The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 England 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 536 523 547
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 28 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.054% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.058% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 15
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £180 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £315 £253
% change year-on-year
+16.86% +24.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -22.07%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45686 43047 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.53% 92.64% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28284 25787 27971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1846 1994 2539
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Configuration Engineer
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
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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 +5 8 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England - 7 £438 - 1
Yorkshire +6 6 £365 -2.66% 1
South East -18 3 - - 1
Configuration Engineer
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Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.82%) JIRA
2 17 (29.82%) .NET
3 16 (28.07%) C#
3 16 (28.07%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
5 14 (24.56%) Confluence
6 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
6 13 (22.81%) TeamCity
6 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.05%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (17.54%) DevOps
9 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (15.79%) Maven
10 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
11 7 (12.28%) Linux
11 7 (12.28%) Apache
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) Java
11 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.28%) Subversion
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.53%) SCCM
12 6 (10.53%) Release Management
12 6 (10.53%) IIS

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (24.56%) Confluence
2 7 (12.28%) Apache
3 6 (10.53%) IIS
4 5 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) GSM
3 1 (1.75%) SDH
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.75%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SSDT
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.75%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (29.82%) JIRA
3 15 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (22.81%) TeamCity
5 9 (15.79%) Maven
5 9 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 7 (12.28%) Subversion
7 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.26%) Log4Net
9 3 (5.26%) Artifactory
9 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
10 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (1.75%) AnthillPro
11 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
11 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.75%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.75%) Serena SBM
11 1 (1.75%) Hudson
11 1 (1.75%) FinalBuilder
General
1 4 (7.02%) Retail
1 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 12 (21.05%) Web Services
3 6 (10.53%) XML
4 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET
4 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
4 5 (8.77%) OSGi
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
5 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
5 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 1 (1.75%) CSS
6 1 (1.75%) XSL
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.75%) EPoS
2 1 (1.75%) SCADA
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
2 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (17.54%) DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) Release Management
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL V2
8 2 (3.51%) Network Management
8 2 (3.51%) ITSM
8 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) SOA
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
9 1 (1.75%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) C#
2 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 13 (22.81%) PowerShell
3 7 (12.28%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) VB
5 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) VB6
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (19.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (3.51%) Puppet
3 2 (3.51%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) WMI
4 1 (1.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
4 4 (7.02%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) Serena
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Juniper
6 1 (1.75%) BMC
6 1 (1.75%) Borland
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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