The median contractor rate for a Implementation Consultant was £458 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 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 Consultant
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 557 586 555
Rank change year-on-year +29 -31  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Consultant 43 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.094% 0.100% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.10% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 30
Median daily rate £458 £488 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +26.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £380 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £494 £350
% change year-on-year -13.92% +41.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Implementation Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 26 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 3 months to 30 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
England +30 33 £474 -2.76% 36
London +33 23 £470 +4.33% 16
South East +11 4 £475 -13.63% 5
Belfast -12 4 £350 -
County Antrim -15 4 £350 -
Northern Ireland -16 4 £350 -
Scotland +23 2 £338 -
West Midlands +20 2 £350 - 3
Surrey - 2 £400 - 2
North West +22 1 £288 -39.47% 5
Berkshire +22 1 £550 +22.22% 2
Yorkshire +19 1 £600 +24.61%
Edinburgh +17 1 £225 -
Manchester +11 1 £288 +202.63% 4
City of London +9 1 £525 +31.25% 6
South West +1 1 £550 +15.78% 1
East Midlands -6 1 £600 +19.88% 3
Maidenhead - 1 £550 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £600 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £600 -
Bristol - 1 £550 - 1
North Wales - 1 £600 -
Walsall - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £400 - 2
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Wales - 1 £600 -

Implementation Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Migration
3 15 (18.99%) ERP
4 13 (16.46%) Data Migration
5 12 (15.19%) Oracle
6 11 (13.92%) ITIL
6 11 (13.92%) Banking
7 10 (12.66%) HTML
7 10 (12.66%) SQL
8 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.39%) SAP
8 9 (11.39%) Web Services
9 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.86%) SuccessFactors
10 7 (8.86%) SAP Implementation
10 7 (8.86%) SaaS
11 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
11 6 (7.59%) Billing
11 6 (7.59%) Project Management
11 6 (7.59%) XML
11 6 (7.59%) CSS
11 6 (7.59%) Learning Management System
11 6 (7.59%) Google
11 6 (7.59%) Analytics
12 5 (6.33%) Change Control
12 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
12 5 (6.33%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (6.33%) NetSuite
12 5 (6.33%) 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 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (2.53%) SAS
1 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.53%) BASE24
2 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.53%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (2.53%) Postilion
2 2 (2.53%) Revive Adserver
2 2 (2.53%) Sage 50
2 2 (2.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.27%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.27%) Misys Equation
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.27%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.27%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.27%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) SaaS
1 7 (8.86%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (6.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (5.06%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.53%) Force.com
4 2 (2.53%) IaaS
4 2 (2.53%) PaaS
4 2 (2.53%) SmartFocus
5 1 (1.27%) AdWords
5 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
3 1 (1.27%) SSL
3 1 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.27%) Essbase
3 1 (1.27%) OLAP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.27%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 20 (25.32%) Finance
2 11 (13.92%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Billing
4 5 (6.33%) Advertising
5 4 (5.06%) Marketing
6 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
7 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Games
8 1 (1.27%) International Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Law
8 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) HTML
2 9 (11.39%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 6 (7.59%) XML
4 5 (6.33%) jQuery
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.53%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.53%) CSS3
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) SOAP
5 2 (2.53%) XHTML
6 1 (1.27%) JSON
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Learning Management System
1 6 (7.59%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) EPoS
3 2 (2.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.53%) EFT
3 2 (2.53%) EFTPOS
3 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.53%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.27%) CMDB
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Fintech
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Online Games
4 1 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.52%) Migration
2 15 (18.99%) ERP
3 13 (16.46%) Data Migration
4 11 (13.92%) ITIL
5 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.86%) SAP Implementation
7 6 (7.59%) Analytics
7 6 (7.59%) Project Management
8 5 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.33%) Change Control
8 5 (6.33%) Front End Development
8 5 (6.33%) ITSM
8 5 (6.33%) Workflow
9 4 (5.06%) Service Management
9 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Change Management
10 3 (3.80%) Data Management
10 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.80%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) SQL
2 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.06%) Perl
3 4 (5.06%) PHP
3 4 (5.06%) Python
4 3 (3.80%) Java
5 2 (2.53%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.53%) Apex Code
5 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.27%) ABAP
6 1 (1.27%) C
6 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.27%) CCIE
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
3 2 (2.53%) ISO 8583
3 2 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.27%) EMIR
4 1 (1.27%) FATCA
4 1 (1.27%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) MiFID
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (15.19%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) SAP
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) Google
5 5 (6.33%) Adobe
6 4 (5.06%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.53%) Acxiom
8 2 (2.53%) comScore
8 2 (2.53%) FIS
8 2 (2.53%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.53%) Maxymiser
8 2 (2.53%) Omniture
8 2 (2.53%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (2.53%) Tableau
8 2 (2.53%) Tealium
8 2 (2.53%) Toshiba
8 2 (2.53%) VeriFone
8 2 (2.53%) Wincor Nixdorf
9 1 (1.27%) Workday
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