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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 533 486 544
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 33 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.098% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.11% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 8
Average daily rate £375 £315 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -29.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £258
% change year-on-year
- +16.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.55 £18.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.55 £18.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.73% -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -34 11 £425 -2.85% 1
South East -20 10 £438 +77.66% 2
East of England - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire -22 2 £325 +8.33%
East Midlands - 2 - -
South West - - - -
Configuration Engineer
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Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
3 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.95%) JIRA
4 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
4 12 (19.67%) Confluence
4 12 (19.67%) .NET
4 12 (19.67%) Perl
4 12 (19.67%) Maven
5 11 (18.03%) Subversion
6 10 (16.39%) Java
6 10 (16.39%) IBM
6 10 (16.39%) Windows
6 10 (16.39%) Apache
7 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (14.75%) Release Management
8 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (13.11%) MSBuild
8 8 (13.11%) OSGi
8 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
8 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.48%) C#
9 7 (11.48%) Oracle
9 7 (11.48%) Web Services
9 7 (11.48%) Linux

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 12 (19.67%) Confluence
2 10 (16.39%) Apache
3 4 (6.56%) IIS
4 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
1 3 (4.92%) 3G
1 3 (4.92%) 2G
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (4.92%) Junos
1 3 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.28%) LTE
2 2 (3.28%) SDH
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) ATM
3 1 (1.64%) GSM
3 1 (1.64%) SONET
3 1 (1.64%) MPLS
3 1 (1.64%) BGP
3 1 (1.64%) DVB
3 1 (1.64%) RSVP
3 1 (1.64%) IGMP
3 1 (1.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) MS Access
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.64%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.95%) JIRA
3 12 (19.67%) Maven
3 12 (19.67%) TeamCity
4 11 (18.03%) Subversion
5 9 (14.75%) Jenkins
5 9 (14.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (13.11%) MSBuild
7 7 (11.48%) CruiseControl
8 6 (9.84%) ClearQuest
8 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
8 6 (9.84%) ClearCase
9 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
9 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.92%) Hudson
10 3 (4.92%) Ant
11 2 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.64%) Log4Net
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) OSGi
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 4 (6.56%) XML
5 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.92%) SOAP
6 2 (3.28%) HTML
6 2 (3.28%) JMS
6 2 (3.28%) REST
7 1 (1.64%) Ajax
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.64%) CSS
7 1 (1.64%) J2EE
7 1 (1.64%) XSL
7 1 (1.64%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
2 4 (6.56%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (6.56%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (6.56%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.64%) SCADA
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
3 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.64%) MPEG
3 1 (1.64%) EPoS
3 1 (1.64%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) DTV
3 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) UNIX
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.75%) Release Management
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
4 7 (11.48%) Waterfall
4 7 (11.48%) SOA
5 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL
6 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.56%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) TDD
7 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.92%) CRM
7 3 (4.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.28%) Network Management
8 2 (3.28%) Network Planning
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.64%) Load Testing
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 12 (19.67%) Perl
3 10 (16.39%) Java
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
7 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) Python
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.64%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) WMI
4 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) IBM
3 7 (11.48%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Juniper
5 3 (4.92%) Ericsson
5 3 (4.92%) Cisco
5 3 (4.92%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) StreamServe
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.28%) Cerillion
6 2 (3.28%) Nokia
6 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.28%) Nortel
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) JBoss
7 1 (1.64%) webMethods
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