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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Time Management
Rank 211 179 206
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +27
Contract jobs citing Time Management 649 703 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.16% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.60% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 354 298
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £519 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
-9.65% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 66 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.46 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £33.20 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £17.50 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+64.28% +27.64%

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
45554 43915 42300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.78% 77.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30085 27355 26388
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1272 1188
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 594 £400 +6.66% 205
London +11 301 £441 +13.14% 78
South East -48 112 £333 -8.90% 50
North West +7 53 £375 -6.25% 16
Berkshire +11 45 £390 +4.00% 8
City of London +38 41 £450 -2.96% 18
Scotland -23 40 £235 -32.85% 7
Manchester +4 30 £400 - 4
East of England -3 25 £240 -43.52% 16
South West -9 23 £388 +3.33% 10
West Midlands -22 23 £313 -2.34% 8
Hampshire -18 21 £275 -20.91% 11
Yorkshire -24 17 £400 +6.66% 21
Edinburgh -5 16 £369 +1.72% 3
Oxfordshire +6 13 £450 +21.62% 10
Renfrewshire -25 13 £235 -11.89%
North East -26 13 £280 +13.16% 2
Erskine -29 13 £235 -11.89%
Surrey -31 13 £243 -44.57% 6
Lancashire - 13 £375 - 1
East Midlands +4 12 £160 -47.54% 5
Reading -6 12 £390 +34.48% 1
Midlands - 12 - -
Somerset +12 11 - - 1
West Yorkshire -16 11 £425 +7.93% 15
Yeovil -5 10 - -
Birmingham +3 9 £245 -32.48% 3
Hertfordshire -1 9 £120 -74.05% 3
Essex +8 8 £95 +11.76% 4
Bristol +4 8 £388 -4.67% 2

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 278 (23.32%) Finance
2 258 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (19.38%) MS Excel
4 224 (18.79%) Microsoft
5 219 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
6 197 (16.53%) Windows
7 193 (16.19%) Project Management
8 153 (12.84%) Degree
9 148 (12.42%) ITIL
10 136 (11.41%) MS Office
10 136 (11.41%) Security Cleared
11 121 (10.15%) Banking
11 121 (10.15%) Management Information System
12 119 (9.98%) Active Directory
13 115 (9.65%) SQL
14 110 (9.23%) C#
15 107 (8.98%) SAP
16 106 (8.89%) Oracle
17 100 (8.39%) Linux
18 99 (8.31%) HTML
19 94 (7.89%) Java
20 89 (7.47%) SC Cleared
21 87 (7.30%) Configuration Management
21 87 (7.30%) Change Management
22 81 (6.80%) Migration
22 81 (6.80%) Scrum
22 81 (6.80%) Data Centre
23 79 (6.63%) PRINCE2
24 76 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
24 76 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 74 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 33 (2.77%) Apache
3 33 (2.77%) CMS
4 26 (2.18%) nginx
5 24 (2.01%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.85%) Jetty
7 21 (1.76%) Confluence
8 18 (1.51%) Oracle UPK
9 15 (1.26%) Skype for Business
10 14 (1.17%) IIS
11 12 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 6 (0.50%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.50%) SAS
15 6 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 231 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 136 (11.41%) MS Office
3 56 (4.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 56 (4.70%) MS Project
4 30 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (1.09%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.42%) SPSS
9 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.25%) PaintShop Pro
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.084%) EViews
12 1 (0.084%) Maple
12 1 (0.084%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 23 (1.93%) SAP HR
2 17 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.43%) SAP Payroll
3 14 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.17%) SAP WM
4 10 (0.84%) SAP HCM
5 9 (0.76%) Hi Portfolio
5 9 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
5 9 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 8 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.59%) CA PPM
7 7 (0.59%) SAP EHS
8 6 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.50%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.50%) SAP CRM
8 6 (0.50%) SAP SD
9 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 5 (0.42%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 43 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.68%) Office 365
3 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.84%) SaaS
5 6 (0.50%) HP Helion
6 5 (0.42%) Taleo
7 4 (0.34%) CheetahMail
7 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.34%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.34%) PaaS
7 4 (0.34%) Silverpop
7 4 (0.34%) Yammer
8 3 (0.25%) GitHub
9 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.17%) Boomi
9 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.084%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.084%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.084%) IaaS
10 1 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.10%) Internet
2 31 (2.60%) LAN
3 29 (2.43%) WAN
4 28 (2.35%) Firewall
5 23 (1.93%) DNS
6 22 (1.85%) SAN
7 21 (1.76%) VoIP
8 18 (1.51%) TCP/IP
9 17 (1.43%) VPN
10 13 (1.09%) DHCP
11 10 (0.84%) Network Security
12 9 (0.76%) FTP
12 9 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (0.76%) Wireless
13 8 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.59%) Unified Communications
15 6 (0.50%) LDAP
15 6 (0.50%) NAS
15 6 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.27%) Relational Database
3 28 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (2.27%) SAP HANA
5 20 (1.68%) Big Data
6 15 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 14 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.09%) MS Access
8 13 (1.09%) SAP BW
9 9 (0.76%) MySQL
9 9 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 9 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (0.76%) Spotfire
10 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.67%) Star Schema
11 7 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.59%) IBM InfoSphere
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (5.20%) JIRA
2 39 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 30 (2.52%) Git (software)
4 26 (2.18%) Hudson
5 23 (1.93%) Cucumber
6 21 (1.76%) Capybara
7 18 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.26%) HP UFT
9 11 (0.92%) Gitweb
10 9 (0.76%) StarTeam
11 8 (0.67%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.67%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.59%) Maven
12 7 (0.59%) Subversion
13 6 (0.50%) Axure RP
14 5 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.42%) NUnit
14 5 (0.42%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 278 (23.32%) Finance
2 121 (10.15%) Banking
3 52 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 39 (3.27%) Legal
5 38 (3.19%) Retail
6 36 (3.02%) Marketing
7 33 (2.77%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.76%) Law
9 19 (1.59%) Investment Banking
10 16 (1.34%) Back Office
11 15 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.01%) Advertising
13 11 (0.92%) Front Office
14 10 (0.84%) Publishing
15 9 (0.76%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.76%) Automotive
15 9 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.50%) French Language
17 6 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 234 (19.63%) Analyst
2 119 (9.98%) Project Manager
3 117 (9.82%) Consultant
4 116 (9.73%) Developer
5 57 (4.78%) Architect
6 54 (4.53%) Administrator
7 52 (4.36%) SAP Consultant
8 50 (4.19%) Business Analyst
9 44 (3.69%) Support Engineer
10 42 (3.52%) Service Analyst
11 41 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (2.85%) Test Analyst
13 33 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
14 29 (2.43%) Coordinator
14 29 (2.43%) IT Manager
15 25 (2.10%) Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (1.76%) DevOps Engineer
17 20 (1.68%) .NET Developer
17 20 (1.68%) HR Consultant
17 20 (1.68%) SAP HR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (8.31%) HTML
2 74 (6.21%) .NET
3 64 (5.37%) CSS
4 59 (4.95%) Web Services
5 47 (3.94%) ASP.NET
6 45 (3.78%) XML
7 29 (2.43%) jQuery
8 27 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.85%) Ajax
9 22 (1.85%) ELK Stack
9 22 (1.85%) WCF
10 21 (1.76%) Gherkin
10 21 (1.76%) HTML5
11 20 (1.68%) Middleware
12 17 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (1.34%) Entity Framework
14 14 (1.17%) CSS3
14 14 (1.17%) JSON
15 11 (0.92%) Regular Expression
15 11 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 219 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (10.15%) Management Information System
3 81 (6.80%) Data Centre
4 58 (4.87%) User Experience
5 52 (4.36%) Computer Science
6 29 (2.43%) Clustering
7 27 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.43%) Statistics
9 15 (1.26%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.01%) Cryptography
11 12 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.92%) CESG
12 11 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 10 (0.84%) Digital Media
