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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 62 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.21 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -18.60%
Knowledge Management
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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
493 449 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 66.35% 66.52% 66.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 302 248
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +821.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £175.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Network Design
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Governance

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Service Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Sourcing Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
3 2 (28.57%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (42.86%) Supplier Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft