Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Implementation Project Manager was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 731 639
Rank change year-on-year +10 -92 +71
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Project Manager 157 163 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 108 181
UK median daily rate £473 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £363 £309 £320
90th Percentile £660 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £428
% change year-on-year +1.43% +2.34% +3.64%
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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Implementation Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Project Manager in the UK

Implementation Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Project Manager in the UK

Implementation Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Implementation Project Manager over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Project Manager in the UK

Implementation Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Project Manager in the UK

Implementation Project 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 Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 +17 147 £475 - 8
UK excluding London +24 90 £444 +1.43% 4
London +1 66 £503 +0.50% 4
South East -3 31 £425 - 2
North of England +71 27 £450 - 2
Yorkshire +39 17 £425 -8.11% 2
Midlands +29 13 £450 +8.43%
West Midlands +25 9 £435 +5.45%
North West +23 9 £485 +12.46%
Scotland -6 8 £355 +1.43%
East of England -27 6 £480 +1.05%
South West -1 5 £480 -16.52%
East Midlands 0 3 £488 +17.47%
North East - 2 £475 -
Wales +7 1 £400 -14.67%

Implementation Project Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Implementation Project 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 Project Manager in the job title.

1 77 (49.04%) Project Management
2 58 (36.94%) Finance
3 48 (30.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (24.84%) PRINCE2
5 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.74%) SAP
7 19 (12.10%) Change Management
8 18 (11.46%) Migration
9 16 (10.19%) Office 365
10 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
11 11 (7.01%) ITIL
11 11 (7.01%) Banking
12 10 (6.37%) Retail
12 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
12 10 (6.37%) PMO
13 9 (5.73%) Supplier Management
13 9 (5.73%) SAP Implementation
13 9 (5.73%) Windows
13 9 (5.73%) ERP
14 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
14 8 (5.10%) Asset Management
14 8 (5.10%) Workday
15 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
15 7 (4.46%) CRM
15 7 (4.46%) Oracle
15 7 (4.46%) Degree
15 7 (4.46%) Project Governance
15 7 (4.46%) Waterfall
16 6 (3.82%) Data Migration

Implementation Project 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 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.64%) CMS
4 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.64%) SAS
4 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.91%) iTrent
1 3 (1.91%) NetSuite
1 3 (1.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.27%) Sage X3
2 2 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.64%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.64%) Exstream
3 1 (0.64%) Maximo
3 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.64%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.64%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.19%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.91%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.91%) SaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 4 (2.55%) Skype
3 3 (1.91%) Intranet
4 2 (1.27%) ATM
4 2 (1.27%) WAN
5 1 (0.64%) Firewall
5 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.64%) NAS
5 1 (0.64%) Network Security
5 1 (0.64%) SAN
5 1 (0.64%) SMS
5 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.27%) Blockchain
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) DataStage
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
General
1 58 (36.94%) Finance
2 11 (7.01%) Banking
3 10 (6.37%) Retail
4 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.18%) Legal
6 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.91%) Advertising
7 3 (1.91%) Billing
7 3 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.91%) Local Government
7 3 (1.91%) Marketing
8 2 (1.27%) Back Office
8 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.27%) French Language
9 1 (0.64%) Automotive
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) Front Office
9 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) .NET
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (0.64%) SAP XI
1 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
3 3 (1.91%) iPad
3 3 (1.91%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.27%) CCTV
4 2 (1.27%) FMCG
4 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.27%) VLE
5 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.64%) Fintech
5 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) Windows
2 4 (2.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.04%) Project Management
2 48 (30.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (24.84%) PRINCE2
4 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.10%) Change Management
6 18 (11.46%) Migration
7 11 (7.01%) ITIL
8 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) ERP
9 9 (5.73%) SAP Implementation
9 9 (5.73%) Supplier Management
10 8 (5.10%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.10%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.46%) CRM
11 7 (4.46%) Project Governance
11 7 (4.46%) Waterfall
12 6 (3.82%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.82%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.18%) Change Control
13 5 (3.18%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.46%) Degree
1 7 (4.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.55%) PMP
3 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) PMO
2 3 (1.91%) GDPR
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.64%) EMIR
4 1 (0.64%) GxP
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.64%) vSphere
2 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (12.74%) SAP
2 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.10%) Workday
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle
5 5 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.91%) Demandware
6 3 (1.91%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) Concur
8 1 (0.64%) Epicor
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) IBM
8 1 (0.64%) Kronos
8 1 (0.64%) Siebel
8 1 (0.64%) VMware