The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 28 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 42
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 0 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 2.03% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.74% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £110 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -63.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 328 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.94% 73.87% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 889 896
Median daily rate £450 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £690 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 111 93
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £31.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +19.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £55.73 £57.07
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in Lancashire

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in Lancashire

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in Lancashire