The first table below looks at the demand for the Implementation Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Specialist
Rank 392 387 412
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 20 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.009% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.010% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £234 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -49.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £191 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £277 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £425 £513
% change year-on-year
-29.41% -17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Implementation Specialist
England

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Implementation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Implementation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Implementation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Implementation Specialist
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 9 £233 +29.16%
Implementation Specialist
England

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (35.71%) ITIL
1 10 (35.71%) NHS
2 7 (25.00%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 3 (10.71%) MS Office
5 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.14%) Finance
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 2 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.14%) IIS
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.14%) Netezza
6 2 (7.14%) SCCM
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.14%) XenApp
6 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL V3
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Change Control
6 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) VBScript
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) XenApp
1 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
2 2 (7.14%) Netezza
3 1 (3.57%) Rapid7
3 1 (3.57%) Qualys
3 1 (3.57%) AppSense
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Siebel
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.57%) Wyse