The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Configuration Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Analyst
Rank 605 580 515
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 36 52 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.093% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.098% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 75
Median daily rate £256 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.58% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £361 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.85 -
UK excluding London median 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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Configuration Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Configuration Analyst in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -43 27 £413 +39.83% 3
London -18 11 £475 +72.72%
South East -22 10 £238 -20.16% 1
Scotland -3 9 £225 -30.76%
West Sussex - 6 £238 -
Horsham - 6 £238 -
Erskine - 5 £230 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £230 -
Berkshire - 4 - -
West Midlands -12 3 £400 +39.13% 1
Glasgow +8 2 £150 -57.14%
Bromley -14 2 £475 -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
City of London +40 1 £425 -
East Midlands +8 1 £300 -7.69%
Nottinghamshire +3 1 £300 -7.69%
Nottingham +2 1 £300 -7.69%
North West -15 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 £400 -

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Configuration Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Configuration Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (52.46%) Configuration Management
2 30 (49.18%) ITIL
3 20 (32.79%) CMDB
4 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
4 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
5 13 (21.31%) Time Management
6 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
7 11 (18.03%) Service Management
7 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
8 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.75%) ITSM
9 9 (14.75%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.11%) Project Management
11 7 (11.48%) Degree
12 6 (9.84%) Release Management
12 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
13 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
13 5 (8.20%) Software License Management
13 5 (8.20%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (8.20%) Subversion
13 5 (8.20%) Migration
13 5 (8.20%) Finance
13 5 (8.20%) Remedy
13 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.20%) Change Management
13 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.20%) Oracle
13 5 (8.20%) Linux

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) Apache
1 2 (3.28%) Confluence
1 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.28%) GIS
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.92%) PVCS
4 2 (3.28%) Ant
4 2 (3.28%) FishEye
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.64%) GitLab
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
2 3 (4.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) CMDB
2 14 (22.95%) Management Information System
3 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) Psychology
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Configuration Management
2 30 (49.18%) ITIL
3 13 (21.31%) Time Management
4 11 (18.03%) Service Management
5 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.75%) ITSM
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.11%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) Release Management
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
9 5 (8.20%) Migration
9 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Software License Management
10 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
10 4 (6.56%) Change Control
10 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
11 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) Logistics
11 3 (4.92%) SDLC
11 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C++
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Python
2 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) C
3 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.75%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.64%) APMP
7 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.64%) ISEB
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Firmware
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle
1 5 (8.20%) Remedy
1 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
2 4 (6.56%) RedPrairie
2 4 (6.56%) Serena
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.64%) BMC
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.64%) SmartStream
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