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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Analyst
Rank 548 508 528
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 45 91 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 66 15
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£300 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £431 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.70 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.70 - -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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 -53 41 £300 +3.44% 7
London -19 14 £338 +16.37% 1
South East -23 11 £269 -11.88% 3
West Midlands -13 7 £300 +29.03%
Bromley - 4 - -
City of London -2 2 - - 1
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £350 -
East of England +10 1 £310 -0.80% 2
Wales - 1 £365 -
South Wales - 1 £365 -
Halifax - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
South West - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Northampton - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
1 32 (37.21%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) NHS
3 18 (20.93%) CMDB
4 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 11 (12.79%) Remedy
7 10 (11.63%) SQL
8 9 (10.47%) Finance
9 7 (8.14%) Change Management
9 7 (8.14%) ClearQuest
9 7 (8.14%) MS Office
9 7 (8.14%) ClearCase
9 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (6.98%) Release Management
10 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
10 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.98%) CMS
10 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
11 5 (5.81%) Windows
11 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
11 5 (5.81%) StarTeam
11 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.65%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.65%) .NET
12 4 (4.65%) Service Management
13 3 (3.49%) Migration
13 3 (3.49%) HP

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (6.98%) CMS
2 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
2 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) ADSL
1 1 (1.16%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) ClearCase
1 7 (8.14%) ClearQuest
2 5 (5.81%) StarTeam
3 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.33%) Ant
3 2 (2.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.56%) NHS
2 18 (20.93%) CMDB
3 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) NPfIT
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) UNIX
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) ITIL
1 32 (37.21%) Configuration Management
2 7 (8.14%) Change Management
3 6 (6.98%) Release Management
3 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.65%) Service Management
5 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.49%) Migration
6 3 (3.49%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (2.33%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.33%) Data Entry
7 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.33%) CMMI
7 2 (2.33%) Project Management
7 2 (2.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.33%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) Java
2 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.49%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (3.49%) WMI
3 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (12.79%) Remedy
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.49%) HP
3 3 (3.49%) Lotus
3 3 (3.49%) Borland
3 3 (3.49%) IBM
3 3 (3.49%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.33%) Serena
4 2 (2.33%) Northgate
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Unisys
5 1 (1.16%) BMC
5 1 (1.16%) Informatica
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