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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Knowledge Management
Rank 149 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 5 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.72% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Median daily rate £98 £644 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-84.86% +104.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £776 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £34.95 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.48 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+10.85% +120.16%
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
2941 3626 2400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.01% 82.00% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2271 1379
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 140 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.92 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Knowledge Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire +14 3 £98 -
Cheshire -3 2 - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) ServiceNow
5 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (20.00%) MS Office
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) iPhone
6 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (16.00%) BMC
6 4 (16.00%) Apple
6 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (16.00%) Remedy
6 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
6 4 (16.00%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (12.00%) SLA
7 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) CaliberRM
General
1 5 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) 1st Line Support
3 6 (24.00%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Cutover Manager
7 2 (8.00%) HR Manager
7 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Tester
8 1 (4.00%) Customer Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.00%) iPhone
2 2 (8.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (8.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
1 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) ITSM
4 6 (24.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Content Development
8 2 (8.00%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) People Management
9 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Source to Pay
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.00%) Apple
3 4 (16.00%) BMC
3 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 1 (4.00%) Ariba
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) SAP