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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Configuration Analyst
Rank 543 556 566
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 69 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.057% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.061% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 25
Average daily rate
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£311 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £460 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £244 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.75 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 30 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 19 September 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 +34 69 £311 +13.18% 11
South East - 20 £310 - 3
London +21 18 £275 -1.78% 4
South West -40 9 £469 +139.76% 1
City of London +29 6 £325 -10.34% 1
North West -2 5 £275 +29.41% 2
Hampshire - 4 £310 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £110 - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
St Helens - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 2
Bridgend - - - -
Bury - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Scotland - - - -
North East - - - -
Wales - - - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 64 (42.95%) ITIL
2 56 (37.58%) Configuration Management
3 39 (26.17%) NHS
4 33 (22.15%) CMDB
5 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
6 27 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (16.11%) Service Management
8 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
9 21 (14.09%) MS Excel
10 19 (12.75%) MS Office
11 18 (12.08%) ServiceNow
12 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
13 13 (8.72%) CMS
14 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
14 12 (8.05%) SAP
14 12 (8.05%) ITIL V2
15 11 (7.38%) HP UCMDB
15 11 (7.38%) SQL
15 11 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
16 10 (6.71%) Banking
16 10 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (6.71%) Serena
16 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
17 9 (6.04%) HP
17 9 (6.04%) IBM Notes
17 9 (6.04%) Lotus
18 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (5.37%) Remedy
18 8 (5.37%) UNIX

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (8.72%) CMS
2 12 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.04%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.34%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (14.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.75%) MS Office
3 11 (7.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.01%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.70%) SAP SD
2 6 (4.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (2.68%) assyst
4 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.34%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) SAN
2 1 (0.67%) FWSM
2 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.67%) Firewall
2 1 (0.67%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.36%) DTS
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (4.70%) ClearCase
1 7 (4.70%) ClearQuest
2 6 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.68%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.71%) Banking
2 7 (4.70%) Finance
2 7 (4.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.67%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) XML
2 2 (1.34%) CSS
2 2 (1.34%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.17%) NHS
2 33 (22.15%) CMDB
3 27 (18.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.67%) IVR
7 1 (0.67%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.37%) UNIX
2 7 (4.70%) Windows
3 4 (2.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) ITIL
2 56 (37.58%) Configuration Management
3 24 (16.11%) Service Management
4 12 (8.05%) ITIL V2
5 11 (7.38%) Asset Management
6 10 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.37%) Business Analysis
7 8 (5.37%) Software Licensing
8 7 (4.70%) ITSM
9 6 (4.03%) Change Management
10 5 (3.36%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.36%) Software Deployment
10 5 (3.36%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.36%) Time Management
10 5 (3.36%) PRINCE
11 4 (2.68%) Project Management
11 4 (2.68%) CAD
11 4 (2.68%) Release Management
12 3 (2.01%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.34%) C
3 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.67%) Java
3 1 (0.67%) Perl
3 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.37%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.68%) Degree
6 3 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.67%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
2 5 (3.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.34%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 11 (7.38%) HP UCMDB
2 5 (3.36%) WMI
3 4 (2.68%) SCCM
4 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.08%) ServiceNow
3 12 (8.05%) SAP
4 10 (6.71%) Serena
5 9 (6.04%) HP
5 9 (6.04%) Lotus
6 8 (5.37%) Remedy
7 6 (4.03%) Oracle
8 5 (3.36%) iSOFT
8 5 (3.36%) BMC
9 4 (2.68%) Borland
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco
10 1 (0.67%) IBM
10 1 (0.67%) Cerner
10 1 (0.67%) Genesys
10 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
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