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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 150 127 116
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -11
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 17 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.29% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.39% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
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£440 £315 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £25.12 £18.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.94% +4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £16.48 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+52.42% -5.82%
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
3408 2293 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.80% 74.33% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2092 1270 1045
Average daily rate £413 £370 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 101 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -16 7 £253 -18.21% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £440 - 1
Lancashire -12 3 - -
Merseyside - 1 £400 -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) MS Project
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) MS Office
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
6 3 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) QA
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX
6 3 (10.71%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 4 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) FTP
2 2 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle CRM Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Project Officer
4 3 (10.71%) Integration Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) NHibernate
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Change Management
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.29%) Data Mapping
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) APMP
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.14%) Twitter
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Facebook
3 1 (3.57%) SAP