The table below looks at the statistics for the Configuration Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 595 578 553
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 25 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.060% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.065% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 16
Average daily rate
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£338 £420 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £386 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.72% +22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.70 £46.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-72.39% +53.33%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Configuration Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Configuration Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK.

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Configuration Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -34 22 £350 -17.15% 9
East of England -3 6 £300 -29.41% 1
London -6 6 £413 -8.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £300 -
Yorkshire -26 3 £300 -17.80%
Leeds -27 3 £300 -17.80%
West Yorkshire -27 3 £300 -17.80%
Cardiff - 3 £325 -
East Midlands - 3 £350 - 5
South Wales - 3 £325 -
Wales - 3 £325 -
South West -7 2 £575 +61.97%
South East -10 2 £240 -
Suffolk - 2 £350 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 4
Ipswich - 2 £350 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - - 2
Sheffield - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £350 -
Brighton - 1 £240 -
East Sussex - 1 £240 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £575 -
Derbyshire - 1 £350 -

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
3 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
5 10 (20.83%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) Perl
5 10 (20.83%) Oracle
6 8 (16.67%) Subversion
7 7 (14.58%) JIRA
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
7 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
8 6 (12.50%) Confluence
8 6 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (12.50%) Android
8 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 6 (12.50%) Python
8 6 (12.50%) UNIX
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (10.42%) .NET
9 5 (10.42%) Ant
9 5 (10.42%) MySQL
9 5 (10.42%) Service Management
9 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.42%) CruiseControl
9 5 (10.42%) Management Information System

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Configuration Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) Lync
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Jetty
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) OpenEdge
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) 3G
1 4 (8.33%) 2G
1 4 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.25%) LTE
2 3 (6.25%) MSRP
2 3 (6.25%) RTP
2 3 (6.25%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.08%) Multicast
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) Telnet
4 1 (2.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) MS Access
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 7 (14.58%) JIRA
4 7 (14.58%) TeamCity
5 6 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (10.42%) Ant
6 5 (10.42%) CruiseControl
7 4 (8.33%) Maven
8 3 (6.25%) AdminStudio
8 3 (6.25%) AnthillPro
9 2 (4.17%) Zephyr
9 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.17%) Gerrit
9 2 (4.17%) MSBuild
10 1 (2.08%) Selenium
10 1 (2.08%) ClearCase
10 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.08%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 3 (6.25%) Flash
2 3 (6.25%) XMPP
3 2 (4.17%) Ajax
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) JDBC
4 1 (2.08%) Servlets
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) J2EE
4 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (6.25%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Android
3 6 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.50%) UNIX
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Fedora
5 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Configuration Management
1 14 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.42%) Change Control
4 5 (10.42%) DevOps
5 4 (8.33%) Change Management
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.25%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) SDLC
7 2 (4.17%) V-Model
7 2 (4.17%) Open Source
7 2 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Perl
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) VB
4 4 (8.33%) VB6
4 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) AWK
6 2 (4.17%) Jython
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) HNC
1 3 (6.25%) HND
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vCloud
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Intune
2 3 (6.25%) SCSM
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Zenoss
3 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 4 (8.33%) Nokia
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 3 (6.25%) Nortel
5 3 (6.25%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.25%) Polycom
5 3 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (4.17%) Sonus
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) CA
6 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (4.17%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.08%) Splunk
East Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
ISL
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago