The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 335 312 348
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Contract jobs citing Information Management 281 269 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.72% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 139 118
Average daily rate
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£425 £436 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £21.62 £16.75 £14.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.07% +13.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.54 £27.65 £26.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £14.25 £16.68
% change year-on-year
+105.26% -14.54%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40453 37287 40858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.06% 72.92% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25028 22615 23509
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1155 1063 1447
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 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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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 +2 256 £425 -2.52% 85
London -28 123 £428 -5.00% 40
East of England +1 31 £425 +41.66% 2
South East -14 26 £325 -23.07% 14
City of London +21 24 £484 +12.03% 9
South West -27 22 £475 +46.15% 14
East Midlands +10 18 £475 +18.75% 2
Scotland -26 16 £325 -7.14% 7
Berkshire +4 13 £288 -33.94% 1
Wiltshire +5 12 £450 +4.04% 7
Yorkshire +10 11 £400 -14.43% 1
Cambridgeshire 0 10 £388 - 1
North West -1 10 £275 -12.00% 5
Cambridge - 10 £388 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 9 £400 -14.43% 1
Leeds +2 9 £400 -15.92% 1
West Midlands -17 9 £363 -11.96% 3
Northamptonshire - 9 £500 - 1
Slough +6 8 £200 -49.43%
Swindon +5 8 £475 -18.45% 7
Edinburgh - 8 £315 - 2
Hampshire -5 6 £300 -44.95% 1
Manchester - 6 £275 - 5
Glasgow -4 5 £443 - 2
Bristol -15 5 £490 +50.76% 1
Essex - 4 - -
Surrey +1 3 £758 - 2
Hertfordshire -4 3 £325 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £550 -
Brentwood - 3 - -

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 162 (27.84%) Management Information System
2 108 (18.56%) Finance
3 100 (17.18%) Project Management
4 79 (13.57%) Degree
5 75 (12.89%) SharePoint
6 69 (11.86%) Migration
6 69 (11.86%) Data Management
7 65 (11.17%) Security Cleared
8 61 (10.48%) Business Analysis
8 61 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (10.14%) SQL
10 58 (9.97%) Microsoft
11 55 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 50 (8.59%) Data Modelling
13 49 (8.42%) SAP
14 47 (8.08%) NHS
14 47 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
15 46 (7.90%) SC Cleared
16 45 (7.73%) SQL Server
17 44 (7.56%) MS Office
18 43 (7.39%) ITIL
19 41 (7.04%) Data Analysis
19 41 (7.04%) Retail
20 40 (6.87%) MS Excel
21 38 (6.53%) PRINCE2
21 38 (6.53%) Change Management
22 37 (6.36%) Analytics
23 36 (6.19%) Service Management
23 36 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
24 35 (6.01%) Banking

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 75 (12.89%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.20%) SAS
5 6 (1.03%) Apache
6 5 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.86%) Documentum
7 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.69%) IIS
7 4 (0.69%) CMS
8 3 (0.52%) LiveLink
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.34%) Drupal
10 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 44 (7.56%) MS Office
2 40 (6.87%) MS Excel
3 17 (2.92%) MS Project
4 16 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.06%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.37%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.86%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.52%) ProjectWise
8 3 (0.52%) SPSS
9 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Maximo
2 4 (0.69%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.52%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.52%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.34%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.34%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Agresso
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) AWD
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) Firewall
2 10 (1.72%) Intranet
3 8 (1.37%) SMTP
4 7 (1.20%) GPRS
4 7 (1.20%) GSM
4 7 (1.20%) 3GPP
4 7 (1.20%) WCDMA
4 7 (1.20%) LTE
5 6 (1.03%) Wireless
5 6 (1.03%) VoIP
5 6 (1.03%) WAN
5 6 (1.03%) 4G
6 5 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.86%) VoLTE
6 5 (0.86%) LAN
6 5 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.86%) SAN
7 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.69%) MPLS
8 3 (0.52%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.67%) EDRMS
4 28 (4.81%) Big Data
5 13 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.06%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.55%) MS Access
9 9 (1.55%) Data Mining
10 8 (1.37%) MySQL
10 8 (1.37%) QlikView
11 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.03%) EDMS
12 6 (1.03%) DataStage
13 5 (0.86%) SAP BI
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (0.86%) JUnit
2 4 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.52%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.52%) ERwin
4 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.34%) JIRA
4 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.17%) Ant
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.17%) Subversion
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (18.56%) Finance
2 41 (7.04%) Retail
3 35 (6.01%) Banking
4 21 (3.61%) Retail Banking
5 20 (3.44%) Publishing
6 17 (2.92%) Legal
7 12 (2.06%) Marketing
8 11 (1.89%) Back Office
8 11 (1.89%) Military
9 10 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.86%) Games
12 5 (0.86%) Electronics
12 5 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.52%) Billing
13 3 (0.52%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 134 (23.02%) Analyst
2 107 (18.38%) Architect
3 79 (13.57%) Business Analyst
4 58 (9.97%) Project Manager
5 52 (8.93%) Consultant
6 46 (7.90%) Developer
7 37 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
8 33 (5.67%) Information Manager
9 25 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
10 21 (3.61%) Data Manager
11 20 (3.44%) Enterprise Architect
11 20 (3.44%) Data Architect
11 20 (3.44%) Information Architect
12 19 (3.26%) Business Systems Analyst
12 19 (3.26%) Administrator
13 18 (3.09%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.92%) Senior Manager
15 12 (2.06%) Data Consultant
16 11 (1.89%) SharePoint Administrator
16 11 (1.89%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.30%) XML
2 21 (3.61%) .NET
3 18 (3.09%) HTML
4 17 (2.92%) Web Services
5 9 (1.55%) J2EE
6 8 (1.37%) CSS
6 8 (1.37%) jQuery
7 7 (1.20%) HTML5
8 6 (1.03%) REST
9 5 (0.86%) Application Packaging
9 5 (0.86%) Spring
9 5 (0.86%) XSD
9 5 (0.86%) SOAP
10 4 (0.69%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.52%) Java SE
11 3 (0.52%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.52%) Middleware
11 3 (0.52%) JSP
11 3 (0.52%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 162 (27.84%) Management Information System
2 47 (8.08%) NHS
3 19 (3.26%) Data Protection Act
4 18 (3.09%) Freedom of Information
5 16 (2.75%) Mainframe
5 16 (2.75%) Data Integration
5 16 (2.75%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.06%) Reference Data
7 10 (1.72%) Open Source
8 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.55%) GIS
9 7 (1.20%) Taxonomies
9 7 (1.20%) CESG
9 7 (1.20%) Freedom of Information Act
9 7 (1.20%) Informatics
9 7 (1.20%) FMCG
10 6 (1.03%) Statistics
11 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.67%) Windows
2 24 (4.12%) UNIX
3 9 (1.55%) Linux
4 5 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.69%) Android
5 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.69%) Solaris
6 2 (0.34%) AIX
6 2 (0.34%) HPUX
6 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) zOS
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.18%) Project Management
2 69 (11.86%) Migration
2 69 (11.86%) Data Management
3 61 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
3 61 (10.48%) Business Analysis
4 55 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (8.59%) Data Modelling
6 47 (8.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 43 (7.39%) ITIL
8 41 (7.04%) Data Analysis
9 38 (6.53%) PRINCE2
9 38 (6.53%) Change Management
10 37 (6.36%) Analytics
11 36 (6.19%) Service Management
12 35 (6.01%) Technical Architecture
13 33 (5.67%) Document Management
14 30 (5.15%) Data Migration
14 30 (5.15%) Data Architecture
15 28 (4.81%) Risk Management
16 27 (4.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.14%) SQL
2 20 (3.44%) Java
3 19 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.92%) C#
5 11 (1.89%) C
6 7 (1.20%) REXX
6 7 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.69%) C++
7 4 (0.69%) VBA
7 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (0.52%) Python
8 3 (0.52%) Ruby
8 3 (0.52%) Perl
8 3 (0.52%) PHP
9 2 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.17%) Lua
10 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (13.57%) Degree
2 65 (11.17%) Security Cleared
3 46 (7.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.23%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.89%) CISSP
6 10 (1.72%) ISEB
7 9 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.20%) PMP
9 6 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (1.03%) GIAC
9 6 (1.03%) CEH
10 5 (0.86%) CISM
10 5 (0.86%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.69%) SSCP
11 4 (0.69%) CISA
11 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.69%) CCSP
12 3 (0.52%) MCSE
12 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.41%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.23%) QA
3 7 (1.20%) SLA
4 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.69%) P3O
7 3 (0.52%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.17%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Varnish
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (1.89%) Tivoli
2 5 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.52%) Control-M
4 2 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.17%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 58 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.42%) SAP
3 33 (5.67%) Oracle
4 15 (2.58%) Business Objects
5 12 (2.06%) Open Text
6 9 (1.55%) Adobe
7 8 (1.37%) Cisco
8 7 (1.20%) hybris
9 6 (1.03%) IBM
10 5 (0.86%) Informatica
10 5 (0.86%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.86%) ATG
10 5 (0.86%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.69%) VMware
11 4 (0.69%) Talend
11 4 (0.69%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.69%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.69%) Juniper
11 4 (0.69%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
KDR
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Mi6
Posted: 15 days ago
Crawley
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £225 - £265 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £19.26 - £23.98 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £480 - 540 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South west
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago