Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Specialist was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Implementation Specialist
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 831 834
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 18 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.036% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.038% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 20
England median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -10.34%
10th Percentile £328 £362 £218
90th Percentile £530 £588 £505
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.31% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £36.93 -
% change year-on-year +8.31% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Implementation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Implementation Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Specialist in England

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Implementation Specialist in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Specialist in England

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Specialist in England

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Specialist in England

Implementation Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 6 £500 +20.48% 2
North of England +72 5 £404 +0.94%
South East +11 5 £475 +28.38% 3
Yorkshire +25 3 - -
North West +12 2 £404 +0.94%
East of England - 2 £300 -
Implementation Specialist
UK

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Implementation Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Implementation Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (27.78%) SAP
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Varonis

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (5.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 3 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
2 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Behavioural Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCIE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
3 3 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Varonis
5 1 (5.56%) Adobe
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Sage