Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Configuration Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Configuration Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 815 767
Rank change year-on-year -43 -48 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Configuration Analyst 21 73 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.074% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 48 80
UK median daily rate £345 £378 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +16.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £214 £227 £217
90th Percentile £476 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £353 £315
% change year-on-year -3.55% +11.90% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £99.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -85.86% +175.00% +251.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £99.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -85.86% +175.00% +242.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Configuration Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Configuration Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Configuration Analyst in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Configuration Analyst.

Contractor daily rate trend for Configuration Analyst in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Configuration Analyst in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Configuration Analyst in the UK

Configuration Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Configuration Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 18 £345 -8.00%
UK excluding London +3 16 £340 -3.55% 2
South East 0 9 £340 +9.68%
London -34 5 £375 -23.47%
Scotland -15 2 £450 +18.42%
East of England -22 2 £475 -17.39%
North of England +43 1 - -
South West +10 1 £320 -14.67%
Wales - 1 £150 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - -

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Configuration Analyst 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) CMDB
4 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) IDOL
5 3 (14.29%) Kofax
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Def Stans
6 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Military
6 2 (9.52%) PDM
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development

Configuration Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.76%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) IDOL
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) CMDB
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Information Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) PDM
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) Def Stans
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
2 3 (14.29%) Kofax
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Ariba
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) Capita
4 1 (4.76%) Dell
4 1 (4.76%) Dell KACE
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Snow