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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Analyst
Rank 531 545 557
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 75 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.070% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 23
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£310 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £202 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 - -

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 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 29 August 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 +24 74 £310 +6.89% 6
London +19 22 £283 -13.07% 3
South East +2 19 £330 +20.00% 1
City of London +22 13 £300 -7.69%
North West -8 5 £275 +29.41%
East Midlands +3 4 £350 +84.21% 1
Hampshire - 3 £310 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £110 -
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - -
Scotland -15 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
St Helens - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Bury - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (45.63%) ITIL
2 64 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 44 (27.50%) NHS
4 39 (24.38%) CMDB
5 32 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
7 25 (15.63%) MS Office
7 25 (15.63%) Service Management
8 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 23 (14.38%) ServiceNow
10 20 (12.50%) CMS
11 19 (11.88%) ITIL V2
12 17 (10.63%) SC Cleared
12 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
13 16 (10.00%) Banking
13 16 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (9.38%) Asset Management
15 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (8.75%) IBM Notes
15 14 (8.75%) Lotus
15 14 (8.75%) HP UCMDB
16 13 (8.13%) SAP
16 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
17 12 (7.50%) SQL
17 12 (7.50%) HP
18 11 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (6.88%) Serena
19 10 (6.25%) ISO 9001
20 9 (5.63%) Finance
20 9 (5.63%) Software Deployment

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (12.50%) CMS
2 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
3 14 (8.75%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (15.63%) MS Office
2 24 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.88%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) SAP SD
2 6 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.50%) assyst
4 3 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) SAN
2 1 (0.63%) DSL
2 1 (0.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.63%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.38%) DTS
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.63%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) StarTeam
2 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.25%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.63%) Subversion
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (10.00%) Banking
2 9 (5.63%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.88%) Electronics
4 3 (1.88%) Marketing
5 2 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.88%) HTML
1 3 (1.88%) XML
2 2 (1.25%) .NET
2 2 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.50%) NHS
2 39 (24.38%) CMDB
3 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.88%) DTV
4 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.63%) NPfIT
5 1 (0.63%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.75%) UNIX
2 5 (3.13%) Windows
3 2 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (45.63%) ITIL
2 64 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 25 (15.63%) Service Management
4 19 (11.88%) ITIL V2
5 15 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.13%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.63%) Software Deployment
9 8 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 7 (4.38%) PRINCE
10 7 (4.38%) ITSM
11 6 (3.75%) Change Management
11 6 (3.75%) Project Management
11 6 (3.75%) Time Management
11 6 (3.75%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.13%) Test Scripting
13 4 (2.50%) Migration
13 4 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (1.88%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (1.88%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.25%) C
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) VBA
3 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.25%) Degree
7 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.75%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (4.38%) WMI
3 4 (2.50%) SCCM
4 2 (1.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.38%) ServiceNow
3 14 (8.75%) Lotus
4 13 (8.13%) SAP
5 12 (7.50%) HP
6 11 (6.88%) Serena
7 8 (5.00%) Remedy
8 6 (3.75%) Borland
9 5 (3.13%) iSOFT
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle
10 4 (2.50%) BMC
11 1 (0.63%) Cerner
11 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.63%) Genesys
11 1 (0.63%) Cisco
11 1 (0.63%) IBM
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