Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 446 529 486
Rank change year-on-year +83 -43 -33
Contract jobs citing Information Management 282 348 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 220 264
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £312 £248
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £490 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +10.42% -1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £29.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.21% +46.80% +1.91%
10th Percentile £21.69 £20.55 £16.10
90th Percentile £78.75 £43.00 £33.10
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £29.36 £22.35
% change year-on-year +27.72% +31.39% +5.15%

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 55,508 78,507 79,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.43% 87.43% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36,502 52,481 53,491
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £285
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,791 1,955 1,882
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.88 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.78% -0.50% +1.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.50 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.70 £50.06 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.97 £23.88 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.83% +1.62% +1.75%

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Management in England

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

Contractor 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 27 January 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 +71 124 £500 - 31
South East +66 61 £513 +13.89% 10
South West +8 35 £450 +5.88% 9
North of England +41 24 £400 -2.44% 18
Midlands +40 20 £550 +54.39% 6
East of England +27 18 £525 +29.63% 12
West Midlands +44 15 £550 +41.94% 5
North West +28 15 £400 -5.88% 8
Yorkshire +37 8 £263 -37.50% 6
East Midlands +15 4 £350 - 1
North East +22 1 £325 -7.14% 4
Information Management
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 105 (37.23%) Management Information System
2 82 (29.08%) Security Cleared
3 67 (23.76%) Finance
4 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
5 58 (20.57%) SC Cleared
6 50 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (16.31%) Data Warehouse
8 45 (15.96%) Degree
9 43 (15.25%) Data Modelling
9 43 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (14.54%) Azure
10 41 (14.54%) Public Sector
11 39 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (13.48%) Data Quality
13 36 (12.77%) Project Management
13 36 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
13 36 (12.77%) Information Security
14 33 (11.70%) Information Governance
15 32 (11.35%) Data Management
15 32 (11.35%) ITIL
16 30 (10.64%) SharePoint
17 29 (10.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 27 (9.57%) Analytics
19 26 (9.22%) SQL
20 25 (8.87%) Computer Science
21 24 (8.51%) Office 365
21 24 (8.51%) Power Platform
22 23 (8.16%) Data Centre
22 23 (8.16%) Oracle
22 23 (8.16%) Quality Management

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 30 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.19%) CMS
3 6 (2.13%) SAS
4 4 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.06%) Anypoint
5 3 (1.06%) IIS
6 2 (0.71%) Apache
6 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.06%) SPSS
6 2 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.71%) Sketch
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle AML
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.54%) Azure
2 24 (8.51%) Office 365
2 24 (8.51%) Power Platform
3 23 (8.16%) SaaS
4 22 (7.80%) AWS
5 20 (7.09%) IaaS
5 20 (7.09%) PaaS
6 14 (4.96%) Serverless
7 11 (3.90%) iPaaS
8 6 (2.13%) PowerApps
8 6 (2.13%) ShareGate
9 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Flow
10 4 (1.42%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.42%) G Suite
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.96%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) DNS
3 4 (1.42%) DHCP
4 3 (1.06%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.06%) Intranet
4 3 (1.06%) LAN
4 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.06%) WAN
5 2 (0.71%) DKIM
5 2 (0.71%) Firewall
5 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.35%) Multicast
6 1 (0.35%) RFID
6 1 (0.35%) SAN
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
6 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.31%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (6.74%) GIS
3 16 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.32%) Data Mart
4 15 (5.32%) Power BI
5 14 (4.96%) Cosmos DB
6 13 (4.61%) Data Lake
7 10 (3.55%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.13%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.42%) Big Data
10 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.42%) SSDT
11 3 (1.06%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.06%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.06%) JIRA
2 3 (1.06%) Selenium
2 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.06%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (0.71%) ERwin
3 2 (0.71%) MSTest
3 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.71%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 67 (23.76%) Finance
2 41 (14.54%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.32%) Legal
4 14 (4.96%) Banking
4 14 (4.96%) Marketing
5 12 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.90%) Retail
7 10 (3.55%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.19%) Back Office
9 8 (2.84%) Law
9 8 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (2.13%) Electronics
11 4 (1.42%) Local Government
11 4 (1.42%) Publishing
12 3 (1.06%) Military
13 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (23.05%) Architect
2 40 (14.18%) Analyst
3 24 (8.51%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.80%) Developer
5 20 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 19 (6.74%) Data Architect
7 18 (6.38%) Consultant
8 16 (5.67%) Information Manager
9 13 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.90%) Data Manager
11 10 (3.55%) Integration Architect
12 9 (3.19%) Head of Information
12 9 (3.19%) Information Officer
12 9 (3.19%) Security Manager
13 8 (2.84%) Azure Architect
13 8 (2.84%) SharePoint Consultant
14 7 (2.48%) C# Developer
14 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
14 7 (2.48%) Information Architect
14 7 (2.48%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.96%) REST
2 13 (4.61%) .NET
3 12 (4.26%) Web Services
4 11 (3.90%) SOAP
5 10 (3.55%) XML
6 7 (2.48%) ADO.NET
6 7 (2.48%) WinForms
7 6 (2.13%) JSON
8 5 (1.77%) CSS
8 5 (1.77%) HTML
9 4 (1.42%) jQuery
10 3 (1.06%) HTML5
10 3 (1.06%) JavaBeans
10 3 (1.06%) Kafka
10 3 (1.06%) Spring Boot
10 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.71%) OAuth
11 2 (0.71%) OAuth2
11 2 (0.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (37.23%) Management Information System
2 39 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.16%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.84%) Private Cloud
4 8 (2.84%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.48%) NHS
6 6 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.13%) SCADA
6 6 (2.13%) User Experience
7 5 (1.77%) LIMS
7 5 (1.77%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.06%) CMDB
9 3 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.06%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) e-Health
10 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.71%) Life Science
10 2 (0.71%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.90%) Windows
2 9 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.42%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.71%) Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (15.25%) Data Modelling
2 43 (15.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (12.77%) Information Security
3 36 (12.77%) Project Management
4 33 (11.70%) Information Governance
5 32 (11.35%) Data Management
5 32 (11.35%) ITIL
6 29 (10.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 27 (9.57%) Analytics
8 25 (8.87%) Computer Science
9 23 (8.16%) Quality Management
10 22 (7.80%) PRINCE2
11 21 (7.45%) Business Analysis
11 21 (7.45%) Data Integration
11 21 (7.45%) Records Management
12 20 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (7.09%) Data Governance
12 20 (7.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.22%) SQL
2 12 (4.26%) C#
2 12 (4.26%) Java
3 11 (3.90%) T-SQL
4 9 (3.19%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.84%) VB.NET
6 7 (2.48%) Python
7 6 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.42%) C
9 3 (1.06%) R
10 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.71%) VB
10 2 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 82 (29.08%) Security Cleared
2 58 (20.57%) SC Cleared
3 45 (15.96%) Degree
4 17 (6.03%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.32%) CISSP
6 12 (4.26%) CISM
7 8 (2.84%) PMP
8 6 (2.13%) APMP
9 5 (1.77%) CISA
9 5 (1.77%) ISEB
9 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.06%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.06%) MBA
11 3 (1.06%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.71%) MCSE
12 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 1 (0.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (13.48%) Data Quality
2 21 (7.45%) GDPR
3 20 (7.09%) COBIT
4 18 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (4.61%) QA
6 10 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.48%) PMO
8 6 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (2.13%) PCI DSS
9 5 (1.77%) NIST
10 4 (1.42%) Basel II
10 4 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (1.42%) EMIR
10 4 (1.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (1.42%) MiFID
11 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.71%) HL7
12 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
2 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.71%) Docker
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.84%) CASB
2 4 (1.42%) SCCM
2 4 (1.42%) WSUS
3 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Ansible
4 1 (0.35%) Consul
4 1 (0.35%) Grafana
4 1 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.35%) Mesos
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.35%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.16%) Oracle
3 12 (4.26%) SAP
4 11 (3.90%) Databricks
5 6 (2.13%) Nintex
6 5 (1.77%) VMware
7 3 (1.06%) Cisco
7 3 (1.06%) Citrix
7 3 (1.06%) Dell
7 3 (1.06%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.06%) Progress
7 3 (1.06%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.71%) IBM
8 2 (0.71%) NetApp
8 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.71%) Tableau
9 1 (0.35%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.35%) Symantec