The table below looks at the statistics for Time Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Time Management over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Time Management
Rank 195 188 212
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing Time Management 708 656 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.19% 1.16% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 1.53% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 345 301
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £152 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £9.50 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £38.64 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-32.00% +42.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46277 43014 40015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.09% 76.08% 74.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 30167 26709 24575
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1257 1173 1116
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Time Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Time Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Time Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Time Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Time Management within the UK.

Time Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Time Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Time Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Time Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Time Management within the UK.

Time Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Time Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Time Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Time Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Time Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Time Management within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 637 £375 - 223
London 0 272 £425 +10.38% 67
South East -28 121 £365 +4.28% 57
City of London +19 66 £475 +46.15% 8
South West +14 59 £325 -21.21% 6
East of England +8 58 £350 - 17
Scotland +27 53 £400 +3.09% 5
Hampshire +27 49 £400 +52.38% 11
Yorkshire -6 35 £388 +84.52% 22
West Yorkshire -8 31 £400 +90.47% 7
East Midlands +8 30 £400 -2.43% 4
Berkshire -27 29 £410 +9.45% 13
North West -31 29 £325 -7.14% 29
Edinburgh +6 25 £346 -13.71% 2
West Midlands -15 25 £260 +15.55% 20
Hertfordshire +15 24 £334 +126.70% 10
Leeds -11 24 £400 +90.47% 5
Somerset +16 22 £450 +63.63%
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £339 +133.62% 2
Surrey +1 17 £220 -54.28% 8
Devon +14 16 £325 -31.57% 2
Cambridge +14 16 £325 +116.66% 2
Watford +8 14 - - 3
Plymouth +4 14 £325 -31.57% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 14 £331 -22.28% 8
Birmingham +10 12 £258 +72.32% 8
Northamptonshire +5 12 £413 +87.50% 1
Yeovil 0 12 - -
Cheshire -7 12 £288 -24.34% 4
Manchester -23 12 £325 - 17

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management.

1 353 (25.56%) Finance
2 297 (21.51%) MS Excel
3 290 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
4 289 (20.93%) Microsoft
5 265 (19.19%) Project Management
6 250 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
7 227 (16.44%) SQL
8 212 (15.35%) Windows
9 159 (11.51%) Degree
10 153 (11.08%) MS Office
11 150 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 149 (10.79%) ITIL
13 146 (10.57%) Security Cleared
14 143 (10.35%) Banking
15 137 (9.92%) Java
16 126 (9.12%) Scrum
17 124 (8.98%) HTML
18 118 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
19 111 (8.04%) Change Management
20 105 (7.60%) CSS
21 104 (7.53%) PRINCE2
22 103 (7.46%) JavaScript
23 100 (7.24%) .NET
24 97 (7.02%) Oracle
25 91 (6.59%) C#
26 90 (6.52%) Migration
27 88 (6.37%) Active Directory
28 85 (6.15%) SDLC
29 84 (6.08%) SQL Server
29 84 (6.08%) SC Cleared

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Time Management also 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 that cited Time Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 58 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.62%) Apache
3 40 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.03%) CMS
5 26 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.45%) IIS
6 20 (1.45%) MS Exchange
7 18 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 12 (0.87%) JBoss
9 10 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.65%) Confluence
11 8 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.58%) WorkSite
11 8 (0.58%) Node.js
12 7 (0.51%) SAS
13 6 (0.43%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 297 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 153 (11.08%) MS Office
3 118 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 68 (4.92%) MS Project
5 62 (4.49%) MS Visio
6 20 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 18 (1.30%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.58%) InDesign
10 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.072%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.072%) Mingle
11 1 (0.072%) FastStats
11 1 (0.072%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 15 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 13 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.80%) SAP Payroll
4 10 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.51%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.43%) SAP HCM
6 6 (0.43%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.43%) SAP WM
6 6 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.36%) SAP QM
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
8 4 (0.29%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.22%) SAP MII
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.22%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.30%) Office 365
2 11 (0.80%) IaaS
2 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.51%) SaaS
4 7 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.22%) HP Helion
5 3 (0.22%) GitHub
5 3 (0.22%) Heroku
5 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.22%) Symantec.cloud
6 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.072%) Taleo
7 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.072%) PaaS
7 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.34%) LAN
2 56 (4.06%) WAN
3 52 (3.77%) Network Security
4 46 (3.33%) Firewall
5 43 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 35 (2.53%) SSL
7 33 (2.39%) DNS
8 30 (2.17%) DHCP
9 28 (2.03%) IPsec
10 24 (1.74%) Internet
11 23 (1.67%) VPN
12 20 (1.45%) Intranet
13 15 (1.09%) SAN
14 14 (1.01%) Junos
15 13 (0.94%) SNMP
16 12 (0.87%) MPLS
16 12 (0.87%) HTTP
16 12 (0.87%) Wireless
16 12 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (0.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 32 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
6 22 (1.59%) Data Mining
6 22 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 20 (1.45%) MS Access
9 18 (1.30%) MySQL
10 14 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 13 (0.94%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.87%) QlikView
12 12 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 10 (0.72%) DTS
15 9 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (2.39%) Eclipse
2 25 (1.81%) JIRA
3 24 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
5 14 (1.01%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.01%) Maven
6 13 (0.94%) Subversion
7 11 (0.80%) JUnit
8 9 (0.65%) Visual Studio
8 9 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 8 (0.58%) Selenium
10 7 (0.51%) NUnit
10 7 (0.51%) Capybara
11 6 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.36%) HP UFT
13 4 (0.29%) Ant
13 4 (0.29%) Fiddler
13 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 353 (25.56%) Finance
2 143 (10.35%) Banking
3 83 (6.01%) Retail
4 60 (4.34%) Telecoms
5 56 (4.06%) Legal
5 56 (4.06%) Marketing
6 44 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 27 (1.96%) Front Office
8 25 (1.81%) Law
9 19 (1.38%) Billing
10 18 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.09%) Publishing
12 14 (1.01%) Back Office
12 14 (1.01%) Military
13 10 (0.72%) Advertising
13 10 (0.72%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.58%) German Language
16 6 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 355 (25.71%) Analyst
2 178 (12.89%) Developer
3 157 (11.37%) Project Manager
4 133 (9.63%) Business Analyst
5 91 (6.59%) Consultant
6 59 (4.27%) Architect
7 54 (3.91%) Service Analyst
8 50 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 48 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 47 (3.40%) Administrator
11 43 (3.11%) Support Analyst
12 38 (2.75%) Data Analyst
13 34 (2.46%) SAP Consultant
14 32 (2.32%) Java Developer
15 31 (2.24%) Coordinator
16 26 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
16 26 (1.88%) Designer
17 25 (1.81%) Network Engineer
18 22 (1.59%) Software Engineer
18 22 (1.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.98%) HTML
2 105 (7.60%) CSS
3 100 (7.24%) .NET
4 53 (3.84%) Web Services
4 53 (3.84%) XML
5 51 (3.69%) JSP
6 38 (2.75%) jQuery
7 37 (2.68%) HTML5
8 36 (2.61%) ASP.NET
9 30 (2.17%) J2EE
10 29 (2.10%) CSS3
11 23 (1.67%) Ajax
12 22 (1.59%) Spring
13 21 (1.52%) Middleware
14 20 (1.45%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.45%) WCF
15 19 (1.38%) Hibernate
16 17 (1.23%) JSON
17 16 (1.16%) WPF
17 16 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 290 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 52 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.26%) User Experience
5 42 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.52%) PMI
7 19 (1.38%) Derivative
8 18 (1.30%) Statistics
9 16 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 13 (0.94%) NHS
12 11 (0.80%) Blackberry
12 11 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.80%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.80%) E-Learning
13 10 (0.72%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.65%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.65%) Learning Management System
14 9 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 212 (15.35%) Windows
2 74 (5.36%) Linux
3 66 (4.78%) Windows 7
4 65 (4.71%) UNIX
5 58 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (2.10%) Windows XP
8 22 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.80%) Solaris
11 10 (0.72%) Android
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.43%) FreeBSD
14 4 (0.29%) VMS
14 4 (0.29%) CentOS
14 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.22%) AIX
15 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (19.19%) Project Management
2 250 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 149 (10.79%) ITIL
5 126 (9.12%) Scrum
6 111 (8.04%) Change Management
7 104 (7.53%) PRINCE2
8 90 (6.52%) Migration
9 85 (6.15%) SDLC
10 79 (5.72%) E-Commerce
11 75 (5.43%) OO
12 74 (5.36%) Business Analysis
13 69 (5.00%) Data Analysis
14 68 (4.92%) Service Management
15 64 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 62 (4.49%) CRM
17 61 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 60 (4.34%) Web Development
18 60 (4.34%) UML
19 55 (3.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 227 (16.44%) SQL
2 137 (9.92%) Java
3 103 (7.46%) JavaScript
4 91 (6.59%) C#
5 42 (3.04%) C++
6 35 (2.53%) C
7 26 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 23 (1.67%) Shell Script
9 21 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 21 (1.52%) VBA
10 20 (1.45%) Perl
11 19 (1.38%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.30%) PHP
13 17 (1.23%) Python
13 17 (1.23%) Ruby
14 16 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 15 (1.09%) VBScript
16 13 (0.94%) VB
17 8 (0.58%) Ada
17 8 (0.58%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 159 (11.51%) Degree
2 146 (10.57%) Security Cleared
3 84 (6.08%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (1.52%) ISEB
8 17 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 16 (1.16%) MCSE
10 14 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.94%) PMP
11 13 (0.94%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.58%) MCDST
16 7 (0.51%) MCP
17 6 (0.43%) CCIE
17 6 (0.43%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.21%) QA
2 45 (3.26%) SLA
3 16 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 11 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.43%) IEC 61508
6 6 (0.43%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.36%) DO-254
7 5 (0.36%) ARP4754
7 5 (0.36%) ARP4761
7 5 (0.36%) COBIT
8 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.22%) P3O
8 3 (0.22%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.14%) COREP
9 2 (0.14%) FINREP
9 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 88 (6.37%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.16%) vSphere
4 11 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.58%) XenApp
7 6 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.29%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.22%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.22%) vCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.14%) NLBS
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.072%) Xen
12 1 (0.072%) XenServer
12 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.072%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (1.09%) Puppet
2 10 (0.72%) AirWatch
3 7 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 7 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
3 7 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.43%) WMI
5 5 (0.36%) Nessus
5 5 (0.36%) Nmap
5 5 (0.36%) SCCM
6 4 (0.29%) Salt
7 3 (0.22%) Kibana
7 3 (0.22%) Rundeck
7 3 (0.22%) Hyperic
7 3 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (0.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 289 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.02%) Oracle
3 83 (6.01%) Cisco
4 71 (5.14%) SAP
5 48 (3.48%) VMware
6 43 (3.11%) HP
7 42 (3.04%) CheckPoint
8 39 (2.82%) Juniper
9 34 (2.46%) Adobe
10 33 (2.39%) Citrix
11 30 (2.17%) Blue Coat
12 28 (2.03%) IBM
13 27 (1.96%) ServiceNow
14 23 (1.67%) McAfee
15 21 (1.52%) Remedy
16 16 (1.16%) webMethods
16 16 (1.16%) F5
17 14 (1.01%) Cognos
18 13 (0.94%) Dell
18 13 (0.94%) EMC
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