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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Implementation Specialist
Rank 623 615 604
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 24 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.038% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.040% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Median daily rate £469 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 - -

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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 May 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 16 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 May 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 -17 24 £469 +33.92% 7
London -7 13 £494 +9.72% 1
City of London +45 6 £488 +44.44% 1
East of England +13 5 £238 -47.22%
Essex - 5 £238 -
South East -4 4 £400 +14.28% 5
Hampshire - 3 £400 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £400 -
East Midlands +10 1 £425 +88.88%
Northamptonshire +8 1 £425 +88.88%
Northampton +5 1 £425 +88.88%
North West -4 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Change Management
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) German Language
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.89%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
5 5 (13.89%) Remedy
5 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
5 5 (13.89%) Line Management
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.11%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) SAN
6 4 (11.11%) BMC
6 4 (11.11%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) DB2
6 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.11%) iSeries
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.33%) VMware
7 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) XenApp

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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.56%) Lorenzo
3 1 (2.78%) LatentZero
3 1 (2.78%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) WebEx
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) FTP
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) German Language
2 5 (13.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) Ajax
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) COM
3 1 (2.78%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) iSeries
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.56%) Blog
3 2 (5.56%) CMDB
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.78%) AS400
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Change Management
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (13.89%) Line Management
4 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
4 4 (11.11%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) ITSM
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.56%) CMMI
6 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.56%) Presales
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) Perl
2 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.56%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) XenApp
2 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy
2 4 (11.11%) BMC
2 4 (11.11%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) AppSense
5 1 (2.78%) Eze Castle Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Infor
5 1 (2.78%) iSOFT
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec
5 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
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