The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Implementation Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Consultant
Rank 568 544 532
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 58 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 32
Average daily rate £425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £343 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Implementation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Implementation Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK.

Implementation Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Implementation Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK.

Implementation Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -15 53 £425 +3.03% 62
London +12 28 £488 -7.14% 32
South East +11 12 £450 +28.57% 10
North West -7 8 £223 -11.00% 4
Manchester -17 6 £95 -62.00% 4
Berkshire +5 3 £459 +22.33% 3
Kent - 3 - -
Maidstone - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £210 -31.14% 1
South West 0 2 £400 - 1
Scotland - 2 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 1 £375 -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £95 -
Oxford 0 1 £400 -6.97% 1
Oxfordshire -1 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Reading -4 1 £520 - 2
Cheshire -6 1 £350 -
Surrey -6 1 £450 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -9 1 £501 +11.22% 4
West Midlands -20 1 £425 -26.08% 4
Worcestershire - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 £475 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £501 - 1
Bolton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £425 -
Bromsgrove - 1 £425 -

Implementation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 43 (26.54%) Finance
2 28 (17.28%) Project Management
3 18 (11.11%) Banking
4 17 (10.49%) Migration
4 17 (10.49%) Oracle
5 16 (9.88%) ERP
6 15 (9.26%) Adobe
7 14 (8.64%) SAP
8 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.02%) Data Migration
9 12 (7.41%) CRM
10 11 (6.79%) SQL
10 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (6.17%) Investment Banking
11 10 (6.17%) Business Analysis
11 10 (6.17%) MiFID
11 10 (6.17%) HTML
11 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.56%) Windows
12 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (5.56%) Retail
13 8 (4.94%) Marketing
13 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
13 8 (4.94%) LAN
13 8 (4.94%) SuccessFactors
14 7 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (4.32%) WAN
14 7 (4.32%) HP
14 7 (4.32%) Sage

Implementation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.09%) Node.js
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.23%) Confluence
3 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (3.09%) Unit4 Business World
2 4 (2.47%) Sage CRM
3 3 (1.85%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (1.85%) Sage 1000
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.23%) Line 500
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.23%) Sage X3
4 2 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (1.23%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.62%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.94%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 6 (3.70%) Taleo
3 4 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) LAN
2 7 (4.32%) WAN
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.23%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) Intranet
5 1 (0.62%) RTP
5 1 (0.62%) Skype
5 1 (0.62%) VPN
5 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) Big Data
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.62%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 43 (26.54%) Finance
2 18 (11.11%) Banking
3 10 (6.17%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.56%) Retail
5 8 (4.94%) Marketing
6 5 (3.09%) Advertising
6 5 (3.09%) Publishing
6 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Billing
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.62%) Law
9 1 (0.62%) Local Government
9 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.17%) HTML
2 5 (3.09%) JSON
2 5 (3.09%) LESS
2 5 (3.09%) Sass
2 5 (3.09%) WSDL
3 4 (2.47%) Mason
3 4 (2.47%) XML
4 3 (1.85%) .NET
4 3 (1.85%) CSS
4 3 (1.85%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) Spring
6 1 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.62%) COM
6 1 (0.62%) HTML5
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.62%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.62%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.32%) Statistics
2 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.09%) Fat Client
2 5 (3.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.85%) Derivative
3 3 (1.85%) NHS
3 3 (1.85%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.23%) CMDB
4 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.23%) Equities
4 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.62%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.62%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.56%) Windows
2 5 (3.09%) Linux
2 5 (3.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.85%) Android
3 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.62%) HPUX
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) Project Management
2 17 (10.49%) Migration
3 16 (9.88%) ERP
4 13 (8.02%) Data Migration
5 12 (7.41%) CRM
6 11 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.17%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.17%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.32%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.70%) Information Security
10 6 (3.70%) ITIL
10 6 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.09%) Open Source
11 5 (3.09%) Pay per click
11 5 (3.09%) SEO
11 5 (3.09%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.09%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.02%) JavaScript
2 11 (6.79%) SQL
3 5 (3.09%) PHP
4 2 (1.23%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.62%) ABAP
5 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.85%) Degree
3 2 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) ACCA
4 1 (0.62%) CCSE
4 1 (0.62%) CIMA
4 1 (0.62%) CISA
4 1 (0.62%) CISM
4 1 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) MiFID
2 2 (1.23%) GAAP
2 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) COBIT
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.23%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (1.23%) vSphere
1 2 (1.23%) XenApp
1 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (1.23%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.49%) Oracle
2 15 (9.26%) Adobe
3 14 (8.64%) SAP
4 11 (6.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.32%) HP
5 7 (4.32%) Sage
6 6 (3.70%) Google
7 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.85%) Cisco
8 3 (1.85%) Northgate
8 3 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.23%) AppSense
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) Cognos
9 2 (1.23%) NetSuite
9 2 (1.23%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.23%) Symantec
9 2 (1.23%) ThinPrint
9 2 (1.23%) VMware
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