The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Knowledge Management
Rank - 61 70
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 0 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.99% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £359
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £12.89
% change year-on-year
+61.11% +39.64%
Knowledge Management
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
784 609 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.75% 79.40% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 382 325
Average daily rate £425 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 47
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.84 £15.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Knowledge Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (77.78%) Business Transformation
1 7 (77.78%) Analytics
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Analytics
1 7 (77.78%) Business Transformation
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB