The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Implementation Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Specialist
Rank 152 198 211
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +13
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.037% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.038% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate £500 £338 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £248 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £428 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.38 - -
Implementation Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Implementation Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Implementation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Implementation Specialist across the City of London region.

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Implementation Specialist 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 Implementation Specialist in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Implementation Specialist 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 Implementation Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) CMMI
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy