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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Implementation Specialist
UK
Rank 570 610 610
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 16 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.024% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +53 13 £375 -6.25% 3
London +20 7 £350 -20.00% 2
Yorkshire +23 4 £475 +18.75%
West Yorkshire +15 4 £475 +18.75%
Bradford - 4 £475 -
Scotland +31 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South East +19 1 - -
Hampshire +10 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £395 -
City of London - 1 £675 -
Staffordshire - 1 £395 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £395 -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 6 (22.22%) SSL
5 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) EMC
5 6 (22.22%) IIS
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 5 (18.52%) MCSE
6 5 (18.52%) VMware
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) EMC VNX
6 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (18.52%) Puppet
6 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing

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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SSL
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) FTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
3 3 (11.11%) Telnet
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) EMC VNX
1 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (14.81%) EMC VMAX
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.41%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Android
8 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
5 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 2 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (3.70%) Contract Management
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Remediation Plan
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) MCSE
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 4 (14.81%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (11.11%) QRadar
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
2 6 (22.22%) EMC
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 2 (7.41%) Splunk
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp