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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 565 545 529
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 20 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.034% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.036% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £85 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £233 £438
% change year-on-year
+82.79% -46.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £43.75 £12.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.58% -41.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £12.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £12.00 £31.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £12.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+264.58% -41.46%
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
47197 44125 44556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.57% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30320 27264 25557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1929 2395
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 November 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 November 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
South East - 8 £450 -
London +2 2 £388 +10.71% 1
East of England - 2 £450 -
East Midlands - - - -
Configuration Engineer
UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (53.06%) .NET
3 25 (51.02%) Configuration Management
4 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
5 20 (40.82%) Windows
6 16 (32.65%) TeamCity
7 14 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
8 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
8 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (24.49%) Confluence
9 12 (24.49%) VB
9 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
9 12 (24.49%) C#
9 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (22.45%) IIS
10 11 (22.45%) Puppet
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
11 10 (20.41%) Release Management
11 10 (20.41%) JIRA
12 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) Java
13 8 (16.33%) Linux
13 8 (16.33%) CMDB
13 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
14 7 (14.29%) SQL
14 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
14 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (24.49%) Confluence
2 11 (22.45%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Drupal
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.04%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SSDT
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (55.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 16 (32.65%) TeamCity
4 10 (20.41%) JIRA
5 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (12.24%) Selenium
6 6 (12.24%) FinalBuilder
6 6 (12.24%) NUnit
7 5 (10.20%) Maven
7 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (10.20%) Log4Net
8 3 (6.12%) Ant
8 3 (6.12%) Subversion
8 3 (6.12%) Artifactory
9 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.04%) Gradle
10 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (2.04%) Serena SBM
10 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
10 1 (2.04%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (53.06%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Framework
3 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.24%) WCF
4 6 (12.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
5 5 (10.20%) MSMQ
6 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 2 (4.08%) JMS
7 2 (4.08%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) LAMP
8 1 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 1 (2.04%) CentOS
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.04%) SUSE
7 1 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Configuration Management
2 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (20.41%) Release Management
4 8 (16.33%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (12.24%) SOA
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.08%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.08%) Workflow
8 2 (4.08%) ITIL
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Change Management
8 2 (4.08%) ITSM
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control
8 2 (4.08%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 12 (24.49%) VB
2 12 (24.49%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Java
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (22.45%) Puppet
3 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.08%) SCCM
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (2.04%) logstash
4 1 (2.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) Remedy
3 2 (4.08%) BMC
4 1 (2.04%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.04%) NEC
4 1 (2.04%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Serena
4 1 (2.04%) Huawei
4 1 (2.04%) New Relic
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) HP