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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Analyst
Rank 618 608 574
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 34 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 45 36
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +125.00%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 27 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 30 September 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 -32 32 £325 - 3
London -3 14 £338 -3.57% 1
City of London +22 12 £338 +1.88% 1
South East +18 9 £295 +25.53% 1
Hampshire +15 3 £325 +30.00%
North West +9 3 - -
Merseyside +7 3 - -
Winchester - 3 £325 -
East of England -1 2 £575 +80.10%
West Midlands -27 2 £311 -43.91%
Birmingham - 2 £311 -
Ipswich - 2 £575 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £575 -
Buckinghamshire +18 1 - -
Liverpool +8 1 - -
West Sussex +3 1 £275 +17.02%
Nottinghamshire -8 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
North East - 1 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 £288 -
Gatwick - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (60.26%) Configuration Management
2 37 (47.44%) ITIL
3 30 (38.46%) CMDB
4 17 (21.79%) Change Management
5 15 (19.23%) ITSM
5 15 (19.23%) Service Management
6 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
6 14 (17.95%) Finance
7 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 12 (15.38%) SDLC
9 11 (14.10%) Degree
10 10 (12.82%) CMMI
10 10 (12.82%) Subversion
10 10 (12.82%) Time Management
10 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
11 9 (11.54%) StarTeam
11 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.54%) Perforce
12 8 (10.26%) SQL
13 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (7.69%) Banking
14 6 (7.69%) COBIT
14 6 (7.69%) Lorenzo
15 5 (6.41%) Software License Management
15 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
15 5 (6.41%) Asset Management

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 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) DHCP
1 1 (1.28%) DNS
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) LAN
1 1 (1.28%) MPLS
1 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (12.82%) Subversion
2 9 (11.54%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.28%) Ant
3 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Apache Flex
1 3 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (38.46%) CMDB
2 14 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.41%) NHS
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) Configuration Management
2 37 (47.44%) ITIL
3 17 (21.79%) Change Management
4 15 (19.23%) ITSM
4 15 (19.23%) Service Management
5 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.38%) SDLC
7 10 (12.82%) CMMI
7 10 (12.82%) Time Management
8 9 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.41%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.41%) Software License Management
10 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (5.13%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.85%) Content Management
11 3 (3.85%) Defect Management
11 3 (3.85%) DevOps
11 3 (3.85%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (8.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) COBIT
2 4 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 9 (11.54%) Perforce
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Imperva
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.28%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.28%) Lotus
6 1 (1.28%) Remedy
6 1 (1.28%) Serena
6 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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