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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 554 543 549
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 29 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.029% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.031% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 15
Average daily rate
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£438 £225 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £180 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £392 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £205
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.07%
Configuration Engineer
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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
47122 45147 49346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.76% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29091 27426 28362
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1971 2486
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
East of England - 17 £450 - 2
London +17 5 £381 - 3
South East -4 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +4 1 £400 +6.66%
Configuration Engineer
UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 29 (41.43%) .NET
3 26 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (35.71%) C#
4 25 (35.71%) Windows
5 23 (32.86%) Configuration Management
5 23 (32.86%) TeamCity
5 23 (32.86%) JIRA
6 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
6 22 (31.43%) Confluence
6 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.43%) VB
9 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (20.00%) Web Services
11 13 (18.57%) IIS
11 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
11 13 (18.57%) SQL
12 12 (17.14%) DevOps
12 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (15.71%) Puppet
13 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (14.29%) Maven
14 10 (14.29%) Java
14 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
15 9 (12.86%) Linux
15 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
15 9 (12.86%) Oracle
16 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (31.43%) Confluence
2 13 (18.57%) IIS
3 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 5 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.86%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) GSM
2 1 (1.43%) SDH
2 1 (1.43%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.43%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SSDT
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.43%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 26 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (32.86%) TeamCity
3 23 (32.86%) JIRA
4 10 (14.29%) Maven
4 10 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (10.00%) Subversion
5 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.57%) FinalBuilder
6 6 (8.57%) Log4Net
7 4 (5.71%) Artifactory
7 4 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.43%) Ant
9 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.43%) StarTeam
9 1 (1.43%) Serena SBM
9 1 (1.43%) AnthillPro
9 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (41.43%) .NET
2 14 (20.00%) Web Services
3 13 (18.57%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.57%) MSMQ
5 6 (8.57%) XML
6 4 (5.71%) OSGi
6 4 (5.71%) JMS
7 3 (4.29%) HTML
8 1 (1.43%) CSS
8 1 (1.43%) XSL
8 1 (1.43%) Ajax
8 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (1.43%) EPoS
2 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.43%) SCADA
2 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Linux
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) SUSE
7 1 (1.43%) UNIX
7 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Configuration Management
2 17 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (17.14%) DevOps
4 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.57%) Release Management
5 6 (8.57%) ITIL
6 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Migration
7 3 (4.29%) SOA
7 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.29%) ITSM
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.86%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) C#
2 22 (31.43%) PowerShell
3 15 (21.43%) VB
4 13 (18.57%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.71%) Perl
8 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 2 (2.86%) VB6
9 2 (2.86%) Ruby
9 2 (2.86%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) Python
10 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.43%) C++
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (15.71%) Puppet
3 6 (8.57%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (1.43%) Nagios
5 1 (1.43%) WMI
5 1 (1.43%) Salt
5 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.71%) HP
5 3 (4.29%) Serena
6 2 (2.86%) Remedy
6 2 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (1.43%) JBoss
7 1 (1.43%) Borland
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Juniper
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Adobe
7 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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