Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 244 240
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,079 1,183 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.33% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 556 577
UK median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% +3.56%
10th Percentile £175 £151 £209
90th Percentile £625 £613 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 231 164
UK median hourly rate £13.00 £12.69 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +4.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.35 £10.08
90th Percentile £22.40 £25.00 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £11.79 £13.00
% change year-on-year +10.31% -9.35% +4.00%

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 78,327 88,773 82,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 87.00% 86.84% 86.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,485 58,514 53,921
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,285 2,385 2,079
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £24.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.22% +5.40%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.17 £11.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% +4.17%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Time Management in the UK

Time Management
Top 18 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 20 August 2019. 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 +2 962 £425 +2.41% 553
UK excluding London +22 663 £425 +13.33% 433
London +1 384 £455 +1.11% 143
South East +35 211 £425 +6.25% 111
North of England +31 135 £448 +20.13% 121
Midlands +33 88 £333 +40.00% 57
North West 0 73 £450 +16.88% 67
South West -22 69 £450 +1.41% 64
Scotland +32 66 £415 +18.57% 17
East of England +17 64 £425 +6.25% 57
Yorkshire +22 51 £400 +15.94% 44
West Midlands +13 46 £319 +11.35% 38
East Midlands +24 35 £170 -24.44% 19
Wales -18 20 £319 -37.80% 4
North East +13 12 £650 +109.68% 10
Northern Ireland +2 8 £525 +21.74% 2
Channel Islands - 1 £513 -
Isle of Man - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 321 (29.75%) Problem-Solving
2 289 (26.78%) Windows
3 286 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (25.67%) Microsoft
5 207 (19.18%) Finance
6 189 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
7 183 (16.96%) Project Management
8 179 (16.59%) Active Directory
8 179 (16.59%) Migration
9 161 (14.92%) ITIL
10 157 (14.55%) Windows 10
11 134 (12.42%) Windows 7
12 127 (11.77%) Scrum
13 126 (11.68%) Degree
14 119 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
15 107 (9.92%) Project Delivery
16 106 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
17 104 (9.64%) Windows XP
18 98 (9.08%) Microsoft Office
19 97 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
20 96 (8.90%) SQL
21 84 (7.78%) Security Cleared
22 83 (7.69%) JIRA
23 82 (7.60%) Java
23 82 (7.60%) DevOps
24 81 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
24 81 (7.51%) Office 365
25 79 (7.32%) HTML
26 76 (7.04%) Break/Fix
27 75 (6.95%) Change Management

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 (6.49%) SharePoint
2 55 (5.10%) Confluence
3 33 (3.06%) WebSphere
4 30 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.04%) IIS
6 11 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.83%) CMS
7 9 (0.83%) WordPress
8 7 (0.65%) Drupal
8 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.46%) Mendix
11 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.28%) JBoss
11 3 (0.28%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.28%) SAS
12 2 (0.19%) Apache
13 1 (0.093%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.093%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 119 (11.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (9.08%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (6.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (3.52%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 19 (1.76%) Sketch
7 15 (1.39%) InVision
8 11 (1.02%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.56%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.37%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.19%) CATIA
13 2 (0.19%) Figma
14 1 (0.093%) Avid Media Composer
14 1 (0.093%) Final Cut Pro
14 1 (0.093%) Flinto
14 1 (0.093%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 20 (1.85%) SAP HCM
2 15 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.02%) SAP HR
4 10 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
8 5 (0.46%) Magento
8 5 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.37%) SAP MDG
10 3 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.28%) Primavera
10 3 (0.28%) Workfront
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
11 2 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 81 (7.51%) Office 365
2 67 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.41%) SaaS
5 20 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.11%) PaaS
6 12 (1.11%) Serverless
7 11 (1.02%) IaaS
7 11 (1.02%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.83%) Trello
9 7 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.65%) GitHub
9 7 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.65%) npm
9 7 (0.65%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.46%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.46%) Slack
11 4 (0.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.28%) Firewall
2 44 (4.08%) DNS
3 34 (3.15%) TCP/IP
4 33 (3.06%) Internet
5 28 (2.59%) LAN
6 26 (2.41%) VPN
7 23 (2.13%) VoIP
8 22 (2.04%) MPLS
9 21 (1.95%) DHCP
9 21 (1.95%) IP Telephony
9 21 (1.95%) WAN
10 18 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (1.67%) Skype
11 13 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (1.11%) Wireless
13 11 (1.02%) Intranet
14 10 (0.93%) Ethernet
14 10 (0.93%) SSL
14 10 (0.93%) VLAN
14 10 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.87%) MySQL
3 26 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (1.76%) Big Data
6 18 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.02%) MS Access
10 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.65%) Power BI
14 6 (0.56%) Oracle Exadata
15 5 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 83 (7.69%) JIRA
2 51 (4.73%) Git (software)
3 45 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 26 (2.41%) Selenium
5 20 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.93%) InstallShield
8 10 (0.93%) MSI
8 10 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 9 (0.83%) gulp
10 8 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (0.74%) Gerrit
10 8 (0.74%) NUnit
10 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 7 (0.65%) GitLab
11 7 (0.65%) Grunt
11 7 (0.65%) SpecFlow
11 7 (0.65%) Subversion
11 7 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 207 (19.18%) Finance
2 70 (6.49%) Marketing
3 62 (5.75%) Retail
4 44 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.71%) Games
6 36 (3.34%) Public Sector
7 29 (2.69%) Legal
8 25 (2.32%) Banking
9 19 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 13 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 11 (1.02%) Advertising
11 11 (1.02%) Front Office
11 11 (1.02%) Publishing
12 8 (0.74%) French Language
12 8 (0.74%) German Language
13 7 (0.65%) Back Office
13 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.56%) Billing
15 5 (0.46%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 160 (14.83%) Analyst
2 103 (9.55%) Developer
3 83 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 51 (4.73%) Desktop Support
5 50 (4.63%) Consultant
6 48 (4.45%) Support Engineer
7 47 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
8 46 (4.26%) Business Analyst
9 42 (3.89%) Deployment Engineer
10 38 (3.52%) Administrator
11 35 (3.24%) Windows Engineer
12 34 (3.15%) IT Support
13 29 (2.69%) IT Engineer
14 27 (2.50%) Architect
14 27 (2.50%) Designer
14 27 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (2.22%) Support Analyst
15 24 (2.22%) Windows Deployment Engineer
16 21 (1.95%) Field Engineer
16 21 (1.95%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (7.32%) HTML
2 60 (5.56%) CSS
3 47 (4.36%) Web Services
4 42 (3.89%) .NET
5 38 (3.52%) J2EE
6 36 (3.34%) HTML5
7 32 (2.97%) SOAP
8 31 (2.87%) XML
9 25 (2.32%) jQuery
9 25 (2.32%) JSON
10 24 (2.22%) AngularJS
11 22 (2.04%) REST
12 18 (1.67%) Java RMI
13 17 (1.58%) CSS3
14 15 (1.39%) React
15 14 (1.30%) Node.js
15 14 (1.30%) Spring
16 13 (1.20%) .NET Framework
16 13 (1.20%) Velocity
17 12 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 189 (17.52%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
3 57 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 57 (5.28%) User Experience
4 35 (3.24%) Data Centre
5 34 (3.15%) Virtual Team
6 23 (2.13%) Cloud Native
7 17 (1.58%) Social Media
8 13 (1.20%) Equities
8 13 (1.20%) NHS
8 13 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.11%) Clustering
10 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (0.93%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.83%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.74%) PKI
14 7 (0.65%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 289 (26.78%) Windows
2 157 (14.55%) Windows 10
3 134 (12.42%) Windows 7
4 104 (9.64%) Windows XP
5 61 (5.65%) Linux
6 50 (4.63%) Windows Server
7 29 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (2.32%) Android
10 24 (2.22%) Unix
11 21 (1.95%) Apple iOS
12 20 (1.85%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (1.02%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.83%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.56%) AIX
16 6 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.37%) Debian
17 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (29.75%) Problem-Solving
2 286 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (16.96%) Project Management
4 179 (16.59%) Migration
5 161 (14.92%) ITIL
6 127 (11.77%) Scrum
7 107 (9.92%) Project Delivery
8 106 (9.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 97 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 82 (7.60%) DevOps
11 76 (7.04%) Break/Fix
12 75 (6.95%) Change Management
13 65 (6.02%) E-Commerce
14 58 (5.38%) Kanban
15 57 (5.28%) Waterfall
16 50 (4.63%) Service Management
17 47 (4.36%) Workflow
18 46 (4.26%) Risk Management
19 44 (4.08%) Asset Management
19 44 (4.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 96 (8.90%) SQL
2 82 (7.60%) Java
3 65 (6.02%) JavaScript
4 51 (4.73%) C#
5 28 (2.59%) Python
6 22 (2.04%) PHP
7 16 (1.48%) C
8 14 (1.30%) Java 8
9 13 (1.20%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 10 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 9 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.65%) C++
13 7 (0.65%) VBA
14 6 (0.56%) ABAP
14 6 (0.56%) Perl
14 6 (0.56%) R
15 5 (0.46%) Go
15 5 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 126 (11.68%) Degree
2 84 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.65%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.67%) PMP
7 17 (1.58%) CCNA
7 17 (1.58%) CISSP
7 17 (1.58%) MCSE
8 16 (1.48%) CISM
9 14 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 11 (1.02%) ISEB
12 10 (0.93%) CREST Certified
12 10 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.21%) SLA
2 42 (3.89%) QA
3 41 (3.80%) PMO
4 18 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 11 (1.02%) GDPR
5 11 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.56%) GxP
8 4 (0.37%) NIST
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.19%) EMIR
10 2 (0.19%) GPG13
10 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 179 (16.59%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.97%) Docker
3 27 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.11%) XenApp
5 10 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.28%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.19%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.093%) ACF2
11 1 (0.093%) RACF
11 1 (0.093%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.093%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 64 (5.93%) SCCM
2 26 (2.41%) Ansible
3 17 (1.58%) Terraform
4 16 (1.48%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.20%) Puppet
6 7 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
7 6 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.46%) cPanel
8 5 (0.46%) SCOM
8 5 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.37%) Packer
9 4 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.19%) Grafana
11 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 277 (25.67%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.39%) SAP
3 67 (6.21%) Cisco
4 57 (5.28%) Oracle
5 48 (4.45%) VMware
6 38 (3.52%) IBM
7 37 (3.43%) Apple
8 33 (3.06%) Adobe
9 32 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (2.41%) Citrix
11 18 (1.67%) HP
12 15 (1.39%) Dell
12 15 (1.39%) Google
13 13 (1.20%) Meraki
13 13 (1.20%) Tableau
14 12 (1.11%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.02%) Huawei
16 10 (0.93%) Informatica
16 10 (0.93%) Novell
16 10 (0.93%) Remedy