The first table below looks at the demand for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 23 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 for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 69 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.55% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£415 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.42% -18.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
553 363 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.10% 69.81% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 226 239
Average daily rate £390 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Knowledge Management
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Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management across the Wales region.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) CRM
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 9 (90.00%) Document Management
2 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (90.00%) Lync
2 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (90.00%) SaaS
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) CMS
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) GIS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
6 4 (40.00%) BDD
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (30.00%) .NET
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) Subversion

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (90.00%) Lync
1 9 (90.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) SaaS
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) CRM
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
1 9 (90.00%) Document Management
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) Release Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle