Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 247 230
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17 -26
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,180 947 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 1.05% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.24% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 512 696
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -2.91% +4.39%
10th Percentile £144 £163 £164
90th Percentile £604 £538 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 157 80
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% +31.82%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.61 £8.95
90th Percentile £20.78 £41.25 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -25.71% -

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 86,403 76,480 88,712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.74% 84.67% 84.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,005 50,162 58,325
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,286 2,054 2,318
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.48 £11.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.04 £25.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -21.41% -4.96% +22.96%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +19 1,090 £400 +6.67% 508
UK excluding London 0 664 £350 - 394
London +20 492 £450 +9.76% 145
South East -25 203 £410 +15.90% 86
North of England +14 150 £350 -8.20% 114
Midlands +16 93 £238 -30.15% 58
North West +2 93 £375 - 71
East of England +17 80 £455 +21.33% 42
South West +9 72 £400 +40.60% 63
Scotland -21 51 £342 -14.50% 18
East Midlands +14 50 £116 -68.58% 24
Yorkshire +5 46 £334 -13.81% 38
West Midlands -4 43 £370 +9.63% 34
Wales +2 17 £514 +193.71% 9
North East +8 11 £288 -26.75% 5
Northern Ireland +9 3 £431 +4.48% 4

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 (26.10%) Finance
2 307 (26.02%) Microsoft
3 305 (25.85%) Problem-Solving
4 286 (24.24%) Windows
5 225 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (18.05%) Migration
7 205 (17.37%) Project Management
8 202 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
9 192 (16.27%) Microsoft Excel
10 163 (13.81%) Active Directory
11 159 (13.47%) Windows 10
12 154 (13.05%) Microsoft Office
13 134 (11.36%) Windows XP
14 126 (10.68%) Degree
15 125 (10.59%) Windows 7
16 123 (10.42%) SQL
17 116 (9.83%) ITIL
18 106 (8.98%) Self-Motivation
19 100 (8.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 99 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 96 (8.14%) Break/Fix
22 95 (8.05%) Change Management
23 89 (7.54%) Oracle
24 81 (6.86%) Linux
25 79 (6.69%) Legal
26 76 (6.44%) Security Cleared
27 75 (6.36%) Decision-Making
28 72 (6.10%) Waterfall
29 71 (6.02%) Management Information System
30 65 (5.51%) PRINCE2

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 65 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 38 (3.22%) Confluence
3 26 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 25 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 16 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (1.27%) Apache
6 15 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (1.19%) IIS
8 13 (1.10%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.85%) SAS
10 8 (0.68%) Apache Spark
10 8 (0.68%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.59%) WordPress
12 6 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.42%) CMS
14 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 192 (16.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 154 (13.05%) Microsoft Office
3 100 (8.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (4.58%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (3.31%) MS Visio
6 14 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (1.02%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.34%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.34%) InDesign
10 4 (0.34%) InVision
10 4 (0.34%) ZBrush
11 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.085%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (0.93%) SAP HR
2 8 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.42%) Infor CRM
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.34%) SAP PS
5 4 (0.34%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.56%) Office 365
3 22 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.19%) SaaS
6 9 (0.76%) IaaS
6 9 (0.76%) OneDrive
7 6 (0.51%) Slack
8 4 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.25%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Serverless
9 3 (0.25%) Yammer
10 2 (0.17%) G Suite
10 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.17%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 34 (2.88%) Firewall
3 32 (2.71%) Internet
4 27 (2.29%) LAN
4 27 (2.29%) WAN
5 26 (2.20%) SAN
6 25 (2.12%) DNS
7 22 (1.86%) VPN
8 18 (1.53%) SMS
9 16 (1.36%) Skype
10 14 (1.19%) BGP
10 14 (1.19%) DHCP
10 14 (1.19%) IPsec
10 14 (1.19%) Network Security
11 13 (1.10%) Ethernet
11 13 (1.10%) NAS
12 12 (1.02%) Intranet
13 10 (0.85%) VoIP
13 10 (0.85%) Wireless
14 9 (0.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.12%) Big Data
4 21 (1.78%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.69%) MySQL
6 14 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
6 14 (1.19%) DB2
7 13 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.76%) KDB
8 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.68%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.42%) MS Access
11 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 58 (4.92%) JIRA
2 34 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.71%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.76%) Subversion
6 8 (0.68%) MSI
6 8 (0.68%) Selenium
7 7 (0.59%) JUnit
7 7 (0.59%) Maven
8 6 (0.51%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.42%) Grunt
10 4 (0.34%) Bower
10 4 (0.34%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.25%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.25%) GitLab
11 3 (0.25%) GoCD
11 3 (0.25%) gulp
11 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 308 (26.10%) Finance
2 79 (6.69%) Legal
3 61 (5.17%) Banking
3 61 (5.17%) Retail
4 52 (4.41%) Marketing
5 50 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 47 (3.98%) Law
7 21 (1.78%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.61%) Front Office
9 16 (1.36%) Publishing
10 15 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.10%) Billing
12 11 (0.93%) Back Office
12 11 (0.93%) Games
13 10 (0.85%) German Language
14 7 (0.59%) Automotive
14 7 (0.59%) French Language
14 7 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (17.80%) Analyst
2 153 (12.97%) Desktop Support
3 119 (10.08%) Project Manager
4 108 (9.15%) Desktop Engineer
5 101 (8.56%) Support Engineer
6 83 (7.03%) Developer
7 70 (5.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 66 (5.59%) Business Analyst
9 47 (3.98%) Consultant
10 45 (3.81%) Architect
11 38 (3.22%) Administrator
12 34 (2.88%) Designer
13 33 (2.80%) Network Engineer
14 32 (2.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
15 31 (2.63%) Service Analyst
16 27 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 26 (2.20%) 2nd Line Support
18 25 (2.12%) Support Analyst
19 24 (2.03%) Service Manager
20 23 (1.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.47%) HTML
2 36 (3.05%) CSS
3 35 (2.97%) XML
4 29 (2.46%) Web Services
5 24 (2.03%) J2EE
6 20 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 18 (1.53%) Middleware
8 16 (1.36%) .NET
9 14 (1.19%) React
10 13 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
10 13 (1.10%) HTML5
10 13 (1.10%) Velocity
11 12 (1.02%) JSON
11 12 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (0.93%) Kafka
13 10 (0.85%) REST
14 9 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.68%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.68%) CSS3
15 8 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 202 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (8.98%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 45 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.81%) User Experience
5 42 (3.56%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.95%) NHS
7 21 (1.78%) Blackberry
8 19 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.44%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 12 (1.02%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 11 (0.93%) CESG
11 11 (0.93%) Equities
11 11 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (0.93%) Virtual Team
12 10 (0.85%) PKI
13 8 (0.68%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 286 (24.24%) Windows
2 159 (13.47%) Windows 10
3 134 (11.36%) Windows XP
4 125 (10.59%) Windows 7
5 81 (6.86%) Linux
6 49 (4.15%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.37%) Android
7 28 (2.37%) Unix
8 26 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (1.78%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (1.27%) AIX
12 13 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.02%) Solaris
13 12 (1.02%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.25%) HPUX
15 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 305 (25.85%) Problem-Solving
2 225 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (18.05%) Migration
4 205 (17.37%) Project Management
5 116 (9.83%) ITIL
6 99 (8.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 96 (8.14%) Break/Fix
8 95 (8.05%) Change Management
9 75 (6.36%) Decision-Making
10 72 (6.10%) Waterfall
11 65 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 65 (5.51%) PRINCE2
12 59 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 59 (5.00%) SDLC
13 58 (4.92%) Asset Management
14 55 (4.66%) Risk Management
15 54 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (4.49%) Business Analysis
17 52 (4.41%) Process Improvement
18 45 (3.81%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 123 (10.42%) SQL
2 57 (4.83%) Java
3 39 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.88%) Python
5 32 (2.71%) VBA
6 29 (2.46%) C#
7 26 (2.20%) C
8 20 (1.69%) Perl
9 17 (1.44%) PowerShell
9 17 (1.44%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.93%) PHP
12 8 (0.68%) C++
12 8 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.59%) R
14 5 (0.42%) Apple Swift
14 5 (0.42%) Java 8
14 5 (0.42%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (10.68%) Degree
2 76 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.54%) PMP
5 26 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 24 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.61%) CISSP
7 19 (1.61%) ISEB
8 18 (1.53%) CCNA
8 18 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.19%) CCNP
10 14 (1.19%) CISM
11 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.93%) AWS Certification
12 11 (0.93%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.85%) DV Cleared
14 9 (0.76%) MBA
14 9 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.17%) PMO
2 59 (5.00%) SLA
3 53 (4.49%) QA
4 29 (2.46%) GDPR
5 23 (1.95%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.27%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.59%) COBIT
8 7 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.34%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.25%) MiFID
11 2 (0.17%) Basel II
11 2 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.085%) COSO
12 1 (0.085%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.085%) SEPA
12 1 (0.085%) TARGET2
System Software
1 163 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.10%) XenApp
5 11 (0.93%) Docker
6 9 (0.76%) Oracle Clusterware
7 7 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.59%) vSphere
8 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.51%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.25%) NFS
10 3 (0.25%) RACF
10 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.17%) Firmware
11 2 (0.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
11 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.17%) Samba
11 2 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 28 (2.37%) SCCM
2 15 (1.27%) Puppet
3 12 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (1.02%) Terraform
4 10 (0.85%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.59%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.59%) SCOM
8 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.42%) Nagios
9 4 (0.34%) Ansible
10 3 (0.25%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
10 3 (0.25%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.25%) MIIS
11 2 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 307 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 89 (7.54%) Oracle
3 60 (5.08%) VMware
4 52 (4.41%) Adobe
4 52 (4.41%) SAP
5 51 (4.32%) Apple
6 44 (3.73%) Cisco
7 40 (3.39%) IBM
8 39 (3.31%) HP
9 38 (3.22%) Citrix
10 23 (1.95%) Symantec
11 14 (1.19%) Charles River
11 14 (1.19%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.10%) Snow
13 12 (1.02%) Sybase
14 11 (0.93%) CheckPoint
14 11 (0.93%) Google
14 11 (0.93%) hybris
14 11 (0.93%) Juniper
14 11 (0.93%) Remedy