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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Management
Rank 311 287 339
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +52
Contract jobs citing Information Management 306 285 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.60% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.82% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 154 143
Average daily rate £438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.52 £13.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.90% +50.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.07 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £35.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -27 286 £435 +2.35% 60
London +24 143 £450 -8.86% 24
South East -19 47 £375 -10.71% 18
City of London +13 33 £465 +21.56% 3
South West -29 27 £500 - 5
East of England -15 17 £388 +21.09% 3
Scotland -1 16 £525 +49.14% 1
Berkshire -5 16 £318 +3.67% 2
West Yorkshire -8 14 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire -14 14 £375 - 2
North West -23 14 £381 +58.85% 7
Wiltshire -30 13 £500 - 2
Hampshire +11 12 £281 -33.49% 3
Edinburgh - 12 £525 -
Leeds -8 9 £370 -1.33% 1
West Midlands -18 9 £450 +122.22%
Swindon -19 9 £500 - 2
Reading -9 8 £318 -2.30% 2
Essex -16 8 £514 +20.88%
North East - 7 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £281 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £369 - 2
Croydon - 6 £444 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £281 -
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £313 -16.66% 3
Bristol -9 5 £450 +12.50%
East Midlands -14 5 - - 1
Aberdeen +9 4 £575 +23.65%
Manchester -11 4 £400 -
Surrey -19 4 - - 8

Information Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 147 (24.38%) Management Information System
2 120 (19.90%) Project Management
3 90 (14.93%) Finance
4 80 (13.27%) SharePoint
5 79 (13.10%) Security Cleared
6 76 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
7 75 (12.44%) Microsoft
7 75 (12.44%) Migration
8 70 (11.61%) Degree
9 69 (11.44%) Data Management
9 69 (11.44%) SQL
10 67 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 56 (9.29%) PRINCE2
12 53 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
13 52 (8.62%) Data Modelling
13 52 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (8.13%) MS Excel
14 49 (8.13%) SC Cleared
15 48 (7.96%) SAP
16 47 (7.79%) Change Management
17 46 (7.63%) NHS
17 46 (7.63%) ITIL
18 44 (7.30%) Business Analysis
19 43 (7.13%) Enterprise Architecture
20 41 (6.80%) MS Office
21 39 (6.47%) Information Architecture
22 38 (6.30%) Publishing
23 34 (5.64%) Knowledge Management
24 32 (5.31%) .NET
25 31 (5.14%) C#

Information Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 80 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.15%) SharePoint Server
3 17 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (2.49%) Documentum
5 10 (1.66%) Lync
6 7 (1.16%) CMS
7 6 (1.00%) SAS
7 6 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.83%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.83%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.66%) IIS
9 4 (0.66%) LiveLink
9 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.66%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
11 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 49 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 41 (6.80%) MS Office
3 25 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (3.15%) MS Project
5 6 (1.00%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.83%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.50%) ProjectWise
9 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Maximo
2 5 (0.83%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (0.66%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.50%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.50%) SAP MDM
4 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.33%) Cerner Millennium
5 2 (0.33%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.33%) SAP SRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.17%) AWD
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.16%) Intranet
2 9 (1.49%) SAN
3 8 (1.33%) SMTP
4 7 (1.16%) Wireless
4 7 (1.16%) NetScaler
5 6 (1.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (1.00%) Internet
5 6 (1.00%) VoIP
6 5 (0.83%) Firewall
7 4 (0.66%) WAN
7 4 (0.66%) LAN
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.33%) Extranet
9 2 (0.33%) VPN
10 1 (0.17%) LTE
10 1 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.17%) 3GPP
10 1 (0.17%) LDAP
10 1 (0.17%) GPRS
10 1 (0.17%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.81%) Big Data
6 21 (3.48%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.15%) EDRMS
8 17 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.32%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.33%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.16%) DB2
12 7 (1.16%) MS Access
13 6 (1.00%) MySQL
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.33%) JUnit
3 5 (0.83%) Subversion
4 4 (0.66%) CruiseControl
4 4 (0.66%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.66%) Ant
4 4 (0.66%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.50%) MSI
5 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.33%) Maven
6 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.33%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.17%) Redmine
7 1 (0.17%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.17%) JIRA
7 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 90 (14.93%) Finance
2 38 (6.30%) Publishing
3 22 (3.65%) Retail
4 15 (2.49%) Legal
5 13 (2.16%) Back Office
5 13 (2.16%) Banking
6 10 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.66%) Law
7 9 (1.49%) Marketing
8 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.00%) Games
9 6 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.83%) Military
11 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.50%) Local Government
13 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) German Language
14 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 130 (21.56%) Architect
2 114 (18.91%) Analyst
3 74 (12.27%) Developer
4 50 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (7.13%) Project Manager
5 43 (7.13%) Business Analyst
6 40 (6.63%) Consultant
7 38 (6.30%) Information Architect
8 29 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 27 (4.48%) Information Manager
10 24 (3.98%) Administrator
11 21 (3.48%) Programme Manager
11 21 (3.48%) Enterprise Architect
12 13 (2.16%) SharePoint Administrator
13 12 (1.99%) Data Manager
13 12 (1.99%) SQL Developer
14 11 (1.82%) Delivery Manager
15 10 (1.66%) Systems Analyst
15 10 (1.66%) SharePoint Developer
16 9 (1.49%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.31%) .NET
2 31 (5.14%) XML
3 27 (4.48%) HTML
4 25 (4.15%) Web Services
5 17 (2.82%) CSS
6 16 (2.65%) Application Packaging
7 13 (2.16%) HTML5
8 11 (1.82%) jQuery
9 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.49%) J2EE
10 8 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (1.33%) REST
11 7 (1.16%) SOAP
11 7 (1.16%) XSLT
12 6 (1.00%) Microformats
12 6 (1.00%) Spring
13 5 (0.83%) Ajax
13 5 (0.83%) Middleware
13 5 (0.83%) JSP
13 5 (0.83%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 147 (24.38%) Management Information System
2 46 (7.63%) NHS
3 27 (4.48%) Taxonomies
4 22 (3.65%) Freedom of Information
5 19 (3.15%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (2.49%) Ontologies
7 14 (2.32%) Data Integration
8 12 (1.99%) Informatics
9 10 (1.66%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.66%) Open Source
10 9 (1.49%) Statistics
11 8 (1.33%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.16%) PMI
12 7 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.00%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.00%) GIS
13 6 (1.00%) FMCG
14 5 (0.83%) Reference Data
14 5 (0.83%) Data Extraction
15 4 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.81%) Windows
2 19 (3.15%) UNIX
3 11 (1.82%) Linux
4 4 (0.66%) Android
4 4 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.50%) zOS
5 3 (0.50%) AIX
6 2 (0.33%) Solaris
6 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (19.90%) Project Management
2 76 (12.60%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (12.44%) Migration
4 69 (11.44%) Data Management
5 56 (9.29%) PRINCE2
6 52 (8.62%) Data Modelling
6 52 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 47 (7.79%) Change Management
8 46 (7.63%) ITIL
9 44 (7.30%) Business Analysis
10 43 (7.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 39 (6.47%) Information Architecture
12 34 (5.64%) Knowledge Management
13 31 (5.14%) Technical Architecture
13 31 (5.14%) ETL
14 30 (4.98%) Programme Management
15 29 (4.81%) Data Protection
16 28 (4.64%) TOGAF
16 28 (4.64%) Service Management
17 26 (4.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 69 (11.44%) SQL
2 31 (5.14%) C#
3 28 (4.64%) Java
4 22 (3.65%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.48%) C
6 11 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 11 (1.82%) C++
7 10 (1.66%) Ruby
7 10 (1.66%) PowerShell
8 9 (1.49%) Python
9 7 (1.16%) REXX
10 6 (1.00%) Perl
11 4 (0.66%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.50%) ABAP
12 3 (0.50%) PHP
12 3 (0.50%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.50%) VB
12 3 (0.50%) Korn
13 2 (0.33%) VBA
13 2 (0.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 79 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 70 (11.61%) Degree
3 49 (8.13%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.82%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.99%) PMP
6 10 (1.66%) ISEB
7 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (1.16%) APMP
8 7 (1.16%) MCSE
9 6 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.66%) CISSP
10 4 (0.66%) MCITP
11 3 (0.50%) CCEA
11 3 (0.50%) CCA
12 2 (0.33%) PhD
12 2 (0.33%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.15%) QA
2 12 (1.99%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.33%) SLA
4 7 (1.16%) COBIT
5 6 (1.00%) GxP
5 6 (1.00%) SNOMED CT
6 5 (0.83%) P3O
7 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.66%) UAG
3 8 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.16%) XenApp
4 7 (1.16%) XenDesktop
4 7 (1.16%) vSphere
4 7 (1.16%) IAG
5 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.33%) Varnish
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.17%) KVM
8 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.16%) Tivoli
2 10 (1.66%) SCCM
2 10 (1.66%) SCOM
3 6 (1.00%) Control-M
4 3 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.33%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.33%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) Puppet
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.96%) SAP
3 31 (5.14%) Oracle
4 15 (2.49%) Citrix
5 14 (2.32%) Business Objects
6 10 (1.66%) VMware
7 9 (1.49%) Adobe
8 8 (1.33%) Open Text
9 7 (1.16%) HP
10 6 (1.00%) Informatica
10 6 (1.00%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.83%) Remedy
11 5 (0.83%) Apple
11 5 (0.83%) IBM
11 5 (0.83%) Siebel
11 5 (0.83%) AccuRev
11 5 (0.83%) hybris
12 4 (0.66%) AppSense
13 3 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.50%) Tableau
Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent day rates
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £475 per day excellent salary or rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: Yesterday
London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Edinburgh
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £374.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago