Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 238 234
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -28
Contract jobs citing Time Management 1,195 1,065 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.11% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.30% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 579 713
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £150 £210 £163
90th Percentile £613 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 164 68
UK median hourly rate £12.69 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £9.35 £10.08 £9.18
90th Percentile £25.00 £26.10 £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 88,862 81,893 92,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.23% 85.55% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,641 53,667 60,922
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,390 2,076 2,301
UK median hourly rate £21.02 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.45% +5.79% +8.60%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.41 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.25 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +4.17% +10.34%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 1,069 £415 +3.75% 455
UK excluding London -7 701 £375 -5.06% 332
London +4 465 £450 +5.88% 144
South East -18 196 £400 - 73
North of England -2 161 £373 -0.67% 88
North West -9 91 £385 -1.91% 54
Midlands -15 90 £238 -42.77% 54
South West +15 84 £444 +36.54% 66
Scotland -19 76 £350 -12.50% 12
East of England -12 68 £400 +14.29% 30
Yorkshire +3 52 £345 -1.43% 25
West Midlands -18 47 £286 -23.67% 35
East Midlands -13 44 £208 -53.89% 19
Wales +24 43 £513 +70.83% 7
North East -1 19 £310 -11.43% 9
Northern Ireland +33 9 £431 +2.68% 2

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 330 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 307 (25.69%) Problem-Solving
3 305 (25.52%) Finance
4 293 (24.52%) Windows
5 230 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (17.91%) Migration
7 204 (17.07%) Project Management
8 201 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
9 189 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
10 175 (14.64%) Windows 10
11 158 (13.22%) Active Directory
12 144 (12.05%) Windows XP
12 144 (12.05%) Degree
13 137 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
14 132 (11.05%) SQL
15 128 (10.71%) Windows 7
16 118 (9.87%) Self-Motivation
17 100 (8.37%) ITIL
18 94 (7.87%) Oracle
18 94 (7.87%) Break/Fix
19 92 (7.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 89 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
21 76 (6.36%) Decision-Making
22 75 (6.28%) Legal
22 75 (6.28%) Linux
23 74 (6.19%) Change Management
24 72 (6.03%) Management Information System
24 72 (6.03%) PMO
25 70 (5.86%) Java
26 69 (5.77%) Banking

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 67 (5.61%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.26%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.18%) Confluence
4 20 (1.67%) Apache
4 20 (1.67%) IIS
5 18 (1.51%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (1.09%) CMS
7 11 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.92%) IBM Notes
8 10 (0.84%) SAS
9 9 (0.75%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.50%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.50%) WordPress
12 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.42%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.33%) CICS
13 4 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 189 (15.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 137 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
3 92 (7.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (4.18%) Microsoft Project
5 42 (3.51%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.92%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.67%) InVision
8 7 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.25%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
11 2 (0.17%) InDesign
12 1 (0.084%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.084%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.084%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.084%) NASTRAN
12 1 (0.084%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 12 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.42%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.25%) Magento
7 3 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.17%) Eikon
8 2 (0.17%) FastStats
8 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.17%) SAP MDG
8 2 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 55 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.85%) Office 365
3 28 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.59%) SaaS
5 11 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.50%) Slack
7 5 (0.42%) GitHub
7 5 (0.42%) IaaS
7 5 (0.42%) PaaS
8 4 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.33%) Trello
8 4 (0.33%) Yammer
9 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.17%) Serverless
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.084%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.18%) Firewall
2 47 (3.93%) TCP/IP
3 42 (3.51%) LAN
4 41 (3.43%) WAN
5 33 (2.76%) DNS
6 29 (2.43%) Internet
6 29 (2.43%) Wireless
7 25 (2.09%) SAN
8 22 (1.84%) VPN
9 21 (1.76%) Network Security
10 18 (1.51%) DHCP
10 18 (1.51%) NAS
11 17 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (1.42%) Ethernet
12 15 (1.26%) IPsec
13 13 (1.09%) SMS
14 12 (1.00%) BGP
15 11 (0.92%) DMZ
15 11 (0.92%) FTP
15 11 (0.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (2.09%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.84%) MySQL
5 17 (1.42%) DB2
6 16 (1.34%) Big Data
7 13 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.84%) MS Access
10 10 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 9 (0.75%) KDB
11 9 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.50%) DB2 UDB
14 5 (0.42%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 48 (4.02%) JIRA
2 34 (2.85%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.59%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (1.26%) Selenium
6 10 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 10 (0.84%) MSI
6 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 9 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.67%) JUnit
8 8 (0.67%) Subversion
8 8 (0.67%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.59%) Grunt
9 7 (0.59%) Jasmine
9 7 (0.59%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.50%) Bower
11 5 (0.42%) GitLab
11 5 (0.42%) MSTest
11 5 (0.42%) NCrunch
11 5 (0.42%) Travis CI
General
1 305 (25.52%) Finance
2 75 (6.28%) Legal
3 69 (5.77%) Banking
4 50 (4.18%) Marketing
5 46 (3.85%) Retail
6 39 (3.26%) Law
7 38 (3.18%) Telecoms
8 37 (3.10%) Games
9 20 (1.67%) Front Office
10 18 (1.51%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.00%) Back Office
12 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.84%) Billing
13 10 (0.84%) German Language
13 10 (0.84%) Publishing
14 8 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.59%) Automotive
16 5 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 208 (17.41%) Analyst
2 154 (12.89%) Desktop Support
3 107 (8.95%) Project Manager
4 106 (8.87%) Developer
5 102 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
6 85 (7.11%) Support Engineer
7 57 (4.77%) Business Analyst
8 55 (4.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 51 (4.27%) Consultant
10 49 (4.10%) Architect
11 34 (2.85%) Network Engineer
12 32 (2.68%) Administrator
13 29 (2.43%) Senior Desktop Engineer
14 28 (2.34%) Service Analyst
15 27 (2.26%) Coordinator
15 27 (2.26%) Designer
16 26 (2.18%) Data Analyst
16 26 (2.18%) IT Manager
17 24 (2.01%) Service Desk Analyst
18 23 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (4.77%) CSS
2 50 (4.18%) HTML
3 37 (3.10%) .NET
4 35 (2.93%) Web Services
4 35 (2.93%) XML
5 21 (1.76%) J2EE
6 20 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 18 (1.51%) HTML5
7 18 (1.51%) Velocity
8 16 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.34%) Middleware
9 14 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (1.09%) jQuery
11 12 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (0.92%) JSON
12 11 (0.92%) Kafka
12 11 (0.92%) REST
13 10 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
13 10 (0.84%) RESTful
13 10 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 118 (9.87%) Self-Motivation
3 72 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 48 (4.02%) Computer Science
5 37 (3.10%) User Experience
6 35 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 25 (2.09%) Virtual Team
8 24 (2.01%) Blackberry
9 23 (1.92%) NHS
10 20 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.42%) PKI
13 16 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.26%) Social Media
15 13 (1.09%) Public Cloud
16 12 (1.00%) Fixed Income
17 11 (0.92%) Equities
18 9 (0.75%) Mainframe
19 7 (0.59%) Client/Server
19 7 (0.59%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 293 (24.52%) Windows
2 175 (14.64%) Windows 10
3 144 (12.05%) Windows XP
4 128 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 75 (6.28%) Linux
6 50 (4.18%) Windows Server
7 28 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (2.18%) Unix
9 25 (2.09%) Android
10 24 (2.01%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.17%) AIX
13 13 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.84%) Solaris
14 10 (0.84%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.50%) Check Point GAiA
16 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.33%) zOS
17 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (25.69%) Problem-Solving
2 230 (19.25%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (17.91%) Migration
4 204 (17.07%) Project Management
5 100 (8.37%) ITIL
6 94 (7.87%) Break/Fix
7 89 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 76 (6.36%) Decision-Making
9 74 (6.19%) Change Management
10 68 (5.69%) Waterfall
11 63 (5.27%) Asset Management
12 59 (4.94%) PRINCE2
12 59 (4.94%) Scrum
13 52 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
13 52 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 51 (4.27%) Business Analysis
14 51 (4.27%) Risk Management
15 45 (3.77%) Test Automation
16 42 (3.51%) Project Planning
17 41 (3.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (11.05%) SQL
2 70 (5.86%) Java
3 57 (4.77%) C#
4 52 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 41 (3.43%) Python
6 22 (1.84%) Perl
7 20 (1.67%) VBA
8 19 (1.59%) C
8 19 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 15 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.17%) PHP
11 13 (1.09%) C++
12 12 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 10 (0.84%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.67%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.67%) R
15 6 (0.50%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.42%) Java 8
16 5 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 144 (12.05%) Degree
2 54 (4.52%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.01%) Postgraduate
5 20 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (1.59%) ISEB
6 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.59%) PMP
7 16 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.17%) CCNA
8 14 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 13 (1.09%) CCNP
10 10 (0.84%) CISSP
10 10 (0.84%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.75%) CISM
11 9 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.75%) MBA
11 9 (0.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.03%) PMO
2 57 (4.77%) QA
3 51 (4.27%) SLA
4 29 (2.43%) GDPR
5 26 (2.18%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.67%) GxP
9 6 (0.50%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.33%) HIPAA
11 4 (0.33%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.17%) Basel II
13 2 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.17%) COSO
14 1 (0.084%) GLP
14 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.084%) MiFID
System Software
1 158 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 43 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.26%) XenApp
4 12 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (1.00%) vSphere
5 11 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (0.75%) Docker
7 8 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.50%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Clusterware
10 5 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.33%) NFS
11 4 (0.33%) RACF
12 3 (0.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
12 3 (0.25%) Time Sharing Option
13 2 (0.17%) Firmware
13 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.85%) SCCM
2 16 (1.34%) Puppet
3 13 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.00%) SCOM
5 11 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 11 (0.92%) Terraform
6 9 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 9 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.50%) Ansible
8 6 (0.50%) Nagios
9 5 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.33%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.25%) MIIS
11 3 (0.25%) WMI
11 3 (0.25%) WSUS
11 3 (0.25%) zSecure
12 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 330 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.87%) Oracle
3 66 (5.52%) SAP
4 57 (4.77%) Apple
4 57 (4.77%) Cisco
5 56 (4.69%) VMware
6 50 (4.18%) Citrix
7 46 (3.85%) IBM
8 34 (2.85%) HP
9 31 (2.59%) Adobe
10 22 (1.84%) Symantec
11 21 (1.76%) CheckPoint
12 19 (1.59%) Remedy
13 16 (1.34%) Juniper
13 16 (1.34%) McAfee
13 16 (1.34%) Snow
14 15 (1.26%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.17%) Red Hat
16 13 (1.09%) Sybase
17 12 (1.00%) Google