Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Manager was £461 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 610 512
Rank change year-on-year +19 -98 +34
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Manager 294 284 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 176 296
UK median daily rate £461 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £317
90th Percentile £638 £633 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £428
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.26% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -

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 97016 99195 108573
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64030 64673 69073
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2877 3313 4123
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.86% -0.28% +9.39%
10th Percentile £10.94 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

Implementation Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 15 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 6 months to 25 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 +15 266 £464 -2.37% 18
UK excluding London +87 175 £425 -5.56% 6
London -29 114 £475 -7.32% 13
North of England +78 55 £444 -3.01%
South East -5 44 £450 +2.27% 2
Yorkshire +45 31 £438 -9.33%
Midlands +35 31 £425 +1.19% 2
West Midlands +38 21 £400 -4.48%
North West +31 19 £450 -
Scotland +10 19 £413 +17.86% 1
South West 0 12 £410 -28.65% 1
East Midlands 0 9 £450 +8.43% 2
East of England -14 9 £470 -1.05%
North East +63 6 £258 -
Wales +18 6 £400 -14.67%

Implementation Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 122 (41.50%) Project Management
2 112 (38.10%) Finance
3 66 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (21.09%) PRINCE2
5 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (14.29%) Migration
7 39 (13.27%) Change Management
8 35 (11.90%) SAP
9 33 (11.22%) Office 365
10 29 (9.86%) Banking
11 28 (9.52%) Windows
12 25 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (7.48%) Microsoft
14 21 (7.14%) ITIL
14 21 (7.14%) ERP
14 21 (7.14%) Supplier Management
15 19 (6.46%) Retail
16 17 (5.78%) Data Protection
17 15 (5.10%) Agile Project Management
17 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (5.10%) Windows 10
17 15 (5.10%) Oracle
17 15 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
18 14 (4.76%) Management Information System
18 14 (4.76%) Service Delivery
18 14 (4.76%) Information Assurance
18 14 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
19 13 (4.42%) Change Control
19 13 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
19 13 (4.42%) Asset Management

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 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
4 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 6 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.36%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.02%) iTrent
3 3 (1.02%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.02%) SAP EWM
4 2 (0.68%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.68%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.34%) Exstream
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.34%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.22%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.04%) Skype
1 6 (2.04%) SMS
2 5 (1.70%) WAN
3 4 (1.36%) LAN
4 3 (1.02%) Internet
4 3 (1.02%) Intranet
5 2 (0.68%) ATM
5 2 (0.68%) Firewall
5 2 (0.68%) SAN
5 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.68%) Wireless
6 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.34%) LDAP
6 1 (0.34%) NAS
6 1 (0.34%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.06%) Clusterpoint
2 3 (1.02%) Blockchain
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.34%) DataStage
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 112 (38.10%) Finance
2 29 (9.86%) Banking
3 19 (6.46%) Retail
4 7 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.04%) Advertising
5 6 (2.04%) Legal
5 6 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.70%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Billing
7 4 (1.36%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Law
7 4 (1.36%) Local Government
7 4 (1.36%) Marketing
8 3 (1.02%) Back Office
9 2 (0.68%) French Language
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (0.34%) SAP XI
2 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.72%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.36%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.36%) VLE
5 3 (1.02%) FMCG
5 3 (1.02%) iPad
6 2 (0.68%) CCTV
6 2 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (0.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.68%) EMV
6 2 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.34%) Chip Card
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.52%) Windows
2 15 (5.10%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (41.50%) Project Management
2 66 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (21.09%) PRINCE2
4 57 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (14.29%) Migration
6 39 (13.27%) Change Management
7 21 (7.14%) ERP
7 21 (7.14%) ITIL
7 21 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 17 (5.78%) Data Protection
9 15 (5.10%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (4.76%) Information Assurance
10 14 (4.76%) Programme Delivery
10 14 (4.76%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.42%) Asset Management
11 13 (4.42%) Change Control
11 13 (4.42%) SAP Implementation
12 12 (4.08%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.08%) Programme Management
12 12 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (3.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.38%) Degree
2 7 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.36%) PMP
4 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) APMP
6 1 (0.34%) CIMA
6 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) ISEB
6 1 (0.34%) MCP
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.40%) PMO
2 4 (1.36%) GDPR
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) EMIR
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.34%) vSphere
2 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (11.90%) SAP
2 22 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.10%) Oracle
4 9 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 8 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.72%) Workday
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco
7 3 (1.02%) Demandware
7 3 (1.02%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.02%) Planview
8 2 (0.68%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Juniper
8 2 (0.68%) Pega
8 2 (0.68%) Remedy
8 2 (0.68%) Sage
9 1 (0.34%) Avaya
9 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.34%) Citrix
9 1 (0.34%) Epicor
9 1 (0.34%) HP