The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 47 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.73% - 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£353 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.21 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.98 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -26.31%
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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 Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 152 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 71.36% 55.27% 62.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 75 153
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 11
Average hourly rate £32.42 £37.50 £51.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Knowledge Management
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) CaliberRM
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Curam

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) CaliberRM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Curam