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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 111 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.36% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £394 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £405 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +56.75%

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Knowledge Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 6 £413 -
Birmingham 0 4 £413 -2.94% 2
Coventry - 3 £375 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 10 (47.62%) Network Security
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) Electronics
3 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 6 (28.57%) Escalation Management
4 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Migration
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 6 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
6 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (19.05%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (19.05%) Mentoring

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Network Security
2 4 (19.05%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mart
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
1 2 (9.52%) Informix
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Electronics
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Teradata Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Management Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.52%) HP Storage
3 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Pocket PC
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Escalation Management
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Business Development
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
6 2 (9.52%) E-business
6 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CCIE
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Basel II
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Dell
3 4 (19.05%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 2 (9.52%) Cognos
5 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 2 (9.52%) Informatica
5 2 (9.52%) Netezza
5 2 (9.52%) NetIQ
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 2 (9.52%) Teradata
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) F5
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (4.76%) Remedy
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