The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 103 89
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in Manchester

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in Manchester

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SLA

Knowledge Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft