The first table below looks at the demand for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 53 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +255.17%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
390 347 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.62% 67.77% 61.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 190 208
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.06% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 16
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.76 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Knowledge Management
West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Birmingham region.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Birmingham region.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Sourcing Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Supplier Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft