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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Analyst
Rank 585 602 597
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 36 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.078% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.082% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 24
Median daily rate £575 £319 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.53% +15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £319 £275
% change year-on-year
+40.95% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £39.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +273.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
- +273.80%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 28 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 9 December 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 +5 34 £575 +80.10% 2
London +19 10 £600 +242.85%
East of England +3 8 £575 +79.68%
Suffolk - 7 £575 -
City of London - 7 £600 -
Ipswich - 7 £575 -
South East +20 6 £325 +25.00%
North West +10 6 £413 -22.53%
Hampshire +19 3 £325 +30.00%
Manchester - 3 £413 -
Merseyside - 3 - -
Winchester - 3 £325 -
Scotland +11 2 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £330 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £330 -
Nottingham 0 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Birmingham -6 1 £198 -21.00%
West Midlands -15 1 £198 -4.24%
North East -25 1 £425 +59.62%
Tyne and Wear -31 1 £425 +65.04%
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 1 £425 +65.04%
Stevenage - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 30 (44.78%) Configuration Management
2 27 (40.30%) ITIL
3 21 (31.34%) CMDB
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 14 (20.90%) Imperva
5 14 (20.90%) ServiceNow
6 13 (19.40%) Change Management
6 13 (19.40%) Finance
7 10 (14.93%) Service Management
8 9 (13.43%) ITSM
9 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) CMMI
10 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (8.96%) Banking
11 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.96%) Subversion
11 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
11 6 (8.96%) Degree
11 6 (8.96%) COBIT
11 6 (8.96%) Perforce
11 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
12 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
12 5 (7.46%) Lorenzo
13 4 (5.97%) NHS
13 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
14 3 (4.48%) Defect Management
14 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
14 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
14 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification

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 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.49%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.96%) StarTeam
1 6 (8.96%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) CMDB
2 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) MVS
1 2 (2.99%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Configuration Management
2 27 (40.30%) ITIL
3 13 (19.40%) Change Management
4 10 (14.93%) Service Management
5 9 (13.43%) ITSM
6 8 (11.94%) SDLC
7 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.45%) CMMI
8 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.46%) ITIL V3
10 4 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.48%) Defect Management
12 2 (2.99%) Data Analysis
12 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.99%) Issue Tracking
12 2 (2.99%) Matrix Management
12 2 (2.99%) Performance Management
12 2 (2.99%) Scrum
12 2 (2.99%) Software Asset Management
12 2 (2.99%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) C
2 2 (2.99%) C++
2 2 (2.99%) COBOL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) JCL
2 2 (2.99%) VB
2 2 (2.99%) VC++
3 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) COBIT
2 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Imperva
1 14 (20.90%) ServiceNow
2 6 (8.96%) Perforce
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) BMC
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.99%) Remedy
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) Workday
5 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds