The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Management
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 55 49
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.97% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.15% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +56.75%

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 Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
386 434 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.08% 83.95% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 327 261
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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