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 27 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Manager
Rank 586 561 538
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.019% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
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£350 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £225 £400
% change year-on-year
+50.16% -43.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 6 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 27 March 2015. 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 -6 11 £375 +50.00%
London +7 7 £350 -22.22%
South East - 3 £400 -
Abingdon - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Knowledge Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 11 (73.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System
4 2 (13.33%) Wiki
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Intranet
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery

Knowledge Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Alfresco
3 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
General
1 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) E-Learning
1 2 (13.33%) Wiki
1 2 (13.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (6.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Content Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Google