Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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.

Runbook
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 87 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing Runbook 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.49% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +39.13% -
10th Percentile £220 £375 £216
90th Percentile £581 £426 £369
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -1.25% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 1,183 1,226 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 82.61% 82.45% 83.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 897 852
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 32
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -2.62% -30.31%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.88 £10.62
90th Percentile £23.45 £46.40 £37.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +42.86% -18.60%

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

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Runbook in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Runbook in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) WildFly
4 1 (20.00%) Skype
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio

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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
1 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya Voice Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy