The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Knowledge Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Knowledge Management
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.12% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.15% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +38.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +145.45%  

Knowledge Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 522 687 566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 82.20% 83.07% 77.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 480 373
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 13
Median hourly rate £14.22 £25.00 £47.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% -47.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.43 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Knowledge Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in Birmingham

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Informix
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Basel II

Knowledge Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mart
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) Informix
1 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Maximo Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) E-business
2 1 (25.00%) Escalation Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Netezza
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Teradata
2 1 (25.00%) VMware