Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 199 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - +175
Contract jobs citing Runbook 10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 0
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.03% - -
England median daily rate £413 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 - -
England median hourly rate £22.49 - £102.50

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 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 4029 4934 4006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.83% 82.91% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2583 2962 2271
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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
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 10 December 2017. 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 0 5 £400 +6.67%
Shropshire +18 3 £385 +20.31%
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Runbook also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Runbook.

1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) PBX
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
1 5 (50.00%) CTI
1 5 (50.00%) H.323
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) IVR
1 5 (50.00%) XMPP
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (30.00%) F5

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) CTI
1 5 (50.00%) H.323
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) PBX
1 5 (50.00%) Skype
1 5 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Communications Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) IVR
2 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Avaya
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) F5