The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Knowledge Management
Rank 128 141 123
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
Average daily rate £230 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £400 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £359
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £12.89
% change year-on-year
+61.11% +39.64%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2396 2409 1960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.84% 75.97% 75.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1585 1226
Average daily rate £380 £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 104 98
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management across the South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Wiltshire +9 11 £230 -51.57%
Gloucestershire +7 4 £475 - 1
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (68.18%) ITIL
1 15 (68.18%) Service Management
1 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
1 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
2 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
3 12 (54.55%) ISO 9001
3 12 (54.55%) HP
4 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (31.82%) Replication
5 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
8 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Python
9 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) MS Office
9 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 11 (50.00%) Incident Coordinator
2 5 (22.73%) Incident Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Major Incident Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Trainee
4 1 (4.55%) Trainee Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Trainee Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Incident Management
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
1 15 (68.18%) Problem Management
1 15 (68.18%) Service Management
2 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
3 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) HP
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle