The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 193 185 216
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +31
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 61 46 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.55% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.76% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 3
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£390 £415 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% +44.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £289
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Hampshire +2 52 £390 -4.41% 1
Surrey -1 4 £160 -63.73% 1
Berkshire +3 3 £340 -38.18% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £350 +13.63%
Kent - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 89 (68.99%) Microsoft
2 88 (68.22%) Security Cleared
3 87 (67.44%) HP
4 83 (64.34%) SC Cleared
5 82 (63.57%) ISTQB
6 70 (54.26%) Oracle
7 66 (51.16%) Project Management
8 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
8 65 (50.39%) JSP
8 65 (50.39%) HTML
8 65 (50.39%) JavaScript
8 65 (50.39%) .NET
9 51 (39.53%) Test Scripting
10 46 (35.66%) MS Excel
10 46 (35.66%) Oracle EBS
10 46 (35.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 45 (34.88%) SAN
12 44 (34.11%) Oracle Reports
13 43 (33.33%) Citrix
13 43 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 39 (30.23%) UNIX
15 35 (27.13%) DV Cleared
16 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
17 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
18 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
19 19 (14.73%) Cisco
19 19 (14.73%) Software Testing
20 18 (13.95%) CRM
21 17 (13.18%) VBA
21 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (6.20%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.78%) Lync
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (35.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS Project
3 2 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 46 (35.66%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.78%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (34.88%) SAN
2 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.88%) LAN
3 5 (3.88%) SMTP
4 4 (3.10%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.33%) SSL
5 3 (2.33%) Wireshark
5 3 (2.33%) DNS
6 2 (1.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.78%) HTTP
7 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.78%) LDAP
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
7 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (34.11%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.78%) SQLite
4 1 (0.78%) MS Access
4 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.40%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (6.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Legal
2 4 (3.10%) Publishing
3 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (28.68%) Analyst
2 28 (21.71%) Test Analyst
3 17 (13.18%) Test Specialist
4 16 (12.40%) Test Leader
5 10 (7.75%) Test Manager
6 6 (4.65%) Tester
7 5 (3.88%) Administrator
7 5 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.10%) Problem Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Architect
9 3 (2.33%) Integration Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Automation Specialist
9 3 (2.33%) Integration Test Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Defect Manager
10 2 (1.55%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (50.39%) HTML
1 65 (50.39%) .NET
1 65 (50.39%) ASP.NET
1 65 (50.39%) JSP
2 5 (3.88%) XMPP
3 2 (1.55%) OLE
4 1 (0.78%) Ajax
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.78%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.78%) WebCenter
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.88%) Replication
3 5 (3.88%) Wiki
3 5 (3.88%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.10%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.55%) CMDB
6 2 (1.55%) iPhone
6 2 (1.55%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.23%) UNIX
2 16 (12.40%) Windows
3 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.85%) Linux
5 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.10%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.55%) AIX
9 2 (1.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.78%) CentOS
10 1 (0.78%) HPUX
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
10 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (51.16%) Project Management
2 51 (39.53%) Test Scripting
3 19 (14.73%) Software Testing
4 18 (13.95%) CRM
5 17 (13.18%) Test Automation
5 17 (13.18%) Functional Testing
6 14 (10.85%) Security Testing
7 13 (10.08%) ITIL
8 11 (8.53%) Change Management
9 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.43%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
11 6 (4.65%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.65%) Workflow
11 6 (4.65%) Migration
11 6 (4.65%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.88%) Time Management
12 5 (3.88%) Network Management
12 5 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (50.39%) JavaScript
2 17 (13.18%) VBA
3 16 (12.40%) VB
3 16 (12.40%) C#
4 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.55%) SQL
6 1 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 88 (68.22%) Security Cleared
2 83 (64.34%) SC Cleared
3 82 (63.57%) ISTQB
4 46 (35.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 35 (27.13%) DV Cleared
7 22 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (10.85%) MCITP
10 9 (6.98%) ISEB
11 8 (6.20%) CCNA
12 4 (3.10%) Degree
13 3 (2.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 3 (2.33%) MCSE
13 3 (2.33%) CCNP
14 2 (1.55%) MOS
15 1 (0.78%) PMP
15 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 8 (6.20%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.33%) Nmap
5 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.88%) ARCserve
3 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 89 (68.99%) Microsoft
2 87 (67.44%) HP
3 70 (54.26%) Oracle
4 43 (33.33%) Citrix
5 19 (14.73%) Cisco
6 7 (5.43%) VMware
7 5 (3.88%) Symantec
7 5 (3.88%) CA
7 5 (3.88%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.10%) Altiris
8 4 (3.10%) SAP
9 3 (2.33%) Brocade
10 2 (1.55%) IBM
11 1 (0.78%) Dell
11 1 (0.78%) Sun
11 1 (0.78%) FatWire
11 1 (0.78%) Apple
11 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com