The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills 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 Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 113 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£313 £650 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.92% +87.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £450 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £670 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £450
% change year-on-year
- -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £28.25 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-61.94% +59.15%
Knowledge Management
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1898 1720 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.67% 72.85% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 897 580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 76
Average hourly rate £27.75 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.16% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management across the West Midlands region.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Warwickshire - 6 £313 -
Birmingham -10 2 £400 -38.46%
Coventry - 1 £550 - 1
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (54.17%) HPUX
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (16.67%) Release Management
7 4 (16.67%) Transition Management
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) BCP
7 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
8 3 (12.50%) Lotus
9 2 (8.33%) SAP
9 2 (8.33%) Banking
10 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
10 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
10 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
10 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (4.17%) APMP
10 1 (4.17%) SDLC
10 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Support Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Development Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) HPUX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 4 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 4 (16.67%) BCP
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) APMP
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Lotus
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica