The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Analyst
Rank 557 541 518
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 23 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.090% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 32
Average daily rate £400 £285 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.62% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -
Configuration Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44601 43533 41830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.45% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29104 27575 25284
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1612 1743 1871
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.77 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Configuration Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Configuration Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Configuration Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Configuration Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Configuration Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Configuration Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 5 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
London -14 7 £425 +54.54% 2
West Midlands -18 6 £250 -9.09%
South West +3 3 £394 +31.25%
South East +2 3 - - 1
North West -17 2 £533 +83.62%
East of England 0 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Configuration Analyst
UK

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 17 (26.56%) ITIL
3 13 (20.31%) NHS
4 12 (18.75%) Java
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) Finance
8 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 8 (12.50%) IIS
8 8 (12.50%) Windows
9 7 (10.94%) QA
9 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (10.94%) Change Control
9 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.38%) Service Management
10 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (9.38%) SystmOne
11 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
11 5 (7.81%) Reference Data
11 5 (7.81%) CMDB
11 5 (7.81%) BladeLogic
11 5 (7.81%) XML
12 4 (6.25%) Linux
12 4 (6.25%) IBM
12 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
12 4 (6.25%) Unisys
12 4 (6.25%) Project Management

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (1.56%) QlikView
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) Ant
2 3 (4.69%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.69%) Maven
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) FishEye
4 1 (1.56%) GitLab
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.56%) PVCS
4 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
2 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) XML
3 2 (3.13%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) NHS
2 5 (7.81%) CMDB
2 5 (7.81%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 17 (26.56%) ITIL
3 7 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.94%) Change Control
4 6 (9.38%) Service Management
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) ITSM
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.69%) Migration
6 3 (4.69%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
6 3 (4.69%) SOA
7 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) DevOps
7 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.13%) Logistics
7 2 (3.13%) Software Asset Management
7 2 (3.13%) System Testing
7 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) LINC
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) APMP
4 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) IBM
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 4 (6.25%) Unisys
2 3 (4.69%) RedPrairie
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.56%) BMC
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco
3 1 (1.56%) HP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy
3 1 (1.56%) Serena
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
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