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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Specialist
Rank 618 618 622
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 30 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.031% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.033% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 22 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 27 June 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 +12 29 £475 +5.55% 9
London +9 18 £488 +2.63% 3
City of London +42 9 £575 +70.37% 1
South East +4 3 £475 - 4
Liverpool - 3 £400 -
Merseyside - 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 £550 -
Hampshire - 2 £475 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £550 -
Southampton - 2 £475 - 1
North East -55 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £322 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £425 -
Northampton - 1 £425 -
Livingston - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (37.25%) Change Management
2 18 (35.29%) Finance
3 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 14 (27.45%) ITIL
4 13 (25.49%) Degree
5 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
6 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
7 9 (17.65%) Unix
7 9 (17.65%) Service Management
7 9 (17.65%) ITSM
8 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
8 8 (15.69%) CMMI
8 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
8 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
8 8 (15.69%) Windows
8 8 (15.69%) LDAP
8 8 (15.69%) HTML
8 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
8 8 (15.69%) Perl
8 8 (15.69%) CSS
8 8 (15.69%) XML
8 8 (15.69%) HTTP
8 8 (15.69%) PMP
8 8 (15.69%) PMI Certification
8 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
8 8 (15.69%) Hedge funds
8 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
8 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
8 8 (15.69%) Ajax

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 1 (1.96%) Apache
1 1 (1.96%) Documentum
1 1 (1.96%) Jetty
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.88%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) HTTP
1 8 (15.69%) LDAP
2 7 (13.73%) SAN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
4 2 (3.92%) Network Security
4 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.92%) WebEx
5 1 (1.96%) FTP
5 1 (1.96%) SSH
5 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) HP UFT
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (15.69%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.80%) German Language
3 5 (9.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Ajax
1 8 (15.69%) CSS
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
1 8 (15.69%) XML
2 1 (1.96%) COM
2 1 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (7.84%) iSeries
3 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.88%) EMC VMAX
3 3 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Blog
4 2 (3.92%) CMDB
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) AS400
5 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) PACS
5 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Unix
2 8 (15.69%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Change Management
2 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) ITIL V3
4 9 (17.65%) ITSM
4 9 (17.65%) Service Management
5 8 (15.69%) CMMI
5 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.69%) Incident Management
5 8 (15.69%) Problem Management
5 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
5 8 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (9.80%) Line Management
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Presales
8 3 (5.88%) SDLC
8 3 (5.88%) Test Management
8 3 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.69%) Perl
2 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 8 (15.69%) PMI Certification
2 8 (15.69%) PMP
3 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Remedy
2 5 (9.80%) BMC
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco
2 5 (9.80%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) EMC
4 3 (5.88%) HP
4 3 (5.88%) IBM
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.92%) InterSystems
5 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.96%) AppSense
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Genesys
6 1 (1.96%) Infor
6 1 (1.96%) iSOFT
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Symantec