13 10 (0.84%) e-Learning
13 10 (0.84%) Inversion of Control
13 10 (0.84%) IVR
13 10 (0.84%) PMI
13 10 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 197 (16.53%) Windows
2 100 (8.39%) Linux
3 67 (5.62%) Windows Server
4 59 (4.95%) Unix
5 32 (2.68%) Windows 7
6 27 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (1.85%) AIX
8 22 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (1.59%) Windows XP
10 18 (1.51%) Solaris
11 16 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (1.17%) HPUX
13 11 (0.92%) Android
14 10 (0.84%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.67%) VMS
15 8 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (16.19%) Project Management
3 148 (12.42%) ITIL
4 87 (7.30%) Change Management
4 87 (7.30%) Configuration Management
5 81 (6.80%) Migration
5 81 (6.80%) Scrum
6 79 (6.63%) PRINCE2
7 76 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 76 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 75 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 58 (4.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 52 (4.36%) Software Engineering
11 51 (4.28%) CRM
12 46 (3.86%) SDLC
12 46 (3.86%) Web Development
13 42 (3.52%) Change Control
13 42 (3.52%) Service Delivery
14 41 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (3.19%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (9.65%) SQL
2 110 (9.23%) C#
3 94 (7.89%) Java
4 75 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 53 (4.45%) C++
6 48 (4.03%) Python
7 38 (3.19%) Perl
8 32 (2.68%) Shell Script
9 29 (2.43%) C
10 28 (2.35%) Ruby
11 18 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.43%) ABAP
13 16 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.84%) PHP
14 10 (0.84%) VB
15 9 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 9 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.67%) VBA
17 7 (0.59%) DCL
Qualifications
1 153 (12.84%) Degree
2 136 (11.41%) Security Cleared
3 89 (7.47%) SC Cleared
4 36 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (2.68%) CISSP
6 26 (2.18%) PMI Certification
7 25 (2.10%) ISEB
8 24 (2.01%) MCSE
9 23 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.85%) CCNA
10 22 (1.85%) CISA
11 21 (1.76%) CISM
11 21 (1.76%) ISTQB
12 19 (1.59%) PMP
13 16 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 12 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.84%) MCPD
16 10 (0.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.94%) QA
2 44 (3.69%) SLA
3 18 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.26%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.42%) WCAG
6 3 (0.25%) Def Stans
6 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.25%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.25%) RMADS
6 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.17%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) GAAP
7 2 (0.17%) GxP
8 1 (0.084%) DICOM
8 1 (0.084%) GMP
8 1 (0.084%) HL7
8 1 (0.084%) MiFID
8 1 (0.084%) SEPA
System Software
1 119 (9.98%) Active Directory
2 51 (4.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.09%) vSphere
5 10 (0.84%) XenApp
6 8 (0.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 7 (0.59%) NFS
7 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.50%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.42%) Docker
9 5 (0.42%) GPFS
10 4 (0.34%) HDFS
10 4 (0.34%) Samba
10 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.17%) Firmware
12 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.17%) XenServer
13 1 (0.084%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 35 (2.94%) Puppet
2 15 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (1.01%) SCCM
4 10 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 9 (0.76%) SCOM
5 9 (0.76%) WMI
6 7 (0.59%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.50%) HP UCMDB
8 5 (0.42%) Ganglia
8 5 (0.42%) Nagios
9 4 (0.34%) Ansible
9 4 (0.34%) Nessus
10 3 (0.25%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.17%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.17%) Graphite
11 2 (0.17%) Jitterbit
11 2 (0.17%) Netcool
11 2 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 224 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.98%) SAP
3 106 (8.89%) Oracle
4 73 (6.12%) VMware
5 64 (5.37%) HP
6 42 (3.52%) Cisco
7 29 (2.43%) Citrix
8 28 (2.35%) IBM
9 26 (2.18%) PeopleSoft
10 22 (1.85%) Remedy
10 22 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.76%) Red Hat
12 19 (1.59%) Adobe
13 17 (1.43%) EMC
13 17 (1.43%) Fujitsu
14 15 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.17%) Serena
15 14 (1.17%) Splunk
15 14 (1.17%) Veritas
16 13 (1.09%) Hyperion
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