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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Consultant
Rank 575 535 545
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 42 55 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.10% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 34
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£450 £469 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +18.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £355 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £9.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+455.55% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £9.00 -
% change year-on-year
+455.55% -

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 -24 40 £450 -2.70% 43
London +2 20 £550 +15.78% 12
City of London +32 7 £575 +17.94% 7
South East -17 5 £450 +9.09% 9
East of England -23 5 £425 - 7
South West - 4 £475 - 4
Surrey -2 2 £475 +35.71% 2
North West -9 2 £400 -15.78% 6
West Midlands -14 2 £460 - 3
Yorkshire 0 1 £325 -
Scotland -6 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £580 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £325 -
Southampton - - - - 1
Spalding - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Watford - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Worcester - - - -
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 4
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

Implementation Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.90%) Migration
4 10 (14.08%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) ERP
5 9 (12.68%) Degree
6 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
6 8 (11.27%) ITIL
6 8 (11.27%) Windows
6 8 (11.27%) Agresso
7 7 (9.86%) Workflow
8 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (8.45%) Project Management
8 6 (8.45%) Oracle
8 6 (8.45%) CRM
8 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
9 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
10 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
10 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
10 4 (5.63%) SAP
10 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010

Implementation Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Agresso
2 6 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (7.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.82%) ResourceLink
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.41%) Workday HCM
6 1 (1.41%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.41%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Taleo
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.41%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Intranet
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.41%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) VPN
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Advertising
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Front Office
4 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) EMV
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.41%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Migration
2 9 (12.68%) ERP
3 8 (11.27%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) Workflow
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) CRM
6 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.23%) System Testing
8 3 (4.23%) ITSM
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Data Management
9 2 (2.82%) Logistics
9 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.82%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.82%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.82%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MBA
4 2 (2.82%) CISA
4 2 (2.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
1 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) XenServer
2 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
3 4 (5.63%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) VMware
5 2 (2.82%) Baan
5 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
6 1 (1.41%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.41%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.41%) NorthgateArinso
6 1 (1.41%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) Siebel
6 1 (1.41%) HP
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Charles River
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