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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 565 552 522
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 25 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.023% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.025% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 5
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£450 £360 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £338 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £372 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £27.25
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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
48343 44497 46623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.69% 92.87% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30757 27460 26825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1984 1944 2328
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 - 13 £450 - 1
London -12 4 £338 -6.25% 1
South East - 2 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Configuration Engineer
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Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 26 (49.06%) .NET
3 25 (47.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (45.28%) Windows
5 20 (37.74%) C#
5 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
5 20 (37.74%) TeamCity
6 19 (35.85%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
7 16 (30.19%) Confluence
8 15 (28.30%) JIRA
9 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.64%) SQL
10 12 (22.64%) VB
10 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
11 11 (20.75%) IIS
11 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) Web Services
12 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (18.87%) DevOps
12 10 (18.87%) Puppet
13 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
13 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
13 9 (16.98%) Java
14 8 (15.09%) Oracle
14 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
14 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (13.21%) XML

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 16 (30.19%) Confluence
2 11 (20.75%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SSDT
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Git (software)
2 25 (47.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (37.74%) TeamCity
4 15 (28.30%) JIRA
5 9 (16.98%) Visual Studio
6 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.32%) Maven
7 6 (11.32%) FinalBuilder
8 5 (9.43%) Log4Net
9 4 (7.55%) Subversion
10 3 (5.66%) Ant
10 3 (5.66%) Artifactory
11 2 (3.77%) Serena SBM
11 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (1.89%) AnthillPro
12 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
12 1 (1.89%) Gradle
12 1 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.89%) NUnit
12 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) .NET
2 12 (22.64%) ASP.NET
3 10 (18.87%) Web Services
4 9 (16.98%) .NET Framework
5 7 (13.21%) XML
6 5 (9.43%) MSMQ
7 3 (5.66%) HTML
8 2 (3.77%) JMS
9 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.89%) WCF
9 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) CMDB
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.21%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.55%) UNIX
7 1 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.89%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Configuration Management
2 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (18.87%) DevOps
4 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.43%) Release Management
6 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.66%) ITIL
6 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.77%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.77%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 1 (1.89%) PDM
8 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) C#
2 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) VB
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) C++
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (18.87%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) SCCM
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.66%) Serena
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) BMC
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Adobe