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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 204 190 187
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Time Management 576 568 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.04% 1.10% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.49% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 290 238
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 26 60
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £40.00 £39.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.29 £13.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.47% -27.63%

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
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 -24 513 £375 +7.91% 237
London -14 234 £400 - 69
South East -3 127 £350 +11.11% 58
Hampshire +12 55 £360 +50.00% 7
City of London -2 52 £400 - 15
Berkshire -5 38 £325 -12.16% 16
North West +2 36 £350 +16.66% 27
Scotland +9 34 £401 +3.41% 6
South West -16 27 £340 +6.66% 28
West Midlands -21 23 £375 +19.90% 12
Edinburgh -1 21 £414 +6.63% 2
Yorkshire -10 21 £350 +7.69% 15
East of England -42 21 £425 +32.81% 18
West Yorkshire -12 16 £350 +7.69% 5
Surrey +3 15 £350 +16.66% 2
Cheshire +12 14 £358 +19.16% 8
Leeds 0 14 £350 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +2 12 £420 +517.64% 6
Manchester -4 12 £358 +2.14% 17
Reading +9 11 £320 +10.34% 7
North East -16 11 £365 - 1
Bristol -4 10 £340 - 16
Southampton +1 9 £344 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £554 +77.30% 11
Staffordshire +8 7 £375 +66.66% 4
Bracknell +3 7 £119 -40.50% 2
Birmingham -3 7 - - 4
Northamptonshire -9 7 £473 -3.07% 1
South Wales -16 7 £453 +158.57% 3
Lancashire -18 7 £350 +57.65% 2

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 311 (26.16%) Finance
2 279 (23.47%) Project Management
3 276 (23.21%) Microsoft
4 262 (22.04%) Analytical Skills
5 255 (21.45%) Windows
5 255 (21.45%) MS Excel
6 163 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (13.54%) SQL
8 146 (12.28%) ITIL
9 140 (11.77%) Degree
10 134 (11.27%) Security Cleared
11 124 (10.43%) MS Office
12 112 (9.42%) HTML
13 105 (8.83%) PRINCE2
13 105 (8.83%) Banking
14 104 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 102 (8.58%) SC Cleared
16 93 (7.82%) SQL Server
17 91 (7.65%) JavaScript
17 91 (7.65%) Active Directory
18 89 (7.49%) Change Management
19 85 (7.15%) Oracle
19 85 (7.15%) SAP
19 85 (7.15%) CSS
20 82 (6.90%) QA
21 78 (6.56%) Service Management
22 77 (6.48%) Migration
22 77 (6.48%) Cisco
23 75 (6.31%) Windows 7
24 71 (5.97%) Retail

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.69%) IIS
3 22 (1.85%) MS Exchange
4 20 (1.68%) Apache
5 19 (1.60%) CMS
6 13 (1.09%) Lync
6 13 (1.09%) SAS
7 11 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 11 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 11 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.93%) Drupal
8 10 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 10 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.50%) Live Communications Server
12 5 (0.42%) Moodle
12 5 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 255 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 124 (10.43%) MS Office
3 64 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (4.54%) MS Project
5 44 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.60%) Photoshop
7 16 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.50%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.34%) InDesign
12 3 (0.25%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.17%) SPSS
13 2 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.084%) FastStats
14 1 (0.084%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.084%) MicroStation
14 1 (0.084%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 16 (1.35%) SAP HR
2 12 (1.01%) ENOVIA
3 11 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.76%) SAP WM
4 9 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 8 (0.67%) SAP SD
5 8 (0.67%) SAP Payroll
6 6 (0.50%) Magento
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.42%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.42%) DELMIA
7 5 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.42%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.34%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.34%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.18%) SaaS
2 9 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (0.76%) PaaS
3 7 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
4 6 (0.50%) Office 365
5 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.34%) Force.com
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.25%) IaaS
7 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.79%) TCP/IP
1 57 (4.79%) Firewall
2 52 (4.37%) LAN
3 51 (4.29%) WAN
4 38 (3.20%) Network Security
5 37 (3.11%) Internet
6 27 (2.27%) DNS
6 27 (2.27%) SAN
7 21 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (1.43%) SSL
9 16 (1.35%) VPN
10 13 (1.09%) OSPF
11 12 (1.01%) Intranet
11 12 (1.01%) DHCP
11 12 (1.01%) Wireless
11 12 (1.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (0.93%) Junos
12 11 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (7.82%) SQL Server
2 35 (2.94%) MySQL
3 26 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 10 (0.84%) DB2
10 9 (0.76%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.59%) MS Access
11 7 (0.59%) QlikView
11 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.42%) OLAP
12 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.42%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (1.60%) JIRA
2 14 (1.18%) Subversion
3 13 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 11 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.84%) ClearCase
5 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
6 9 (0.76%) JUnit
7 8 (0.67%) Maven
7 8 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (0.59%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.50%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.50%) Axure RP
10 5 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.42%) NUnit
10 5 (0.42%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.25%) Ranorex
12 3 (0.25%) Mercurial
General
1 311 (26.16%) Finance
2 105 (8.83%) Banking
3 71 (5.97%) Retail
4 48 (4.04%) Marketing
5 45 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 44 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.35%) Legal
9 18 (1.51%) Publishing
10 16 (1.35%) Billing
10 16 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.26%) Automotive
11 15 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.93%) Back Office
13 10 (0.84%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.76%) Military
14 9 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.50%) German Language
15 6 (0.50%) Front Office
16 5 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 259 (21.78%) Analyst
2 146 (12.28%) Developer
2 146 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 93 (7.82%) Business Analyst
4 75 (6.31%) Consultant
5 58 (4.88%) Architect
6 35 (2.94%) Administrator
7 31 (2.61%) Network Engineer
8 30 (2.52%) SAP Consultant
9 29 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
10 27 (2.27%) Data Analyst
11 26 (2.19%) Support Engineer
12 25 (2.10%) Support Analyst
12 25 (2.10%) Service Analyst
13 24 (2.02%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (1.93%) Trainer
14 23 (1.93%) Senior Developer
15 20 (1.68%) Front-End Developer
15 20 (1.68%) .NET Developer
16 19 (1.60%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (9.42%) HTML
2 85 (7.15%) CSS
3 68 (5.72%) jQuery
4 63 (5.30%) .NET
5 57 (4.79%) HTML5
6 56 (4.71%) Web Services
7 52 (4.37%) XML
8 32 (2.69%) CSS3
9 26 (2.19%) Ajax
10 24 (2.02%) ASP.NET
11 19 (1.60%) REST
11 19 (1.60%) J2EE
12 18 (1.51%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.51%) JSP
13 16 (1.35%) WCF
14 14 (1.18%) SOAP
15 13 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (1.01%) XHTML
17 11 (0.93%) Semantic HTML
17 11 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 262 (22.04%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 48 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 40 (3.36%) User Experience
5 24 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 23 (1.93%) Clustering
7 21 (1.77%) Social Media
8 18 (1.51%) E-Learning
9 17 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 17 (1.43%) Cryptography
10 16 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.26%) PMI
12 12 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.93%) Blog
14 10 (0.84%) Statistics
15 9 (0.76%) Taxonomies
15 9 (0.76%) FMCG
16 8 (0.67%) Mathematics
16 8 (0.67%) Replication
16 8 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 255 (21.45%) Windows
2 75 (6.31%) Windows 7
3 56 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (4.46%) UNIX
5 51 (4.29%) Windows XP
6 50 (4.21%) Linux
7 49 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (1.51%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.01%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 11 (0.93%) Android
12 9 (0.76%) Windows Vista
12 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.59%) Solaris
14 6 (0.50%) HPUX
15 4 (0.34%) CentOS
15 4 (0.34%) AIX
16 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (23.47%) Project Management
2 163 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (12.28%) ITIL
4 105 (8.83%) PRINCE2
5 104 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 89 (7.49%) Change Management
7 78 (6.56%) Service Management
8 77 (6.48%) Migration
9 70 (5.89%) Service Delivery
10 69 (5.80%) E-Commerce
11 54 (4.54%) CRM
12 51 (4.29%) Business Analysis
13 42 (3.53%) Scrum
13 42 (3.53%) Data Analysis
13 42 (3.53%) Asset Management
14 39 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
15 37 (3.11%) Test Scripting
15 37 (3.11%) Incident Management
15 37 (3.11%) OO
15 37 (3.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 161 (13.54%) SQL
2 91 (7.65%) JavaScript
3 61 (5.13%) Java
4 46 (3.87%) C#
5 33 (2.78%) PHP
6 29 (2.44%) C
7 19 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 19 (1.60%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.51%) C++
8 18 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.35%) VB
10 14 (1.18%) PHP5
10 14 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.18%) Perl
11 12 (1.01%) VBA
12 8 (0.67%) Python
13 7 (0.59%) VBScript
13 7 (0.59%) Ruby
14 6 (0.50%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.42%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 140 (11.77%) Degree
2 134 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 102 (8.58%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (3.28%) PMI Certification
6 34 (2.86%) MCSE
7 30 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (2.52%) PMP
8 19 (1.60%) ISEB
8 19 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
9 17 (1.43%) CCNA
10 15 (1.26%) CCNP
10 15 (1.26%) DV Cleared
11 12 (1.01%) CISSP
12 9 (0.76%) CISA
12 9 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 8 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.90%) QA
2 44 (3.70%) SLA
3 19 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.93%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.42%) FINREP
8 4 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.25%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 3 (0.25%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.25%) BS7799
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.17%) EMIR
11 1 (0.084%) P3O
11 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.084%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.084%) GAAP
System Software
1 91 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.19%) vSphere
4 21 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (1.26%) XenApp
6 9 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 9 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.34%) NFS
9 3 (0.25%) NLBS
9 3 (0.25%) Xen
9 3 (0.25%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.17%) RACF
10 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 29 (2.44%) SCCM
2 14 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 12 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (0.93%) SCOM
5 10 (0.84%) WMI
5 10 (0.84%) WhatsUp Gold
6 9 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.67%) WSUS
8 7 (0.59%) HP UCMDB
9 5 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.25%) Puppet
11 3 (0.25%) OpenView
12 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.17%) AppDNA
12 2 (0.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 276 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 85 (7.15%) Oracle
2 85 (7.15%) SAP
3 77 (6.48%) Cisco
4 66 (5.55%) HP
5 54 (4.54%) VMware
6 42 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
7 36 (3.03%) Citrix
8 28 (2.35%) F5
9 27 (2.27%) Juniper
10 26 (2.19%) CheckPoint
11 25 (2.10%) Adobe
12 20 (1.68%) IBM
12 20 (1.68%) McAfee
13 17 (1.43%) Dell
14 16 (1.35%) 3PAR
15 14 (1.18%) EMC
15 14 (1.18%) ServiceNow
16 13 (1.09%) Veritas
17 12 (1.01%) Altiris
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £435 - £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
SThree - Internal Recruitment department
Rate: £18000 - £20500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Via Resource
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Adam Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Pharma Division
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Central London / West End
thePlatform
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago