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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 529 517 487
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 35 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.063% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.069% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 13
Average daily rate
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£436 £413 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £180
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £18.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £18.13
% change year-on-year
+227.27% -24.13%
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
44005 42325 37797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.52% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27481 25452 22049
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1708 1839 2121
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
South East -22 15 £494 +41.57% 1
London -19 13 £385 -7.11%
North West - 2 £500 -
East of England +4 1 - - 2
East Midlands +3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Configuration Engineer
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Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 17 (30.36%) Configuration Management
3 16 (28.57%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) Linux
5 13 (23.21%) Windows
5 13 (23.21%) Perl
5 13 (23.21%) Java
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.43%) Ericsson
6 12 (21.43%) NSN NetAct
7 11 (19.64%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (19.64%) Nokia
7 11 (19.64%) 3G
7 11 (19.64%) Network Planning
7 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
7 11 (19.64%) 2G
8 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
8 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
8 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (16.07%) LTE
9 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
9 9 (16.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle Cash Management
9 9 (16.07%) Release Management
9 9 (16.07%) Nortel
9 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
10 8 (14.29%) .NET

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.57%) Drupal
3 2 (3.57%) Jetty
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.79%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) 3G
1 11 (19.64%) 2G
1 11 (19.64%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (16.07%) LTE
3 2 (3.57%) Multicast
3 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.14%) MS Access
3 3 (5.36%) MySQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.07%) TeamCity
3 8 (14.29%) Selenium
3 8 (14.29%) NUnit
4 6 (10.71%) AnthillPro
5 5 (8.93%) Maven
5 5 (8.93%) Ant
6 4 (7.14%) CruiseControl
7 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
8 2 (3.57%) JIRA
8 2 (3.57%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.57%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.79%) Hudson
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) WCF
2 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.36%) HTML
4 3 (5.36%) Web Services
5 2 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (3.57%) LAMP
6 1 (1.79%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 6 (10.71%) Android
3 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Fedora
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) SUSE
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Configuration Management
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) Network Planning
4 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.07%) Release Management
6 7 (12.50%) SOA
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) DevOps
8 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.14%) Change Control
9 4 (7.14%) Scrum
10 3 (5.36%) OO
10 3 (5.36%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.57%) Build Automation
11 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.57%) Kanban
11 2 (3.57%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) Workflow
12 1 (1.79%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) Perl
2 13 (23.21%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) HNC
1 7 (12.50%) HND
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) vCloud
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.57%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Ericsson
3 11 (19.64%) Nokia
4 9 (16.07%) Nortel
4 9 (16.07%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) New Relic
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) Unisys
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
8 1 (1.79%) NEC
8 1 (1.79%) Serena
8 1 (1.79%) Huawei
8 1 (1.79%) Fortinet