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 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 486 477
Rank change year-on-year -41 -9  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 74 138 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 88 85
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +38.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 3
Median hourly rate £152.50 £27.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +464.81% +145.45%  
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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36629 41404 40602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.70% 83.49% 80.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24036 27790 26591
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 977 1113
Median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £12.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.00 £50.00
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
London +2 32 £300 -21.46% 10
West Midlands +29 12 £300 -20.00% 1
East of England +5 10 £450 +26.31% 2
South West 0 9 £400 +23.07% 1
North West +5 5 £550 +112.56% 3
South East -5 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Yorkshire +26 1 - -
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
Knowledge Management
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 65 (35.33%) ITIL
2 50 (27.17%) Windows
3 42 (22.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (19.57%) Security Cleared
5 33 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
5 33 (17.93%) SharePoint
5 33 (17.93%) ITSM
6 32 (17.39%) Management Information System
7 30 (16.30%) Finance
7 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (16.30%) Project Management
8 28 (15.22%) Change Management
8 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
9 26 (14.13%) Information Security
10 25 (13.59%) Office 365
11 24 (13.04%) Retail
11 24 (13.04%) SQL
12 23 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (10.87%) Service Management
14 19 (10.33%) Incident Management
15 18 (9.78%) SCCM
15 18 (9.78%) Workflow
16 17 (9.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 17 (9.24%) Data Modelling
16 17 (9.24%) BMC
17 15 (8.15%) Remedy
17 15 (8.15%) Oracle
17 15 (8.15%) Migration
17 15 (8.15%) Degree

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 33 (17.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (5.43%) CMS
5 9 (4.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.26%) SAS
7 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.17%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.63%) Confluence
8 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.54%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.09%) Stata
7 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.17%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.09%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.54%) Maximo
5 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.59%) Office 365
2 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.09%) IaaS
5 2 (1.09%) PaaS
5 2 (1.09%) Taleo
6 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
2 12 (6.52%) Skype
3 7 (3.80%) DNS
3 7 (3.80%) Network Security
4 6 (3.26%) Unified Communications
4 6 (3.26%) WAN
5 5 (2.72%) LAN
6 4 (2.17%) Firewall
7 3 (1.63%) DHCP
7 3 (1.63%) Intranet
7 3 (1.63%) SAN
8 2 (1.09%) Broadband
8 2 (1.09%) Extranet
8 2 (1.09%) HTTP
8 2 (1.09%) MPLS
8 2 (1.09%) VoIP
8 2 (1.09%) WLAN
9 1 (0.54%) VPN
9 1 (0.54%) WebEx
9 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.35%) Big Data
3 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.26%) Pentaho
3 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.09%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.09%) DB2
5 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.09%) Informix
5 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.54%) GIS
6 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.09%) Ant
3 2 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.54%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Composer
General
1 30 (16.30%) Finance
2 24 (13.04%) Retail
3 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.35%) Banking
5 7 (3.80%) Electronics
6 5 (2.72%) Publishing
7 4 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.63%) Advertising
8 3 (1.63%) Front Office
8 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.63%) Marketing
9 2 (1.09%) Back Office
9 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.09%) Local Government
9 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (16.30%) Analyst
1 30 (16.30%) Architect
2 16 (8.70%) Developer
3 15 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (6.52%) Consultant
4 12 (6.52%) Service Desk Engineer
5 10 (5.43%) Business Analyst
6 8 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (3.80%) Desktop Support
7 7 (3.80%) Lead Architect
7 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.26%) IT Manager
8 6 (3.26%) Knowledge Manager
8 6 (3.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.26%) Service Manager
8 6 (3.26%) Technical Support
9 5 (2.72%) Development Manager
9 5 (2.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) Web Services
2 6 (3.26%) CSS
2 6 (3.26%) HTML
3 5 (2.72%) XML
4 4 (2.17%) .NET
5 3 (1.63%) jQuery
6 2 (1.09%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.09%) CSS3
6 2 (1.09%) HTML5
6 2 (1.09%) J2EE
6 2 (1.09%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.09%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.54%) EDI
7 1 (0.54%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (17.39%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.07%) CMDB
3 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.52%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.26%) NHS
7 4 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.63%) SCADA
8 3 (1.63%) Wiki
9 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.09%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.09%) Social Network
9 2 (1.09%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.17%) Windows
2 14 (7.61%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.89%) Linux
3 9 (4.89%) Windows 10
4 8 (4.35%) Unix
5 5 (2.72%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Android
8 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.33%) ITIL
2 33 (17.93%) ITSM
3 30 (16.30%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (16.30%) Project Management
4 28 (15.22%) Change Management
5 26 (14.13%) Information Security
6 23 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.87%) Service Management
8 19 (10.33%) Incident Management
9 18 (9.78%) Workflow
10 17 (9.24%) Data Modelling
11 15 (8.15%) Migration
12 13 (7.07%) Information Architecture
13 12 (6.52%) CRM
13 12 (6.52%) Information Management
13 12 (6.52%) Statistics
14 11 (5.98%) Business Analysis
14 11 (5.98%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
14 11 (5.98%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.04%) SQL
2 9 (4.89%) Python
3 7 (3.80%) Java
4 6 (3.26%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.72%) VBA
6 3 (1.63%) C#
6 3 (1.63%) Ruby
7 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.09%) Perl
7 2 (1.09%) R
8 1 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.54%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 36 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 28 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.15%) Degree
4 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.63%) CCNA
6 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.63%) CISSP
6 3 (1.63%) ISEB
6 3 (1.63%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.63%) MCSE
7 2 (1.09%) CCDP
8 1 (0.54%) CCNP
8 1 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.54%) CLAS
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.54%) MOS
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.35%) SLA
3 7 (3.80%) PMO
4 5 (2.72%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.17%) QA
6 3 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.09%) Basel II
7 2 (1.09%) GxP
8 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.09%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (9.78%) SCCM
2 10 (5.43%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.09%) Ansible
3 2 (1.09%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.09%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.09%) WSUS
4 1 (0.54%) MIIS
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) BMC
3 15 (8.15%) Oracle
3 15 (8.15%) Remedy
4 14 (7.61%) CA
5 13 (7.07%) Citrix
6 10 (5.43%) Apple
6 10 (5.43%) Peregrine
7 7 (3.80%) IBM
7 7 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.26%) HP
9 5 (2.72%) SAP
10 4 (2.17%) Cisco
10 4 (2.17%) Dell
10 4 (2.17%) VMware
11 3 (1.63%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.63%) Sun
12 2 (1.09%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.09%) Veritas
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