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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Consultant
Rank 598 555 560
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +5
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 60 76 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 32
Average daily rate £482 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 - -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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 27 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -45 56 £485 +11.37% 42
London -10 26 £450 +1.69% 18
South East -19 13 £550 +37.50% 10
Horsham - 9 £550 -
West Sussex - 9 £550 -
North West 0 7 £475 - 4
City of London +42 4 £400 -33.33% 8
Berkshire +9 4 £450 +12.50% 7
West Yorkshire -1 3 £482 +37.57% 3
Yorkshire -1 3 £482 +37.57% 4
Leeds -5 3 £482 +48.15%
Manchester -6 3 - - 2
Lancashire - 3 £475 -
South West +10 2 £475 -
Scotland -17 2 - -
West Midlands -18 2 £425 -19.04% 5
Reading - 2 £525 - 3
East Midlands +2 1 £501 - 1
Warwickshire -2 1 £425 -29.16% 1
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £475 -
Warwick - 1 £425 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £501 -

Implementation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 22 (18.18%) Project Management
3 18 (14.88%) Oracle
4 17 (14.05%) CRM
5 15 (12.40%) Migration
6 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
7 13 (10.74%) SQL
8 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
8 12 (9.92%) ERP
8 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
9 11 (9.09%) Adobe
9 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 11 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
9 11 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 10 (8.26%) HTML
11 9 (7.44%) XML
11 9 (7.44%) Windows
12 7 (5.79%) Marketing
12 7 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
12 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (5.79%) Linux
12 7 (5.79%) CSS
12 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
12 7 (5.79%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
13 6 (4.96%) SDLC
13 6 (4.96%) SAP
13 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.96%) Change Management

Implementation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.65%) Confluence
1 2 (1.65%) Node.js
1 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.83%) Live Communications Server
2 1 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.79%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (2.48%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.65%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.65%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.83%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.83%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.83%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Office 365
2 3 (2.48%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.48%) Taleo
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Firewall
2 3 (2.48%) LAN
3 2 (1.65%) RTP
3 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.65%) WAN
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) FTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) PBX
4 1 (0.83%) PSTN
4 1 (0.83%) SAN
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
4 1 (0.83%) Wireless
4 1 (0.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
2 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (0.83%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) HP UFT
1 1 (0.83%) MSI
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Marketing
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.13%) Advertising
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Billing
4 3 (2.48%) General Ledger
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.26%) HTML
2 9 (7.44%) XML
3 7 (5.79%) CSS
4 2 (1.65%) .NET
4 2 (1.65%) COM
4 2 (1.65%) LESS
4 2 (1.65%) Mason
4 2 (1.65%) Sass
5 1 (0.83%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.48%) Derivative
2 3 (2.48%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.48%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.48%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.65%) Equities
3 2 (1.65%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.65%) Social Network
3 2 (1.65%) Statistics
4 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.83%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.83%) iSeries
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.44%) Windows
2 7 (5.79%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.48%) Android
5 2 (1.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.83%) HPUX
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.18%) Project Management
2 17 (14.05%) CRM
3 15 (12.40%) Migration
4 12 (9.92%) ERP
5 11 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.96%) Change Management
6 6 (4.96%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (4.96%) SDLC
6 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.13%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.13%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.31%) Business Analysis
8 4 (3.31%) Data Modelling
8 4 (3.31%) Investment Management
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL
8 4 (3.31%) Presales
8 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.74%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.48%) PHP
4 2 (1.65%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.83%) Java
5 1 (0.83%) Python
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) ACCA
2 1 (0.83%) CIMA
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) MiFID
3 2 (1.65%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.83%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.83%) Nagios
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
1 1 (0.83%) SCCM
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) Oracle
2 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.09%) Adobe
4 7 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (4.96%) SAP
6 3 (2.48%) Cognos
6 3 (2.48%) Google
6 3 (2.48%) Northgate
6 3 (2.48%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.48%) Siebel
7 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) IFS
7 2 (1.65%) Infor
7 2 (1.65%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.65%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.83%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
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