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 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 177 204 196
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing Time Management 657 530 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 0.99% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.34% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 307 241
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £185 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 39 56
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.64 £37.80 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.96%

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
42045 39415 41397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.46% 73.73% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26091 24205 23959
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1165 1093 1499
Average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.45 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +26 606 £375 +11.11% 265
London +8 248 £400 +14.28% 73
South East +60 139 £350 +7.69% 68
Berkshire +46 56 £375 +61.29% 16
City of London +26 54 £326 -7.00% 26
East of England -5 52 £350 +13.82% 21
West Midlands -9 48 £225 -35.71% 14
South West -21 44 £413 +31.68% 28
North West +12 33 £350 +12.90% 21
Hampshire -2 27 £263 -19.23% 19
Scotland -36 21 £388 +16.25% 7
Reading +22 20 £350 +52.17% 3
Coventry 0 19 £345 +6.15%
Essex -4 18 £95 -66.78% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £426 +55.00% 8
East Sussex +4 17 £350 +7.69% 7
East Midlands +16 16 £410 -31.66% 7
Manchester +8 15 £325 +4.83% 9
Hertfordshire -12 15 £148 -67.22% 6
Brighton - 14 £375 - 4
Yorkshire -8 13 £210 -35.38% 22
Milton Keynes +2 11 £426 +70.50% 3
Slough +11 10 £450 - 4
Birmingham 0 10 £150 -57.14% 3
West Yorkshire -4 10 £210 -35.38% 15
Gloucestershire -19 10 £425 +37.09% 8
Surrey 0 9 £481 +37.50% 8
Edinburgh -21 9 £401 +2.82% 5
Lancashire - 9 £400 - 2
Leeds +9 8 £210 -35.38% 9

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 359 (28.81%) Finance
2 345 (27.69%) Project Management
3 253 (20.30%) Microsoft
4 240 (19.26%) MS Excel
5 206 (16.53%) Windows
6 173 (13.88%) Degree
7 156 (12.52%) SQL
8 152 (12.20%) PRINCE2
9 149 (11.96%) MS Office
10 139 (11.16%) ITIL
11 133 (10.67%) Change Management
12 131 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (8.75%) HTML
14 107 (8.59%) SAP
15 103 (8.27%) Security Cleared
16 102 (8.19%) Retail
16 102 (8.19%) Oracle
16 102 (8.19%) Manufacturing
16 102 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 96 (7.70%) Banking
18 86 (6.90%) E-Commerce
19 85 (6.82%) QA
20 83 (6.66%) Migration
21 82 (6.58%) Java
22 77 (6.18%) CSS
23 75 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
24 72 (5.78%) SC Cleared
24 72 (5.78%) SQL Server
24 72 (5.78%) SharePoint
24 72 (5.78%) Active Directory

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.69%) CMS
3 20 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 19 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.28%) IIS
6 15 (1.20%) IBM Notes
7 14 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.96%) SAS
9 10 (0.80%) Apache
9 10 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.56%) Lync
11 7 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.40%) WordPress
12 5 (0.40%) Moodle
12 5 (0.40%) Confluence
13 4 (0.32%) TWiki
13 4 (0.32%) Mule
Applications
1 240 (19.26%) MS Excel
2 149 (11.96%) MS Office
3 75 (6.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (5.30%) MS Project
5 48 (3.85%) MS Visio
6 24 (1.93%) Photoshop
7 21 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.80%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.16%) InDesign
14 1 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.080%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.080%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.080%) Maya
14 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 31 (2.49%) ENOVIA
2 16 (1.28%) SAP SRM
3 14 (1.12%) DELMIA
4 12 (0.96%) SAP PM
4 12 (0.96%) SAP HR
5 10 (0.80%) SAP QM
6 9 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.72%) SAP HCM
7 8 (0.64%) TRIRIGA
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
8 7 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.56%) SAP SD
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.48%) SAP Payroll
9 6 (0.48%) SAP WM
10 5 (0.40%) Temenos T24
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
11 4 (0.32%) Magento
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.96%) SaaS
2 8 (0.64%) PaaS
3 3 (0.24%) Office 365
3 3 (0.24%) IaaS
3 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.080%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.61%) TCP/IP
2 44 (3.53%) LAN
3 40 (3.21%) WAN
4 37 (2.97%) Firewall
5 36 (2.89%) Internet
6 26 (2.09%) SAN
7 18 (1.44%) Network Security
8 17 (1.36%) DNS
9 16 (1.28%) Intranet
10 14 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (0.88%) DHCP
12 10 (0.80%) VPN
12 10 (0.80%) VoIP
12 10 (0.80%) OSPF
12 10 (0.80%) VLAN
12 10 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (0.80%) NAS
13 8 (0.64%) Wireless
13 8 (0.64%) IPsec
14 6 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 26 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (1.85%) SAP BW
6 22 (1.77%) MySQL
7 21 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (1.36%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.04%) OLTP
11 12 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.96%) OLAP
12 10 (0.80%) MS Access
12 10 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
13 7 (0.56%) DB2
14 6 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 25 (2.01%) JIRA
2 20 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (1.36%) Subversion
3 17 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.20%) ClearCase
5 14 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 13 (1.04%) ClearQuest
7 11 (0.88%) JUnit
8 10 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
9 9 (0.72%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.56%) Maven
11 6 (0.48%) ProC
11 6 (0.48%) NUnit
11 6 (0.48%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.32%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.32%) Selenium
12 4 (0.32%) TestDirector
General
1 359 (28.81%) Finance
2 102 (8.19%) Manufacturing
2 102 (8.19%) Retail
3 96 (7.70%) Banking
4 51 (4.09%) Marketing
5 46 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 38 (3.05%) Legal
7 37 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 29 (2.33%) Investment Banking
9 23 (1.85%) Publishing
10 20 (1.61%) Back Office
10 20 (1.61%) Automotive
11 18 (1.44%) Billing
12 17 (1.36%) Retail Banking
13 15 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.96%) Games
15 11 (0.88%) Front Office
16 8 (0.64%) Advertising
16 8 (0.64%) German Language
17 5 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 255 (20.47%) Analyst
2 187 (15.01%) Project Manager
3 153 (12.28%) Developer
4 102 (8.19%) Business Analyst
5 93 (7.46%) Consultant
6 52 (4.17%) Architect
7 45 (3.61%) SAP Consultant
8 34 (2.73%) Coordinator
9 30 (2.41%) Administrator
10 29 (2.33%) Applications Engineer
11 27 (2.17%) Support Engineer
12 26 (2.09%) Data Analyst
13 25 (2.01%) Designer
14 24 (1.93%) Network Engineer
14 24 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (1.85%) Service Analyst
15 23 (1.85%) Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (1.69%) ScrumMaster
17 20 (1.61%) Change Manager
17 20 (1.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (8.75%) HTML
2 77 (6.18%) CSS
3 64 (5.14%) .NET
3 64 (5.14%) XML
4 62 (4.98%) Web Services
5 55 (4.41%) jQuery
6 49 (3.93%) HTML5
7 47 (3.77%) J2EE
8 30 (2.41%) CSS3
9 27 (2.17%) REST
9 27 (2.17%) SOAP
9 27 (2.17%) Ajax
10 23 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 22 (1.77%) XSD
12 18 (1.44%) XSLT
13 17 (1.36%) Spring
14 14 (1.12%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.12%) JSON
14 14 (1.12%) XHTML
15 13 (1.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.46%) Management Information System
2 45 (3.61%) Computer Science
3 24 (1.93%) PMI
3 24 (1.93%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.04%) E-Learning
6 12 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 12 (0.96%) Social Media
7 11 (0.88%) Social Network
7 11 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 10 (0.80%) SCORM
8 10 (0.80%) Clustering
9 9 (0.72%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.64%) IPTV
10 8 (0.64%) Derivative
11 7 (0.56%) Cryptography
11 7 (0.56%) Replication
11 7 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 206 (16.53%) Windows
2 61 (4.90%) Windows 7
3 52 (4.17%) UNIX
4 42 (3.37%) Windows XP
5 39 (3.13%) Linux
6 32 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (1.44%) Apple iOS
9 16 (1.28%) Android
10 15 (1.20%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.56%) Solaris
12 7 (0.56%) AIX
13 5 (0.40%) HPUX
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (27.69%) Project Management
2 152 (12.20%) PRINCE2
3 139 (11.16%) ITIL
4 133 (10.67%) Change Management
5 131 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
7 86 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 83 (6.66%) Migration
9 69 (5.54%) Scrum
10 66 (5.30%) Validation
11 60 (4.82%) Service Delivery
12 59 (4.74%) Service Management
13 55 (4.41%) Business Analysis
14 54 (4.33%) Project Planning
14 54 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 53 (4.25%) Data Analysis
16 48 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (3.37%) Software Engineering
18 41 (3.29%) Requirements Management
18 41 (3.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (12.52%) SQL
2 82 (6.58%) Java
3 71 (5.70%) JavaScript
4 48 (3.85%) C#
5 30 (2.41%) C
6 27 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 25 (2.01%) PowerShell
7 25 (2.01%) PHP
8 19 (1.52%) C++
8 19 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 16 (1.28%) VB
10 15 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.88%) VBA
12 9 (0.72%) Perl
12 9 (0.72%) Ruby
13 7 (0.56%) PHP5
13 7 (0.56%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.56%) VBScript
14 6 (0.48%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.40%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 173 (13.88%) Degree
2 103 (8.27%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.78%) SC Cleared
4 45 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 29 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (2.17%) PMP
7 23 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.69%) ISEB
8 21 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 20 (1.61%) MCSE
10 18 (1.44%) CCNP
10 18 (1.44%) CCNA
11 16 (1.28%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.12%) CISSP
13 13 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 13 (1.04%) DV Cleared
14 10 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.80%) CISA
15 9 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.48%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.82%) QA
2 38 (3.05%) SLA
3 20 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 19 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.56%) EMIR
7 5 (0.40%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.32%) WCAG
9 3 (0.24%) WAI
9 3 (0.24%) BS7799
9 3 (0.24%) P3O
9 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.16%) GxP
10 2 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.080%) Basel III
11 1 (0.080%) GMP
11 1 (0.080%) GLP
11 1 (0.080%) GAAP
System Software
1 72 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.12%) vSphere
4 13 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.80%) VMware ESX
5 10 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.56%) XenApp
7 5 (0.40%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.32%) NFS
8 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.24%) XenServer
10 2 (0.16%) Samba
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.080%) UAG
11 1 (0.080%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (1.69%) SCCM
2 9 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.64%) SCOM
3 8 (0.64%) WMI
4 7 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 6 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
6 5 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.32%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.24%) OpenView
8 3 (0.24%) WSUS
8 3 (0.24%) Oracle EDQ
8 3 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
8 3 (0.24%) AppDNA
9 2 (0.16%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.16%) Puppet
9 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.16%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.080%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 253 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.59%) SAP
3 102 (8.19%) Oracle
4 51 (4.09%) HP
5 48 (3.85%) Cisco
6 33 (2.65%) VMware
7 32 (2.57%) Adobe
8 31 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (2.33%) IBM
10 25 (2.01%) Citrix
11 16 (1.28%) Dell
11 16 (1.28%) Juniper
12 15 (1.20%) Lotus
13 14 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 14 (1.12%) McAfee
13 14 (1.12%) ServiceNow
14 11 (0.88%) EMC
15 10 (0.80%) webMethods
15 10 (0.80%) Altiris
16 9 (0.72%) Symantec
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