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 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Time Management
Rank 197 226 193
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -33
Contract jobs citing Time Management 613 491 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.26% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 279 255
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £180 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 31 63
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.50 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +25.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.25 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+31.42% +40.90%

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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 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 19 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 19 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 +32 568 £370 +5.71% 239
London +21 241 £400 - 73
South East +68 127 £350 +7.69% 53
Berkshire +43 49 £350 +40.70% 12
City of London +18 47 £338 -12.77% 24
East of England -5 45 £350 +13.82% 19
West Midlands -15 39 £189 -51.97% 16
South West -32 39 £425 +34.92% 23
Hampshire +7 32 £250 -28.57% 16
North West +6 25 £371 +10.00% 15
Scotland -32 21 £388 +14.96% 6
East Sussex +3 18 £350 +7.69% 3
Reading +25 17 £300 +30.43% 6
East Midlands +15 16 £315 -47.50% 10
Essex +1 16 £223 -19.96% 3
North East -24 16 £348 +72.79% 3
Brighton - 15 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -8 14 £210 -35.38% 20
Hertfordshire -25 14 £148 -67.22% 6
Coventry +1 13 £345 +6.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 12 £513 +67.34% 7
West Yorkshire -2 10 £210 -34.88% 12
Manchester -6 10 £308 +6.03% 6
Birmingham -4 9 £150 -61.83% 3
Edinburgh -5 9 £401 +2.82% 6
Gloucestershire -12 9 £425 +37.31% 3
Leeds +2 8 £210 -34.37% 5
Milton Keynes -2 8 £513 +66.66% 4
Glasgow -14 8 £130 -54.38%
Tyne and Wear -26 8 £348 +48.08% 2

Time Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 350 (28.39%) Finance
2 336 (27.25%) Project Management
3 272 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
4 254 (20.60%) Microsoft
5 237 (19.22%) MS Excel
6 220 (17.84%) Windows
7 192 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
8 160 (12.98%) Degree
9 148 (12.00%) SQL
10 138 (11.19%) MS Office
11 136 (11.03%) PRINCE2
12 131 (10.62%) ITIL
13 124 (10.06%) Change Management
14 109 (8.84%) Security Cleared
15 108 (8.76%) SAP
16 103 (8.35%) HTML
17 98 (7.95%) Manufacturing
18 94 (7.62%) Banking
19 93 (7.54%) Oracle
20 92 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
21 91 (7.38%) Retail
22 88 (7.14%) E-Commerce
23 83 (6.73%) Migration
24 81 (6.57%) QA
25 79 (6.41%) SC Cleared
26 77 (6.24%) Active Directory
27 73 (5.92%) SharePoint
27 73 (5.92%) SQL Server
28 69 (5.60%) Management Information System
29 68 (5.52%) CSS

Time Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 73 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.46%) IBM Notes
3 18 (1.46%) IIS
4 16 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.22%) SAS
5 15 (1.22%) CMS
6 14 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (0.89%) Apache
8 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.73%) Lync
9 9 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.41%) Confluence
12 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.41%) Moodle
12 5 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 237 (19.22%) MS Excel
2 138 (11.19%) MS Office
3 68 (5.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (4.95%) MS Project
5 52 (4.22%) MS Visio
6 22 (1.78%) Photoshop
7 20 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.65%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.16%) InDesign
14 1 (0.081%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.081%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.081%) SPSS
14 1 (0.081%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.081%) Maya
Business Applications
1 30 (2.43%) ENOVIA
2 15 (1.22%) SAP SRM
3 14 (1.14%) DELMIA
4 12 (0.97%) SAP HR
4 12 (0.97%) SAP PM
5 10 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.81%) SAP HCM
5 10 (0.81%) SAP QM
6 9 (0.73%) SAP SD
7 8 (0.65%) TRIRIGA
8 7 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
9 6 (0.49%) SAP WM
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.41%) Magento
11 4 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.14%) SaaS
2 9 (0.73%) PaaS
3 5 (0.41%) Office 365
4 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (0.24%) IaaS
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.16%) Force.com
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 50 (4.06%) LAN
3 46 (3.73%) WAN
4 44 (3.57%) Firewall
5 39 (3.16%) Internet
6 29 (2.35%) SAN
7 23 (1.87%) Network Security
8 20 (1.62%) DNS
9 18 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (1.14%) OSPF
10 14 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.05%) Intranet
12 12 (0.97%) Wireless
12 12 (0.97%) DHCP
13 11 (0.89%) VLAN
14 10 (0.81%) VPN
14 10 (0.81%) VoIP
15 9 (0.73%) NAS
15 9 (0.73%) IPsec
16 7 (0.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.78%) SAP BW
5 22 (1.78%) MySQL
6 19 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.89%) OLTP
8 11 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.89%) OLAP
9 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 9 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
11 8 (0.65%) MS Access
11 8 (0.65%) QlikView
12 7 (0.57%) DB2
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (1.54%) JIRA
1 19 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
2 16 (1.30%) ClearCase
2 16 (1.30%) Subversion
3 15 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 14 (1.14%) ClearQuest
5 11 (0.89%) Eclipse
5 11 (0.89%) JUnit
6 9 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (0.57%) NUnit
7 7 (0.57%) Maven
8 6 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.32%) Xcode
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.32%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.32%) Axure RP
9 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 350 (28.39%) Finance
2 98 (7.95%) Manufacturing
3 94 (7.62%) Banking
4 91 (7.38%) Retail
5 53 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 49 (3.97%) Marketing
7 38 (3.08%) Legal
8 36 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 22 (1.78%) Automotive
9 22 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.46%) Publishing
11 17 (1.38%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.38%) Billing
12 13 (1.05%) Back Office
13 12 (0.97%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.89%) Games
15 10 (0.81%) Front Office
16 8 (0.65%) Advertising
16 8 (0.65%) German Language
17 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 260 (21.09%) Analyst
2 176 (14.27%) Project Manager
3 148 (12.00%) Developer
4 104 (8.43%) Business Analyst
5 90 (7.30%) Consultant
6 52 (4.22%) Architect
7 47 (3.81%) SAP Consultant
8 31 (2.51%) Network Engineer
9 30 (2.43%) Administrator
10 29 (2.35%) Applications Engineer
10 29 (2.35%) Data Analyst
11 28 (2.27%) Coordinator
12 27 (2.19%) Service Analyst
13 26 (2.11%) Service Desk Analyst
13 26 (2.11%) Designer
14 23 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
15 21 (1.70%) Technical Manager
15 21 (1.70%) Support Analyst
15 21 (1.70%) Support Engineer
16 19 (1.54%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (8.35%) HTML
2 68 (5.52%) CSS
3 63 (5.11%) .NET
4 57 (4.62%) Web Services
5 52 (4.22%) XML
6 48 (3.89%) jQuery
7 44 (3.57%) HTML5
8 29 (2.35%) J2EE
9 26 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 25 (2.03%) REST
10 25 (2.03%) SOAP
11 23 (1.87%) CSS3
12 21 (1.70%) Ajax
13 20 (1.62%) XSD
14 16 (1.30%) XSLT
14 16 (1.30%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.05%) WCF
15 13 (1.05%) XHTML
15 13 (1.05%) JSP
16 12 (0.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 272 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.84%) User Experience
5 21 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 19 (1.54%) PMI
7 13 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.05%) Clustering
8 12 (0.97%) E-Learning
9 10 (0.81%) Mainframe
9 10 (0.81%) Social Network
9 10 (0.81%) Cryptography
9 10 (0.81%) Social Media
10 9 (0.73%) SCORM
11 8 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.65%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.65%) Derivative
12 7 (0.57%) iPad
12 7 (0.57%) IPTV
12 7 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.84%) Windows
2 66 (5.35%) Windows 7
3 45 (3.65%) Windows XP
4 41 (3.33%) UNIX
4 41 (3.33%) Linux
5 40 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 14 (1.14%) Android
9 11 (0.89%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.57%) AIX
12 6 (0.49%) Solaris
13 4 (0.32%) HPUX
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.16%) zOS
15 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (27.25%) Project Management
2 192 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (11.03%) PRINCE2
4 131 (10.62%) ITIL
5 124 (10.06%) Change Management
6 92 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 88 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 83 (6.73%) Migration
9 65 (5.27%) Service Management
10 61 (4.95%) Validation
11 60 (4.87%) Service Delivery
12 58 (4.70%) Scrum
13 55 (4.46%) Project Planning
13 55 (4.46%) Business Analysis
13 55 (4.46%) Data Analysis
14 46 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
15 43 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (3.49%) CRM
16 42 (3.41%) Software Engineering
17 40 (3.24%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (12.00%) SQL
2 67 (5.43%) JavaScript
3 59 (4.79%) Java
4 52 (4.22%) C#
5 25 (2.03%) PHP
5 25 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 22 (1.78%) C
7 19 (1.54%) PL/SQL
8 16 (1.30%) VB
9 14 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 13 (1.05%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.05%) C++
11 11 (0.89%) VBA
12 9 (0.73%) Ruby
12 9 (0.73%) Perl
12 9 (0.73%) Objective-C
13 7 (0.57%) PHP5
13 7 (0.57%) VBScript
14 6 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 160 (12.98%) Degree
2 109 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 79 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 40 (3.24%) PMI Certification
5 33 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (2.11%) PMP
7 23 (1.87%) MCSE
8 21 (1.70%) ISEB
9 20 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 19 (1.54%) CCNP
10 19 (1.54%) CCNA
11 16 (1.30%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.14%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.05%) CISSP
14 11 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.73%) CISA
16 6 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (6.57%) QA
2 37 (3.00%) SLA
3 20 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 20 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.65%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.57%) EMIR
5 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.57%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.24%) P3O
6 3 (0.24%) BS7799
7 2 (0.16%) GxP
7 2 (0.16%) WCAG
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.081%) Basel III
8 1 (0.081%) WAI
8 1 (0.081%) CDISC
8 1 (0.081%) GCP
8 1 (0.081%) GMP
System Software
1 77 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.54%) vSphere
3 18 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.81%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.65%) XenApp
8 6 (0.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (0.41%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.32%) NFS
10 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.24%) XenServer
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.16%) Samba
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.16%) PowerHA
13 1 (0.081%) UAG
13 1 (0.081%) LiteSpeed
Systems Management
1 22 (1.78%) SCCM
2 10 (0.81%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.65%) SCOM
5 7 (0.57%) WMI
6 6 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
7 5 (0.41%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
8 4 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.24%) AppDNA
9 3 (0.24%) WSUS
9 3 (0.24%) OpenView
10 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.16%) Puppet
10 2 (0.16%) Sysprep
10 2 (0.16%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.081%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 254 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 108 (8.76%) SAP
3 93 (7.54%) Oracle
4 55 (4.46%) HP
5 53 (4.30%) Cisco
6 34 (2.76%) Salesforce.com
7 33 (2.68%) VMware
8 31 (2.51%) Adobe
9 28 (2.27%) Citrix
10 27 (2.19%) IBM
11 22 (1.78%) Juniper
12 18 (1.46%) Lotus
13 16 (1.30%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.30%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.22%) F5
14 15 (1.22%) McAfee
15 13 (1.05%) 3PAR
15 13 (1.05%) Dell
15 13 (1.05%) EMC
16 11 (0.89%) Cognos
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