Period
to 20 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Information Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Management over the 6 months to 20 September 2020 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.

Information Management
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 256 481 510
Rank change year-on-year +225 +29 -56
Contract jobs citing Information Management 224 336 395
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 204 253
Median daily rate £481 £450 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -2.17% +5.14%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £451 £438 £455
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.90% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £72.50 £29.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.72% +146.93% +46.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £19.75 £19.43
90th Percentile £64.50 £85.25 £43.40
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £72.50 £29.36
% change year-on-year -42.07% +146.93% +46.80%

Information Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,074 70,679 81,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.80% 87.09% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,119 46,905 54,602
Median daily rate £478 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 2,009 2,240
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.70 £20.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.73% +19.18% -9.91%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.94 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +45.83% +17.07% -14.58%

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Information Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Information Management in England.

Daily rate trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Information Management in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Information Management in England.

Hourly rate trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Information Management in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +240 135 £488 +2.63% 14
North of England +130 27 £350 -12.50% 9
South West +106 25 £508 +21.92% 2
South East +125 23 £525 +9.09% 8
North West +94 20 £350 -15.15% 2
Midlands +106 7 £463 -11.90% 3
Yorkshire +75 5 £286 -23.67% 6
West Midlands +69 5 £525 -2.33% 1
North East +44 2 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 - 2
East of England +86 1 £425 +6.25% 9
Information Management
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Information Management.

1 128 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.54%) SC Cleared
3 81 (36.16%) Microsoft
4 78 (34.82%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (29.91%) Public Sector
6 65 (29.02%) Management Information System
7 62 (27.68%) Risk Management
8 56 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 46 (20.54%) Finance
9 46 (20.54%) Decision-Making
10 41 (18.30%) Law
11 31 (13.84%) Line Management
12 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (11.16%) Business Case
14 25 (11.16%) Data Protection
15 24 (10.71%) Azure
15 24 (10.71%) Programme Management
16 23 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
18 20 (8.93%) Validation
19 19 (8.48%) Information Governance
20 18 (8.04%) Data Management
21 17 (7.59%) Information Security
21 17 (7.59%) Taxonomies
21 17 (7.59%) Service Delivery
21 17 (7.59%) SharePoint
21 17 (7.59%) Information Assurance
22 16 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
22 16 (7.14%) Data Modelling

Information Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.34%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Documentum
5 1 (0.45%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 56 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.89%) SPSS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.23%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle AML
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.45%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.71%) Azure
2 15 (6.70%) Office 365
3 8 (3.57%) Power Platform
4 7 (3.13%) AWS
5 5 (2.23%) IaaS
5 5 (2.23%) PaaS
5 5 (2.23%) SaaS
6 4 (1.79%) Logic Apps
6 4 (1.79%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.89%) ShareGate
8 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.45%) GCP
8 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.13%) Big Data
4 5 (2.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (2.23%) Triplestore
5 4 (1.79%) GIS
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.34%) DB2
6 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.34%) Power BI
6 3 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2017
7 2 (0.89%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.45%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.45%) ER Studio
3 1 (0.45%) ERwin
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 67 (29.91%) Public Sector
2 46 (20.54%) Finance
3 41 (18.30%) Law
4 16 (7.14%) Legal
5 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.68%) Marketing
7 5 (2.23%) Electronics
7 5 (2.23%) Police
7 5 (2.23%) Publishing
7 5 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.79%) Fire and Rescue
9 3 (1.34%) Banking
9 3 (1.34%) Local Government
9 3 (1.34%) Retail
10 2 (0.89%) Back Office
10 2 (0.89%) Military
10 2 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (18.30%) Analyst
2 25 (11.16%) Information Manager
3 21 (9.38%) Architect
4 20 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 17 (7.59%) Risk Manager
6 14 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
6 14 (6.25%) Support Officer
7 12 (5.36%) Consultant
8 11 (4.91%) Information Officer
8 11 (4.91%) Project Officer
8 11 (4.91%) Project Support Officer
9 10 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Technical Architect
10 9 (4.02%) Business Architect
10 9 (4.02%) Risk Officer
11 8 (3.57%) Developer
11 8 (3.57%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (3.13%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (3.13%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.91%) .NET
2 5 (2.23%) CSS
2 5 (2.23%) HTML
2 5 (2.23%) RESTful
3 4 (1.79%) .NET Core
4 3 (1.34%) REST
4 3 (1.34%) SOAP
4 3 (1.34%) XML
5 2 (0.89%) JSON
5 2 (0.89%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.45%) Django
6 1 (0.45%) J2EE
6 1 (0.45%) jQuery
6 1 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) WDK
6 1 (0.45%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (34.82%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (29.02%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.59%) Taxonomies
4 12 (5.36%) LIMS
5 11 (4.91%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.13%) NHS
8 5 (2.23%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.34%) Clustering
10 3 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.34%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.34%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.89%) AS400
11 2 (0.89%) iSeries
12 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.45%) Smart City
12 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.13%) Solaris
3 6 (2.68%) Linux
4 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.34%) Unix
5 3 (1.34%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.68%) Risk Management
2 46 (20.54%) Decision-Making
3 31 (13.84%) Line Management
4 29 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (11.16%) Business Case
6 25 (11.16%) Data Protection
7 24 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 23 (10.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.93%) Validation
11 19 (8.48%) Information Governance
12 18 (8.04%) Data Management
13 17 (7.59%) Information Assurance
13 17 (7.59%) Information Security
13 17 (7.59%) Service Delivery
14 16 (7.14%) Change Management
14 16 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
14 16 (7.14%) Data Modelling
15 15 (6.70%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.25%) SQL
2 8 (3.57%) C#
2 8 (3.57%) Java
2 8 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.79%) SPARQL
5 3 (1.34%) SHACL
6 2 (0.89%) R
6 2 (0.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.45%) Python
7 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.70%) Degree
4 14 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.57%) CISSP
7 7 (3.13%) CCNA
7 7 (3.13%) CCNP
7 7 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.13%) FFIEC
7 7 (3.13%) GCED
7 7 (3.13%) GCIA
7 7 (3.13%) GCIH
7 7 (3.13%) GIAC
7 7 (3.13%) GREM
7 7 (3.13%) GSEC
7 7 (3.13%) SANS
8 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.34%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 7 (3.13%) NIST
2 7 (3.13%) PMO
3 5 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.23%) GDPR
3 5 (2.23%) GLP
3 5 (2.23%) GxP
3 5 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 17025
4 4 (1.79%) RMADS
5 3 (1.34%) SLA
6 2 (0.89%) QA
6 2 (0.89%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.45%) COBIT
7 1 (0.45%) GMP
7 1 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 6 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.89%) XenApp
3 2 (0.89%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Ansible
2 5 (2.23%) Puppet
3 3 (1.34%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.34%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (1.34%) Terraform
4 1 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 81 (36.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle
3 9 (4.02%) SAP
4 8 (3.57%) IBM
5 7 (3.13%) Cisco
6 6 (2.68%) VMware
7 5 (2.23%) OpenText
7 5 (2.23%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.79%) Sun
9 3 (1.34%) Citrix
9 3 (1.34%) Databricks
9 3 (1.34%) DocuSign
10 2 (0.89%) Cerner
10 2 (0.89%) Dell
10 2 (0.89%) HP
10 2 (0.89%) hybris
11 1 (0.45%) Adobe
11 1 (0.45%) Juniper
11 1 (0.45%) Samsung
11 1 (0.45%) TIBCO