Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Runbook skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Runbook over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 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.

Runbook
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 95 85
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing Runbook 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.074% 0.40% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.089% 0.49% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% +100.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Runbook 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 1,128 1,233 1,041
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 83.99% 82.97% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 833 695
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 19
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.06 £14.88 £14.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.69% +4.64% -6.79%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.39 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.50 £41.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.43 £15.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +69.50% -27.71% +13.54%

Runbook
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Runbook in Birmingham

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Runbook in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook 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 Runbook.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Runbook
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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) CTI
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft