The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Implementation Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Specialist
Rank 631 645 620
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 17 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.027% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 13
Median daily rate £408 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £165 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £300 £236
% change year-on-year
+36.66% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.93 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Implementation Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Implementation Specialist in the job title.

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 28 September 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 15 £415 +40.67% 2
London -6 11 £400 +35.59% 1
Harrow - 3 £385 -
City of London - 2 £575 -
West Yorkshire +14 1 £420 - 1
Yorkshire +7 1 £420 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £388 -
South West - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £388 -
Wiltshire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £388 -
Bradford - 1 £420 -
Swindon - 1 £450 -
Worcester - 1 - -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Implementation Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Implementation Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (27.08%) SQL
1 13 (27.08%) Change Management
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (25.00%) Cisco
2 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.92%) HTTP
3 11 (22.92%) ITSM
3 11 (22.92%) Service Management
3 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
4 10 (20.83%) Ajax
4 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
4 10 (20.83%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) Hedge funds
4 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 10 (20.83%) EMC
4 10 (20.83%) PMP
4 10 (20.83%) PMI Certification
4 10 (20.83%) CMMI
4 10 (20.83%) Financial Institution
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) LDAP

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) Jetty
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.08%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) HTTP
2 10 (20.83%) LDAP
3 8 (16.67%) SSL
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
5 3 (6.25%) SAN
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) FTP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
7 1 (2.08%) Skype
7 1 (2.08%) SMTP
7 1 (2.08%) Telnet
7 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.83%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (20.83%) Ajax
2 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) XML
3 3 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Hedge funds
2 4 (8.33%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 9 (18.75%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.08%) Android
7 1 (2.08%) CentOS
7 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Change Management
2 12 (25.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.92%) Incident Management
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL V3
3 11 (22.92%) ITSM
3 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) Service Management
3 11 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (20.83%) CMMI
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Problem Management
4 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
5 8 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.83%) Perl
3 10 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) Groovy
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
1 10 (20.83%) PMI Certification
1 10 (20.83%) PMP
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
5 1 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Cisco
2 10 (20.83%) EMC
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 8 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.50%) Remedy
5 5 (10.42%) BMC
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.17%) Genesys
7 2 (4.17%) InterSystems
7 2 (4.17%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.08%) Cognos
8 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.08%) DoubleClick
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Rally
8 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Siebel
8 1 (2.08%) Splunk