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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Analyst
Rank 555 515 524
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 58 77 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 19
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£310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £230 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £388 £288
% change year-on-year
-20.25% +34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+344.44% -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 2015.

Configuration Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Top 26 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 3 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
England -52 54 £310 +3.33% 9
London -33 19 £313 +7.75% 4
South East -6 17 £309 -17.60% 1
West Midlands +7 10 £275 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 9 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes +7 8 £305 - 1
Birmingham +3 8 £275 -8.33% 1
City of London -28 7 £313 +7.75% 4
North West -14 5 £310 +24.00% 2
Bedfordshire +9 3 £275 -31.25%
Scotland +6 3 £300 -
East of England 0 3 £275 -31.25%
Hampshire - 3 £190 -
East Sussex -9 2 £320 +6.66%
Farnborough - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £313 - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £300 -
Bedford +2 1 - -
Glasgow 0 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £450 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £175 -
Staffordshire - 1 £175 -
Sussex - 1 £320 -
Cheshire - 1 - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (50.48%) Configuration Management
2 49 (46.67%) ITIL
3 26 (24.76%) CMDB
4 25 (23.81%) NHS
5 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 16 (15.24%) Service Management
8 15 (14.29%) Change Management
8 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.33%) SQL
10 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
11 12 (11.43%) MS Office
12 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
12 11 (10.48%) Finance
12 11 (10.48%) Validation
12 11 (10.48%) CMS
13 10 (9.52%) ITIL V3
14 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 8 (7.62%) Banking
15 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
15 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (7.62%) Windows
15 8 (7.62%) Data Reconciliation
16 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
16 7 (6.67%) HP
16 7 (6.67%) Data Validation
17 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (5.71%) Release Management
17 6 (5.71%) ITSM

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (10.48%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Office
2 11 (10.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Windchill
4 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.95%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.95%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) WAN
1 5 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (1.90%) DHCP
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.90%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) PSTN
3 1 (0.95%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) StarTeam
3 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.90%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.90%) Subversion
4 2 (1.90%) Maven
4 2 (1.90%) Ant
5 1 (0.95%) PVCS
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) XML
2 3 (2.86%) HTML
2 3 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (1.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.76%) CMDB
2 25 (23.81%) NHS
3 19 (18.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) NPfIT
5 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) UNIX
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) Configuration Management
2 49 (46.67%) ITIL
3 16 (15.24%) Service Management
4 15 (14.29%) Change Management
5 11 (10.48%) Validation
6 10 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.62%) Data Reconciliation
7 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
7 8 (7.62%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (6.67%) Data Validation
8 7 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.71%) Release Management
9 6 (5.71%) ITSM
9 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.81%) Supplier Management
11 4 (3.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.90%) Java
2 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.90%) Perl
3 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.76%) Degree
4 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.95%) HNC
6 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) COBIT
1 3 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) OVSD
2 3 (2.86%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.90%) WMI
3 2 (1.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.95%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) HP
3 6 (5.71%) Remedy
4 3 (2.86%) IBM
4 3 (2.86%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.90%) Borland
5 2 (1.90%) Serena
5 2 (1.90%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.90%) BMC
5 2 (1.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Unisys
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle
6 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.95%) Cerner
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica
6 1 (0.95%) RedPrairie
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