Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 247 238 279
Rank change year-on-year -9 +41 -67
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,137 1,149 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.13% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.31% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 608 614
UK median daily rate £412 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £150 £170 £140
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 183 66
UK median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% +4.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.06 £8.76
90th Percentile £24.08 £21.00 £42.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.78 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +4.00% -37.50%

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 88,426 87,561 90,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.36% 85.75% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,504 58,220 59,418
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,281 2,102 2,485
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +2.84% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £49.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.23 £24.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year -11.56% +5.86% +0.77%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -5 988 £415 +3.75% 485
UK excluding London -10 672 £395 -1.25% 366
London -13 434 £450 +12.50% 141
South East -19 200 £400 -5.88% 83
North of England -10 147 £375 +11.11% 99
Scotland +13 82 £350 -12.50% 13
Midlands -25 82 £238 -42.77% 69
South West -11 77 £450 +33.33% 54
North West -36 67 £395 +14.91% 55
Yorkshire +13 57 £250 -25.93% 38
Wales +20 48 £475 +18.75% 7
West Midlands -24 44 £238 -42.77% 32
East of England -17 41 £430 +16.61% 38
East Midlands -3 36 £315 -16.00% 37
North East +14 24 £383 +15.91% 6
Northern Ireland +46 23 £412 -0.72% 4

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 328 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 308 (27.09%) Finance
3 277 (24.36%) Windows
4 263 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
5 234 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
6 212 (18.65%) Project Management
7 211 (18.56%) Migration
8 182 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
9 168 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
10 163 (14.34%) Windows 10
11 161 (14.16%) Degree
12 156 (13.72%) Active Directory
13 126 (11.08%) Windows XP
13 126 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
14 122 (10.73%) Windows 7
15 115 (10.11%) SQL
16 108 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
17 106 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 85 (7.48%) Banking
19 79 (6.95%) Java
19 79 (6.95%) Oracle
19 79 (6.95%) CSS
20 75 (6.60%) Change Management
21 74 (6.51%) C#
22 73 (6.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 72 (6.33%) JavaScript
23 72 (6.33%) Break/Fix
24 70 (6.16%) SharePoint
25 69 (6.07%) ITIL
25 69 (6.07%) 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 70 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.73%) CMS
3 27 (2.37%) Confluence
4 22 (1.93%) WebSphere
5 18 (1.58%) MS Exchange
6 17 (1.50%) WebLogic
7 14 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (1.14%) IIS
9 12 (1.06%) Drupal
10 9 (0.79%) Apache
11 8 (0.70%) SAS
11 8 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.44%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.35%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 168 (14.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 126 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (6.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (3.34%) MS Visio
5 36 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
6 19 (1.67%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.97%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.53%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.44%) InVision
10 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.088%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.088%) EViews
12 1 (0.088%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.088%) Mathcad
12 1 (0.088%) SPSS
12 1 (0.088%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (1.32%) Eikon
2 13 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (1.06%) SAP HR
4 8 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 8 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.26%) Maximo
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 3 (0.26%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.18%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.49%) Office 365
2 42 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
6 7 (0.62%) GitHub
6 7 (0.62%) SaaS
7 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.35%) IaaS
8 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.35%) PaaS
8 4 (0.35%) Trello
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.26%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.26%) Yammer
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.22%) Firewall
2 37 (3.25%) DNS
3 33 (2.90%) LAN
4 31 (2.73%) WAN
4 31 (2.73%) Wireless
5 28 (2.46%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.76%) VPN
7 18 (1.58%) DHCP
7 18 (1.58%) Internet
8 12 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (1.06%) Intranet
9 11 (0.97%) Network Security
9 11 (0.97%) VoIP
10 10 (0.88%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.88%) FTP
11 9 (0.79%) HTTP
11 9 (0.79%) SSL
11 9 (0.79%) TACACS
12 7 (0.62%) SAN
12 7 (0.62%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.64%) Relational Database
3 23 (2.02%) MySQL
4 21 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (1.67%) DB2
5 19 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 16 (1.41%) DB2 UDB
7 11 (0.97%) MS Access
7 11 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.62%) Big Data
9 5 (0.44%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.35%) Power BI
10 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (4.22%) JIRA
2 36 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 30 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.02%) Cucumber
5 20 (1.76%) Eclipse
6 19 (1.67%) Grunt
6 19 (1.67%) JUnit
6 19 (1.67%) Selenium
7 17 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.41%) Bower
8 16 (1.41%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.32%) WebDriver
10 12 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
11 11 (0.97%) gulp
12 9 (0.79%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.70%) GitLab
13 8 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
14 7 (0.62%) GoCD
14 7 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 308 (27.09%) Finance
2 85 (7.48%) Banking
3 46 (4.05%) Games
4 41 (3.61%) Legal
5 39 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.25%) Marketing
6 37 (3.25%) Retail
7 34 (2.99%) Law
8 32 (2.81%) Front Office
9 21 (1.85%) Back Office
10 15 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.14%) German Language
12 12 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.06%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.70%) Billing
14 7 (0.62%) Publishing
15 6 (0.53%) Automotive
16 5 (0.44%) Avionics
17 4 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 209 (18.38%) Analyst
2 119 (10.47%) Developer
3 100 (8.80%) Desktop Support
4 83 (7.30%) Project Manager
5 72 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 67 (5.89%) Business Analyst
7 63 (5.54%) Deployment Engineer
8 60 (5.28%) Support Engineer
9 44 (3.87%) Consultant
10 39 (3.43%) Windows Engineer
11 37 (3.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
12 36 (3.17%) Architect
13 35 (3.08%) Mobile Engineer
14 31 (2.73%) Coordinator
15 28 (2.46%) Data Analyst
15 28 (2.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 26 (2.29%) Designer
17 25 (2.20%) Scrum Master
18 24 (2.11%) Administrator
19 23 (2.02%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (6.95%) CSS
2 67 (5.89%) HTML
3 46 (4.05%) .NET
4 40 (3.52%) Web Services
4 40 (3.52%) XML
5 26 (2.29%) Ajax
6 25 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 24 (2.11%) jQuery
8 22 (1.93%) Spring
9 21 (1.85%) HTML5
10 20 (1.76%) Gherkin
11 19 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (1.58%) JSP
12 18 (1.58%) RESTful
13 17 (1.50%) Hibernate
13 17 (1.50%) J2EE
14 16 (1.41%) Backbone.js
14 16 (1.41%) Struts
14 16 (1.41%) Velocity
14 16 (1.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 182 (16.01%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (9.50%) Self-Motivation
3 69 (6.07%) Management Information System
4 53 (4.66%) User Experience
5 38 (3.34%) Data Centre
6 31 (2.73%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.11%) Blackberry
9 23 (2.02%) Fixed Income
10 18 (1.58%) NHS
11 17 (1.50%) Social Media
12 15 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (1.14%) PKI
14 10 (0.88%) Equities
14 10 (0.88%) Handset
15 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.79%) Public Cloud
15 9 (0.79%) Tandem
15 9 (0.79%) Video\Live Streaming
16 8 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 277 (24.36%) Windows
2 163 (14.34%) Windows 10
3 126 (11.08%) Windows XP
4 122 (10.73%) Windows 7
5 50 (4.40%) Linux
6 35 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.58%) Unix
8 16 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 12 (1.06%) Android
9 12 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.35%) AIX
13 4 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 2 (0.18%) zOS
16 1 (0.088%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (23.13%) Problem-Solving
2 234 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (18.65%) Project Management
4 211 (18.56%) Migration
5 106 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (6.60%) Change Management
7 72 (6.33%) Break/Fix
8 69 (6.07%) ITIL
8 69 (6.07%) Scrum
9 64 (5.63%) Waterfall
10 62 (5.45%) Decision-Making
11 59 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
12 58 (5.10%) Business Analysis
13 57 (5.01%) Test Automation
14 53 (4.66%) Data Analysis
15 52 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 50 (4.40%) Service Management
17 49 (4.31%) PRINCE2
18 47 (4.13%) Risk Management
19 46 (4.05%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (10.11%) SQL
2 79 (6.95%) Java
3 74 (6.51%) C#
4 72 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (2.73%) Python
6 18 (1.58%) C
6 18 (1.58%) PHP
7 13 (1.14%) C++
8 11 (0.97%) PowerShell
8 11 (0.97%) VBA
9 9 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.62%) Perl
11 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.53%) R
11 6 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.44%) Ada
12 5 (0.44%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.44%) VBScript
13 4 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 161 (14.16%) Degree
2 47 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.55%) Postgraduate
4 26 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.41%) ISEB
6 16 (1.41%) MCSE
6 16 (1.41%) PMP
7 15 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (0.97%) CCNA
9 11 (0.97%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.88%) MCSA
11 9 (0.79%) CCNP
11 9 (0.79%) MBA
11 9 (0.79%) PMI Certification
11 9 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.01%) PMO
2 47 (4.13%) SLA
3 46 (4.05%) QA
4 16 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.32%) GDPR
6 8 (0.70%) GxP
7 6 (0.53%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.26%) COBIT
10 3 (0.26%) COSO
10 3 (0.26%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.26%) P3O
10 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.088%) COREP
11 1 (0.088%) IFRS
11 1 (0.088%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.088%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 156 (13.72%) Active Directory
2 27 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (1.58%) vSphere
5 16 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.79%) Docker
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (0.35%) XenApp
8 3 (0.26%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.18%) RACF
9 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.088%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.088%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.088%) LXC
10 1 (0.088%) NFS
10 1 (0.088%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (1.93%) SCCM
2 17 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (1.14%) Puppet
4 11 (0.97%) Terraform
5 9 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (0.70%) SCOM
7 7 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (0.62%) WSUS
8 6 (0.53%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.44%) HP ALM
9 5 (0.44%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) Ansible
10 4 (0.35%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.26%) Cisco CME
11 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.26%) QRadar
12 2 (0.18%) Nagios
12 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 328 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.95%) Oracle
3 61 (5.36%) Apple
4 50 (4.40%) Cisco
4 50 (4.40%) SAP
5 35 (3.08%) VMware
6 33 (2.90%) Citrix
7 24 (2.11%) McAfee
7 24 (2.11%) Sony
8 23 (2.02%) HP
9 22 (1.93%) IBM
10 21 (1.85%) Bloomberg
11 20 (1.76%) Adobe
12 19 (1.67%) Remedy
13 17 (1.50%) FactSet
14 16 (1.41%) Reuters
15 14 (1.23%) Speakerbus
15 14 (1.23%) Wallstreet Suite
16 13 (1.14%) CheckPoint
17 12 (1.06%) ServiceNow