Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 788 734
Rank change year-on-year +20 -54 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 116 111 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 69 100
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £358 £312
90th Percentile £600 £730 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £385
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £33.87 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.61% -0.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £38.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Implementation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Consultant in the UK

Implementation Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Consultant within the UK 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
England +22 111 £450 -10.00% 54
London -17 72 £463 -21.28% 27
UK excluding London +27 41 £400 -11.11% 29
North of England +73 13 £351 -28.00% 7
South East +8 13 £450 -3.23% 5
Midlands +22 8 £360 -7.10% 10
Yorkshire +28 7 £588 - 1
West Midlands +29 6 £388 - 6
North West +10 6 £350 -28.21% 5
East of England -10 5 £325 -21.21% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £500 -

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Implementation Consultant 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 featuring Implementation Consultant in the job title.

1 23 (19.83%) Asset Management
2 19 (16.38%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (15.52%) Project Management
3 18 (15.52%) Investment Management
4 17 (14.66%) Markit EDM
4 17 (14.66%) SQL
5 16 (13.79%) Data Management
6 13 (11.21%) Migration
7 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (9.48%) Finance
8 11 (9.48%) SAP
9 10 (8.62%) Oracle
10 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 8 (6.90%) ITIL
10 8 (6.90%) SLA
10 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 8 (6.90%) Workflow
10 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (6.03%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (6.03%) ITSM
11 7 (6.03%) Java
12 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.17%) ERP
12 6 (5.17%) Service Management
12 6 (5.17%) Change Management
12 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.86%) JBoss
3 1 (0.86%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Markit EDM
2 5 (4.31%) iTrent
3 3 (2.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.72%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.72%) Tercero
4 2 (1.72%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.86%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.86%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.86%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.86%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.86%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.86%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.03%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.45%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.59%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.59%) Office 365
4 2 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.86%) GitHub
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle CX
5 1 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) SNMP
2 2 (1.72%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) EDRMS
2 4 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.86%) Big Data
3 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 11 (9.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Billing
3 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Back Office
4 2 (1.72%) German Language
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) HTML
1 4 (3.45%) REST
1 4 (3.45%) SOAP
1 4 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) JSP
2 3 (2.59%) SailPoint
3 2 (1.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.86%) jQuery
4 1 (0.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) CMDB
3 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.45%) NHS
4 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.59%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.72%) Robotics
5 2 (1.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.86%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.86%) Clustering
6 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.86%) EMV
6 1 (0.86%) Fintech
6 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.86%) Handset
6 1 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Unix
3 2 (1.72%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.86%) Android
4 1 (0.86%) VMS
4 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Asset Management
2 18 (15.52%) Investment Management
2 18 (15.52%) Project Management
3 16 (13.79%) Data Management
4 13 (11.21%) Migration
5 12 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 8 (6.90%) ITIL
6 8 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
6 8 (6.90%) Workflow
7 7 (6.03%) ITSM
8 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.17%) Change Management
8 6 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.17%) ERP
8 6 (5.17%) SDLC
8 6 (5.17%) Service Management
8 6 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (5.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (6.03%) Java
4 5 (4.31%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.86%) Python
6 1 (0.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.72%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) QA
3 3 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) SAP
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.31%) ServiceNow
4 5 (4.31%) Snow
4 5 (4.31%) Splunk
5 4 (3.45%) Adobe
6 3 (2.59%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.59%) Google
7 2 (1.72%) Ariba
7 2 (1.72%) Infor
7 2 (1.72%) Pega
8 1 (0.86%) Concur
8 1 (0.86%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.86%) Kronos
8 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.86%) Samsung
8 1 (0.86%) VMware
8 1 (0.86%) Workday
8 1 (0.86%) Yardi