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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 342 322 338
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Management 288 283 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.72% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 151 144
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £9.74 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £18.70 £30.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+61.70% -28.78%

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
41303 39122 41685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.30% 73.30% 70.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25558 24009 24155
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1135 1071 1478
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 265 £425 - 77
London -6 119 £395 -12.22% 31
East of England +3 35 £425 +150.00% 5
South East -22 33 £450 +5.88% 17
City of London +36 31 £375 -21.05% 8
South West -27 29 £475 +21.79% 4
East Midlands +12 16 £475 +35.71% 3
Wiltshire -6 16 £475 -3.79%
Scotland -27 16 £388 +10.71% 3
Swindon 0 13 £475 -10.58%
Yorkshire +8 10 £400 +14.28% 4
Northamptonshire - 10 £500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 9 £388 -
Berkshire +2 9 £413 -13.15% 2
North West -8 9 £440 +40.80% 6
Northampton - 9 £500 - 1
Cambridge - 9 £388 -
West Yorkshire +3 8 £400 +14.28% 2
Leeds +2 8 £400 -2.14% 2
Essex +1 8 £350 - 3
West Midlands -7 8 £425 +9.89% 3
Hampshire -11 8 £519 +22.20% 2
Surrey +3 7 £413 - 3
Edinburgh -2 7 £315 +53.65% 1
Bristol -20 6 £483 +23.71%
Slough - 5 £450 -
Aberdeen -6 4 £453 +29.28% 2
Gloucestershire -19 4 £283 +32.94% 1
Manchester - 4 £320 - 1
Cheshire -4 3 £500 +34.22% 1

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 159 (28.34%) Management Information System
2 106 (18.89%) Finance
3 97 (17.29%) Project Management
4 79 (14.08%) Security Cleared
5 75 (13.37%) SharePoint
6 72 (12.83%) Degree
7 70 (12.48%) Migration
8 69 (12.30%) Data Management
9 62 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (10.52%) Business Analysis
11 53 (9.45%) SC Cleared
12 52 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (9.27%) Data Modelling
12 52 (9.27%) SQL
13 48 (8.56%) SAP
14 45 (8.02%) MS Excel
14 45 (8.02%) Microsoft
14 45 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
15 44 (7.84%) NHS
16 43 (7.66%) Change Management
17 41 (7.31%) Data Analysis
18 39 (6.95%) Retail
18 39 (6.95%) ITIL
18 39 (6.95%) PRINCE2
19 37 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
20 36 (6.42%) SQL Server
20 36 (6.42%) Analytics
21 35 (6.24%) MS Office
22 34 (6.06%) Service Management
23 33 (5.88%) Data Migration

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.37%) SharePoint
2 26 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (1.96%) Documentum
4 8 (1.43%) SAS
5 7 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.07%) Apache
6 6 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.71%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.71%) IIS
7 4 (0.71%) CMS
8 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) Drupal
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (8.02%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.24%) MS Office
3 16 (2.85%) MS Project
4 12 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.14%) InfoPath
5 11 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.53%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.53%) SPSS
7 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP SD
2 3 (0.53%) Maximo
2 3 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.36%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.36%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.18%) Agresso
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
4 1 (0.18%) AWD
4 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.89%) SaaS
2 3 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.96%) Firewall
2 9 (1.60%) Intranet
3 7 (1.25%) WCDMA
3 7 (1.25%) GPRS
3 7 (1.25%) GSM
3 7 (1.25%) 3GPP
3 7 (1.25%) LTE
4 6 (1.07%) WAN
4 6 (1.07%) 4G
5 5 (0.89%) VoLTE
5 5 (0.89%) VoIP
5 5 (0.89%) LAN
5 5 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.89%) Wireless
6 4 (0.71%) MPLS
6 4 (0.71%) SMTP
7 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.53%) SDH
7 3 (0.53%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (6.42%) SQL Server
3 32 (5.70%) EDRMS
4 25 (4.46%) Big Data
5 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.96%) MS Access
7 10 (1.78%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.60%) OLAP
8 9 (1.60%) SAP BI
8 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.25%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.25%) MySQL
11 6 (1.07%) SAP BW
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.07%) QlikView
11 6 (1.07%) EDMS
11 6 (1.07%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (1.60%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.43%) JUnit
3 7 (1.25%) Subversion
4 6 (1.07%) Ant
5 4 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.71%) ERwin
5 4 (0.71%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.71%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.36%) StarTeam
7 2 (0.36%) JIRA
7 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
General
1 106 (18.89%) Finance
2 39 (6.95%) Retail
3 32 (5.70%) Banking
4 23 (4.10%) Legal
5 20 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.85%) Marketing
6 16 (2.85%) Publishing
7 13 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.78%) Military
9 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.43%) Back Office
10 6 (1.07%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.89%) Electronics
12 4 (0.71%) Law
12 4 (0.71%) Local Government
13 3 (0.53%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.53%) French Language
13 3 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (21.39%) Analyst
2 97 (17.29%) Architect
3 78 (13.90%) Business Analyst
4 56 (9.98%) Consultant
5 55 (9.80%) Project Manager
6 44 (7.84%) Developer
7 30 (5.35%) Information Manager
8 28 (4.99%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
10 21 (3.74%) Data Architect
11 20 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
12 18 (3.21%) Data Manager
12 18 (3.21%) Enterprise Architect
13 17 (3.03%) Senior Manager
13 17 (3.03%) Information Architect
14 16 (2.85%) Administrator
14 16 (2.85%) Data Analyst
15 12 (2.14%) SAP Consultant
15 12 (2.14%) Data Consultant
16 11 (1.96%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.92%) XML
2 20 (3.57%) .NET
3 15 (2.67%) HTML
4 9 (1.60%) J2EE
4 9 (1.60%) CSS
4 9 (1.60%) jQuery
5 7 (1.25%) JSP
5 7 (1.25%) Web Services
6 6 (1.07%) WDK
7 5 (0.89%) XSD
7 5 (0.89%) HTML5
8 4 (0.71%) Application Packaging
8 4 (0.71%) Middleware
9 3 (0.53%) XSLT
9 3 (0.53%) Ajax
9 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.53%) RESTful
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Camel
10 2 (0.36%) JSON
10 2 (0.36%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 159 (28.34%) Management Information System
2 44 (7.84%) NHS
3 18 (3.21%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (2.85%) Data Integration
5 15 (2.67%) Freedom of Information
5 15 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 12 (2.14%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.96%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.78%) Taxonomies
8 10 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.78%) Open Source
9 8 (1.43%) FMCG
10 7 (1.25%) Informatics
10 7 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
10 7 (1.25%) CESG
11 6 (1.07%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.07%) GIS
12 5 (0.89%) Statistics
13 4 (0.71%) Replication
13 4 (0.71%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.99%) Windows
2 21 (3.74%) UNIX
3 6 (1.07%) Linux
4 5 (0.89%) Solaris
4 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.36%) AIX
5 2 (0.36%) HPUX
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (17.29%) Project Management
2 70 (12.48%) Migration
3 69 (12.30%) Data Management
4 62 (11.05%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (10.52%) Business Analysis
6 52 (9.27%) Data Modelling
6 52 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (8.02%) Enterprise Architecture
8 43 (7.66%) Change Management
9 41 (7.31%) Data Analysis
10 39 (6.95%) ITIL
10 39 (6.95%) PRINCE2
11 36 (6.42%) Analytics
12 34 (6.06%) Service Management
13 33 (5.88%) Data Migration
14 30 (5.35%) Technical Architecture
14 30 (5.35%) Document Management
15 29 (5.17%) Risk Management
15 29 (5.17%) Data Protection
15 29 (5.17%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.27%) SQL
2 25 (4.46%) Java
3 16 (2.85%) JavaScript
4 11 (1.96%) C#
5 9 (1.60%) C
6 7 (1.25%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.89%) VBA
8 4 (0.71%) C++
8 4 (0.71%) REXX
8 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.53%) Python
9 3 (0.53%) Perl
10 2 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) RPG
11 1 (0.18%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) VB
11 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 79 (14.08%) Security Cleared
2 72 (12.83%) Degree
3 53 (9.45%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.21%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.32%) CISSP
6 10 (1.78%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.60%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (1.43%) CISM
9 7 (1.25%) CISA
9 7 (1.25%) PMP
10 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.89%) ISEB
10 5 (0.89%) GIAC
10 5 (0.89%) CEH
10 5 (0.89%) CRISC
11 4 (0.71%) CCSP
11 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.71%) SSCP
12 3 (0.53%) QiCA
13 2 (0.36%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (2.32%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.14%) QA
3 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.71%) P3O
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) IAG
4 2 (0.36%) Varnish
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.18%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.18%) SCOM
4 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (8.56%) SAP
2 45 (8.02%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.70%) Oracle
4 16 (2.85%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.78%) Adobe
6 7 (1.25%) IBM
6 7 (1.25%) hybris
6 7 (1.25%) AccuRev
7 6 (1.07%) Sun
7 6 (1.07%) Open Text
8 5 (0.89%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.89%) ATG
8 5 (0.89%) Cisco
8 5 (0.89%) Informatica
9 4 (0.71%) Cognos
9 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.71%) VMware
9 4 (0.71%) Talend
10 3 (0.53%) Casewise
10 3 (0.53%) TIBCO
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £670.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Aberdeen
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 480 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
North East England
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Three Rivers District Council
Rate: From £29,528 to £32,072 per annum + £806 fringe weighting
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxfordshire
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
UK
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 22 days ago