The table below looks at the statistics for the Implementation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Specialist
Rank 618 606 558
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 10 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.015% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.016% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 17
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £236 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £236 £325
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -27.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Implementation Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Trend

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

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Implementation Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Implementation Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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 -9 7 £350 +2.86% 1
Wales - 3 - -
Newport - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 - -
London -17 2 £320 -22.47%
South East - 2 £130 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £275 -
North East - 1 £425 -
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Slough - 1 £130 -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 £425 -
Hertford - 1 £425 -
Durham - 1 £425 -
Berkshire - 1 £130 -
Surrey - 1 - -

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title.

1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Finance
4 4 (15.38%) DoubleClick
4 4 (15.38%) Google
4 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (15.38%) Adobe
4 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Firebug
4 4 (15.38%) Fiddler
4 4 (15.38%) Social Media
4 4 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (11.54%) Office 365
5 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) SMTP
5 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
5 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Implementation Specialist 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 Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
2 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Google Analytics
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SMTP
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (7.69%) NAS
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Firebug
1 4 (15.38%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Social Media
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Informatics
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) EMV
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (11.54%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kanban
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.85%) Scrum
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 4 (15.38%) DoubleClick
2 4 (15.38%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Clearswift
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) Lotus
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Websense
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Siebel
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (3.85%) Cerner