The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Engineer
Rank 143 - 125
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% - 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+283.33% -41.46%
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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 South West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3068 2180 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.02% 91.67% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1360 1415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 186 191
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) Unisys
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) PDM
3 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) IBM