The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Manager 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Manager
Rank 500 461 446
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Manager 92 110 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 70
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£475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £280 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £602 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.83 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £33.50

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Implementation Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Implementation Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Implementation Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Implementation Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Implementation Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Implementation Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Implementation Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -37 86 £475 +5.55% 20
London +8 38 £475 +5.55% 8
South East -40 16 £455 -4.21% 4
City of London +6 11 £460 +6.97% 6
East of England -4 8 £575 -20.68% 1
Berkshire -10 6 £500 +15.60%
West Midlands -9 5 £263 -41.66% 2
Scotland -14 5 £500 +25.00%
South West -26 5 £513 +30.15% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £550 -
East Midlands - 5 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £470 +10.58%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £355 -27.17% 4
Edinburgh -17 3 £500 +20.84%
Dorset -1 2 £513 -2.38%
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £600 - 1
Yorkshire -15 2 £453 +0.66%
West Yorkshire -17 2 £453 +0.66%
Birmingham - 2 £363 - 2
Surrey -4 1 £495 -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Wiltshire -14 1 - - 1
Hampshire -21 1 £270 -58.46%
Newbury - 1 £650 -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Tidworth - - - -

Implementation Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Manager 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 Manager in their job title.

1 67 (36.41%) Project Management
2 52 (28.26%) Finance
3 39 (21.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (19.02%) Banking
5 33 (17.93%) PRINCE2
6 25 (13.59%) Retail
7 21 (11.41%) Migration
8 20 (10.87%) Service Management
9 18 (9.78%) ITIL
10 17 (9.24%) SAP
11 16 (8.70%) ERP
11 16 (8.70%) Change Management
12 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
12 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (6.52%) Service Delivery
15 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
15 11 (5.98%) QA
15 11 (5.98%) Retail Banking
16 10 (5.43%) Project Planning
16 10 (5.43%) Release Management
16 10 (5.43%) CRM
16 10 (5.43%) Windows
17 9 (4.89%) SAP Implementation
17 9 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
17 9 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (4.89%) Marketing
18 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence

Implementation Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Manager 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 Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
1 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.72%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.63%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.63%) Agresso
3 3 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.09%) ResourceLink
4 2 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.54%) SAP EWM
5 1 (0.54%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) LAN
1 7 (3.80%) WAN
2 5 (2.72%) UMTS
2 5 (2.72%) LTE
2 5 (2.72%) GSM
3 3 (1.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.54%) Extranet
5 1 (0.54%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.17%) QlikView
3 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.54%) Big Data
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.17%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.09%) ClearQuest
General
1 52 (28.26%) Finance
2 35 (19.02%) Banking
3 25 (13.59%) Retail
4 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.98%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.89%) Marketing
7 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.54%) Billing
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Advertising
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.54%) Automotive
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) Middleware
2 1 (0.54%) WCF
2 1 (0.54%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.72%) Online Banking
3 4 (2.17%) NHS
4 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.09%) Economics
5 2 (1.09%) FMCG
5 2 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
6 1 (0.54%) DTV
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.54%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.43%) Windows
2 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
2 3 (1.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (36.41%) Project Management
2 39 (21.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (17.93%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.41%) Migration
5 20 (10.87%) Service Management
6 18 (9.78%) ITIL
7 16 (8.70%) Change Management
7 16 (8.70%) ERP
8 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (6.52%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
12 10 (5.43%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.43%) Release Management
12 10 (5.43%) CRM
13 9 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.89%) SAP Implementation
13 9 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.80%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.17%) C
2 2 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.54%) SQL
3 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) PMP
3 6 (3.26%) PMI Certification
3 6 (3.26%) Degree
4 5 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.09%) APMP
5 2 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) CCNP
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.98%) QA
2 6 (3.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.54%) GxP
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 17 (9.24%) SAP
2 5 (2.72%) Cisco
2 5 (2.72%) Oracle
2 5 (2.72%) HP
3 4 (2.17%) Business Objects
3 4 (2.17%) Juniper
3 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
3 4 (2.17%) Remedy
4 3 (1.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.63%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.09%) Splunk
5 2 (1.09%) Intel
5 2 (1.09%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) BMC
5 2 (1.09%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.09%) JDA
6 1 (0.54%) Nokia
6 1 (0.54%) Lotus
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