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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Configuration Engineer
UK
Rank 568 587 585
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 13 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.064% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 14
Median daily rate £463 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £469
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 - £43.00

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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
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 13 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +16 10 £475 +26.66% 2
South East +11 6 £475 +52.00%
Hampshire - 5 £475 -
Fareham - 4 £475 -
London -3 3 - -
West Wales - 2 £420 -
Wales - 2 £420 -
Swansea - 2 £420 -
South West +12 1 - - 1
City of London -5 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £450 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

Configuration Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
3 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) CMDB
5 9 (27.27%) DevOps
6 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.21%) CMMI
7 7 (21.21%) Linux
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) MS Office
7 7 (21.21%) Data Management
7 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
8 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) Apache
9 5 (15.15%) Maven
9 5 (15.15%) Def Stans
9 5 (15.15%) Puppet
10 4 (12.12%) PaaS
10 4 (12.12%) IaaS
10 4 (12.12%) Ansible
10 4 (12.12%) Service Design
10 4 (12.12%) Validation
10 4 (12.12%) VMware
10 4 (12.12%) WebLogic

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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
1 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) IaaS
1 4 (12.12%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) Ant
4 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.06%) ClearCase
4 2 (6.06%) ClearQuest
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (6.06%) Hudson
4 2 (6.06%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.03%) Gerrit
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) jMock
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.03%) WiX
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Military
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) Flash
2 2 (6.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) CMDB
2 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Configuration Management
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 7 (21.21%) CMMI
4 7 (21.21%) Data Management
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Service Design
6 4 (12.12%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) OO
8 1 (3.03%) Open Source
8 1 (3.03%) Process Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C++
2 2 (6.06%) Groovy
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
2 5 (15.15%) Def Stans
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Ansible
3 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.06%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.06%) Sonatype
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) PTC
4 1 (3.03%) Veracode
4 1 (3.03%) WorldPay
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago