Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 231 274
Rank change year-on-year -19 +43 -48
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,050 1,139 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.15% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.34% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 587 523
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £127
90th Percentile £595 £589 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 206 95
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +16.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.81 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £21.35 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.79 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -9.35% +4.00% -28.57%

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 85,951 84,789 81,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.86% 85.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,761 56,693 54,034
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,167 2,007 2,375
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.08 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -0.86% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.37 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.81% +6.67% -10.00%

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 January 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 21 January 2019.

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 January 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 -28 929 £400 +1.27% 490
UK excluding London -27 609 £400 +6.67% 390
London -20 418 £425 - 130
South East -9 198 £400 - 84
North of England -42 122 £375 +46.34% 115
Scotland +23 74 £350 -6.67% 25
Midlands -6 71 £370 +7.64% 69
South West -33 67 £355 +9.23% 58
North West -33 59 £388 +68.48% 53
Yorkshire -10 47 £288 -12.94% 57
East of England -10 47 £350 -5.08% 35
East Midlands -2 33 £360 +10.77% 44
West Midlands -23 30 £323 -22.29% 25
Wales -2 27 £463 +3.82% 4
Northern Ireland +36 20 £412 -0.72% 1
North East +2 16 £406 +41.30% 5

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 279 (26.57%) Finance
3 270 (25.71%) Windows
4 251 (23.90%) Problem-Solving
5 244 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (18.19%) Migration
7 186 (17.71%) Project Management
8 182 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
9 158 (15.05%) Active Directory
10 154 (14.67%) Windows 10
11 148 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
12 143 (13.62%) Degree
13 124 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
14 120 (11.43%) Windows 7
15 117 (11.14%) Windows XP
16 114 (10.86%) SQL
17 93 (8.86%) Java
18 92 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
19 90 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
20 81 (7.71%) Change Management
20 81 (7.71%) Scrum
21 80 (7.62%) CSS
22 79 (7.52%) JavaScript
23 76 (7.24%) HTML
24 75 (7.14%) Banking
25 73 (6.95%) Oracle
25 73 (6.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
26 68 (6.48%) SQL Server
27 67 (6.38%) Break/Fix
28 64 (6.10%) ITIL

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 57 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.14%) CMS
3 25 (2.38%) Confluence
3 25 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 18 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 13 (1.24%) Drupal
6 13 (1.24%) IIS
7 8 (0.76%) Apache
7 8 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.67%) SAS
8 7 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 148 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 124 (11.81%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (6.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (2.95%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (2.67%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.71%) Photoshop
7 13 (1.24%) Fireworks
8 12 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.67%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.38%) InVision
11 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.29%) Siemens NX
12 1 (0.095%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.095%) EViews
12 1 (0.095%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.095%) SPSS
12 1 (0.095%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.52%) Eikon
2 11 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.57%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (0.57%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.38%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.19%) Magento
8 2 (0.19%) Maximo
8 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.19%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.19%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.095%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (5.05%) Office 365
2 48 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (0.86%) GitHub
5 9 (0.86%) PaaS
6 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.76%) SaaS
7 7 (0.67%) SuccessFactors
8 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.38%) IaaS
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.29%) Basecamp
10 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.29%) Trello
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.81%) DNS
2 33 (3.14%) Firewall
3 24 (2.29%) DHCP
3 24 (2.29%) TCP/IP
4 23 (2.19%) LAN
4 23 (2.19%) Wireless
5 20 (1.90%) Internet
5 20 (1.90%) WAN
6 16 (1.52%) VPN
7 13 (1.24%) Ethernet
8 12 (1.14%) Intranet
9 11 (1.05%) HTTP
10 8 (0.76%) DWDM
10 8 (0.76%) SDH
10 8 (0.76%) Skype
11 7 (0.67%) TACACS
11 7 (0.67%) VoIP
12 6 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (0.57%) Network Security
12 6 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.19%) MySQL
2 23 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 17 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 15 (1.43%) DB2
6 14 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.24%) DB2 UDB
7 13 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.95%) Big Data
8 10 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (0.86%) MS Access
9 9 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.67%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.57%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.57%) Power BI
13 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 54 (5.14%) JIRA
2 44 (4.19%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.00%) Grunt
4 21 (2.00%) Selenium
5 20 (1.90%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.52%) Eclipse
6 16 (1.52%) JUnit
6 16 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.43%) Jasmine
8 14 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
8 14 (1.33%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.24%) Bower
9 13 (1.24%) gulp
10 11 (1.05%) Subversion
11 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.76%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.57%) Axure RP
13 6 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 279 (26.57%) Finance
2 75 (7.14%) Banking
3 42 (4.00%) Retail
4 38 (3.62%) Front Office
4 38 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 32 (3.05%) Games
5 32 (3.05%) Law
5 32 (3.05%) Marketing
6 31 (2.95%) Legal
7 19 (1.81%) Financial Institution
8 16 (1.52%) Back Office
8 16 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (1.14%) German Language
12 8 (0.76%) Billing
13 6 (0.57%) Advertising
13 6 (0.57%) French Language
13 6 (0.57%) Publishing
14 5 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (19.62%) Analyst
2 122 (11.62%) Developer
3 68 (6.48%) Business Analyst
3 68 (6.48%) Deployment Engineer
4 66 (6.29%) Project Manager
5 61 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
6 56 (5.33%) Support Engineer
7 51 (4.86%) Desktop Support
8 48 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
9 44 (4.19%) Windows Deployment Engineer
10 33 (3.14%) Architect
11 32 (3.05%) Consultant
12 30 (2.86%) Coordinator
12 30 (2.86%) Mobile Engineer
13 29 (2.76%) Java Developer
14 27 (2.57%) Support Analyst
15 26 (2.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 25 (2.38%) Designer
17 24 (2.29%) IT Support
18 22 (2.10%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (7.62%) CSS
2 76 (7.24%) HTML
3 41 (3.90%) .NET
3 41 (3.90%) Web Services
4 39 (3.71%) XML
5 31 (2.95%) jQuery
6 28 (2.67%) HTML5
7 27 (2.57%) Ajax
7 27 (2.57%) AngularJS
8 21 (2.00%) Spring
9 20 (1.90%) RESTful
10 18 (1.71%) Hibernate
10 18 (1.71%) J2EE
11 16 (1.52%) Gherkin
11 16 (1.52%) React
12 15 (1.43%) JSON
12 15 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (1.43%) XHTML
13 14 (1.33%) JSP
14 13 (1.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (5.62%) User Experience
4 57 (5.43%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.24%) Data Centre
6 27 (2.57%) Fixed Income
7 26 (2.48%) Blackberry
8 21 (2.00%) Virtual Team
9 14 (1.33%) NHS
9 14 (1.33%) Social Media
10 12 (1.14%) Equities
10 12 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 9 (0.86%) Fintech
12 9 (0.86%) PKI
12 9 (0.86%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (0.76%) Handset
14 7 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 270 (25.71%) Windows
2 154 (14.67%) Windows 10
3 120 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 117 (11.14%) Windows XP
5 47 (4.48%) Linux
6 32 (3.05%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.71%) Unix
8 12 (1.14%) Android
8 12 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.05%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.095%) AIX
14 1 (0.095%) CentOS
14 1 (0.095%) Check Point GAiA
14 1 (0.095%) Solaris
14 1 (0.095%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (23.90%) Problem-Solving
2 244 (23.24%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (18.19%) Migration
4 186 (17.71%) Project Management
5 92 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 81 (7.71%) Change Management
6 81 (7.71%) Scrum
7 67 (6.38%) Break/Fix
8 64 (6.10%) ITIL
9 60 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 57 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 52 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 51 (4.86%) Business Analysis
12 51 (4.86%) Decision-Making
13 48 (4.57%) Data Analysis
14 47 (4.48%) Risk Management
15 45 (4.29%) Asset Management
16 44 (4.19%) Service Management
16 44 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 42 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 114 (10.86%) SQL
2 93 (8.86%) Java
3 79 (7.52%) JavaScript
4 63 (6.00%) C#
5 34 (3.24%) Python
6 20 (1.90%) C
6 20 (1.90%) PHP
7 14 (1.33%) VBA
8 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.86%) C++
9 9 (0.86%) TypeScript
10 8 (0.76%) Java 8
10 8 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 8 (0.76%) VB
10 8 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.48%) Perl
11 5 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.48%) R
12 3 (0.29%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 143 (13.62%) Degree
2 31 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.81%) PMP
5 18 (1.71%) MCSE
6 17 (1.62%) Postgraduate
7 16 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 16 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 14 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 12 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.14%) MCSA
10 10 (0.95%) CCNA
10 10 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.86%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.86%) MCP
12 8 (0.76%) ISEB
13 7 (0.67%) A+ Certification
13 7 (0.67%) CCNP
13 7 (0.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.48%) QA
2 42 (4.00%) SLA
3 40 (3.81%) PMO
4 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.67%) GDPR
6 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.57%) P3O
7 4 (0.38%) COBIT
7 4 (0.38%) COSO
8 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.29%) GxP
8 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.095%) GAMP
10 1 (0.095%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.095%) IFRS
10 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.095%) MiFID
System Software
1 158 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 14 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.14%) vSphere
6 11 (1.05%) Docker
7 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.19%) KVM
8 2 (0.19%) Squid
8 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.095%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.095%) LXC
9 1 (0.095%) RACF
9 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.095%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.095%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (2.29%) SCCM
2 17 (1.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (0.86%) Puppet
4 8 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.57%) SCOM
6 6 (0.57%) Terraform
6 6 (0.57%) WSUS
7 5 (0.48%) Ansible
7 5 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.48%) HP ALM
7 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.38%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.38%) QRadar
8 4 (0.38%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.29%) Nagios
9 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 321 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.95%) Oracle
3 60 (5.71%) Apple
4 32 (3.05%) Cisco
5 31 (2.95%) Citrix
5 31 (2.95%) SAP
6 30 (2.86%) VMware
7 23 (2.19%) Bloomberg
8 21 (2.00%) McAfee
8 21 (2.00%) Sony
9 20 (1.90%) Adobe
10 19 (1.81%) FactSet
11 17 (1.62%) Reuters
12 15 (1.43%) IBM
12 15 (1.43%) Speakerbus
12 15 (1.43%) Wallstreet Suite
13 13 (1.24%) HP
14 12 (1.14%) FatWire
14 12 (1.14%) Remedy
15 11 (1.05%) ServiceNow