The table below looks at the statistics for the Knowledge Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Knowledge Manager
Rank 616 580 568
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.027% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
Average daily rate £413 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £496 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+38.63% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £27.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Knowledge Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Knowledge Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Knowledge Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Knowledge Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Knowledge Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 13 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 4 £456 +21.66% 1
London -7 3 £500 +33.33%
Wales - 3 £350 -
Cardiff - 3 £350 -
South Wales - 3 £350 -
South East +9 1 £413 -
North East - 1 £413 -

Knowledge Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Knowledge Manager in their job title 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 with Knowledge Manager in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Front Office
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Legal
6 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) E-business
6 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
6 1 (12.50%) Animation

Knowledge Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Knowledge Manager in their job title 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 with Knowledge Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Validation
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Coaching
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management
6 1 (12.50%) E-business
6 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft