Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 643 620 560
Rank change year-on-year -23 -60 -80
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 211 252 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.26% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.31% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 158 217
England median daily rate £325 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% - +1.33%
10th Percentile £65 £235 £263
90th Percentile £604 £529 £578
UK median daily rate £325 £380 £383
% change year-on-year -14.47% -0.65% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 15
England median hourly rate £89.47 £28.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.93% -1.72% +37.28%
10th Percentile £38.42 £20.30 £20.75
90th Percentile £145.52 £39.13 £37.98
UK median hourly rate £89.47 £28.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +213.93% -1.72% +37.28%

Knowledge 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 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in England

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in England

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Knowledge Management in England

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in England

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Knowledge Management in England

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -40 75 £328 -18.68% 14
Midlands +49 41 £300 -25.00%
South East -12 41 £320 -31.18% 8
West Midlands +43 29 £300 -25.00%
North of England +23 26 £200 -25.93% 4
South West +20 23 £400 +42.86% 4
North West +9 16 £200 +81.82% 3
East Midlands +5 12 £354 -25.47%
East of England -12 6 £475 +26.67%
North East +30 5 - -
Yorkshire +17 5 £150 -66.67% 1
Knowledge Management
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 69 (32.70%) ITIL
2 63 (29.86%) Windows
3 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
4 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.11%) ITSM
5 34 (16.11%) Finance
6 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (15.17%) Project Management
8 30 (14.22%) Change Management
9 28 (13.27%) Management Information System
10 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
10 27 (12.80%) SC Cleared
11 26 (12.32%) Retail
12 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (11.85%) ITIL V3
13 23 (10.90%) BMC
14 21 (9.95%) Remedy ITSM
14 21 (9.95%) Remedy
15 20 (9.48%) Peregrine
15 20 (9.48%) Apple
15 20 (9.48%) CA
15 20 (9.48%) HTML
15 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
15 20 (9.48%) ServiceCenter
15 20 (9.48%) Office 365
15 20 (9.48%) Chat Support
16 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
17 17 (8.06%) CSS
17 17 (8.06%) Windows 7
17 17 (8.06%) Scenario Testing

Knowledge 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 14 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.79%) IIS
4 7 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.32%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.90%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.95%) CICS
9 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.47%) Live Communications Server
9 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (11.85%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.79%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (9.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.79%) KANA IQ
3 4 (1.90%) Magento
4 3 (1.42%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.47%) Maximo
5 1 (0.47%) Relativity
5 1 (0.47%) RMDS
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.48%) Office 365
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.37%) SaaS
4 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.95%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.95%) PaaS
5 2 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.95%) Yammer
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (4.27%) Unified Communications
3 7 (3.32%) DHCP
3 7 (3.32%) DNS
3 7 (3.32%) Skype
4 6 (2.84%) Intranet
4 6 (2.84%) LAN
5 5 (2.37%) 3G
5 5 (2.37%) 4G
5 5 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.90%) Firewall
7 3 (1.42%) ADSL
7 3 (1.42%) HTTP
7 3 (1.42%) SMS
7 3 (1.42%) VPN
8 2 (0.95%) Broadband
8 2 (0.95%) Internet
8 2 (0.95%) SAN
8 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.27%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (3.32%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (3.32%) QlikView
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.37%) Big Data
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.95%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.47%) HBase
6 1 (0.47%) MS Access
6 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
3 1 (0.47%) Ant
3 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (16.11%) Finance
2 26 (12.32%) Retail
3 10 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.27%) Banking
5 5 (2.37%) French Language
5 5 (2.37%) Military
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Law
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (15.64%) Analyst
2 22 (10.43%) Architect
2 22 (10.43%) Service Desk Engineer
3 20 (9.48%) Developer
4 15 (7.11%) Desktop Support
5 13 (6.16%) Consultant
6 12 (5.69%) Knowledge Manager
6 12 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 8 (3.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (3.79%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.32%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) IT Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) IT Support
11 6 (2.84%) Technical Support
11 6 (2.84%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.48%) HTML
2 17 (8.06%) CSS
3 14 (6.64%) Ajax
4 11 (5.21%) XML
5 9 (4.27%) jQuery
6 4 (1.90%) EJB
6 4 (1.90%) Flash
6 4 (1.90%) J2EE
6 4 (1.90%) JNDI
6 4 (1.90%) JSTL
6 4 (1.90%) SOAP
6 4 (1.90%) Struts
7 3 (1.42%) .NET
7 3 (1.42%) REST
7 3 (1.42%) Web Services
8 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.95%) EDI
8 2 (0.95%) JSON
8 2 (0.95%) Kafka
9 1 (0.47%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (13.27%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.69%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.32%) CMDB
5 6 (2.84%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.90%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.90%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.42%) EPoS
7 3 (1.42%) NHS
7 3 (1.42%) Social Media
8 2 (0.95%) Clustering
8 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.95%) User Experience
9 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.86%) Windows
2 17 (8.06%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.27%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.32%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.32%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.84%) Linux
6 6 (2.84%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.37%) Unix
8 2 (0.95%) Solaris
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.47%) VMS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (32.70%) ITIL
2 39 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (16.11%) ITSM
4 32 (15.17%) Project Management
5 30 (14.22%) Change Management
6 25 (11.85%) ITIL V3
7 20 (9.48%) Chat Support
7 20 (9.48%) Incident Management
8 17 (8.06%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (7.11%) Service Management
10 14 (6.64%) Information Security
10 14 (6.64%) Migration
10 14 (6.64%) Problem Management
10 14 (6.64%) Risk Management
10 14 (6.64%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.64%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.16%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (6.16%) Test Strategy
12 12 (5.69%) Web Development
13 11 (5.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.58%) SQL
2 15 (7.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.32%) VBScript
4 6 (2.84%) C
4 6 (2.84%) Java
5 5 (2.37%) Python
6 4 (1.90%) PHP
7 3 (1.42%) C#
7 3 (1.42%) C++
8 2 (0.95%) ABAP
8 2 (0.95%) COBOL
8 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.95%) Scala
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.80%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.69%) Degree
5 6 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.84%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.37%) CCIE
6 5 (2.37%) MCP
7 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.42%) ISEB
8 3 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.95%) CISSP
9 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.95%) PMP
9 2 (0.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) PMO
2 13 (6.16%) QA
3 8 (3.79%) SLA
4 3 (1.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.42%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.95%) GDPR
5 2 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (6.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) Docker
4 1 (0.47%) HDFS
4 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (9.48%) ServiceCenter
2 12 (5.69%) SCCM
3 3 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.47%) MIIS
5 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.47%) Netcool
5 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.90%) BMC
3 21 (9.95%) Remedy
4 20 (9.48%) Apple
4 20 (9.48%) CA
4 20 (9.48%) Peregrine
5 13 (6.16%) Citrix
5 13 (6.16%) HP
6 10 (4.74%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.79%) KANA
8 7 (3.32%) SAP
8 7 (3.32%) Symantec
9 6 (2.84%) Oracle
10 5 (2.37%) Cisco
10 5 (2.37%) Intershop
11 4 (1.90%) ArcSight
11 4 (1.90%) ATG
11 4 (1.90%) CyberArk
11 4 (1.90%) IBM
11 4 (1.90%) Tripwire