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 3 months to 27 May 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
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 207 198
Rank change year-on-year -20 -9  
Contract jobs citing Time Management 493 659 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.21% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.45% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 372 330
Median daily rate £393 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 40 65
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +40.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% -27.90%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38406 45476 43911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.32% 83.36% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24999 30113 27711
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1093 1292
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  

Time Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Time Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 May 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 3 months to 27 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
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 Time Management within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -10 465 £388 -3.12% 205
London -32 191 £418 -7.22% 74
South East +16 100 £385 +2.66% 44
North West +37 52 £425 +3.03% 26
East of England +14 37 £375 +56.25% 15
City of London -5 36 £325 -29.72% 11
Berkshire +4 29 £475 +25.00% 6
South West -1 27 £325 -23.52% 12
Hampshire +20 21 £400 +33.33% 10
East Midlands +3 21 £450 +181.25% 9
Scotland +18 20 £400 +70.21% 3
West Midlands +15 18 £338 -15.62% 8
Cheshire +39 17 £363 -16.18% 3
Manchester +4 16 £525 +31.25% 19
Hertfordshire +13 15 £375 +212.50% 8
Surrey +6 15 £349 +55.11% 5
Lancashire +20 13 £475 +46.15%
Yorkshire 0 13 £350 -12.50% 15
Cambridgeshire +16 12 £210 -12.50% 4
Glasgow +7 12 £400 +166.66%
Preston - 12 £475 -
Havant +6 11 £400 -8.57% 6
West Sussex +32 10 £408 +16.42% 2
West Yorkshire +12 10 £350 -12.50% 7
Reading +13 9 £325 -14.47% 2
Devon +7 9 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £325 - 6
Leeds +17 8 £369 -7.81% 5
Cambridge +13 8 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +45 6 £350 +56.25% 2

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 212 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 203 (21.26%) Finance
3 194 (20.31%) Windows
4 161 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
5 152 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (15.60%) Project Management
7 135 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
8 114 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
9 113 (11.83%) Migration
10 108 (11.31%) Security Cleared
11 98 (10.26%) SQL
12 95 (9.95%) Degree
13 89 (9.32%) SC Cleared
14 84 (8.80%) ITIL
15 78 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 77 (8.06%) Banking
17 72 (7.54%) SAP
18 69 (7.23%) Active Directory
18 69 (7.23%) Change Management
19 68 (7.12%) HTML
19 68 (7.12%) JavaScript
20 64 (6.70%) Linux
21 63 (6.60%) Java
21 63 (6.60%) Windows 7
22 60 (6.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
22 60 (6.28%) Oracle
23 58 (6.07%) Management Information System
24 57 (5.97%) SQL Server
25 55 (5.76%) Scrum
26 53 (5.55%) CSS

