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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 191 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 65 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.54% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.75% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £330 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £195 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.72% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £51.50
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
7510 6809 6094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.02% 71.99% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4242 3803 3178
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 261 265
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 34 £393 +19.84% 2
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £375 +56.25% 2
Surrey +5 8 £400 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £300 -
Berkshire -3 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (65.87%) HP
2 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 76 (60.32%) Security Cleared
4 71 (56.35%) SC Cleared
5 69 (54.76%) ISTQB
6 60 (47.62%) HTML
7 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
8 49 (38.89%) Oracle
9 48 (38.10%) .NET
10 47 (37.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 46 (36.51%) JavaScript
11 46 (36.51%) ASP.NET
11 46 (36.51%) JSP
12 42 (33.33%) Test Scripting
13 41 (32.54%) Project Management
14 38 (30.16%) UNIX
15 37 (29.37%) Oracle EBS
16 36 (28.57%) SAN
17 35 (27.78%) Citrix
18 34 (26.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
19 31 (24.60%) Cisco
20 29 (23.02%) HP Quality Center
21 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
22 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
23 25 (19.84%) Oracle Reports
23 25 (19.84%) DV Cleared
24 22 (17.46%) Security Testing
24 22 (17.46%) MCITP
24 22 (17.46%) ITIL
25 21 (16.67%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (12.70%) CMS
2 9 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.38%) Lync
3 3 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 52 (41.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (29.37%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.57%) SAN
2 13 (10.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) PBX
3 3 (2.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (1.59%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.59%) SMTP
4 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.59%) SSL
4 2 (1.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.84%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) MS Access
4 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Legal
2 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (17.46%) Analyst
2 20 (15.87%) Test Specialist
3 18 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 12 (9.52%) ServiceNow Developer
4 12 (9.52%) Developer
5 10 (7.94%) Test Leader
6 8 (6.35%) Test Manager
7 5 (3.97%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (3.17%) Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) Tester
8 4 (3.17%) Architect
9 3 (2.38%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.38%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (2.38%) Consultant
9 3 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.38%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.38%) Knowledge Manager
10 2 (1.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 2 (1.59%) Applications Architect
10 2 (1.59%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (47.62%) HTML
2 48 (38.10%) .NET
3 46 (36.51%) ASP.NET
3 46 (36.51%) JSP
4 14 (11.11%) CSS
4 14 (11.11%) Web Services
4 14 (11.11%) XML
5 5 (3.97%) XMPP
6 1 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.70%) CMDB
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.35%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.97%) Wiki
5 4 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.59%) Social Media
6 2 (1.59%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 2 (1.59%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 38 (30.16%) UNIX
2 21 (16.67%) Linux
3 14 (11.11%) Windows
4 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) HPUX
8 1 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 41 (32.54%) Project Management
3 22 (17.46%) Security Testing
3 22 (17.46%) ITIL
4 18 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 16 (12.70%) Service Management
6 14 (11.11%) Content Management
6 14 (11.11%) ITSM
7 13 (10.32%) Workflow
7 13 (10.32%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.73%) Migration
9 9 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 9 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Data Migration
10 7 (5.56%) Time Management
10 7 (5.56%) Test Strategy
11 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 6 (4.76%) CRM
11 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.51%) JavaScript
2 20 (15.87%) SQL
3 19 (15.08%) PowerShell
4 17 (13.49%) VBA
4 17 (13.49%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) C
5 3 (2.38%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (60.32%) Security Cleared
2 71 (56.35%) SC Cleared
3 69 (54.76%) ISTQB
4 47 (37.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (26.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 28 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (19.84%) DV Cleared
9 22 (17.46%) MCITP
10 20 (15.87%) ISEB
11 6 (4.76%) CCNA
12 4 (3.17%) MCSE
13 3 (2.38%) Degree
14 1 (0.79%) CCNP
14 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (23.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.59%) Nessus
2 2 (1.59%) Nmap
2 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.59%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 83 (65.87%) HP
2 80 (63.49%) Microsoft
3 49 (38.89%) Oracle
4 35 (27.78%) Citrix
5 31 (24.60%) Cisco
6 16 (12.70%) BMC
6 16 (12.70%) CA
7 14 (11.11%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.97%) VMware
8 5 (3.97%) SAP
9 3 (2.38%) Avaya
10 2 (1.59%) Brocade
10 2 (1.59%) Altiris
10 2 (1.59%) Siebel
10 2 (1.59%) Symantec
10 2 (1.59%) Remedy
11 1 (0.79%) McAfee
11 1 (0.79%) Cognos
11 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.79%) Sun
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