The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Implementation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Implementation Specialist
UK / England
Rank 568 601 591
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 11 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.024% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Median daily rate £363 £400 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £360 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39661 45341 45243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.08% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26048 29636 28290
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +5.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1399 1520 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Implementation Specialist in the job title.

Implementation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Implementation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Implementation Specialist across the England region.

Implementation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Implementation Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 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
London +25 7 £350 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +21 4 £475 +18.75%
Implementation Specialist
UK

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Implementation Specialist 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 across the England region featuring Implementation Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 6 (26.09%) SSL
4 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
4 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 6 (26.09%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) MCSE
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Puppet
5 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) EMC VMAX

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (26.09%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
3 3 (13.04%) SMTP
3 3 (13.04%) Telnet
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) EMC VNX
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (17.39%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Android
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Coaching
7 1 (4.35%) Contract Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (4.35%) Server Building
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) MCSE
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) AWS Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCITP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (13.04%) QRadar
3 3 (13.04%) SCOM
4 1 (4.35%) PowerBroker
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (26.09%) EMC
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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