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 39 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 22 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 15 (1.57%) Drupal
5 14 (1.47%) SAS
6 13 (1.36%) Confluence
7 12 (1.26%) Apache
8 11 (1.15%) IIS
8 11 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.05%) CMS
10 8 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.52%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.52%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 135 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 114 (11.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (6.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (2.93%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (2.72%) MS Visio
7 21 (2.20%) Photoshop
8 16 (1.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.42%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.21%) InDesign
11 2 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.10%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (2.20%) SAP HR
2 20 (2.09%) SAP HCM
3 12 (1.26%) SAP Payroll
4 9 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.52%) HFM
6 5 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.31%) Dynamics SL
7 3 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.31%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.21%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.21%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.62%) Office 365
2 23 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.94%) SaaS
5 8 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.73%) IaaS
7 5 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.42%) Akamai
9 2 (0.21%) Boomi
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.21%) G Suite
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) Heroku
9 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.08%) Internet
2 36 (3.77%) LAN
3 30 (3.14%) Wireless
4 29 (3.04%) Firewall
4 29 (3.04%) WAN
5 26 (2.72%) TCP/IP
6 22 (2.30%) DNS
7 16 (1.68%) DHCP
7 16 (1.68%) SAN
8 14 (1.47%) Network Security
9 13 (1.36%) BGP
9 13 (1.36%) MPLS
9 13 (1.36%) VPN
10 11 (1.15%) IPv6
10 11 (1.15%) VoIP
11 10 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (1.05%) SSL
12 9 (0.94%) IPv4
12 9 (0.94%) Kerberos
13 8 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.62%) MySQL
3 20 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.88%) Big Data
4 18 (1.88%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.78%) Hadoop
6 14 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.26%) Apache Hive
8 12 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.94%) DB2
9 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.73%) BODI
10 7 (0.73%) Impala
10 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.73%) Star Schema
11 6 (0.63%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (4.19%) JIRA
2 23 (2.41%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.57%) Eclipse
4 13 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 12 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (1.05%) SoapUI
7 9 (0.94%) HP UFT
7 9 (0.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.94%) JMeter
8 8 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (0.84%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.73%) Maven
9 7 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.52%) Selenium
10 5 (0.52%) Subversion
10 5 (0.52%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.42%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.42%) Grunt
11 4 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 203 (21.26%) Finance
2 77 (8.06%) Banking
3 41 (4.29%) Marketing
4 32 (3.35%) Retail
5 29 (3.04%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.09%) Front Office
8 19 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (1.78%) Advertising
9 17 (1.78%) Legal
10 16 (1.68%) Law
11 9 (0.94%) Back Office
11 9 (0.94%) German Language
12 8 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.84%) Games
13 7 (0.73%) Electronics
14 6 (0.63%) Billing
15 5 (0.52%) Military
15 5 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 200 (20.94%) Analyst
2 111 (11.62%) Developer
3 73 (7.64%) Project Manager
4 69 (7.23%) Consultant
5 56 (5.86%) Support Engineer
6 52 (5.45%) Business Analyst
6 52 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 43 (4.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 42 (4.40%) Architect
9 40 (4.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 36 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
11 28 (2.93%) Administrator
12 27 (2.83%) Designer
13 22 (2.30%) Test Analyst
14 18 (1.88%) Data Analyst
14 18 (1.88%) IT Support
15 17 (1.78%) Banking Analyst
15 17 (1.78%) Functional Consultant
15 17 (1.78%) UI Designer
16 16 (1.68%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (7.12%) HTML
2 53 (5.55%) CSS
3 41 (4.29%) .NET
4 34 (3.56%) Web Services
5 32 (3.35%) jQuery
6 31 (3.25%) XML
7 28 (2.93%) HTML5
8 16 (1.68%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.26%) CSS3
9 12 (1.26%) JSON
9 12 (1.26%) SOAP
10 11 (1.15%) Node.js
10 11 (1.15%) Spring
10 11 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.05%) Middleware
11 10 (1.05%) Sass
12 9 (0.94%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.94%) JSP
13 8 (0.84%) React
Miscellaneous
1 161 (16.86%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 37 (3.87%) Data Centre
4 36 (3.77%) User Experience
5 23 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.68%) Data Structures
6 16 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 12 (1.26%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.26%) PMI
8 12 (1.26%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.15%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.84%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.84%) PKI
10 8 (0.84%) Smartphone
10 8 (0.84%) Social Media
11 7 (0.73%) Clustering
11 7 (0.73%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 194 (20.31%) Windows
2 64 (6.70%) Linux
3 63 (6.60%) Windows 7
4 41 (4.29%) Windows Server
5 38 (3.98%) Unix
6 37 (3.87%) Windows XP
7 28 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.72%) Windows 10
9 24 (2.51%) Solaris
10 23 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (2.30%) Apple iOS
12 20 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (1.88%) Android
13 18 (1.88%) Windows 8
14 17 (1.78%) AIX
15 15 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.05%) HPUX
17 8 (0.84%) Tru64
18 7 (0.73%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.92%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (15.60%) Project Management
3 113 (11.83%) Migration
4 84 (8.80%) ITIL
5 78 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (7.23%) Change Management
7 55 (5.76%) Scrum
8 51 (5.34%) Business Analysis
9 46 (4.82%) Data Migration
10 42 (4.40%) PRINCE2
11 40 (4.19%) SDLC
12 38 (3.98%) Software Engineering
13 36 (3.77%) Analytics
13 36 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (3.66%) Project Planning
15 34 (3.56%) Service Management
16 33 (3.46%) Data Analysis
16 33 (3.46%) E-Commerce
17 32 (3.35%) Data Modelling
18 31 (3.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 98 (10.26%) SQL
2 68 (7.12%) JavaScript
3 63 (6.60%) Java
4 50 (5.24%) C#
5 35 (3.66%) Python
6 26 (2.72%) C
6 26 (2.72%) PHP
7 24 (2.51%) C++
8 22 (2.30%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.57%) ABAP
10 14 (1.47%) VB
10 14 (1.47%) VBA
11 13 (1.36%) Ruby
11 13 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 9 (0.94%) Perl
12 9 (0.94%) Scala
13 8 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.73%) Korn
14 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 108 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 95 (9.95%) Degree
3 89 (9.32%) SC Cleared
4 27 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 17 (1.78%) ISEB
7 15 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.47%) CCNA
8 14 (1.47%) CISSP
8 14 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (1.36%) DBS Check
10 12 (1.26%) CCNP
10 12 (1.26%) CISM
10 12 (1.26%) ISTQB
11 11 (1.15%) CISA
11 11 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 11 (1.15%) PMP
12 9 (0.94%) MCSE
12 9 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.73%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.24%) PMO
2 48 (5.03%) SLA
3 44 (4.61%) QA
4 15 (1.57%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.94%) COBIT
7 8 (0.84%) ISO 9000
7 8 (0.84%) MiFID
8 7 (0.73%) GDPR
8 7 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.42%) EMIR
9 4 (0.42%) ISO 20022
9 4 (0.42%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.21%) CDISC
11 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle Clusterware
4 5 (0.52%) Docker
4 5 (0.52%) HDFS
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 2 (0.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 2 (0.21%) RACF
7 2 (0.21%) Samba
7 2 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
7 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.20%) SCCM
2 10 (1.05%) Ansible
3 8 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.63%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.52%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.52%) Puppet
6 5 (0.52%) SCOM
7 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.31%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) Mesos
7 3 (0.31%) Oozie
7 3 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.31%) WSUS
8 2 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 212 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.54%) SAP
3 60 (6.28%) Oracle
4 51 (5.34%) HP
5 47 (4.92%) Cisco
6 46 (4.82%) VMware
7 37 (3.87%) Adobe
8 26 (2.72%) Citrix
8 26 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 24 (2.51%) Apple
10 22 (2.30%) IBM
11 14 (1.47%) EMC
12 13 (1.36%) F5
12 13 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.26%) Juniper
14 10 (1.05%) Remedy
15 9 (0.94%) Fortinet
15 9 (0.94%) Google
15 9 (0.94%) ServiceNow
16 8 (0.84%) hybris
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