The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Engineer 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 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 565 542 530
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 26 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.086% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.091% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 22
Average daily rate £375 £456 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +30.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £333 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £488 £235
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +107.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- +275.00%
Configuration Engineer
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
44757 43990 42263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.48% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29198 27793 25435
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £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 1556 1772 1890
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Configuration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Configuration Engineer
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 Engineer within the England 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
London +1 9 £375 -2.59%
South East +1 7 £344 -24.65% 1
North West -7 6 - -
South West +1 2 £400 -
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Configuration Engineer
UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (38.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
3 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
3 26 (37.14%) DevOps
4 24 (34.29%) ISO 9001
4 24 (34.29%) ITIL
5 23 (32.86%) UML
5 23 (32.86%) MS Office
5 23 (32.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (32.86%) TickIT
5 23 (32.86%) V-Model
5 23 (32.86%) JIRA
5 23 (32.86%) Waterfall
5 23 (32.86%) High Availability
6 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
6 22 (31.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
8 15 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (18.57%) Java
11 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
11 12 (17.14%) Ruby
12 11 (15.71%) Linux
13 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
13 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 9 (12.86%) CentOS
14 9 (12.86%) Maven
14 9 (12.86%) Unix
14 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) Apache
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) Jetty
2 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.43%) nginx
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 23 (32.86%) MS Office
2 23 (32.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) 2G
1 6 (8.57%) 3G
1 6 (8.57%) Ethernet
2 5 (7.14%) ATM
2 5 (7.14%) SDH
3 4 (5.71%) OSPF
4 3 (4.29%) 4G
4 3 (4.29%) DHCP
4 3 (4.29%) DNS
4 3 (4.29%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (2.86%) BGP
5 2 (2.86%) HSRP
5 2 (2.86%) ICMP
5 2 (2.86%) IPsec
5 2 (2.86%) MPLS
5 2 (2.86%) RTCP
5 2 (2.86%) RTP
5 2 (2.86%) VLAN
5 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 2 (2.86%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (37.14%) Jenkins
3 23 (32.86%) JIRA
4 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 22 (31.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 12 (17.14%) TeamCity
6 9 (12.86%) Maven
7 4 (5.71%) Hudson
7 4 (5.71%) Subversion
8 3 (4.29%) JUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.86%) PyUnit
10 1 (1.43%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.43%) Gradle
10 1 (1.43%) MSI
10 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) WiX
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (4.29%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) Servlets
3 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) CMDB
4 5 (7.14%) Life Science
5 1 (1.43%) Informatics
5 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) CentOS
2 9 (12.86%) Unix
3 6 (8.57%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (37.14%) DevOps
3 24 (34.29%) ITIL
4 23 (32.86%) High Availability
4 23 (32.86%) UML
4 23 (32.86%) V-Model
4 23 (32.86%) Waterfall
5 17 (24.29%) Configuration Management
6 14 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.29%) Logistics
7 3 (4.29%) SDLC
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
8 2 (2.86%) Data Management
8 2 (2.86%) Defect Management
8 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.86%) Network Planning
9 1 (1.43%) Case Management
9 1 (1.43%) JVM Tuning
9 1 (1.43%) Open Source
9 1 (1.43%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) Ruby
3 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (34.29%) ISO 9001
2 23 (32.86%) TickIT
3 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (12.86%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Nokia
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle
4 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
5 2 (2.86%) BT
5 2 (2.86%) Huawei
5 2 (2.86%) Juniper
5 2 (2.86%) Nortel
5 2 (2.86%) VMware
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.43%) Sonatype
6 1 (1.43%) TIBCO