The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Engineer
Rank 116 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.037% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.040% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £488 £235
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +107.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +275.00%
Configuration Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2328 2518 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.47% 93.16% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1226 1245 1232
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 74 110
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 - -
Reading - 1 £300 -
Configuration Engineer
South East

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) RTCP
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) SCTP
3 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (16.67%) Java

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) 2G
3 2 (33.33%) 3G
3 2 (33.33%) 4G
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) HSRP
3 2 (33.33%) ICMP
3 2 (33.33%) IPsec
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) RTCP
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) SCTP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) VRRP
3 2 (33.33%) xDSL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia