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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Time Management
Rank 180 190 195
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Time Management 689 641 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.19% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.57% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 342 309
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 47 34
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.63 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.05% -14.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £10.60 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.91 £37.80 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.79 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+4.20% -1.57%

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
43377 40891 36780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.51% 75.98% 74.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27946 25555 22092
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1209 1083
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.98 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -10.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -12 624 £375 +7.14% 283
London +16 306 £400 +9.58% 102
South East +3 123 £363 +6.61% 65
City of London +3 61 £475 +31.94% 27
Scotland +30 47 £375 -14.38% 5
Hampshire +16 45 £425 +77.08% 5
South West -9 42 £325 -10.34% 18
North West -14 36 £313 -10.71% 24
Berkshire +4 35 £375 -11.76% 21
Yorkshire +6 34 £375 +11.94% 15
East of England -16 32 £125 -64.28% 23
West Yorkshire -4 26 £375 -10.71% 8
Surrey +11 24 £220 -52.43% 18
West Midlands -35 22 £374 -7.77% 29
Leeds -6 19 £388 -7.73% 4
Somerset +26 18 £394 +21.15% 2
Glasgow +15 18 £245 -23.43% 2
Edinburgh +7 16 £388 -18.50% 1
East Midlands -16 16 £400 - 7
Birmingham -6 15 £389 +19.61% 8
Hertfordshire -11 15 £165 -52.85% 10
Yeovil +4 14 £338 +22.72% 2
Manchester -10 13 £269 -23.21% 13
Cheshire -10 12 £400 +27.38% 8
Hook +3 11 - -
Watford -9 10 - - 4
North East -11 9 £300 -7.69%
Southampton - 9 £363 - 1
Slough +7 8 £375 -16.66% 4
Northamptonshire +3 7 £413 -25.00% 1

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 321 (23.23%) Finance
2 302 (21.85%) MS Excel
3 297 (21.49%) Microsoft
4 284 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
5 252 (18.23%) Project Management
6 245 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (14.62%) Windows
8 187 (13.53%) SQL
9 157 (11.36%) MS Office
10 155 (11.22%) Degree
11 150 (10.85%) Security Cleared
12 138 (9.99%) ITIL
13 128 (9.26%) Change Management
14 126 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 125 (9.04%) Banking
15 125 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
16 109 (7.89%) SAP
17 108 (7.81%) PRINCE2
18 106 (7.67%) Java
19 100 (7.24%) HTML
20 97 (7.02%) Scrum
20 97 (7.02%) Retail
21 96 (6.95%) .NET
22 94 (6.80%) SQL Server
22 94 (6.80%) SC Cleared
23 92 (6.66%) Oracle
24 88 (6.37%) CSS
25 86 (6.22%) Marketing
26 85 (6.15%) JavaScript
26 85 (6.15%) CRM

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 67 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.03%) Apache
3 27 (1.95%) CMS
4 26 (1.88%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.23%) IIS
7 16 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 13 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.72%) SAS
10 9 (0.65%) JBoss
11 8 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.51%) Confluence
13 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.43%) NetWeaver
13 6 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
15 4 (0.29%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 302 (21.85%) MS Excel
2 157 (11.36%) MS Office
3 125 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (4.70%) MS Project
5 64 (4.63%) MS Visio
6 17 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (1.16%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.22%) InDesign
11 2 (0.14%) RoboHelp
11 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.072%) SPSS
12 1 (0.072%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.072%) FastStats
12 1 (0.072%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.072%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 29 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.09%) SAP HR
3 13 (0.94%) SAP WM
3 13 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.80%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.72%) SAP CO
6 8 (0.58%) SAP SD
6 8 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.51%) SAP Payroll
8 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 6 (0.43%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.43%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.43%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.36%) SAP QM
9 5 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (0.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.87%) SaaS
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.43%) Office 365
4 6 (0.43%) IaaS
4 6 (0.43%) HP Helion
5 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) PaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Heroku
7 3 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.072%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.072%) Yammer
9 1 (0.072%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.072%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.34%) WAN
2 59 (4.27%) LAN
3 51 (3.69%) Network Security
4 39 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 33 (2.39%) Firewall
6 30 (2.17%) SSL
7 27 (1.95%) DNS
8 25 (1.81%) Internet
8 25 (1.81%) IPsec
9 23 (1.66%) DHCP
10 15 (1.09%) SNMP
11 13 (0.94%) SAN
11 13 (0.94%) VLAN
12 12 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (0.87%) VPN
13 11 (0.80%) Intranet
14 9 (0.65%) Junos
15 8 (0.58%) MPLS
15 8 (0.58%) HTTP
16 7 (0.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.24%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 22 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 20 (1.45%) MS Access
7 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (0.94%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.87%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.87%) SAP BW
11 11 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.80%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.72%) MySQL
12 10 (0.72%) DTS
13 9 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 32 (2.32%) JIRA
2 31 (2.24%) Eclipse
3 16 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.87%) Maven
5 11 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (0.72%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.72%) NUnit
6 10 (0.72%) JUnit
6 10 (0.72%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.65%) Subversion
7 9 (0.65%) Selenium
8 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.36%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.29%) Ant
11 4 (0.29%) StarTeam
11 4 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
11 4 (0.29%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.29%) Fiddler
General
1 321 (23.23%) Finance
2 125 (9.04%) Banking
3 97 (7.02%) Retail
4 86 (6.22%) Marketing
5 56 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 44 (3.18%) Legal
7 43 (3.11%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 26 (1.88%) Front Office
10 22 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 16 (1.16%) Publishing
11 16 (1.16%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.09%) Back Office
13 12 (0.87%) Military
13 12 (0.87%) Billing
14 11 (0.80%) Law
15 9 (0.65%) German Language
16 8 (0.58%) Russian Language
16 8 (0.58%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 338 (24.46%) Analyst
2 151 (10.93%) Developer
3 142 (10.27%) Business Analyst
4 138 (9.99%) Project Manager
5 121 (8.76%) Consultant
6 65 (4.70%) Architect
7 61 (4.41%) SAP Consultant
8 45 (3.26%) Administrator
9 42 (3.04%) Service Analyst
10 38 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
11 36 (2.60%) Service Desk Analyst
12 34 (2.46%) Support Analyst
13 30 (2.17%) Data Analyst
14 28 (2.03%) Coordinator
15 27 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (1.59%) Network Engineer
17 21 (1.52%) Designer
18 18 (1.30%) Java Developer
19 16 (1.16%) .NET Developer
19 16 (1.16%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (7.24%) HTML
2 96 (6.95%) .NET
3 88 (6.37%) CSS
4 51 (3.69%) Web Services
5 47 (3.40%) XML
6 38 (2.75%) HTML5
7 37 (2.68%) ASP.NET
8 31 (2.24%) JSP
8 31 (2.24%) Ajax
8 31 (2.24%) CSS3
9 28 (2.03%) jQuery
10 27 (1.95%) .NET Framework
11 20 (1.45%) Middleware
12 19 (1.37%) J2EE
13 16 (1.16%) Spring
13 16 (1.16%) WCF
14 14 (1.01%) JSON
15 13 (0.94%) WPF
15 13 (0.94%) Hibernate
16 10 (0.72%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 284 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 51 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 48 (3.47%) User Experience
5 46 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 22 (1.59%) PMI
7 22 (1.59%) NHS
8 21 (1.52%) Statistics
9 13 (0.94%) iPad
10 12 (0.87%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.80%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.80%) E-Learning
11 11 (0.80%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.80%) Derivative
12 10 (0.72%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.72%) Blackberry
12 10 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.65%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 202 (14.62%) Windows
2 78 (5.64%) Linux
3 67 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 59 (4.27%) UNIX
5 50 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (1.52%) Windows XP
8 18 (1.30%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.01%) Android
10 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (0.72%) Solaris
11 10 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 9 (0.65%) FreeBSD
12 9 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.29%) HPUX
14 3 (0.22%) VMS
14 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (18.23%) Project Management
2 245 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (9.99%) ITIL
4 128 (9.26%) Change Management
5 126 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 97 (7.02%) Scrum
8 85 (6.15%) CRM
9 80 (5.79%) E-Commerce
9 80 (5.79%) Service Management
10 74 (5.35%) Business Analysis
11 73 (5.28%) OO
12 71 (5.14%) SDLC
13 70 (5.07%) Migration
14 66 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 56 (4.05%) Data Analysis
16 55 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (3.76%) B2B
17 52 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 49 (3.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 187 (13.53%) SQL
2 106 (7.67%) Java
3 85 (6.15%) JavaScript
4 82 (5.93%) C#
5 31 (2.24%) C
6 28 (2.03%) C++
6 28 (2.03%) Shell Script
7 27 (1.95%) T-SQL
8 22 (1.59%) Python
8 22 (1.59%) Perl
9 21 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.37%) VBA
11 18 (1.30%) VB.NET
12 14 (1.01%) PL/SQL
13 12 (0.87%) VBScript
13 12 (0.87%) VB
14 10 (0.72%) PHP
14 10 (0.72%) ABAP
15 7 (0.51%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.43%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (11.22%) Degree
2 150 (10.85%) Security Cleared
3 94 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 42 (3.04%) PMI Certification
5 41 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (2.53%) DV Cleared
7 24 (1.74%) PMP
8 20 (1.45%) MCSE
9 19 (1.37%) MCAD
9 19 (1.37%) MCSD
9 19 (1.37%) ISEB
10 18 (1.30%) MCTS
11 17 (1.23%) MCPD
12 15 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 14 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.65%) MCDST
15 9 (0.65%) APMP
16 8 (0.58%) CISM
16 8 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.14%) QA
2 38 (2.75%) SLA
3 15 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.51%) JSP 440
6 7 (0.51%) COBIT
7 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.29%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.22%) DO-254
9 3 (0.22%) ARP4754
9 3 (0.22%) ARP4761
9 3 (0.22%) P3O
10 2 (0.14%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.14%) COREP
10 2 (0.14%) FINREP
10 2 (0.14%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 66 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.94%) vSphere
4 11 (0.80%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.43%) XenApp
6 6 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.43%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.29%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 2 (0.14%) NLBS
9 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.072%) RACF
10 1 (0.072%) Samba
10 1 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.072%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.072%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (1.45%) Puppet
2 11 (0.80%) WMI
3 8 (0.58%) AirWatch
3 8 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.51%) SCCM
5 5 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
6 4 (0.29%) Hyperic
6 4 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.29%) Nessus
6 4 (0.29%) Nmap
7 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.14%) WSUS
7 2 (0.14%) Nagios
7 2 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 297 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.89%) SAP
3 92 (6.66%) Oracle
4 73 (5.28%) Cisco
5 55 (3.98%) HP
6 37 (2.68%) VMware
7 36 (2.60%) CheckPoint
7 36 (2.60%) Juniper
8 30 (2.17%) Adobe
9 29 (2.10%) ServiceNow
10 27 (1.95%) Blue Coat
11 25 (1.81%) IBM
12 24 (1.74%) Citrix
13 23 (1.66%) McAfee
14 21 (1.52%) Business Objects
15 19 (1.37%) Dell
16 18 (1.30%) Cognos
16 18 (1.30%) Remedy
17 13 (0.94%) Google
18 11 (0.80%) webMethods
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