Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 232 203
Rank change year-on-year 0 -29 +4
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1071 1197 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.10% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.32% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 706 711
UK median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% +3.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £163 £205
90th Percentile £550 £580 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.86% - +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 68 117
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -52.17%
10th Percentile £10.11 £9.18 £9.24
90th Percentile £25.93 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% -28.57% -37.59%

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 81339 90588 91039
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.37% 83.49% 80.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53388 59835 58068
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2013 2205 2601
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.64% +8.92%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.38 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +3 999 £400 - 204
UK excluding London +22 623 £395 +12.86% 142
London -23 429 £425 - 71
South East +28 206 £400 +1.27% 40
North of England +50 137 £375 - 37
Midlands +43 98 £415 +38.33% 28
North West +31 91 £393 +4.67% 26
East of England -25 65 £350 +37.25% 12
South West -11 56 £325 -18.75% 16
East Midlands +13 53 £450 +462.50% 11
Scotland +23 52 £400 +25.00% 5
West Midlands +48 47 £375 +3.45% 16
Yorkshire +27 37 £350 -12.50% 11
North East +39 9 £350 +56.25%
Wales +6 7 £300 -16.08% 3
Northern Ireland -47 4 £420 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 248 (23.16%) Finance
2 217 (20.26%) Windows
3 208 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (18.86%) Microsoft
5 173 (16.15%) Project Management
6 169 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
7 136 (12.70%) Migration
8 134 (12.51%) Microsoft Office
9 123 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
10 114 (10.64%) SQL
11 106 (9.90%) ITIL
12 103 (9.62%) Degree
13 100 (9.34%) Security Cleared
14 94 (8.78%) Linux
15 91 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 90 (8.40%) SAP
17 88 (8.22%) HTML
17 88 (8.22%) Banking
18 85 (7.94%) Change Management
19 81 (7.56%) Java
20 77 (7.19%) JavaScript
21 76 (7.10%) CSS
21 76 (7.10%) Windows 7
22 74 (6.91%) SC Cleared
23 70 (6.54%) Active Directory
24 68 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
25 67 (6.26%) Unix
25 67 (6.26%) Oracle
26 62 (5.79%) Data Migration
27 61 (5.70%) Management Information System

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 36 (3.36%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.61%) WebSphere
3 27 (2.52%) SAS
4 26 (2.43%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 18 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 17 (1.59%) CICS
6 17 (1.59%) MQSeries
7 16 (1.49%) Confluence
8 14 (1.31%) IIS
8 14 (1.31%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.21%) IBM Notes
10 12 (1.12%) Drupal
11 11 (1.03%) CMS
12 10 (0.93%) Apache
13 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (0.84%) JBoss
14 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 134 (12.51%) Microsoft Office
2 123 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (6.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.87%) Photoshop
6 17 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.37%) 3ds Max
8 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.37%) ZBrush
9 3 (0.28%) InDesign
10 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.093%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (2.24%) SAP HR
2 16 (1.49%) SAP HCM
3 15 (1.40%) SAP Payroll
4 8 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.65%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.56%) HFM
6 6 (0.56%) SAP WM
7 5 (0.47%) Eloqua
7 5 (0.47%) TRIRIGA
8 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.19%) assyst
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.19%) Magento
10 2 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.80%) Office 365
3 16 (1.49%) IaaS
4 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.84%) PaaS
6 7 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.56%) SaaS
8 4 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.28%) Akamai
9 3 (0.28%) G Suite
9 3 (0.28%) Trello
10 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.19%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.19%) Boomi
10 2 (0.19%) Heroku
10 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
10 2 (0.19%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.093%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 53 (4.95%) Firewall
2 43 (4.01%) TCP/IP
3 38 (3.55%) LAN
4 33 (3.08%) Internet
4 33 (3.08%) Wireless
5 31 (2.89%) WAN
6 26 (2.43%) Kerberos
7 23 (2.15%) SSL
7 23 (2.15%) VPN
8 22 (2.05%) DNS
8 22 (2.05%) Network Security
9 20 (1.87%) DHCP
10 18 (1.68%) Ethernet
11 16 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (1.49%) HTTP
11 16 (1.49%) SAN
11 16 (1.49%) SSH
12 14 (1.31%) BGP
12 14 (1.31%) MPLS
13 12 (1.12%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.17%) MySQL
3 29 (2.71%) Big Data
4 24 (2.24%) DB2
5 23 (2.15%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.12%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.12%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.03%) MS Access
12 9 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.84%) Star Schema
13 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.65%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 44 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.55%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.45%) JIRA
4 17 (1.59%) Selenium
5 13 (1.21%) Hudson
6 12 (1.12%) Eclipse
6 12 (1.12%) HP UFT
6 12 (1.12%) LSMW
7 10 (0.93%) Maven
8 9 (0.84%) Artifactory
8 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.75%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.56%) Grunt
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.56%) Subversion
11 5 (0.47%) JUnit
12 4 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.37%) JMeter
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 248 (23.16%) Finance
2 88 (8.22%) Banking
3 47 (4.39%) Retail
4 43 (4.01%) Marketing
5 36 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 24 (2.24%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.96%) Front Office
9 19 (1.77%) Games
9 19 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.40%) Legal
11 12 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 11 (1.03%) German Language
12 11 (1.03%) Law
13 10 (0.93%) Publishing
14 8 (0.75%) Back Office
15 7 (0.65%) Advertising
15 7 (0.65%) Electronics
16 6 (0.56%) Billing
17 5 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (18.77%) Analyst
2 114 (10.64%) Developer
3 95 (8.87%) Project Manager
4 86 (8.03%) Consultant
5 70 (6.54%) Support Engineer
6 67 (6.26%) Desktop Support
7 53 (4.95%) Business Analyst
7 53 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 46 (4.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 40 (3.73%) Architect
10 39 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
11 32 (2.99%) Designer
12 28 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (2.52%) Administrator
14 26 (2.43%) IT Engineer
15 23 (2.15%) Test Analyst
15 23 (2.15%) UI Designer
16 20 (1.87%) Support Analyst
17 19 (1.77%) Functional Consultant
17 19 (1.77%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (8.22%) HTML
2 76 (7.10%) CSS
3 42 (3.92%) .NET
4 39 (3.64%) XML
5 38 (3.55%) jQuery
6 35 (3.27%) Web Services
7 32 (2.99%) Middleware
8 25 (2.33%) HTML5
9 21 (1.96%) AngularJS
10 18 (1.68%) JSON
11 16 (1.49%) ISPF
11 16 (1.49%) Spring
12 15 (1.40%) REST
13 14 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (1.21%) ASP.NET
14 13 (1.21%) CSS3
14 13 (1.21%) Hibernate
14 13 (1.21%) J2EE
15 12 (1.12%) React
16 10 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 48 (4.48%) User Experience
4 40 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 35 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 24 (2.24%) PKI
7 20 (1.87%) Mainframe
8 16 (1.49%) Blackberry
9 14 (1.31%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.31%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 14 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 13 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.93%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.93%) Social Media
14 9 (0.84%) Derivative
14 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 217 (20.26%) Windows
2 94 (8.78%) Linux
3 76 (7.10%) Windows 7
4 67 (6.26%) Unix
5 45 (4.20%) Windows XP
6 41 (3.83%) Windows Server
7 36 (3.36%) Windows 10
8 27 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 23 (2.15%) Solaris
10 21 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.87%) Android
12 19 (1.77%) AIX
12 19 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (1.49%) zOS
14 14 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.75%) CentOS
15 8 (0.75%) HPUX
16 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (16.15%) Project Management
3 136 (12.70%) Migration
4 106 (9.90%) ITIL
5 91 (8.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (7.94%) Change Management
7 62 (5.79%) Data Migration
8 56 (5.23%) SDLC
9 53 (4.95%) Project Planning
10 52 (4.86%) Business Analysis
10 52 (4.86%) PRINCE2
11 50 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (4.67%) Scrum
12 43 (4.01%) E-Commerce
13 42 (3.92%) DevOps
14 41 (3.83%) Service Management
15 40 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (3.64%) Information Security
17 38 (3.55%) Test Automation
18 37 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 114 (10.64%) SQL
2 81 (7.56%) Java
3 77 (7.19%) JavaScript
4 39 (3.64%) C#
5 34 (3.17%) Python
6 32 (2.99%) Shell Script
7 27 (2.52%) Perl
8 24 (2.24%) PHP
9 20 (1.87%) ABAP
10 17 (1.59%) C
11 16 (1.49%) Assembly Language
11 16 (1.49%) CLIST
11 16 (1.49%) JCL
11 16 (1.49%) REXX
12 15 (1.40%) Scala
13 14 (1.31%) VBA
14 11 (1.03%) Ruby
15 10 (0.93%) C++
16 9 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (9.62%) Degree
2 100 (9.34%) Security Cleared
3 74 (6.91%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (2.24%) CISSP
5 24 (2.24%) PMI Certification
6 19 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (1.59%) CISM
8 16 (1.49%) AWS Certification
8 16 (1.49%) ISEB
8 16 (1.49%) PMP
9 14 (1.31%) CISA
10 13 (1.21%) CCNA
10 13 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.21%) MCSE
11 12 (1.12%) CCNP
11 12 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (1.12%) MCSA
12 10 (0.93%) DBS Check
13 9 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.58%) QA
2 46 (4.30%) SLA
3 36 (3.36%) PMO
4 21 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.87%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.12%) COBIT
7 10 (0.93%) MiFID
8 9 (0.84%) GDPR
8 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.47%) ISO 22301
10 5 (0.47%) ISO 9000
11 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.19%) CDISC
12 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.19%) EMIR
12 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.093%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.093%) FATCA
13 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 70 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 16 (1.49%) RACF
3 16 (1.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 8 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (0.47%) HDFS
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Clusterware
5 5 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.28%) Firmware
7 3 (0.28%) Squid
7 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) iptables
8 2 (0.19%) Samba
8 2 (0.19%) UAG
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.093%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 30 (2.80%) Puppet
2 23 (2.15%) Terraform
3 21 (1.96%) SCCM
4 16 (1.49%) zSecure
5 8 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.65%) Ansible
6 7 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (0.65%) FortiGate
6 7 (0.65%) Kibana
6 7 (0.65%) logstash
6 7 (0.65%) SCOM
7 6 (0.56%) BladeLogic
7 6 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.37%) DameWare
9 4 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 202 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.40%) SAP
3 67 (6.26%) Oracle
4 59 (5.51%) Cisco
5 45 (4.20%) VMware
6 44 (4.11%) IBM
7 43 (4.01%) HP
8 34 (3.17%) Adobe
9 29 (2.71%) Citrix
10 27 (2.52%) Red Hat
11 21 (1.96%) Apple
12 16 (1.49%) CA
12 16 (1.49%) Juniper
12 16 (1.49%) Sybase
13 13 (1.21%) JD Edwards
13 13 (1.21%) Lotus
14 12 (1.12%) EMC
14 12 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (1.12%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.93%) F5