The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 60 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.94% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 1.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £650 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
- -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £28.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-61.94% +59.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
584 452 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.35% 71.07% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 274 164
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.75 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -23.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 2015, 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) BCP
2 4 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (57.14%) Transition Management
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) APMP
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SLA

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Senior SAP Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
1 4 (57.14%) BCP
1 4 (57.14%) Transition Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) APMP
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy