The first table below looks at the demand for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 30 July 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 South Wales 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 59 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.33% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -18.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 305 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 74.01% 71.10% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 198 194
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 £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.85 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Knowledge Management
Wales

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) CRM
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 9 (90.00%) Document Management
2 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (90.00%) Lync
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) SaaS
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) CMS
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) GIS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) Lync
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) CRM
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
1 9 (90.00%) Document Management
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle