The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 248 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% - 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £27.25
Configuration Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer across the South East region.

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Configuration Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Surrey - 1 - -
Configuration Engineer
England

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Serena
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Serena
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat