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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Management
Rank 71 85 111
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 73 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 1.38% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 1.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 14
Median daily rate £462 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £565 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -21.42%
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
2588 1821 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.13% 75.88% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1112 993
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 £270 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 86 135
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Birmingham -6 22 £496 +28.03%
Shropshire -13 21 £500 -
Coventry -9 9 £325 -10.34% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £462 -
Solihull -14 2 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £275 -
Configuration Management
England

Configuration Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 88 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.22%) DevOps
3 44 (28.76%) Git (software)
4 41 (26.80%) Java
5 38 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (23.53%) Windows
7 33 (21.57%) SQL
8 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
8 32 (20.92%) Microsoft
9 31 (20.26%) Release Management
10 30 (19.61%) Linux
10 30 (19.61%) Open Source
10 30 (19.61%) Puppet
11 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
11 29 (18.95%) Data Modelling
11 29 (18.95%) JIRA
12 28 (18.30%) Confluence
13 27 (17.65%) Problem Management
13 27 (17.65%) .NET
14 26 (16.99%) Software Engineering
15 25 (16.34%) Unix
15 25 (16.34%) Jenkins
16 24 (15.69%) SC Cleared
16 24 (15.69%) JBoss
17 23 (15.03%) Subversion
17 23 (15.03%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
18 22 (14.38%) JSON
19 20 (13.07%) OO
19 20 (13.07%) Scrum

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 28 (18.30%) Confluence
2 24 (15.69%) JBoss
3 16 (10.46%) Apache ServiceMix
4 13 (8.50%) Apache
5 11 (7.19%) Mule
5 11 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.23%) NServiceBus
7 7 (4.58%) WebLogic
8 6 (3.92%) IIS
8 6 (3.92%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.65%) Documentum
10 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.65%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.19%) IaaS
3 10 (6.54%) Office 365
4 9 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (5.23%) GitHub
6 2 (1.31%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.88%) HTTP
1 9 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.23%) Network Security
3 7 (4.58%) SSL
4 5 (3.27%) DNS
5 3 (1.96%) SAN
5 3 (1.96%) VPN
6 2 (1.31%) DHCP
6 2 (1.31%) FCAPS
6 2 (1.31%) Firewall
6 2 (1.31%) ICMP
6 2 (1.31%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.31%) SSH
7 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.65%) FTP
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) IPsec
7 1 (0.65%) LAN
7 1 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (5.23%) Big Data
2 8 (5.23%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.58%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.58%) Pentaho
4 4 (2.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) QlikView
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 44 (28.76%) Git (software)
2 29 (18.95%) JIRA
3 25 (16.34%) Jenkins
4 23 (15.03%) Subversion
4 23 (15.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (12.42%) ClearCase
6 18 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (11.11%) PVCS
8 16 (10.46%) FishEye
8 16 (10.46%) Sonatype Nexus
9 15 (9.80%) Bitbucket
10 14 (9.15%) ClearQuest
10 14 (9.15%) GitLab
10 14 (9.15%) JIRA Agile
10 14 (9.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (5.88%) GoCD
12 8 (5.23%) FxCop
12 8 (5.23%) StyleCop
13 7 (4.58%) JUnit
13 7 (4.58%) Selenium
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Developer
2 21 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (11.11%) Architect
5 16 (10.46%) Consultant
6 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (5.88%) MuleSoft Developer
8 8 (5.23%) ClearCase Support
9 7 (4.58%) DevOps Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Lead Developer
9 7 (4.58%) MuleSoft Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.92%) Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) DevOps Specialist
10 6 (3.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (17.65%) .NET
2 22 (14.38%) JSON
3 17 (11.11%) J2EE
3 17 (11.11%) RESTful
4 12 (7.84%) XML
5 10 (6.54%) CSS
5 10 (6.54%) HTML
6 9 (5.88%) SOAP
7 8 (5.23%) REST
8 7 (4.58%) Spring
9 6 (3.92%) EJB
9 6 (3.92%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.92%) HTML5
9 6 (3.92%) J2SE
9 6 (3.92%) Play Framework
9 6 (3.92%) Web Services
10 5 (3.27%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.96%) WinForms
12 3 (1.96%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.92%) CMDB
2 5 (3.27%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.61%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.96%) Clustering
5 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.31%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.31%) Derivative
5 2 (1.31%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.53%) Windows
2 30 (19.61%) Linux
3 25 (16.34%) Unix
4 20 (13.07%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.58%) CentOS
6 7 (4.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.27%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.96%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (57.52%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (39.22%) DevOps
3 38 (24.84%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (20.26%) Release Management
5 30 (19.61%) Open Source
6 29 (18.95%) Data Modelling
7 27 (17.65%) Problem Management
8 26 (16.99%) Software Engineering
9 20 (13.07%) OO
9 20 (13.07%) Scrum
10 15 (9.80%) API Development
10 15 (9.80%) ITIL
11 14 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.15%) Microservices
11 14 (9.15%) Process Improvement
11 14 (9.15%) Test Strategy
12 12 (7.84%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.84%) Service Management
13 10 (6.54%) TDD
14 9 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.80%) Java
2 33 (21.57%) SQL
3 18 (11.76%) C#
4 17 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 15 (9.80%) Shell Script
6 12 (7.84%) Python
7 9 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.58%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.92%) Haskell
9 6 (3.92%) Perl
9 6 (3.92%) Ruby
9 6 (3.92%) Scala
10 3 (1.96%) C
11 2 (1.31%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.31%) XAML
12 1 (0.65%) Groovy
12 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.27%) MCSE
5 4 (2.61%) Degree
5 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.96%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.96%) CCNA
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.31%) MCP
7 2 (1.31%) RHCE
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) COBIT
2 2 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.88%) Docker
3 3 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (1.31%) iptables
4 2 (1.31%) Postfix
4 2 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (19.61%) Puppet
2 23 (15.03%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.50%) SCOM
4 8 (5.23%) Ansible
5 6 (3.92%) Terraform
6 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.96%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.31%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.31%) Grafana
7 2 (1.31%) Nagios
7 2 (1.31%) Packer
7 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.31%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.65%) Graphite
8 1 (0.65%) Kibana
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.65%) SCSM
8 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (20.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.07%) WSO2
3 18 (11.76%) Oracle
4 17 (11.11%) MuleSoft
5 16 (10.46%) Atlassian
6 14 (9.15%) BMC
7 10 (6.54%) Red Hat
8 8 (5.23%) SaltStack
9 7 (4.58%) Informatica
10 6 (3.92%) webMethods
11 5 (3.27%) Adobe
11 5 (3.27%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.61%) HP
12 4 (2.61%) VMware
13 3 (1.96%) Becrypt
13 3 (1.96%) Google
13 3 (1.96%) IBM
13 3 (1.96%) Lumension
13 3 (1.96%) Veritas
13 3 (1.96%) Xamarin
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