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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Analyst
Rank 537 504 492
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 40 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 28
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£285 £283 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +25.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £214 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £225
% change year-on-year
+18.36% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -35 36 £278 +4.71% 11
London -12 14 £275 -12.00% 4
West Midlands +2 9 £275 -31.25% 3
City of London +14 4 £275 -35.29% 1
South East -18 4 £320 -6.90% 2
South West -31 3 £300 +25.00%
East of England -3 2 £300 -35.13%
Peterborough - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Newport - - - - 1
Northampton - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Reading - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1

Configuration Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (33.33%) ITIL
2 27 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 26 (30.95%) NHS
4 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.10%) CMDB
5 11 (13.10%) ClearCase
5 11 (13.10%) ClearQuest
6 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
9 7 (8.33%) Remedy
9 7 (8.33%) CMS
9 7 (8.33%) MS Office
10 5 (5.95%) IBM Notes
10 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
10 5 (5.95%) Lotus
10 5 (5.95%) Banking
10 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (5.95%) CAD
10 5 (5.95%) Degree
11 4 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (4.76%) Release Management
11 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.76%) Data Entry
11 4 (4.76%) Change Management
11 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.76%) Finance

Configuration Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (8.33%) CMS
2 5 (5.95%) IBM Notes
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.33%) MS Office
3 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.19%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (13.10%) ClearCase
1 11 (13.10%) ClearQuest
2 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.19%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.19%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (30.95%) NHS
2 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.10%) CMDB
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) New Media
5 1 (1.19%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.57%) UNIX
1 3 (3.57%) Windows
1 3 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (33.33%) ITIL
2 27 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 5 (5.95%) CAD
4 4 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (4.76%) Release Management
4 4 (4.76%) Data Entry
4 4 (4.76%) Change Management
4 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (2.38%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
6 2 (2.38%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.38%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (2.38%) ITIL V2
6 2 (2.38%) Software Licensing
6 2 (2.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.38%) Service Management
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) Java
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) WMI
1 1 (1.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 7 (8.33%) Remedy
3 5 (5.95%) Lotus
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
4 3 (3.57%) Serena
5 2 (2.38%) Northgate
5 2 (2.38%) BMC
6 1 (1.19%) Borland
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) HP
6 1 (1.19%) SAP
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