The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Management
England / South East
Rank 214 247 209
Rank change year-on-year +33 -38  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 26 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.24% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 22
Median daily rate £500 £475 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +21.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £552 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +38.46% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £66.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year -54.71% +295.52%  

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in the South East

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Knowledge Management in the South East

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in the South East

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire +30 14 £235 -50.52% 3
Hampshire +14 6 £538 +19.44% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £510 +126.66%
Surrey +10 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 22 (41.51%) Service Management
3 19 (35.85%) Data Modelling
4 17 (32.08%) PaaS
4 17 (32.08%) IaaS
4 17 (32.08%) Service Design
5 15 (28.30%) Analytics
6 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
6 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
6 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
6 14 (26.42%) SLA
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.53%) Workflow
8 12 (22.64%) BMC
9 11 (20.75%) Remedy
9 11 (20.75%) High Availability
10 10 (18.87%) Scrum
11 9 (16.98%) ITSM
11 9 (16.98%) CMDB
11 9 (16.98%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (16.98%) Performance Management
11 9 (16.98%) SQL
11 9 (16.98%) Web Services
11 9 (16.98%) ETL
11 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle
12 8 (15.09%) Unix
12 8 (15.09%) CA
12 8 (15.09%) Document Management
13 6 (11.32%) Remedy AR System

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.66%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Receivables
2 6 (11.32%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) IaaS
1 17 (32.08%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Broadband
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) CTI
2 1 (1.89%) H.323
2 1 (1.89%) PBX
2 1 (1.89%) PSTN
2 1 (1.89%) QSIG
2 1 (1.89%) SCCP
2 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.89%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (11.32%) Analyst
1 6 (11.32%) Architect
1 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
2 5 (9.43%) Consultant
3 4 (7.55%) Administrator
3 4 (7.55%) Developer
3 4 (7.55%) Development Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Digital Development Manager
3 4 (7.55%) Knowledge Engineer
3 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Designer
4 3 (5.66%) Knowledge Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Remedy Consultant
4 3 (5.66%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (3.77%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.77%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) CMDB
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.89%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ITIL
2 22 (41.51%) Service Management
3 19 (35.85%) Data Modelling
4 17 (32.08%) Service Design
5 15 (28.30%) Analytics
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
7 13 (24.53%) Workflow
8 11 (20.75%) High Availability
9 10 (18.87%) Scrum
10 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
10 9 (16.98%) ETL
10 9 (16.98%) ITSM
10 9 (16.98%) Performance Management
11 8 (15.09%) Document Management
12 6 (11.32%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (11.32%) Workflow Development
13 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
13 4 (7.55%) User Stories
14 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby
3 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.89%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) BMC
2 11 (20.75%) Remedy
3 8 (15.09%) CA
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
4 5 (9.43%) ServiceNow
5 4 (7.55%) HP
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.66%) Cisco
6 3 (5.66%) KANA
6 3 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.77%) Palantir
8 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) VMware