 (3.53%) Nintex
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 3 (3.53%) Telerik
6 3 (3.53%) BEA
7 2 (2.35%) SunGard
7 2 (2.35%) SAP
7 2 (2.35%) Cognos
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.35%) Google
7 2 (2.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.18%) WSO2
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