The first table below looks at the demand for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 74 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% - 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £334
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -18.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
846 688 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 79.51% 75.85% 72.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 375 481
Average daily rate £340 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +153.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £29.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Knowledge Management
West Yorkshire

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Release Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
1 3 (30.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Management
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP