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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Implementation Specialist
Rank 587 544 528
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -16
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 12 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.054% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 9
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£325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £635 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £425
% change year-on-year
- -29.41%
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 12 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 27 March 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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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 -22 12 £325 +8.33%
London -13 7 £450 +50.00%
North West - 2 £300 -
South East - 1 £350 -
Banbury - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East of England - - - -

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 4 (17.39%) Firebug
3 4 (17.39%) Fiddler
3 4 (17.39%) DoubleClick
3 4 (17.39%) Google
3 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (17.39%) Social Media
3 4 (17.39%) SiteCatalyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Taleo
6 1 (4.35%) jBPM

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
1 4 (17.39%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Firebug
1 4 (17.39%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
1 4 (17.39%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) EMV
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) ServiceNow
2 4 (17.39%) DoubleClick
2 4 (17.39%) Google
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Cerner
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com