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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Analyst
Rank 564 496 517
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 41 85 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.17% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 65 15
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£305 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £419 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +16.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.85 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.85 - -

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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Configuration Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 May 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
England -48 36 £305 +5.00% 5
South East -8 16 £300 -1.63% 2
London -21 12 £340 +17.24% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £295 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £302 - 1
Hampshire +9 5 £238 -29.62%
East of England -4 4 £293 -19.31%
North West -21 4 - -
Bedfordshire 0 3 £275 -24.13%
City of London -22 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £300 -
Lancashire +7 2 - -
East Sussex -13 2 £320 +6.66%
Edinburgh - 2 £300 -
Bromley - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Sussex -1 1 £320 +4.91%
Hook -4 1 £238 -36.66%
Bedford -4 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Crewe - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £365 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £310 -
South Wales - 1 £365 -
Wales - 1 £365 - 1

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 36 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 34 (39.08%) ITIL
3 27 (31.03%) NHS
4 21 (24.14%) CMDB
5 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
6 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.79%) MS Office
8 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 10 (11.49%) SQL
9 10 (11.49%) Service Management
10 9 (10.34%) Finance
10 9 (10.34%) Remedy
11 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
11 8 (9.20%) HP
11 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.90%) Change Management
12 6 (6.90%) Release Management
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
13 5 (5.75%) CMS
13 5 (5.75%) StarTeam
13 5 (5.75%) OVSD
13 5 (5.75%) ITSM
13 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
13 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.75%) Windows
13 5 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
14 4 (4.60%) Degree

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (5.75%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Office
2 8 (9.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.15%) Windchill
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) ADSL
1 1 (1.15%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) StarTeam
2 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Ant
3 2 (2.30%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.30%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
3 2 (2.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.30%) Banking
2 2 (2.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) NHS
2 21 (24.14%) CMDB
3 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) NPfIT
5 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.15%) New Media
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.38%) Configuration Management
2 34 (39.08%) ITIL
3 10 (11.49%) Service Management
4 8 (9.20%) Asset Management
5 6 (6.90%) Change Management
5 6 (6.90%) Release Management
5 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.75%) ITSM
6 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL V2
7 3 (3.45%) Change Control
7 3 (3.45%) Supplier Management
7 3 (3.45%) Migration
7 3 (3.45%) Project Management
8 2 (2.30%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.30%) Process Management
8 2 (2.30%) CMMI
8 2 (2.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.30%) Perl
3 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 4 (4.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) COBIT
2 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) OVSD
2 4 (4.60%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (3.45%) WMI
4 1 (1.15%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Remedy
3 8 (9.20%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) Borland
4 3 (3.45%) IBM
4 3 (3.45%) SAP
5 2 (2.30%) Lotus
5 2 (2.30%) BMC
5 2 (2.30%) Serena
5 2 (2.30%) Northgate
5 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.15%) Informatica
6 1 (1.15%) Unisys
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle
6 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
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