The table below looks at the statistics for Information Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Management over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 351 321 337
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Management 291 286 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 149 164
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £406
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £21.62 £12.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.16% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £9.68 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £16.75 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Information Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Management within the UK.

Information Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Information Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Management within the UK.

Information Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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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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
England +1 275 £413 -2.94% 103
London +21 124 £381 -15.27% 44
South East +5 56 £450 +5.88% 18
City of London +38 36 £375 -17.35% 11
South West -22 32 £450 +15.38% 10
East of England -18 20 £413 +142.64% 7
Wiltshire -5 18 £450 -12.19% 5
Hampshire -7 17 £494 +16.32% 2
Swindon 0 14 £463 -9.75% 5
Berkshire +9 13 £413 -1.78% 5
Yorkshire -2 12 £400 +18.51% 5
Scotland -17 12 £438 +16.66% 1
East Midlands +7 11 £465 +32.85% 6
Surrey +4 11 £413 -25.00% 2
Leeds +1 9 £253 -38.22% 5
West Yorkshire -11 9 £253 -25.18% 5
North West -3 8 £394 +9.37% 7
West Midlands -18 7 £425 -2.52% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 6 £438 - 3
Bristol -15 6 £483 +23.71%
Cambridge - 6 £438 - 2
Essex -8 5 £350 - 2
Aberdeen +2 4 £453 +24.82%
Gloucestershire -14 4 £290 +36.47% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £500 - 1
Slough - 4 £450 -
Northampton - 4 £500 - 1
South Yorkshire +9 3 £525 +61.41%
Cheshire +2 3 £500 +19.04% 2
Reading +1 3 - - 5

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information 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 Information Management.

1 171 (29.79%) Management Information System
2 108 (18.82%) Finance
3 95 (16.55%) Project Management
4 91 (15.85%) Security Cleared
5 76 (13.24%) SharePoint
6 75 (13.07%) Degree
7 73 (12.72%) Data Management
8 69 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 64 (11.15%) Migration
10 64 (11.15%) SQL
11 62 (10.80%) SC Cleared
12 53 (9.23%) MS Excel
12 53 (9.23%) Microsoft
12 53 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
13 52 (9.06%) ITIL
14 50 (8.71%) Change Management
14 50 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (8.54%) Data Modelling
16 45 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
17 44 (7.67%) SQL Server
18 43 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
19 42 (7.32%) SAP
19 42 (7.32%) NHS
20 41 (7.14%) Oracle
20 41 (7.14%) PRINCE2
21 40 (6.97%) MS Office
21 40 (6.97%) Data Analysis
22 38 (6.62%) Service Management

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Information 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 Information Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 76 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (2.96%) Documentum
4 8 (1.39%) SAS
5 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.05%) IIS
6 6 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (0.87%) Apache
7 5 (0.87%) CMS
8 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.70%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.35%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.97%) MS Office
3 21 (3.66%) MS Project
4 15 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 11 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.92%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.52%) SPSS
7 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.35%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.17%) Agresso
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) SAP APO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.05%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.61%) Firewall
2 8 (1.39%) SAN
2 8 (1.39%) Intranet
3 7 (1.22%) WCDMA
3 7 (1.22%) GPRS
3 7 (1.22%) GSM
3 7 (1.22%) 3GPP
3 7 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (1.22%) LTE
4 6 (1.05%) 4G
4 6 (1.05%) WAN
5 5 (0.87%) LAN
5 5 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.87%) VoLTE
6 4 (0.70%) Wireless
6 4 (0.70%) VPN
6 4 (0.70%) MPLS
6 4 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.70%) VLAN
6 4 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.75%) EDRMS
4 22 (3.83%) Big Data
5 11 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 10 (1.74%) MySQL
6 10 (1.74%) MS Access
7 9 (1.57%) OLAP
7 9 (1.57%) SAP BI
8 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.22%) SAP BW
10 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
10 6 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (0.87%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.87%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (0.87%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 17 (2.96%) Eclipse
2 16 (2.79%) JUnit
3 15 (2.61%) Subversion
4 11 (1.92%) Ant
5 9 (1.57%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.70%) ERwin
8 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.52%) StarTeam
8 3 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.17%) Maven
10 1 (0.17%) JIRA
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 108 (18.82%) Finance
2 36 (6.27%) Retail
3 31 (5.40%) Banking
4 27 (4.70%) Legal
5 19 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.31%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.79%) Marketing
7 12 (2.09%) Publishing
8 9 (1.57%) Military
8 9 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.57%) Back Office
9 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.22%) Law
10 7 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Local Government
11 5 (0.87%) Electronics
11 5 (0.87%) Games
12 3 (0.52%) Advertising
12 3 (0.52%) Front Office
12 3 (0.52%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 130 (22.65%) Analyst
2 95 (16.55%) Architect
3 84 (14.63%) Business Analyst
4 59 (10.28%) Consultant
5 55 (9.58%) Project Manager
6 49 (8.54%) Developer
7 27 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
7 27 (4.70%) Information Manager
8 26 (4.53%) Systems Analyst
9 24 (4.18%) Business Systems Analyst
10 23 (4.01%) Data Architect
11 20 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
12 18 (3.14%) Data Manager
13 17 (2.96%) Information Architect
14 16 (2.79%) Data Analyst
15 15 (2.61%) Senior Manager
16 14 (2.44%) Administrator
16 14 (2.44%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 14 (2.44%) Data Consultant
17 11 (1.92%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.18%) XML
2 20 (3.48%) .NET
3 14 (2.44%) WDK
4 12 (2.09%) HTML
5 11 (1.92%) JSP
6 8 (1.39%) Web Services
7 7 (1.22%) jQuery
8 6 (1.05%) CSS
8 6 (1.05%) J2EE
9 5 (0.87%) Middleware
9 5 (0.87%) XSD
10 4 (0.70%) XSLT
10 4 (0.70%) HTML5
11 3 (0.52%) Ajax
11 3 (0.52%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.35%) XML Schema
12 2 (0.35%) Spring
12 2 (0.35%) MDX
12 2 (0.35%) Apache CXF
12 2 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 171 (29.79%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.32%) NHS
4 24 (4.18%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (3.31%) Visualisation
6 17 (2.96%) Data Integration
7 15 (2.61%) Freedom of Information
8 14 (2.44%) Taxonomies
8 14 (2.44%) Mainframe
9 13 (2.26%) Reference Data
10 12 (2.09%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.92%) CESG
12 10 (1.74%) Cryptography
13 8 (1.39%) GIS
13 8 (1.39%) PKI
13 8 (1.39%) FMCG
13 8 (1.39%) Open Source
14 7 (1.22%) Informatics
14 7 (1.22%) Statistics
14 7 (1.22%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.40%) Windows
2 21 (3.66%) UNIX
3 10 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.05%) Linux
4 6 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.87%) Solaris
6 2 (0.35%) AIX
6 2 (0.35%) HPUX
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (16.55%) Project Management
2 73 (12.72%) Data Management
3 69 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
4 65 (11.32%) Business Analysis
5 64 (11.15%) Migration
6 53 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (9.06%) ITIL
8 50 (8.71%) Change Management
8 50 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (8.54%) Data Modelling
10 45 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
11 41 (7.14%) PRINCE2
12 40 (6.97%) Data Analysis
13 38 (6.62%) Data Protection
13 38 (6.62%) Service Management
14 37 (6.45%) Analytics
15 34 (5.92%) Risk Management
16 31 (5.40%) Data Migration
17 30 (5.23%) Document Management
17 30 (5.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 64 (11.15%) SQL
2 32 (5.57%) Java
3 13 (2.26%) JavaScript
4 12 (2.09%) C#
5 9 (1.57%) C
6 8 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 5 (0.87%) C++
8 5 (0.87%) VBA
9 4 (0.70%) REXX
9 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.52%) Python
10 3 (0.52%) VBScript
10 3 (0.52%) Perl
11 2 (0.35%) R
12 1 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.17%) Scala
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) RPG
12 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (15.85%) Security Cleared
2 75 (13.07%) Degree
3 62 (10.80%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.61%) CISSP
6 11 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 10 (1.74%) CISM
8 9 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
8 9 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.39%) PMP
9 8 (1.39%) CISA
10 7 (1.22%) ISEB
11 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (1.05%) CRISC
12 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.70%) MCSE
13 4 (0.70%) CCSP
13 4 (0.70%) CCNA
13 4 (0.70%) SSCP
13 4 (0.70%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.09%) QA
4 8 (1.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.70%) P3O
5 4 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) SLA
7 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.70%) vSphere
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.35%) IAG
6 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.05%) SCCM
2 5 (0.87%) SCOM
2 5 (0.87%) SCVMM
2 5 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (0.87%) SCDPM
3 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) Ambari
5 1 (0.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 53 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.32%) SAP
3 41 (7.14%) Oracle
4 17 (2.96%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.74%) Cisco
6 9 (1.57%) Adobe
6 9 (1.57%) VMware
7 8 (1.39%) IBM
8 7 (1.22%) HP
9 6 (1.05%) Sun
10 5 (0.87%) Informatica
10 5 (0.87%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.87%) Open Text
10 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.87%) Symantec
10 5 (0.87%) McAfee
10 5 (0.87%) Sophos
10 5 (0.87%) ATG
10 5 (0.87%) hybris
10 5 (0.87%) AccuRev
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Swindon
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £550 - £750 per day
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Leeds
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Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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