The first table below looks at the demand for the Configuration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 July 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 Reading 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £315 £253
% change year-on-year
+16.86% +24.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £30.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -22.07%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
805 890 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.05% 91.56% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 386 382
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 42
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Configuration Engineer
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Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the Reading region.

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
1 3 (50.00%) OSGi
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Serena
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) StarTeam
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V2
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (16.67%) WMI
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Serena
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Borland