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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 142 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.033% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.035% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £386 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.72% +22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £46.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-72.39% +53.33%
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 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
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bristol - 1 £575 -
Configuration Engineer
England

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SSH
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telnet
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Telnet
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Zenoss
1 2 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) BMC
1 2 (100.00%) CA
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow