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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 89 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 53 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.14% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 17
Median daily rate £384 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -6.59%
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
2443 1803 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.84% 76.37% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1118 966
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 129
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -13 22 £460 +47.20%
Coventry -1 10 £358 -1.37% 3
Birmingham -12 5 £550 +100.00% 3
Herefordshire - 3 - - 2
Staffordshire +6 2 - - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Dudley - 2 £90 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (35.29%) SQL
3 43 (31.62%) Git (software)
4 40 (29.41%) DevOps
5 37 (27.21%) Unix
6 36 (26.47%) Data Modelling
7 32 (23.53%) Problem Management
7 32 (23.53%) Software Engineering
8 30 (22.06%) JIRA
8 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
8 30 (22.06%) Windows
9 29 (21.32%) Confluence
10 27 (19.85%) SQL Server
10 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
11 26 (19.12%) Java
11 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 25 (18.38%) .NET
12 25 (18.38%) Oracle
12 25 (18.38%) Linux
12 25 (18.38%) Puppet
12 25 (18.38%) Jenkins
13 23 (16.91%) ClearCase
13 23 (16.91%) Scrum
14 22 (16.18%) Subversion
15 21 (15.44%) PVCS
15 21 (15.44%) Shell Script
15 21 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (14.71%) PL/SQL

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 29 (21.32%) Confluence
2 11 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.09%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.88%) Apache
3 8 (5.88%) JBoss
4 7 (5.15%) NServiceBus
5 5 (3.68%) IIS
5 5 (3.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.47%) nginx
7 1 (0.74%) Jetty
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.74%) SAS
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.35%) GitHub
3 9 (6.62%) IaaS
3 9 (6.62%) Office 365
4 8 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.47%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.62%) HTTP
3 7 (5.15%) Network Security
3 7 (5.15%) SSL
4 3 (2.21%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) Internet
5 2 (1.47%) Firewall
5 2 (1.47%) ICMP
5 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.47%) SSH
5 2 (1.47%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) DHCP
6 1 (0.74%) FTP
6 1 (0.74%) IPsec
6 1 (0.74%) LAN
6 1 (0.74%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.56%) Hadoop
2 13 (9.56%) Pentaho
3 12 (8.82%) Big Data
3 12 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (7.35%) MongoDB
5 7 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.21%) MySQL
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.06%) JIRA
3 25 (18.38%) Jenkins
4 23 (16.91%) ClearCase
5 22 (16.18%) Subversion
6 21 (15.44%) PVCS
6 21 (15.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (11.03%) FishEye
8 15 (11.03%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (10.29%) Bitbucket
9 14 (10.29%) ClearQuest
9 14 (10.29%) GitLab
9 14 (10.29%) JIRA Agile
10 13 (9.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (5.88%) GoCD
11 8 (5.88%) JUnit
11 8 (5.88%) Selenium
12 7 (5.15%) Eclipse
12 7 (5.15%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 49 (36.03%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 13 (9.56%) Consultant
6 12 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
6 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.09%) Architect
8 10 (7.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.88%) ClearCase Support
9 8 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.88%) Team Leader
10 7 (5.15%) Digital Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.68%) Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Pentaho Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.38%) .NET
2 18 (13.24%) J2EE
3 12 (8.82%) XML
4 10 (7.35%) CSS
4 10 (7.35%) HTML
4 10 (7.35%) SOAP
5 8 (5.88%) REST
5 8 (5.88%) Spring
6 7 (5.15%) EJB
6 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.15%) HTML5
6 7 (5.15%) J2SE
6 7 (5.15%) JSON
6 7 (5.15%) Play Framework
7 6 (4.41%) Web Services
8 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.21%) WCF
8 3 (2.21%) XSD
8 3 (2.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.68%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.47%) CMDB
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.47%) Data Conversion
4 2 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Clustering
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.21%) Unix
2 30 (22.06%) Windows
3 25 (18.38%) Linux
4 18 (13.24%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.68%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.21%) CentOS
6 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.41%) DevOps
3 36 (26.47%) Data Modelling
4 32 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 32 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 27 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.91%) Scrum
7 20 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (12.50%) Open Source
8 17 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.29%) Microservices
9 14 (10.29%) Process Improvement
10 13 (9.56%) Release Management
11 12 (8.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (8.09%) Analytics
12 11 (8.09%) TDD
13 9 (6.62%) CRM
13 9 (6.62%) ITIL
13 9 (6.62%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.29%) SQL
2 26 (19.12%) Java
3 21 (15.44%) Shell Script
4 20 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 18 (13.24%) C#
6 16 (11.76%) PowerShell
7 13 (9.56%) Python
8 10 (7.35%) Perl
9 8 (5.88%) Scala
10 7 (5.15%) Haskell
10 7 (5.15%) Ruby
11 6 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.47%) C
12 2 (1.47%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.47%) XAML
13 1 (0.74%) Groovy
13 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (22.06%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.12%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) MCSE
3 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.21%) CCNA
4 3 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.47%) MCP
5 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.47%) RHCE
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) SLA
3 2 (1.47%) COBIT
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.09%) Docker
3 2 (1.47%) iptables
3 2 (1.47%) Postfix
4 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (18.38%) Puppet
2 19 (13.97%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.09%) SCOM
4 6 (4.41%) Ansible
4 6 (4.41%) Terraform
5 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.47%) Grafana
5 2 (1.47%) Nagios
5 2 (1.47%) Packer
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.74%) Graphite
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
6 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.38%) Oracle
3 17 (12.50%) Informatica
4 16 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 14 (10.29%) BMC
6 13 (9.56%) WSO2
7 11 (8.09%) webMethods
8 8 (5.88%) Pega
9 7 (5.15%) HP
9 7 (5.15%) SaltStack
10 6 (4.41%) Adobe
11 4 (2.94%) BEA
12 3 (2.21%) Becrypt
12 3 (2.21%) Cloudera
12 3 (2.21%) Google
12 3 (2.21%) IBM
12 3 (2.21%) Lumension
12 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 3 (2.21%) ServiceNow
12 3 (2.21%) VMware
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