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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Specialist
Rank 613 623 637
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 11 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.044% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £408 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 15 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 4 December 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 -2 10 £408 +1.87% 2
South East +21 3 £370 - 1
London -8 3 £418 -1.76% 1
Farnborough - 3 £370 -
Hampshire - 3 £370 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £420 +5.00%
West Yorkshire +12 2 £420 +5.00%
West Midlands - 2 £463 -
Bradford - 2 £420 -
Scotland +13 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £395 -
Harrow - 1 £385 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £530 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £395 -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 9 (28.13%) SSL
3 9 (28.13%) EMC
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Puppet
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 7 (21.88%) Apache
5 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) HTTP
5 7 (21.88%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
6 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 5 (15.63%) PMP
7 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
7 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
7 5 (15.63%) Service Management
7 5 (15.63%) CMMI
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution

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 (21.88%) Apache
2 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 2 (6.25%) Jetty
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) IaaS
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) SSL
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 5 (15.63%) LDAP
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) FTP
4 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
4 2 (6.25%) SMTP
4 2 (6.25%) Telnet
5 1 (3.13%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) Ajax
2 5 (15.63%) CSS
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Hedge funds
2 2 (6.25%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (6.25%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.25%) AIX
6 2 (6.25%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) CentOS
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) Incident Management
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Change Management
4 5 (15.63%) CMMI
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.63%) ITSM
4 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
4 5 (15.63%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
4 5 (15.63%) Service Management
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 2 (6.25%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) Perl
2 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) Groovy
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
1 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
1 5 (15.63%) PMP
2 3 (9.38%) MCSE
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCITP
4 1 (3.13%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) QRadar
2 3 (9.38%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.13%) SCCM
4 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) EMC
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 8 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) IBM
6 2 (6.25%) Genesys
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
7 1 (3.13%) Cognos
7 1 (3.13%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.13%) DoubleClick
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Siebel