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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Management
Rank 359 383 295
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -88
Contract jobs citing Information Management 283 244 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.61% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 155 182
Average daily rate £450 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £565 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £18.24 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £89.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +3.22%

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
41848 40077 37882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.28% 77.58% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27401 25574 22963
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1200 1065 1153
Average hourly rate £39.34 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.30% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Management within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Management Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 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
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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 -2 261 £450 +12.50% 71
London +10 108 £450 +12.50% 37
South East +10 43 £400 +17.64% 8
South West -2 37 £420 +5.00% 5
Berkshire +25 23 £425 - 4
North West -9 20 £450 +18.42% 4
Yorkshire -2 19 £455 +30.00% 2
West Midlands 0 15 £513 +10.81% 11
City of London +21 13 £433 +23.57% 4
Reading +2 11 £331 - 2
Somerset +7 10 £500 +8.69%
East of England -12 10 £450 +9.09% 3
Warwickshire +11 9 £550 +22.22% 1
Bracknell +7 9 £525 - 1
Templecombe -1 9 - -
South Yorkshire -4 9 £455 +102.22%
Sheffield -8 9 £455 +102.22%
Manchester -16 9 £305 -0.40% 3
Merseyside +5 8 £500 +81.81%
Liverpool +3 8 £500 +81.81%
Scotland -6 7 £600 +510.68% 3
West Yorkshire -7 7 £363 +3.57% 1
Wiltshire -9 7 £375 -31.81% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £360 -20.00% 1
Dorset +9 5 £475 +10.46% 1
Bournemouth +6 5 £475 +10.46%
Leeds -4 5 £361 -15.00%
Surrey -7 5 - -
South Wales - 5 £450 -
Wales - 5 £450 -

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (33.20%) Management Information System
2 121 (23.50%) Finance
3 98 (19.03%) Security Cleared
4 91 (17.67%) Project Management
5 90 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
6 89 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
7 83 (16.12%) Data Modelling
8 82 (15.92%) Data Management
9 75 (14.56%) SQL
10 71 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (12.23%) Oracle
11 63 (12.23%) Change Management
12 61 (11.84%) SharePoint
13 60 (11.65%) Information Security
14 59 (11.46%) Degree
15 55 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
15 55 (10.68%) SC Cleared
16 52 (10.10%) Analytics
17 48 (9.32%) Linux
18 47 (9.13%) Microsoft
19 45 (8.74%) Java
20 43 (8.35%) Windows
21 40 (7.77%) PRINCE2
21 40 (7.77%) Data Architecture
22 38 (7.38%) SQL Server
22 38 (7.38%) SAP
22 38 (7.38%) Migration
23 37 (7.18%) ITIL
24 36 (6.99%) JavaScript
24 36 (6.99%) MS Excel

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 61 (11.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.88%) SAS
3 18 (3.50%) CMS
4 15 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.33%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.75%) IIS
7 9 (1.75%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.55%) Documentum
8 8 (1.55%) iPlanet
8 8 (1.55%) MQSeries
8 8 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.36%) JBoss
9 7 (1.36%) LiveLink
9 7 (1.36%) WordPress
10 5 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.97%) FileNet
11 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.66%) MS Office
3 17 (3.30%) MS Project
4 10 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.17%) SPSS
6 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.58%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) BusinessWare
1 8 (1.55%) SAP R/3
2 5 (0.97%) Primavera
3 4 (0.78%) Maximo
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.91%) Office 365
2 9 (1.75%) SaaS
3 7 (1.36%) Google Apps
4 5 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Taleo
6 1 (0.19%) CheetahMail
6 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.88%) Firewall
2 18 (3.50%) HTTP
3 13 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (2.14%) SAN
5 8 (1.55%) Intranet
6 7 (1.36%) Internet
6 7 (1.36%) LAN
6 7 (1.36%) WAN
6 7 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.17%) DNS
7 6 (1.17%) MPLS
8 5 (0.97%) IPsec
8 5 (0.97%) SSL
8 5 (0.97%) Wireless
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.78%) DDNS
9 4 (0.78%) DHCP
9 4 (0.78%) DSL
9 4 (0.78%) Network Security
9 4 (0.78%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
2 38 (7.38%) SQL Server
3 34 (6.60%) Big Data
4 26 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
5 25 (4.85%) Data Mining
6 23 (4.47%) Relational Database
7 22 (4.27%) Hadoop
8 19 (3.69%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.14%) DB2
10 11 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.94%) HBase
11 10 (1.94%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.55%) DB2 UDB
12 8 (1.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.55%) QlikView
12 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.36%) MySQL
13 7 (1.36%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 22 (4.27%) ERwin
2 15 (2.91%) Metasploit
3 7 (1.36%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.36%) Maven
4 6 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.17%) JIRA
5 5 (0.97%) ReSharper
5 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.78%) Ant
6 4 (0.78%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.78%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.78%) Subversion
7 3 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.39%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.19%) Firebug
9 1 (0.19%) JUnit
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.19%) PHPUnit
General
1 121 (23.50%) Finance
2 28 (5.44%) Legal
3 20 (3.88%) Publishing
4 19 (3.69%) Banking
4 19 (3.69%) Marketing
5 18 (3.50%) Retail
6 15 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.91%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.94%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.78%) Local Government
9 4 (0.78%) Military
10 3 (0.58%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Advertising
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (22.91%) Analyst
2 113 (21.94%) Architect
3 56 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 54 (10.49%) Developer
5 44 (8.54%) Business Analyst
6 42 (8.16%) Data Architect
7 25 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (4.47%) Information Analyst
9 22 (4.27%) Consultant
9 22 (4.27%) Security Analyst
10 16 (3.11%) Data Analyst
11 14 (2.72%) Enterprise Architect
11 14 (2.72%) Information Architect
12 12 (2.33%) Project Analyst
13 11 (2.14%) Administrator
13 11 (2.14%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.14%) Security Architect
13 11 (2.14%) SQL Developer
14 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Architect
14 10 (1.94%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (5.83%) XML
2 29 (5.63%) Web Services
3 21 (4.08%) .NET
4 18 (3.50%) HTML
5 17 (3.30%) Spring
6 13 (2.52%) CSS
7 11 (2.14%) J2EE
7 11 (2.14%) REST
8 10 (1.94%) Apache Camel
8 10 (1.94%) Apache CXF
9 9 (1.75%) ASP.NET
10 8 (1.55%) HTML5
10 8 (1.55%) MSMQ
10 8 (1.55%) SOAP
11 7 (1.36%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.36%) jQuery
12 6 (1.17%) Spring MVC
13 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (0.97%) JPA
13 5 (0.97%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 171 (33.20%) Management Information System
2 90 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.85%) Data Integration
4 21 (4.08%) NHS
4 21 (4.08%) Visualisation
5 17 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.11%) Mobile App
7 14 (2.72%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (2.14%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.14%) Taxonomies
9 10 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.94%) LIMS
10 9 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.55%) AS400
11 8 (1.55%) Social Media
12 7 (1.36%) FMCG
13 6 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
13 6 (1.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.32%) Linux
2 43 (8.35%) Windows
3 33 (6.41%) Unix
4 16 (3.11%) Solaris
5 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.55%) AIX
6 8 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.55%) zOS
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (17.67%) Project Management
2 89 (17.28%) Business Intelligence
3 83 (16.12%) Data Modelling
4 82 (15.92%) Data Management
5 71 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (12.23%) Change Management
7 60 (11.65%) Information Security
8 52 (10.10%) Analytics
9 40 (7.77%) Data Architecture
9 40 (7.77%) PRINCE2
10 38 (7.38%) Migration
11 37 (7.18%) ITIL
12 34 (6.60%) Data Analysis
13 33 (6.41%) Business Analysis
13 33 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (6.02%) Risk Management
15 30 (5.83%) Data Governance
16 26 (5.05%) Data Protection
16 26 (5.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 26 (5.05%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.56%) SQL
2 45 (8.74%) Java
3 36 (6.99%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.66%) C++
5 21 (4.08%) Python
6 14 (2.72%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.14%) Perl
8 10 (1.94%) C#
8 10 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.55%) C
9 8 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.17%) R
12 4 (0.78%) PHP
13 3 (0.58%) ABAP
13 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.58%) VB
13 3 (0.58%) VBA
14 1 (0.19%) Groovy
14 1 (0.19%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 98 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.46%) Degree
3 55 (10.68%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.66%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.52%) APMP
5 13 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (2.14%) CISSP
7 11 (2.14%) GCIA
7 11 (2.14%) GSEC
8 10 (1.94%) CISM
9 8 (1.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (1.55%) CCSP
10 7 (1.36%) ISEB
11 6 (1.17%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.97%) CRISC
12 5 (0.97%) PMP
13 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.99%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.94%) QA
2 10 (1.94%) SLA
3 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.39%) COBIT
5 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.39%) GAMP
5 2 (0.39%) GxP
5 2 (0.39%) P3O
6 1 (0.19%) COREP
6 1 (0.19%) FINREP
6 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.19%) RMADS
6 1 (0.19%) SEPA
6 1 (0.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.55%) ClearTrust
3 3 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.11%) Nessus
1 16 (3.11%) Nmap
2 15 (2.91%) QRadar
3 8 (1.55%) CA Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.97%) Kibana
5 4 (0.78%) Check_MK
5 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.58%) Puppet
7 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.19%) ArcSight ESM
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.19%) Oozie
8 1 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 63 (12.23%) Oracle
2 47 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 38 (7.38%) SAP
4 22 (4.27%) IBM
5 21 (4.08%) Informatica
6 16 (3.11%) CA
7 15 (2.91%) Splunk
8 14 (2.72%) ArcSight
9 13 (2.52%) Tableau
10 12 (2.33%) Google
11 11 (2.14%) BEA
12 10 (1.94%) Adobe
12 10 (1.94%) CheckPoint
13 9 (1.75%) Citrix
13 9 (1.75%) Luciad
14 8 (1.55%) Vitria
15 7 (1.36%) HP
16 6 (1.17%) Ab Initio
16 6 (1.17%) Teradata
16 6 (1.17%) webMethods
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Pertemps IT
Rate: Excellent Rate depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Amnesty International
Rate: £36,240 per annum pro rata
Posted: 13 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £515.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Client sites, UK (with the possibility of overseas...
Sysdoc
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago