The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Manager
Rank 112 100 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Manager 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £413 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £374
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -9.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2162 1704 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.01% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1115 796 954
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 155 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Configuration Manager
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Configuration Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Manager in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Configuration Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Configuration Manager
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 Manager across the West Midlands region.

Configuration Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Configuration Manager
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
3 4 (66.67%) Release Management
4 3 (50.00%) SAS
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cognos
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) SaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Configuration Manager in their job title 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 with Configuration Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Release Management
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cognos
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle