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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 69 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £77.50
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -77.41%
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
607 717 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.48% 76.28% 65.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 331 336
Average daily rate £405 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £15.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -9 2 - -
Knowledge Management
North West

Knowledge Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP