Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Configuration Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Configuration Management over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Management
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 67 42
Rank change year-on-year -17 -25 +26
Contract jobs citing Configuration Management 13 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.92% 1.96% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.36% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 44
Birmingham median daily rate £501 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £413 £378
90th Percentile £560 £539 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £444 £475 £465
% change year-on-year -6.58% +2.15% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £18.20 -
% change year-on-year +45.58% - -

Configuration Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,186 1,357 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.58% 83.15% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 995 751
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £227 £250
90th Percentile £563 £530 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 36
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £10.77 £10.27 £10.60
90th Percentile £32.00 £48.95 £32.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.06 £17.50
% change year-on-year -36.75% +43.20% -12.50%

Configuration Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Configuration Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Management in Birmingham

Configuration Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Management in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Configuration Management.

1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Docker
3 6 (46.15%) Terraform
4 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Puppet
5 4 (30.77%) Node.js
5 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory

Configuration Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CodePipeline
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (15.38%) CloudFront
4 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Serverless
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
5 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon Athena
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (15.38%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (15.38%) SAML
3 2 (15.38%) Sensu
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Web Operations
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Kanban
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Go
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Docker
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
2 6 (46.15%) Terraform
3 4 (30.77%) Kubernetes
3 4 (30.77%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (15.38%) Grafana
5 2 (15.38%) Graphite
5 2 (15.38%) Mesos
5 2 (15.38%) Nagios
5 2 (15.38%) rkt
5 2 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (15.38%) ZABBIX
6 1 (7.69%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) SnapLogic