The median contractor rate for an Implementation Manager was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 460 417
Rank change year-on-year -26 -43  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Manager 116 184 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.36% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 115 151
Median daily rate £470 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £366 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £675 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.38% +5.88%  
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. 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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Implementation Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Manager in the UK

Implementation Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Manager in the UK

Implementation Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Manager over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Manager in the UK

Implementation Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Manager in the UK

Implementation Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 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 -12 112 £473 -0.52% 16
London -39 46 £500 -3.38% 6
South East +7 18 £465 -3.13% 3
East Midlands +2 13 £450 +28.57% 1
North West +25 9 £443 -23.04% 1
Northamptonshire +9 9 £450 -
City of London -4 9 £450 -5.26% 1
Northampton - 8 £450 -
Yorkshire +16 7 £438 -
West Midlands +18 6 £425 +41.66% 3
Manchester +14 6 £418 -30.41%
Hampshire +11 6 £445 -11.00%
South West +3 6 £411 +2.62% 2
East of England -6 6 £575 -4.16%
Bristol - 6 £411 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 5 £403 -8.00%
Surrey +10 4 £475 +2.70% 1
Bedfordshire -4 4 £545 -
Luton - 4 £545 -
Leeds +15 3 £366 -
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £467 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £448 -
Scotland +28 2 - - 1
Cheshire +25 2 £400 -30.43% 1
Berkshire +18 2 £338 -15.62% 1
Edinburgh +8 2 - - 1
Southampton +3 2 £465 +0.54%
Newport +3 2 £378 -
Wales -2 2 £378 +2.02%
South Wales -2 2 £378 +2.02%

Implementation Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Implementation Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 99 (38.37%) Project Management
2 89 (34.50%) Finance
3 61 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (15.89%) PRINCE2
5 35 (13.57%) Change Management
6 34 (13.18%) ERP
7 32 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (12.02%) SAP
9 27 (10.47%) Banking
10 24 (9.30%) Migration
11 21 (8.14%) Oracle
12 19 (7.36%) CRM
12 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
13 14 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
14 13 (5.04%) Business Transformation
15 12 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (4.65%) PMO
16 11 (4.26%) Marketing
17 10 (3.88%) Workflow
17 10 (3.88%) MS Visio
17 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (3.49%) Data Migration
18 9 (3.49%) SAP Implementation
18 9 (3.49%) SharePoint
18 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
18 9 (3.49%) ITIL
18 9 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
18 9 (3.49%) Telecoms
19 8 (3.10%) Retail

Implementation Manager 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 9 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.55%) CMS
3 3 (1.16%) JBoss
4 2 (0.78%) Documentum
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) FileNet
5 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (1.16%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.78%) iTrent
4 2 (0.78%) SAP FS
4 2 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.39%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.39%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.39%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.10%) Office 365
2 6 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.16%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.71%) Intranet
2 4 (1.55%) VoIP
3 3 (1.16%) WAN
3 3 (1.16%) Wireless
3 3 (1.16%) X.509
4 2 (0.78%) Internet
5 1 (0.39%) Firewall
5 1 (0.39%) LAN
5 1 (0.39%) Skype
5 1 (0.39%) Softphone
5 1 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.16%) EDRMS
1 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.39%) GIS
3 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.39%) Power BI
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.16%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.16%) JUnit
2 3 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
General
1 89 (34.50%) Finance
2 27 (10.47%) Banking
3 11 (4.26%) Marketing
4 9 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.10%) Retail
6 7 (2.71%) Legal
7 6 (2.33%) Advertising
8 5 (1.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.16%) Billing
9 3 (1.16%) Front Office
9 3 (1.16%) International Banking
9 3 (1.16%) Law
10 2 (0.78%) Electronics
10 2 (0.78%) French Language
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Games
11 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.55%) Middleware
2 3 (1.16%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) Hibernate
2 3 (1.16%) jQuery
2 3 (1.16%) Spring
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.39%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (1.94%) FMCG
3 5 (1.94%) IVR
4 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.78%) EPoS
5 2 (0.78%) Fintech
5 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.78%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.78%) NHS
5 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.78%) Social Media
5 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.71%) Windows
2 4 (1.55%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.16%) Unix
4 2 (0.78%) Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.37%) Project Management
2 61 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (15.89%) PRINCE2
4 35 (13.57%) Change Management
5 34 (13.18%) ERP
6 32 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.30%) Migration
8 19 (7.36%) CRM
9 13 (5.04%) Business Transformation
10 12 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (3.88%) Workflow
12 9 (3.49%) Data Migration
12 9 (3.49%) ITIL
12 9 (3.49%) SAP Implementation
13 8 (3.10%) Change Control
13 8 (3.10%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.10%) Waterfall
14 7 (2.71%) Asset Management
14 7 (2.71%) Risk Management
14 7 (2.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.71%) Java
2 6 (2.33%) SQL
3 3 (1.16%) C#
3 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (1.55%) PMP
3 3 (1.16%) Degree
3 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.78%) ACCA
4 2 (0.78%) CIMA
5 1 (0.39%) APMP
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) CCNA
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB
5 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MBA
5 1 (0.39%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) PMO
2 3 (1.16%) GDPR
2 3 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) IFRS
3 2 (0.78%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.78%) MiFID
3 2 (0.78%) SEPA
4 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (0.78%) XenApp
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (12.02%) SAP
2 21 (8.14%) Oracle
3 19 (7.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.16%) Concur
5 3 (1.16%) Sage
6 2 (0.78%) Charles River
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco
6 2 (0.78%) Citrix
6 2 (0.78%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.39%) Avaya
7 1 (0.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos
7 1 (0.39%) Genesys
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Misys
7 1 (0.39%) OpenText
7 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
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