The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 North West 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 136 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 6 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.89% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £151 £255 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +243.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2245 1733 1966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.02% 70.48% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1173 857 989
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 84 88
Average hourly rate £28.50 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Knowledge Management
England

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 6 £151 -40.78%
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Degree
3 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
3 7 (36.84%) Information Management
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (31.58%) Informatics
4 6 (31.58%) SNOMED CT
4 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (31.58%) Microformats
4 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
4 6 (31.58%) Ontologies
4 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) XML
5 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) SAP BI
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) SAP BW
6 4 (21.05%) NetWeaver
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SAP HANA
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management
7 3 (15.79%) NHS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) NetWeaver
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) Acrobat
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SAP BI
1 4 (21.05%) SAP BW
1 4 (21.05%) SAP HANA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Information Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Support
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Service Manager
5 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Writer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) HTML5
1 6 (31.58%) Microformats
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
1 6 (31.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Informatics
1 6 (31.58%) Taxonomies
1 6 (31.58%) Ontologies
1 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Incident Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Management
2 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Content Management
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
8 1 (5.26%) Metadata Management
8 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SNOMED CT
2 4 (21.05%) SLA
3 3 (15.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) RACF
2 1 (5.26%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss