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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Configuration Engineer
Rank 577 573 501
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -72
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Engineer 25 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.055% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.060% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £241 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £455 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £10.55 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+326.54% -43.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £10.55 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+326.54% -43.73%

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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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
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 24 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 21 April 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 -2 24 £350 -6.66% 3
London +5 12 £375 -11.76% 1
South East -6 7 - -
Surrey - 7 - -
City of London +19 3 £375 -11.76%
East of England +8 1 - -
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Staffordshire -12 1 - -
Ealing - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Luton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1

Configuration Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
3 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) Linux
4 13 (23.64%) Windows
4 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (21.82%) Ericsson
5 12 (21.82%) NSN NetAct
6 11 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (20.00%) Nokia
6 11 (20.00%) 3G
6 11 (20.00%) Java
6 11 (20.00%) Perl
6 11 (20.00%) Network Planning
6 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (20.00%) 2G
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.36%) Nortel
8 9 (16.36%) Release Management
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.36%) Oracle Cash Management
8 9 (16.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 9 (16.36%) LTE
8 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
8 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
8 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (14.55%) Android
9 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
9 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database

Configuration Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
3 2 (3.64%) Jetty
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) Lync
3 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.82%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) 3G
1 11 (20.00%) 2G
1 11 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (16.36%) LTE
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) LDAP
4 2 (3.64%) RTP
4 2 (3.64%) MSRP
4 2 (3.64%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (3.64%) Multicast
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (7.27%) MS Access
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.36%) TeamCity
2 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (12.73%) NUnit
4 7 (12.73%) Selenium
5 6 (10.91%) AnthillPro
6 4 (7.27%) CruiseControl
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) Ant
8 2 (3.64%) JIRA
8 2 (3.64%) Subversion
8 2 (3.64%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
9 1 (1.82%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.82%) Hudson
9 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
9 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.73%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
1 6 (10.91%) WCF
1 6 (10.91%) Entity Framework
2 5 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
4 2 (3.64%) XMPP
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) MSMQ
5 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) CMDB
3 2 (3.64%) IVR
3 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Linux
2 13 (23.64%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) Android
3 8 (14.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.45%) UNIX
5 2 (3.64%) Fedora
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) CentOS
6 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Configuration Management
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Network Planning
4 9 (16.36%) Release Management
4 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) SOA
5 7 (12.73%) DevOps
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.45%) OO
9 2 (3.64%) CRM
9 2 (3.64%) ITIL
9 2 (3.64%) Change Control
9 2 (3.64%) Kanban
10 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.82%) Software Delivery
10 1 (1.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) Perl
3 7 (12.73%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) VBScript
6 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) HNC
1 7 (12.73%) HND
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) CCNP
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) vCloud
2 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.64%) logstash
4 1 (1.82%) DameWare
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 12 (21.82%) Ericsson
3 11 (20.00%) Nokia
4 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) Nortel
5 9 (16.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) VMware
8 2 (3.64%) Sonus
8 2 (3.64%) IBM
8 2 (3.64%) Polycom
8 2 (3.64%) New Relic
8 2 (3.64%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.82%) Huawei
9 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.82%) NEC
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Unisys
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