The median contractor rate for an Implementation Specialist was £403 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 Specialist
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 613 624
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11  
Contract jobs requiring an Implementation Specialist 6 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.059% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 10
Median daily rate £403 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.97% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +0.62% -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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Implementation Specialist in the UK

Implementation Specialist
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Implementation Specialist 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 +5 3 £403 -12.97% 9
London -11 2 £475 -2.56% 3
North West +21 1 £403 +0.62%
City of London -9 1 £550 -4.34% 1
Scotland - 1 £475 -
Manchester - 1 £403 -
Bolton - 1 £403 -
Edinburgh - 1 £475 -

Implementation Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

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

1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Linux
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
5 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (17.39%) MCSE
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Firewall
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing

Implementation Specialist 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 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) Telnet
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (13.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.70%) MOF
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Practice Management
6 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) MCSE
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.35%) VCP5
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.70%) HP SIM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (4.35%) Packer
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 2 (8.70%) Reuters
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Tealium
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