Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 176 204
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28 -
Contract jobs citing Runbook 9 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.25% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.94% +24.03% -
10th Percentile £244 £371 £319
90th Percentile £467 £425 £389
England median daily rate £473 £413 £440
% change year-on-year +14.55% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.49 -
% change year-on-year +55.64% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,394 4,041 5,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 85.99% 83.98% 84.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,687 2,587 3,143
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 141 153
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £25.00 £17.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.60% +46.03% -14.40%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.75 £10.61
90th Percentile £39.75 £48.75 £39.90
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%

Runbook
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Runbook as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Runbook in the West Midlands

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Runbook in the West Midlands

Runbook
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Runbook in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Runbook in the West Midlands

Runbook
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 Runbook within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +6 5 £328 -18.13% 1
Solihull +5 2 - - 1
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Runbook.

1 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Java EE
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Google
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
4 1 (11.11%) Skype
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Isilon
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications

Runbook
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DAB
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Avaya Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCDP
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Avaya
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
3 1 (11.11%) Isilon
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy