The median contractor rate for a Implementation Specialist was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 274 268
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.031% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.032% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £334 £350
% change year-on-year +38.68% -4.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.38 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7595 9302 9649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.89% 95.51% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 5717 5276
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 376 474
Median hourly rate £17.59 £17.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.29 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Implementation Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Implementation Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Specialist in the South East

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Specialist in the South East

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Specialist in the South East

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 South East region featuring Implementation Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle