Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 261 230
Rank change year-on-year +30 -31 -3
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,140 915 1,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.95% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 1.14% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 509 636
UK median daily rate £390 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £156 £130 £163
90th Percentile £598 £538 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 112 101
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.00 £7.59
90th Percentile £21.00 £42.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year - -38.82% +51.79%

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 86,111 80,463 88,072
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.77% 83.81% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,529 53,322 57,292
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,080 2,233 2,595
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -3.92% -3.85% +23.81%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +26 1,060 £388 +10.71% 561
UK excluding London +25 609 £350 +2.94% 421
London +57 507 £420 +11.26% 164
South East -5 195 £393 +15.44% 103
North of England +53 136 £304 -16.21% 126
North West +38 86 £308 -22.64% 69
Midlands +14 77 £300 -13.04% 80
South West -6 71 £350 +94.44% 48
East of England 0 68 £475 +26.67% 40
Scotland -13 43 £342 +15.93% 11
East Midlands +26 41 £173 -45.24% 38
Yorkshire +9 41 £323 +0.94% 53
West Midlands -1 36 £433 +27.58% 42
Wales +13 18 £496 +260.36% 9
North East +37 9 £281 -21.88% 4
Northern Ireland -8 4 £415 +0.61% 4

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Time Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Time Management.

1 308 (27.02%) Finance
2 258 (22.63%) Microsoft
3 239 (20.96%) Windows
4 234 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
5 201 (17.63%) Project Management
6 175 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
7 159 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
7 159 (13.95%) Migration
8 149 (13.07%) Degree
9 144 (12.63%) Microsoft Excel
10 119 (10.44%) Active Directory
11 116 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 115 (10.09%) Change Management
13 112 (9.82%) ITIL
14 105 (9.21%) Windows 7
15 96 (8.42%) SQL
16 92 (8.07%) Windows 10
17 83 (7.28%) E-Commerce
18 77 (6.75%) Security Cleared
18 77 (6.75%) Banking
19 76 (6.67%) Windows XP
19 76 (6.67%) PRINCE2
20 73 (6.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 72 (6.32%) JIRA
21 72 (6.32%) Java
22 69 (6.05%) Adobe
22 69 (6.05%) SLA
23 68 (5.96%) Retail
24 67 (5.88%) Oracle
25 65 (5.70%) SDLC

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 59 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 48 (4.21%) Confluence
3 39 (3.42%) WebSphere
4 24 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 19 (1.67%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.40%) CMS
7 13 (1.14%) Skype for Business
8 11 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.96%) SAS
9 10 (0.88%) Apache
10 9 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.61%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.53%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.26%) IIS
14 3 (0.26%) JBoss
14 3 (0.26%) WordPress
15 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.18%) nginx
Applications
1 159 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 144 (12.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (6.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (4.39%) Microsoft Project
5 37 (3.25%) MS Visio
6 24 (2.11%) Photoshop
7 19 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.70%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.70%) ZBrush
11 4 (0.35%) InDesign
12 3 (0.26%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.088%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.088%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.088%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.088%) SPSS
13 1 (0.088%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 10 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 6 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.44%) Infor CRM
3 5 (0.44%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.44%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.35%) Magento
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.35%) SAP PS
5 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.47%) Office 365
2 45 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 24 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.05%) OneDrive
5 11 (0.96%) IaaS
6 9 (0.79%) G Suite
7 6 (0.53%) Google Drive
8 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.35%) Force.com
9 4 (0.35%) SaaS
10 3 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.26%) PaaS
10 3 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) AdWords
11 2 (0.18%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.18%) Google Play
11 2 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.07%) TCP/IP
2 31 (2.72%) Firewall
3 30 (2.63%) LAN
4 25 (2.19%) Internet
5 22 (1.93%) WAN
6 21 (1.84%) Intranet
6 21 (1.84%) VPN
7 20 (1.75%) Wireless
8 19 (1.67%) Skype
9 14 (1.23%) Ethernet
10 13 (1.14%) SAN
11 11 (0.96%) DNS
12 10 (0.88%) PBX
12 10 (0.88%) SMS
13 8 (0.70%) BGP
13 8 (0.70%) DHCP
13 8 (0.70%) VoIP
14 7 (0.61%) MPLS
15 6 (0.53%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.68%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (1.93%) Big Data
4 18 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 15 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.96%) Star Schema
7 10 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 10 (0.88%) MySQL
7 10 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.70%) DB2
8 8 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.53%) SAP BW
11 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (0.44%) Power BI
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.35%) DB2 UDB
12 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 72 (6.32%) JIRA
2 32 (2.81%) Jenkins
3 26 (2.28%) Git (software)
4 17 (1.49%) JUnit
5 14 (1.23%) Maven
6 13 (1.14%) Selenium
6 13 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 10 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 9 (0.79%) JMeter
8 9 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.61%) Grunt
11 6 (0.53%) GitLab
11 6 (0.53%) GoCD
11 6 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
11 6 (0.53%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.44%) Bower
12 5 (0.44%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.44%) NeoLoad
General
1 308 (27.02%) Finance
2 77 (6.75%) Banking
3 68 (5.96%) Retail
4 52 (4.56%) Marketing
5 49 (4.30%) Legal
6 47 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.98%) Law
8 26 (2.28%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.75%) Games
10 17 (1.49%) Front Office
11 15 (1.32%) Publishing
12 12 (1.05%) Billing
12 12 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.79%) Back Office
14 9 (0.79%) German Language
14 9 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.44%) Automotive
15 5 (0.44%) French Language
15 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (18.42%) Analyst
2 110 (9.65%) Project Manager
3 98 (8.60%) Desktop Support
4 95 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 80 (7.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 79 (6.93%) Business Analyst
7 64 (5.61%) Developer
8 55 (4.82%) Consultant
9 54 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 35 (3.07%) Designer
11 29 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support
11 29 (2.54%) Network Engineer
11 29 (2.54%) Senior Desktop Engineer
12 27 (2.37%) Administrator
13 26 (2.28%) Architect
14 25 (2.19%) Coordinator
14 25 (2.19%) IT Engineer
15 24 (2.11%) Support Analyst
15 24 (2.11%) Trainer
16 23 (2.02%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.39%) HTML
2 44 (3.86%) CSS
3 34 (2.98%) XML
4 30 (2.63%) J2EE
5 27 (2.37%) Web Services
6 19 (1.67%) SOAP
7 17 (1.49%) .NET
7 17 (1.49%) HTML5
7 17 (1.49%) jQuery
7 17 (1.49%) Middleware
8 14 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
9 13 (1.14%) React
9 13 (1.14%) RESTful
10 12 (1.05%) Ajax
10 12 (1.05%) JSON
10 12 (1.05%) REST
11 10 (0.88%) Velocity
12 9 (0.79%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 175 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.61%) User Experience
3 61 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 46 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 42 (3.68%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.19%) CESG
7 22 (1.93%) NHS
7 22 (1.93%) Public Cloud
8 19 (1.67%) Blackberry
9 15 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.14%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.88%) Fixed Income
13 8 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (0.70%) Animation
13 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.70%) Photography
13 8 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 239 (20.96%) Windows
2 105 (9.21%) Windows 7
3 92 (8.07%) Windows 10
4 76 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 59 (5.18%) Linux
6 42 (3.68%) Windows Server
7 31 (2.72%) Apple iOS
8 29 (2.54%) Unix
9 27 (2.37%) Android
10 21 (1.84%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.70%) AIX
13 8 (0.70%) Solaris
13 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.088%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (17.63%) Project Management
3 159 (13.95%) Migration
4 116 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (10.09%) Change Management
6 112 (9.82%) ITIL
7 83 (7.28%) E-Commerce
8 76 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 65 (5.70%) SDLC
10 62 (5.44%) Waterfall
11 59 (5.18%) Scrum
12 57 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 56 (4.91%) Break/Fix
14 51 (4.47%) Analytics
14 51 (4.47%) Business Analysis
15 49 (4.30%) Risk Management
16 47 (4.12%) DNA
17 46 (4.04%) Process Improvement
18 43 (3.77%) Service Management
18 43 (3.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 96 (8.42%) SQL
2 72 (6.32%) Java
3 43 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.98%) C#
5 22 (1.93%) Python
6 21 (1.84%) C
6 21 (1.84%) VBA
7 15 (1.32%) Ruby
8 12 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.79%) PHP
9 9 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.79%) VB
10 7 (0.61%) Bash Shell
10 7 (0.61%) C++
11 6 (0.53%) R
12 5 (0.44%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.44%) VBScript
13 4 (0.35%) ABAP
13 4 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 149 (13.07%) Degree
2 77 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 41 (3.60%) SC Cleared
4 34 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (2.98%) PMP
5 30 (2.63%) CISSP
5 30 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 29 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (2.19%) CISM
8 24 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (1.67%) CCNA
9 19 (1.67%) ISEB
10 17 (1.49%) MCSA
11 15 (1.32%) MCSE
12 14 (1.23%) ISTQB
12 14 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (0.96%) CCSP
13 11 (0.96%) MBA
13 11 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.05%) SLA
2 59 (5.18%) QA
3 56 (4.91%) PMO
4 27 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (1.93%) COBIT
6 19 (1.67%) Data Quality
7 15 (1.32%) GDPR
8 14 (1.23%) PCI DSS
9 12 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 8 (0.70%) ISO 22301
10 8 (0.70%) MiFID
11 6 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (0.26%) IFRS
13 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.18%) FATCA
13 2 (0.18%) GxP
13 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.088%) Basel II
System Software
1 119 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Clusterware
4 7 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.53%) Docker
5 6 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.44%) iptables
6 5 (0.44%) vSphere
7 4 (0.35%) XenApp
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.088%) Firmware
10 1 (0.088%) Samba
10 1 (0.088%) Squid
10 1 (0.088%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.088%) UAG
10 1 (0.088%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.088%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (2.19%) SCCM
2 14 (1.23%) Puppet
3 12 (1.05%) Terraform
4 8 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.53%) Ansible
5 6 (0.53%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.26%) SCOM
8 3 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.26%) WSUS
9 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
9 2 (0.18%) SELinux
9 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 258 (22.63%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.05%) Adobe
3 67 (5.88%) Oracle
4 45 (3.95%) HP
5 44 (3.86%) Apple
6 43 (3.77%) SAP
7 33 (2.89%) Cisco
7 33 (2.89%) VMware
8 24 (2.11%) IBM
9 21 (1.84%) Citrix
9 21 (1.84%) Dell
10 20 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (1.58%) Google
12 13 (1.14%) Tableau
13 12 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.05%) Remedy
14 11 (0.96%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.88%) hybris
16 9 (0.79%) Charles River
17 8 (0.70%) Talend