The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Implementation Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Consultant
Rank 577 592 576
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 68 70 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 33
Median daily rate £525 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.87 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% -10.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%

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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Implementation Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Implementation Consultant in the job title.

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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +4 65 £531 +28.78% 28
London -26 35 £650 +20.93% 10
South East +14 9 £500 +40.84% 9
North West +21 7 £525 +50.00% 2
Manchester +5 5 £450 - 2
Reading +14 4 £500 +53.84% 1
Berkshire +8 4 £500 +40.84% 1
Scotland +17 3 £450 +1.69%
West Midlands -23 3 £388 -38.00% 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 2
South West +15 2 £450 +28.57% 1
East of England +13 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +7 2 £450 +16.88%
Hertfordshire +7 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £388 - 2
City of London +20 1 £575 +53.33% 5
Hampshire +11 1 £550 - 4
Cheshire +4 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £388 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £388 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £388 - 1

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Implementation Consultant 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 featuring Implementation Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 20 (16.95%) CRM
3 18 (15.25%) SQL
4 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.71%) HTML
6 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
6 14 (11.86%) Project Management
7 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (10.17%) Oracle
9 11 (9.32%) SAP
9 11 (9.32%) XML
9 11 (9.32%) Migration
9 11 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
10 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.47%) Adobe
10 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
10 10 (8.47%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
11 9 (7.63%) CSS
11 9 (7.63%) Windows
11 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
11 9 (7.63%) Change Management
11 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (6.78%) Marketing
13 7 (5.93%) Investment Management
13 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
14 6 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (5.08%) Wealth Management
15 5 (4.24%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.69%) IIS
1 2 (1.69%) Jetty
1 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.85%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (8.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (4.24%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.69%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.69%) SAP MM
5 2 (1.69%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.85%) Findur
6 1 (0.85%) Kondor
6 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.85%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.85%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.85%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Firewall
1 2 (1.69%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) PBX
2 1 (0.85%) PSTN
2 1 (0.85%) RTP
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.63%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (7.63%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) DB2
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MSI
1 1 (0.85%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Marketing
3 5 (4.24%) Advertising
3 5 (4.24%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.54%) Back Office
4 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 3 (2.54%) Publishing
5 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) French Language
6 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) HTML
2 11 (9.32%) XML
3 9 (7.63%) CSS
4 3 (2.54%) .NET
4 3 (2.54%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) EDI
5 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.39%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.54%) Equities
3 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.69%) Derivative
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.85%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) CMDB
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.85%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Windows
2 3 (2.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) CRM
2 14 (11.86%) Project Management
3 11 (9.32%) Migration
4 9 (7.63%) Change Management
5 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
5 7 (5.93%) Investment Management
6 6 (5.08%) Wealth Management
7 5 (4.24%) Asset Management
7 5 (4.24%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.24%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (4.24%) ERP
7 5 (4.24%) SDLC
8 4 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.39%) High Availability
8 4 (3.39%) Integration Testing
8 4 (3.39%) ITIL
8 4 (3.39%) ITSM
8 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (15.25%) SQL
2 16 (13.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.85%) C
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) Python
5 1 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) HL7
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) SCCM
2 1 (0.85%) CFEngine
2 1 (0.85%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.85%) Nagios
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Oracle
2 11 (9.32%) SAP
3 10 (8.47%) Adobe
3 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.69%) Genesys
5 2 (1.69%) IFS
5 2 (1.69%) NetSuite
5 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 2 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.69%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.85%) Baan
6 1 (0.85%) CA
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.85%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.85%) Marketo
6 1 (0.85%) Siebel