The median contractor rate for an Implementation Engineer was £588 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 423 394
Rank change year-on-year +11 -29  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Engineer 4 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.037% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.039% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 24
Median daily rate £588 £381 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.09% +38.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +23.28% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19665 20680 22203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.26% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14033 15001 15472
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 230 384
Median hourly rate £19.82 £18.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.11% -3.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (33.33%) Military
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) C
3 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
5 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (20.00%) Puppet
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Product Management
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 2 (13.33%) HTTP
6 2 (13.33%) Apache
6 2 (13.33%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) Nagios

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 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) GLBP
2 1 (6.67%) HSRP
2 1 (6.67%) ICMP
2 1 (6.67%) Junos
2 1 (6.67%) Multicast
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) NNTP
2 1 (6.67%) POP3
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) SNMP
2 1 (6.67%) SSH
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) HBase
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (33.33%) Military
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) System Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 5 (33.33%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) Oozie
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Dynatrace
2 2 (13.33%) Splunk
3 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat