The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Implementation Specialist
Rank 573 544 560
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 23 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.014% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.016% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 16
Average daily rate £300 £325 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £234 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £438 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £513
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 2014.

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 20 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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -33 22 £300 -7.69% 2
London -2 18 £300 +28.34% 1
City of London +1 9 £233 +29.16%
North West - 1 - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Implementation Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (28.21%) NHS
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 10 (25.64%) Migration
3 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 7 (17.95%) ServiceNow
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 4 (10.26%) Internet
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.26%) Windows
5 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
5 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 4 (10.26%) SSL
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.69%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) SAP WM
6 3 (7.69%) OSPF
6 3 (7.69%) BGP
6 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
6 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) MS Office
6 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.69%) Firewall
6 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (7.69%) Finance
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (5.13%) Netezza

Implementation Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
1 4 (10.26%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) OSPF
2 3 (7.69%) BGP
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) IPsec
3 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.56%) TACACS
4 1 (2.56%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) NHS
2 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
1 10 (25.64%) Migration
2 7 (17.95%) Service Management
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Data Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) CCNP
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CISSP
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) XenApp
1 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Nessus
2 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) ServiceNow
2 4 (10.26%) SAP
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) Netezza
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Siebel
5 1 (2.56%) Nokia
5 1 (2.56%) Wyse
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) Rapid7
5 1 (2.56%) Qualys
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