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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 547 518 516
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 36 35 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.073% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.079% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 11
Average daily rate
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£494 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £104 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £260 £220
% change year-on-year
+87.50% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £43.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+258.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £11.20 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £12.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+258.33% -40.00%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
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 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 18 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 30 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 -16 35 £494 +41.07% 4
South East +7 18 £469 +80.28% 2
Surrey +3 10 £400 +53.84% 2
London -18 8 £500 +33.33% 1
City of London +11 3 £500 +53.84%
North West -10 2 £500 +455.55%
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +11 1 - -
Cheshire +5 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Luton - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
2 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (31.58%) .NET
4 17 (29.82%) Oracle
4 17 (29.82%) Windows
5 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 12 (21.05%) Perl
6 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
7 11 (19.30%) TeamCity
7 11 (19.30%) Java
8 10 (17.54%) Linux
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.54%) Puppet
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (15.79%) VB
9 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
9 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (14.04%) Selenium
10 8 (14.04%) Release Management
10 8 (14.04%) NUnit
10 8 (14.04%) C#
10 8 (14.04%) Ericsson
10 8 (14.04%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
10 8 (14.04%) Confluence
11 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (14.04%) Confluence
2 7 (12.28%) IIS
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) Drupal
4 2 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.75%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Radio Access Network
1 7 (12.28%) 3G
1 7 (12.28%) 2G
2 6 (10.53%) LTE
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) Multicast
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) MS Access
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 11 (19.30%) TeamCity
4 8 (14.04%) Selenium
4 8 (14.04%) NUnit
5 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (7.02%) Subversion
7 4 (7.02%) FinalBuilder
8 3 (5.26%) AnthillPro
8 3 (5.26%) Ant
8 3 (5.26%) Maven
8 3 (5.26%) Log4Net
9 1 (1.75%) Gradle
9 1 (1.75%) Hudson
9 1 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.75%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 7 (12.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (12.28%) WCF
4 4 (7.02%) MSMQ
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (3.51%) LAMP
6 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
5 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Fedora
6 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) Configuration Management
2 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) Release Management
4 7 (12.28%) SOA
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.28%) Network Planning
5 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.75%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.75%) Product Management
9 1 (1.75%) CRM
9 1 (1.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
2 12 (21.05%) Perl
3 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
3 11 (19.30%) Java
4 9 (15.79%) VB
5 8 (14.04%) C#
6 7 (12.28%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) HNC
3 4 (7.02%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Puppet
2 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.04%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (5.26%) Vagrant
5 2 (3.51%) logstash
6 1 (1.75%) Nagios
6 1 (1.75%) DameWare
6 1 (1.75%) SCCM
6 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Ericsson
4 7 (12.28%) Nokia
5 6 (10.53%) Nortel
5 6 (10.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (3.51%) Cisco
6 2 (3.51%) HP
6 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 2 (3.51%) New Relic
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) IBM
7 1 (1.75%) Unisys
7 1 (1.75%) NEC
7 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.75%) Huawei
7 1 (1.75%) VMware
7 1 (1.75%) Serena
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