The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 123 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £438 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
- +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.55 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.73% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Configuration Engineer
South East

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Configuration Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Configuration Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) OSGi
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
3 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XSL

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Configuration Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Configuration Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
1 4 (44.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (22.22%) MSBuild
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) StarTeam
3 1 (11.11%) Hudson
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) OSGi
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) XSL
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) WMI
2 1 (11.11%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Serena
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Borland
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss