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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Consultant
Rank 566 531 548
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +17
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 35 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.083% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.089% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 27
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £585 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £300 £488
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £9.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+333.33% -77.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+333.33% -

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Implementation Consultant Hourly Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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
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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
England -27 34 £450 +5.88% 35
London +17 20 £525 +10.52% 17
City of London +32 5 £575 +21.05% 4
South East -7 4 £425 +41.66% 4
West Midlands -10 3 £460 - 4
East of England -18 3 £450 -12.19% 3
Suffolk - 2 - -
Berkshire +3 1 £395 -14.59% 1
Essex -4 1 £450 -
Hampshire -16 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 5
Altrincham - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 4
Bracknell - 1 £395 -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chester - - - -
Derby - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Grantham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Lincoln - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -

Implementation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Migration
3 10 (14.08%) Windows
4 9 (12.68%) ERP
5 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
5 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 8 (11.27%) Degree
6 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (8.45%) Workflow
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle
6 6 (8.45%) CRM
6 6 (8.45%) Project Management
7 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix
7 5 (7.04%) Agresso
7 5 (7.04%) UNIX
7 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
8 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange

Implementation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) Documentum
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (7.04%) Agresso
3 4 (5.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.82%) ResourceLink
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
1 2 (2.82%) Taleo
2 1 (1.41%) Force.com
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) Mason
3 2 (2.82%) Visualforce
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.63%) EMV
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.41%) Equities
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Migration
2 9 (12.68%) ERP
3 6 (8.45%) Workflow
3 6 (8.45%) CRM
3 6 (8.45%) Project Management
4 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
5 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 3 (4.23%) ITSM
6 3 (4.23%) System Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Data Mapping
6 3 (4.23%) Procure-to-pay
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL V2
7 2 (2.82%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.27%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) CISSP
2 3 (4.23%) CISA
2 3 (4.23%) MBA
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) CCEE
3 2 (2.82%) CCA
3 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
2 2 (2.82%) XenServer
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) NDS
3 1 (1.41%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Novell Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.23%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 2 (2.82%) Baan
6 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) Novell
7 1 (1.41%) Charles River
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Siebel
7 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.41%) AppSense
7 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.41%) Google
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