The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Specialist
Rank 600 571 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 12 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.022% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.024% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 18
Average daily rate
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£295 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £235 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £235 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.25% -21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Implementation Specialist
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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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
London +2 7 £273 -16.15% 1
East of England - 2 £363 -
North East - 1 £425 -
South East - 1 £130 -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
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Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
5 3 (11.11%) Social Media
5 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Firebug
5 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) DoubleClick
5 3 (11.11%) Google
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Adobe
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.41%) Windows

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (3.70%) MPLS
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) TACACS
3 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Firebug
1 3 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) JSP
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) jBPM
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Informatics
3 2 (7.41%) FMCG
4 1 (3.70%) EMV
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
1 5 (18.52%) Migration
2 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) C
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ACCA
2 2 (7.41%) CIMA
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Citrix
2 3 (11.11%) DoubleClick
2 3 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Websense
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Siebel
4 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Cerner