Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 170 184
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -18
Contract jobs citing Runbook 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.069% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.084% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +52.38% -25.00%
10th Percentile £250 £355 £190
90th Percentile £655 £445 £344
England median daily rate £475 £443 £456
% change year-on-year +7.34% -3.01% +11.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £37.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year - +200.00% -

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 4,101 3,554 4,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.73% 81.63% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,539 2,226 2,539
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £235
90th Percentile £575 £538 £546
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 140 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.91% +19.44% -25.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £51.60 £38.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% +9.52%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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
Warwickshire - 4 £500 -
Birmingham -14 3 £400 -
Runbook
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (14.29%) WildFly
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Law
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP