Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Time Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Time Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Time Management
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 265 205
Rank change year-on-year +30 -60 +13
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1096 1050 1387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 0.99% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.18% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 629 699
UK median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £170 £150 £200
90th Percentile £575 £565 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 59 118
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -24.24% -17.50%
10th Percentile £9.06 £8.76 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.00 £40.45 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +4.00% -35.06% -26.19%

Time Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 83959 89134 93113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.87% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55760 58941 60340
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2334 2702
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +12.82%
10th Percentile £11.60 £11.43 £11.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +12.50%

Time Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Time Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Time Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Time Management over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Time Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 +32 1015 £400 +6.67% 165
UK excluding London +41 615 £400 +14.29% 112
London +14 458 £400 +6.67% 59
South East +41 209 £420 +5.00% 34
North of England +47 116 £338 -2.17% 42
Midlands +65 104 £415 +26.52% 16
North West +20 76 £344 -1.79% 23
East of England -23 74 £355 +29.09% 6
West Midlands +36 54 £415 +24.44% 4
East Midlands +34 52 £450 +172.73% 12
Scotland +21 52 £400 +19.40% 5
South West -20 44 £325 -12.75% 8
Yorkshire +24 35 £338 -10.60% 17
Wales +11 9 £400 +11.89% 1
Northern Ireland -41 9 £415 -
North East +54 5 £330 +47.32% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Time Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Time Management.

1 281 (25.64%) Finance
2 224 (20.44%) Windows
3 223 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 185 (16.88%) Project Management
6 159 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
7 144 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
8 125 (11.41%) Degree
9 121 (11.04%) Microsoft Excel
10 119 (10.86%) Migration
11 112 (10.22%) ITIL
12 111 (10.13%) Change Management
13 106 (9.67%) SQL
14 99 (9.03%) Java
14 99 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 92 (8.39%) Banking
16 88 (8.03%) Active Directory
17 86 (7.85%) HTML
18 82 (7.48%) Windows 7
19 80 (7.30%) SAP
20 79 (7.21%) CSS
21 78 (7.12%) Linux
21 78 (7.12%) Security Cleared
22 74 (6.75%) Oracle
23 68 (6.20%) JavaScript
24 67 (6.11%) Management Information System
25 66 (6.02%) E-Commerce
25 66 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
26 64 (5.84%) SLA
27 63 (5.75%) Retail

Time Management
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 45 (4.11%) WebSphere
2 43 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.83%) SAS
4 26 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.82%) Confluence
6 17 (1.55%) MQSeries
6 17 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 16 (1.46%) CICS
8 15 (1.37%) IBM Notes
8 15 (1.37%) Skype for Business
9 14 (1.28%) CMS
10 13 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 11 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (0.82%) Drupal
12 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.82%) IIS
13 8 (0.73%) Apache
13 8 (0.73%) JBoss
14 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 144 (13.14%) Microsoft Office
2 121 (11.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 66 (6.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (2.83%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.73%) Photoshop
7 15 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.55%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.55%) ZBrush
11 4 (0.36%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.27%) InDesign
13 1 (0.091%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.091%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.091%) EViews
13 1 (0.091%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.091%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.92%) SAP HR
2 16 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.73%) SAP Payroll
4 7 (0.64%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.55%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.55%) SAP HCM
5 6 (0.55%) SAP WM
6 5 (0.46%) TRIRIGA
7 4 (0.36%) Magento
8 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.27%) HFM
8 3 (0.27%) Maximo
8 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Retail
9 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 50 (4.56%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (3.74%) Office 365
3 18 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.37%) IaaS
5 10 (0.91%) PaaS
6 9 (0.82%) G Suite
7 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.64%) SaaS
8 4 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 4 (0.36%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.27%) Dropbox
9 3 (0.27%) Force.com
9 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.27%) Trello
10 2 (0.18%) AdWords
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.18%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.18%) Boomi
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 47 (4.29%) TCP/IP
2 44 (4.01%) Firewall
3 37 (3.38%) LAN
4 32 (2.92%) Wireless
5 31 (2.83%) Internet
6 27 (2.46%) Ethernet
7 25 (2.28%) WAN
8 23 (2.10%) Kerberos
8 23 (2.10%) VPN
9 22 (2.01%) SSL
10 19 (1.73%) DHCP
10 19 (1.73%) DNS
11 16 (1.46%) SSH
12 15 (1.37%) Network Security
12 15 (1.37%) Skype
13 14 (1.28%) HTTP
13 14 (1.28%) SAN
14 10 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.91%) Intranet
15 6 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.74%) MySQL
3 27 (2.46%) DB2
4 26 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 25 (2.28%) Big Data
6 23 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 16 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.91%) Star Schema
12 9 (0.82%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.73%) DB2 UDB
13 8 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.73%) MS Access
14 7 (0.64%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 37 (3.38%) JIRA
3 36 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.92%) Selenium
5 15 (1.37%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.19%) Grunt
6 13 (1.19%) HP UFT
6 13 (1.19%) Hudson
6 13 (1.19%) JUnit
7 12 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 9 (0.82%) Jasmine
8 9 (0.82%) JMeter
8 9 (0.82%) LSMW
8 9 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.73%) Bower
9 8 (0.73%) Maven
10 7 (0.64%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.55%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.46%) gulp
General
1 281 (25.64%) Finance
2 92 (8.39%) Banking
3 63 (5.75%) Retail
4 44 (4.01%) Marketing
5 34 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.28%) Games
7 24 (2.19%) Legal
8 23 (2.10%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (1.55%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.46%) Law
12 14 (1.28%) Front Office
13 13 (1.19%) German Language
13 13 (1.19%) Publishing
14 12 (1.09%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.64%) Advertising
15 7 (0.64%) Billing
16 5 (0.46%) Electronics
16 5 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 192 (17.52%) Analyst
2 106 (9.67%) Developer
3 101 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 81 (7.39%) Consultant
5 71 (6.48%) Support Engineer
6 61 (5.57%) Desktop Support
7 60 (5.47%) Business Analyst
8 44 (4.01%) Desktop Engineer
9 42 (3.83%) IT Engineer
10 35 (3.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 31 (2.83%) SAP Consultant
12 29 (2.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
13 28 (2.55%) Administrator
13 28 (2.55%) Designer
14 26 (2.37%) Architect
15 23 (2.10%) Coordinator
16 21 (1.92%) Support Analyst
16 21 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (1.82%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.85%) HTML
2 79 (7.21%) CSS
3 45 (4.11%) XML
4 41 (3.74%) Web Services
5 37 (3.38%) jQuery
6 36 (3.28%) .NET
7 33 (3.01%) Middleware
8 25 (2.28%) J2EE
9 24 (2.19%) AngularJS
9 24 (2.19%) HTML5
10 22 (2.01%) JSON
11 20 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (1.73%) REST
13 18 (1.64%) RESTful
13 18 (1.64%) Spring
14 16 (1.46%) ISPF
15 15 (1.37%) Hibernate
16 14 (1.28%) Ajax
16 14 (1.28%) React
17 13 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 159 (14.51%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 55 (5.02%) User Experience
4 45 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 24 (2.19%) PKI
7 23 (2.10%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 18 (1.64%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 17 (1.55%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.19%) CESG
13 11 (1.00%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.91%) Social Media
15 9 (0.82%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.82%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.82%) PMI
16 8 (0.73%) Derivative
16 8 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 224 (20.44%) Windows
2 82 (7.48%) Windows 7
3 78 (7.12%) Linux
4 62 (5.66%) Unix
5 46 (4.20%) Windows XP
6 44 (4.01%) Windows 10
7 41 (3.74%) Windows Server
8 36 (3.28%) Apple iOS
9 21 (1.92%) Android
10 17 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (1.46%) Solaris
11 16 (1.46%) zOS
12 15 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.82%) AIX
15 8 (0.73%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.64%) CentOS
17 4 (0.36%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (16.88%) Project Management
3 119 (10.86%) Migration
4 112 (10.22%) ITIL
5 111 (10.13%) Change Management
6 99 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 66 (6.02%) E-Commerce
8 63 (5.75%) SDLC
9 59 (5.38%) PRINCE2
10 46 (4.20%) Data Migration
10 46 (4.20%) Project Planning
11 45 (4.11%) Information Security
11 45 (4.11%) Scrum
11 45 (4.11%) Test Automation
12 44 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
12 44 (4.01%) Waterfall
13 43 (3.92%) Business Analysis
14 39 (3.56%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 106 (9.67%) SQL
2 99 (9.03%) Java
3 68 (6.20%) JavaScript
4 37 (3.38%) C#
5 26 (2.37%) Perl
6 22 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 21 (1.92%) Python
8 18 (1.64%) PHP
9 16 (1.46%) ABAP
9 16 (1.46%) Assembly Language
9 16 (1.46%) CLIST
9 16 (1.46%) JCL
9 16 (1.46%) REXX
10 13 (1.19%) Scala
11 12 (1.09%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.00%) C
12 11 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.00%) VB
12 11 (1.00%) VBScript
13 10 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (11.41%) Degree
2 78 (7.12%) Security Cleared
3 45 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 33 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.74%) CISSP
5 30 (2.74%) PMI Certification
6 26 (2.37%) PMP
7 25 (2.28%) MCSE
8 23 (2.10%) CISM
9 22 (2.01%) MCSA
10 21 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (1.64%) AWS Certification
12 17 (1.55%) MCP
13 16 (1.46%) MCSM
14 15 (1.37%) ACDT
14 15 (1.37%) ACHDS
14 15 (1.37%) ACTC
14 15 (1.37%) ISEB
14 15 (1.37%) MCDST
14 15 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.84%) SLA
2 46 (4.20%) QA
3 38 (3.47%) PMO
4 23 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (2.01%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.28%) COBIT
7 9 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.64%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.64%) MiFID
9 5 (0.46%) GDPR
10 4 (0.36%) IFRS
10 4 (0.36%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.27%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.27%) FATCA
12 2 (0.18%) CDISC
12 2 (0.18%) GxP
12 2 (0.18%) PSD2
13 1 (0.091%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 88 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 16 (1.46%) RACF
3 16 (1.46%) Time Sharing Option
4 15 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.64%) iptables
7 6 (0.55%) vSphere
8 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.36%) Squid
9 4 (0.36%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.36%) XenApp
10 3 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.27%) Oracle Clusterware
10 3 (0.27%) UAG
11 2 (0.18%) HDFS
11 2 (0.18%) Samba
12 1 (0.091%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (3.10%) SCCM
2 27 (2.46%) Puppet
3 23 (2.10%) Terraform
4 16 (1.46%) zSecure
5 9 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.73%) Backup Exec
7 7 (0.64%) Kibana
7 7 (0.64%) logstash
7 7 (0.64%) SCOM
8 6 (0.55%) FortiGate
8 6 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.46%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.46%) Cacti
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.36%) DameWare
10 4 (0.36%) SELinux
10 4 (0.36%) WSUS
11 3 (0.27%) Nagios
11 3 (0.27%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 203 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.30%) SAP
3 74 (6.75%) Oracle
4 42 (3.83%) Adobe
4 42 (3.83%) Cisco
5 39 (3.56%) IBM
6 36 (3.28%) Apple
7 32 (2.92%) VMware
8 31 (2.83%) HP
9 30 (2.74%) Citrix
10 19 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (1.55%) Sybase
12 16 (1.46%) CA
13 15 (1.37%) Google
13 15 (1.37%) Lotus
14 14 (1.28%) Remedy
15 12 (1.09%) Dell
16 11 (1.00%) Juniper
16 11 (1.00%) ServiceNow