The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of KANA products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited KANA over the 3 months to 17 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 Vendors for the West Midlands 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within KANA Software, Inc.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
KANA
Rank 116 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing KANA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% 0.055% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 -
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1219 891 1078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.48% 48.61% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 388 447
Average daily rate £350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 114 97
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.09 £37.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
KANA
England

KANA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing KANA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

KANA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

KANA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing KANA across the West Midlands region.

KANA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

KANA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing KANA 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 KANA.

1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) ATG
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Endeca
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) JSP

KANA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing KANA 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 KANA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Architect
3 1 (25.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) GIS
1 1 (25.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) Endeca