The median contractor rate for a Knowledge Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Manager
UK / England
Rank 575 607 579
Rank change year-on-year +32 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 2 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.010% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.011% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £375 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -1.63% -4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Knowledge Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Knowledge Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Manager in England

Knowledge Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Manager in England

Knowledge Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Manager in England

Knowledge Manager
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 Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +14 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Knowledge Manager
UK

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Knowledge Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Knowledge Manager in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (27.27%) Information Exploitation
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Military
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
5 2 (18.18%) IaaS
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) PaaS
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
6 1 (9.09%) Puppet
6 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Document Management
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Big Data
General
1 3 (27.27%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Regular Expression
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Information Exploitation
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Service Design
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
5 1 (9.09%) Content Writing
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CFEngine
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) BMC
1 1 (9.09%) CA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy
1 1 (9.09%) Splunk