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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 561 553 480
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 22 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £458 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.55 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.36% -43.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £10.55 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+326.54% -43.73%
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1833 1870 2077
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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
London +6 10 £368 -13.52%
South East -7 7 - -
Yorkshire -17 2 £325 -
East of England +19 1 - - 1
West Midlands -14 1 - -
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Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) Linux
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.22%) Windows
5 12 (22.22%) Ericsson
5 12 (22.22%) NSN NetAct
6 11 (20.37%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (20.37%) Nokia
6 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
6 11 (20.37%) 2G
6 11 (20.37%) 3G
6 11 (20.37%) Perl
6 11 (20.37%) Network Planning
7 10 (18.52%) Java
7 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
8 9 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (16.67%) Nortel
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.67%) LTE
8 9 (16.67%) TeamCity
8 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (16.67%) Release Management
9 8 (14.81%) Android
9 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.81%) SQL Server

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) Jetty
3 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Lync
3 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) Radio Access Network
1 11 (20.37%) 2G
1 11 (20.37%) 3G
2 9 (16.67%) LTE
3 2 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (3.70%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) RTP
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) MSRP
3 2 (3.70%) Multicast
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.41%) MS Access
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (12.96%) Selenium
4 7 (12.96%) NUnit
5 6 (11.11%) AnthillPro
6 4 (7.41%) CruiseControl
7 3 (5.56%) Ant
7 3 (5.56%) Maven
8 2 (3.70%) JIRA
8 2 (3.70%) Subversion
8 2 (3.70%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.85%) Hudson
9 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
9 1 (1.85%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (20.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) WCF
1 6 (11.11%) .NET
1 6 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) XMPP
4 2 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (1.85%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) CMDB
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
3 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Android
3 8 (14.81%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Fedora
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) CentOS
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) SUSE
6 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.37%) Network Planning
4 9 (16.67%) Release Management
5 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.96%) DevOps
6 7 (12.96%) SOA
7 6 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Scrum
10 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.56%) OO
11 2 (3.70%) Kanban
11 2 (3.70%) CRM
11 2 (3.70%) Change Control
12 1 (1.85%) Software Delivery
12 1 (1.85%) ETL
12 1 (1.85%) Migration
12 1 (1.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Perl
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 7 (12.96%) Python
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) HNC
1 7 (12.96%) HND
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.70%) vCloud
3 1 (1.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (7.41%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) logstash
3 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.85%) Ansible
4 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle
2 12 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 11 (20.37%) Nokia
4 9 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 9 (16.67%) Nortel
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Polycom
7 2 (3.70%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) Sonus
7 2 (3.70%) New Relic
7 2 (3.70%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.85%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Unisys
8 1 (1.85%) NEC
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) Huawei
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