The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst
Rank 566 543 558
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 47 34 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.065% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.070% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 18
Average daily rate
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£310 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £195 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Configuration Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Configuration Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK.

Configuration Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Configuration Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK.

Configuration Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK 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
England -11 46 £308 +2.50% 4
South East -3 16 £330 -16.45% 1
London -8 14 £290 -3.33% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £265 -0.93% 1
City of London +11 5 £290 -3.33% 2
Hampshire -12 2 £336 -14.87% 1
South West -37 2 £315 +61.12%
North West - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Goole - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 39 (33.91%) ITIL
2 35 (30.43%) NHS
3 31 (26.96%) Configuration Management
4 19 (16.52%) CMDB
5 18 (15.65%) Security Cleared
6 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
9 13 (11.30%) MS Office
10 12 (10.43%) Service Management
11 11 (9.57%) SAP
11 11 (9.57%) ServiceNow
12 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
13 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
13 8 (6.96%) CMS
13 8 (6.96%) HP UCMDB
14 7 (6.09%) Serena
14 7 (6.09%) ClearCase
14 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
14 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
14 7 (6.09%) SAP SD
14 7 (6.09%) ClearQuest
15 6 (5.22%) Remedy
15 6 (5.22%) Oracle
15 6 (5.22%) Banking
15 6 (5.22%) Asset Management
15 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
15 6 (5.22%) ITSM
15 6 (5.22%) Data Cleansing
15 6 (5.22%) ITIL V2

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.96%) CMS
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.30%) MS Office
3 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.61%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) SAP SD
2 4 (3.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.74%) Maximo
4 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Firewall
1 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.87%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.74%) DTS
4 1 (0.87%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.09%) ClearCase
1 7 (6.09%) ClearQuest
2 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.87%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
1 6 (5.22%) Banking
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Electronics
4 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) .NET
1 2 (1.74%) XML
2 1 (0.87%) HTML
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.43%) NHS
2 19 (16.52%) CMDB
3 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) IVR
5 1 (0.87%) DTV
5 1 (0.87%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.87%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.35%) UNIX
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.91%) ITIL
2 31 (26.96%) Configuration Management
3 12 (10.43%) Service Management
4 8 (6.96%) Business Analysis
5 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (5.22%) ITSM
6 6 (5.22%) Asset Management
6 6 (5.22%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (5.22%) ITIL V2
7 5 (4.35%) Software Licensing
7 5 (4.35%) Data Entry
7 5 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 5 (4.35%) Change Management
8 4 (3.48%) Time Management
8 4 (3.48%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.48%) CAD
9 2 (1.74%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.74%) Release Management
9 2 (1.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) VBA
2 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.87%) C
2 1 (0.87%) Java
2 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (6.96%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) WMI
3 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.57%) SAP
2 11 (9.57%) ServiceNow
3 7 (6.09%) Serena
4 6 (5.22%) Remedy
4 6 (5.22%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) Lotus
6 3 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) iSOFT
6 3 (2.61%) BMC
7 1 (0.87%) Cerner
7 1 (0.87%) Genesys
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco
7 1 (0.87%) IBM
7 1 (0.87%) Borland
7 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.87%) CheckPoint
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