The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Knowledge Management
Rank 157 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 1 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.34% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.44% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £121 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -66.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+61.11% +4.95%
Knowledge Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £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 the North West

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -19 1 - - 1
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Software Audit
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Defect Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) MS Office
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Transformation Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Release Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Software Audit
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft