Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 275 206
Rank change year-on-year +43 -69 +11
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1158 990 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 0.95% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.13% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 606 699
UK median daily rate £400 £362 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.65% -4.24% +0.67%
10th Percentile £170 £138 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £353
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.71% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 64 113
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -26.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £9.09 £8.76 £8.57
90th Percentile £21.00 £42.18 £42.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -37.50% +5.26%

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 87132 87864 92880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.49% 83.90% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58048 58076 60168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2060 2332 2734
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.49 £11.31 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

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 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +38 1072 £400 +9.97% 256
UK excluding London +47 647 £400 +14.29% 187
London +20 487 £400 +6.67% 85
South East +40 219 £425 +6.25% 50
North of England +58 136 £338 -3.57% 44
Midlands +50 98 £415 +26.52% 34
North West +36 90 £338 -10.00% 24
East of England -23 66 £369 +14.34% 26
South West -32 56 £350 +60.92% 19
Scotland +19 55 £400 +17.65% 12
East Midlands +31 50 £375 +102.70% 19
West Midlands +26 48 £415 +22.42% 15
Yorkshire +28 40 £338 +25.58% 16
Wales +14 10 £400 +11.89% 3
Northern Ireland -39 9 £415 - 1
North East +54 6 £330 -5.71% 4

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 298 (25.73%) Finance
2 261 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (20.90%) Windows
4 219 (18.91%) Microsoft
5 187 (16.15%) Project Management
6 177 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
7 151 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
8 144 (12.44%) Degree
9 125 (10.79%) Migration
10 124 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
11 121 (10.45%) SQL
12 119 (10.28%) Change Management
13 116 (10.02%) ITIL
14 112 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 103 (8.89%) Java
16 100 (8.64%) Windows 7
17 97 (8.38%) Banking
18 96 (8.29%) Active Directory
19 85 (7.34%) Linux
20 79 (6.82%) SAP
21 75 (6.48%) Oracle
22 74 (6.39%) HTML
23 73 (6.30%) Security Cleared
24 72 (6.22%) Retail
24 72 (6.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 72 (6.22%) CSS
25 70 (6.04%) Management Information System
25 70 (6.04%) SDLC
26 69 (5.96%) E-Commerce
27 68 (5.87%) SLA

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 48 (4.15%) WebSphere
2 42 (3.63%) SharePoint
3 31 (2.68%) Confluence
3 31 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 28 (2.42%) SAS
5 19 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 16 (1.38%) CMS
6 16 (1.38%) MQSeries
7 15 (1.30%) CICS
7 15 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 15 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.21%) IBM Notes
9 13 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.78%) Apache
11 9 (0.78%) JBoss
11 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.69%) IIS
13 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 151 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 72 (6.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (3.54%) Microsoft Project
5 35 (3.02%) MS Visio
6 24 (2.07%) Photoshop
7 14 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.78%) 3ds Max
10 9 (0.78%) ZBrush
11 4 (0.35%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.26%) InDesign
13 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.086%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.086%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.086%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.55%) SAP HR
2 12 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 7 (0.60%) SAP Payroll
3 7 (0.60%) Temenos T24
4 6 (0.52%) Magento
4 6 (0.52%) SAP WM
5 5 (0.43%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.35%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.35%) TRIRIGA
7 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.26%) Maximo
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 59 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.80%) Office 365
3 24 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.12%) IaaS
5 12 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.86%) PaaS
7 9 (0.78%) G Suite
8 7 (0.60%) SaaS
9 4 (0.35%) Force.com
9 4 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
9 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.26%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.26%) Trello
11 2 (0.17%) AdWords
11 2 (0.17%) Basecamp
11 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.32%) Firewall
2 48 (4.15%) TCP/IP
3 41 (3.54%) LAN
4 34 (2.94%) Wireless
5 31 (2.68%) Internet
6 29 (2.50%) WAN
7 28 (2.42%) Ethernet
8 27 (2.33%) VPN
9 21 (1.81%) SSL
10 20 (1.73%) Kerberos
11 19 (1.64%) DHCP
12 18 (1.55%) DNS
12 18 (1.55%) Skype
13 15 (1.30%) SSH
14 14 (1.21%) HTTP
14 14 (1.21%) Network Security
15 13 (1.12%) Intranet
15 13 (1.12%) SAN
16 12 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (2.33%) DB2
3 26 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 25 (2.16%) Big Data
5 22 (1.90%) MySQL
6 19 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.21%) Star Schema
10 11 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.69%) DB2 UDB
13 7 (0.60%) CouchDB
13 7 (0.60%) Data Mining
13 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.52%) MS Access
14 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (4.58%) JIRA
2 48 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 44 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 23 (1.99%) Selenium
5 19 (1.64%) JUnit
6 17 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.21%) Maven
8 13 (1.12%) Hudson
8 13 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 12 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 12 (1.04%) Grunt
9 12 (1.04%) HP UFT
10 10 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.78%) Jasmine
11 9 (0.78%) JMeter
11 9 (0.78%) LSMW
12 8 (0.69%) Bower
12 8 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (0.52%) Artifactory
14 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 298 (25.73%) Finance
2 97 (8.38%) Banking
3 72 (6.22%) Retail
4 43 (3.71%) Marketing
5 38 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 26 (2.25%) Games
6 26 (2.25%) Legal
7 19 (1.64%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.55%) Front Office
8 18 (1.55%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.47%) Law
10 16 (1.38%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.04%) Publishing
13 11 (0.95%) German Language
14 7 (0.60%) Billing
15 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.43%) Advertising
16 5 (0.43%) Electronics
17 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 208 (17.96%) Analyst
2 100 (8.64%) Project Manager
3 89 (7.69%) Developer
4 82 (7.08%) Consultant
4 82 (7.08%) Support Engineer
5 67 (5.79%) Desktop Support
6 66 (5.70%) Business Analyst
7 49 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 43 (3.71%) IT Engineer
9 39 (3.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 33 (2.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (2.68%) Administrator
12 29 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
13 28 (2.42%) Designer
14 27 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
15 26 (2.25%) Architect
16 25 (2.16%) AWS Engineer
17 24 (2.07%) Support Analyst
17 24 (2.07%) Trainer
18 22 (1.90%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (6.39%) HTML
2 72 (6.22%) CSS
3 46 (3.97%) Web Services
4 45 (3.89%) XML
5 32 (2.76%) .NET
5 32 (2.76%) jQuery
5 32 (2.76%) Middleware
6 30 (2.59%) J2EE
7 24 (2.07%) SOAP
8 23 (1.99%) REST
9 22 (1.90%) JSON
10 21 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 20 (1.73%) RESTful
12 18 (1.55%) Ajax
13 17 (1.47%) HTML5
13 17 (1.47%) Spring
14 16 (1.38%) Hibernate
14 16 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (1.30%) ISPF
16 12 (1.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 177 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 60 (5.18%) User Experience
4 55 (4.75%) Computer Science
5 36 (3.11%) Data Centre
6 23 (1.99%) Public Cloud
7 22 (1.90%) CESG
8 21 (1.81%) PKI
9 20 (1.73%) Blackberry
10 19 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.55%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.38%) Mainframe
13 15 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.95%) Smartphone
15 10 (0.86%) Animation
16 9 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (0.78%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.78%) NHS
16 9 (0.78%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 242 (20.90%) Windows
2 100 (8.64%) Windows 7
3 85 (7.34%) Linux
4 60 (5.18%) Unix
5 54 (4.66%) Windows 10
6 52 (4.49%) Windows Server
7 43 (3.71%) Windows XP
8 40 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 26 (2.25%) Android
10 22 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 18 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (1.30%) zOS
14 14 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.21%) Solaris
15 8 (0.69%) AIX
16 7 (0.60%) CentOS
16 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (16.15%) Project Management
3 125 (10.79%) Migration
4 119 (10.28%) Change Management
5 116 (10.02%) ITIL
6 112 (9.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (6.04%) SDLC
8 69 (5.96%) E-Commerce
9 65 (5.61%) PRINCE2
10 60 (5.18%) Scrum
11 54 (4.66%) Data Migration
11 54 (4.66%) Test Automation
12 49 (4.23%) Waterfall
13 47 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 47 (4.06%) Project Planning
14 46 (3.97%) Information Security
15 45 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (3.71%) Business Analysis
17 42 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
18 39 (3.37%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (10.45%) SQL
2 103 (8.89%) Java
3 62 (5.35%) JavaScript
4 42 (3.63%) C#
5 25 (2.16%) Perl
6 24 (2.07%) Python
7 20 (1.73%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.30%) ABAP
8 15 (1.30%) Assembly Language
8 15 (1.30%) CLIST
8 15 (1.30%) JCL
8 15 (1.30%) REXX
9 14 (1.21%) PHP
10 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.04%) Ruby
11 11 (0.95%) C++
11 11 (0.95%) Scala
11 11 (0.95%) VBScript
12 10 (0.86%) VB
12 10 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 144 (12.44%) Degree
2 73 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.11%) CISSP
6 33 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (2.50%) CISM
8 26 (2.25%) PMI Certification
9 25 (2.16%) MCSA
9 25 (2.16%) PMP
10 24 (2.07%) MCSE
11 22 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
12 18 (1.55%) AWS Certification
12 18 (1.55%) MCP
13 17 (1.47%) CCNA
14 16 (1.38%) MCSM
14 16 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
15 15 (1.30%) ACTC
15 15 (1.30%) ISEB
15 15 (1.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.87%) SLA
2 62 (5.35%) QA
3 45 (3.89%) PMO
4 29 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.81%) COBIT
5 21 (1.81%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 10 (0.86%) ISO 22301
7 10 (0.86%) MiFID
8 9 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.43%) GDPR
10 4 (0.35%) IFRS
11 3 (0.26%) AIFMD
11 3 (0.26%) FATCA
12 2 (0.17%) GxP
12 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 2 (0.17%) PSD2
13 1 (0.086%) COSO
13 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 96 (8.29%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.30%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 15 (1.30%) RACF
3 15 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
3 15 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
4 12 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.60%) iptables
6 6 (0.52%) vSphere
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.35%) Squid
8 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.35%) XenApp
9 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.26%) UAG
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.17%) Samba
11 1 (0.086%) Firmware
11 1 (0.086%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 39 (3.37%) SCCM
2 33 (2.85%) Puppet
3 28 (2.42%) Terraform
4 15 (1.30%) zSecure
5 8 (0.69%) Backup Exec
5 8 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.60%) Ansible
6 7 (0.60%) Kibana
6 7 (0.60%) logstash
6 7 (0.60%) SCOM
7 6 (0.52%) FortiGate
7 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.43%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.43%) Cacti
8 5 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.35%) DameWare
9 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.35%) SELinux
9 4 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 79 (6.82%) SAP
3 75 (6.48%) Oracle
4 51 (4.40%) Adobe
5 43 (3.71%) Cisco
5 43 (3.71%) IBM
6 41 (3.54%) Apple
7 36 (3.11%) HP
8 35 (3.02%) VMware
9 31 (2.68%) Citrix
10 22 (1.90%) Dell
10 22 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.73%) Red Hat
12 17 (1.47%) Google
13 16 (1.38%) Sybase
14 15 (1.30%) CA
15 14 (1.21%) Lotus
15 14 (1.21%) Remedy
16 13 (1.12%) Avaya
17 12 (1.04%) Juniper