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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Analyst
Rank 593 559 523
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 26 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.088% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 33
Average daily rate £400 £290 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +2.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £230 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £350 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+33.62% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 23 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 23 £400 +40.35% 6
London -14 7 £425 +54.54% 2
West Midlands -18 6 £250 -9.09%
Hampshire +7 3 - -
South West +3 3 £394 +31.25%
South East +2 3 - - 1
City of London +36 2 £425 +54.54%
Birmingham -10 2 £250 -9.90%
North West -17 2 £533 +83.62%
Warrington - 2 £533 -
Fareham - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £533 -
East of England 0 1 - - 2
Coventry -3 1 £400 +50.94%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £163 -
East Midlands - 1 £300 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £400 -
Wiltshire - 1 £388 -
Nottingham - 1 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
2 21 (29.58%) ITIL
3 13 (18.31%) NHS
4 12 (16.90%) Java
4 12 (16.90%) SQL
5 11 (15.49%) .NET
6 9 (12.68%) Windows
6 9 (12.68%) Finance
6 9 (12.68%) QA
7 8 (11.27%) CMDB
7 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
7 8 (11.27%) IIS
8 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 7 (9.86%) Change Control
8 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.45%) Degree
9 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
9 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (8.45%) Project Management
9 6 (8.45%) Service Management
9 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
9 6 (8.45%) SystmOne
10 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
10 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (7.04%) Change Management
10 5 (7.04%) ITSM

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
1 1 (1.41%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.41%) QlikView
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) Ant
2 3 (4.23%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.23%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) FishEye
4 1 (1.41%) GitLab
4 1 (1.41%) Hudson
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.41%) PVCS
4 1 (1.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Billing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) NHS
2 8 (11.27%) CMDB
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.04%) Reference Data
4 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) Psychology
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Unix
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.21%) Configuration Management
2 21 (29.58%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.86%) Change Control
4 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Service Management
5 5 (7.04%) Change Management
5 5 (7.04%) ITSM
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) DevOps
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
7 3 (4.23%) SOA
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.82%) CRM
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.82%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) Java
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
2 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) LINC
4 2 (2.82%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
1 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.41%) APMP
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) IBM
2 4 (5.63%) Unisys
3 3 (4.23%) RedPrairie
4 2 (2.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.41%) BMC
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.41%) Serena
5 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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