The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Configuration Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Configuration Engineer
Rank 631 618 607
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 22 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.078% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.082% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 25
Median daily rate £550 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £325 £444
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -26.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.70 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.27% -73.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.70 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+195.27% -73.26%

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
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 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
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 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Configuration Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Configuration Engineer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Configuration Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Configuration Engineer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -7 22 £550 +29.41%
South East +27 8 £550 -
Surrey +15 7 £550 -
Leatherhead - 7 £550 -
East of England +15 6 - -
Essex - 6 - -
West Midlands -41 3 - -
North West +10 2 - -
London -10 2 £438 -10.25%
Manchester - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Harlow - 2 - -
Leicestershire -10 1 £325 -7.14%
East Midlands -19 1 £325 -7.14%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
Fareham - 1 £525 -
Hampshire - 1 £525 -
Telford - 1 - -

Configuration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Configuration Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) DevOps
3 11 (28.95%) Linux
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
5 9 (23.68%) JIRA
5 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.68%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
5 9 (23.68%) Ansible
6 8 (21.05%) MS Office
6 8 (21.05%) UML
6 8 (21.05%) Apache
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) ISO 9000
6 8 (21.05%) ISO 9001
6 8 (21.05%) TickIT
6 8 (21.05%) CMMI
6 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (21.05%) V-Model
6 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
7 7 (18.42%) Data Management
7 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (18.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.79%) Jenkins

Configuration Engineer 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Confluence
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) JIRA
1 9 (23.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) Hudson
4 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) FishEye
6 1 (2.63%) GoCD
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) DevOps
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Configuration Management
3 9 (23.68%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.05%) CMMI
4 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 8 (21.05%) UML
4 8 (21.05%) V-Model
5 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (18.42%) Data Management
6 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
8 2 (5.26%) Change Management
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
8 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.63%) Logistics
9 1 (2.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) Ruby
2 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO 9000
1 8 (21.05%) ISO 9001
1 8 (21.05%) TickIT
2 6 (15.79%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) VMware