The median contractor rate for a Implementation Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Engineer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 425 386
Rank change year-on-year +26 -39  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 9 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.062% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.066% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 12
Median daily rate £475 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.80% -11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Implementation Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Implementation Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Engineer in London

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Engineer in London

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Engineer in London

Implementation Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Engineer in London

Implementation Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 -
Implementation Engineer
England

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Implementation Engineer 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 London region featuring Implementation Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (40.00%) Windows
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (30.00%) System Testing
4 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 8 (26.67%) SDLC
4 8 (26.67%) C
4 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Information Security
4 8 (26.67%) Military
5 7 (23.33%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) MS Project
6 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
7 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) SaaS
9 2 (6.67%) Office 365
9 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (6.67%) CyberArk

Implementation Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) BGP
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) GLBP
2 1 (3.33%) HSRP
2 1 (3.33%) ICMP
2 1 (3.33%) Junos
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Multicast
2 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.33%) NNTP
2 1 (3.33%) POP3
2 1 (3.33%) SMTP
2 1 (3.33%) SNMP
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (26.67%) Military
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
1 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 4 (13.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) System Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Regression Testing
2 8 (26.67%) SDLC
2 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (13.33%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) ITSM
5 3 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Network Design
7 1 (3.33%) Product Management
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) C
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) DV Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) CyberArk
3 2 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (3.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.33%) Dynatrace
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
4 1 (3.33%) Splunk
4 1 (3.33%) VMware