The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 West
Rank 131 129 144
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.23% 0.38% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.47% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £575 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +98.27% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £445 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +38.46% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
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 West

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

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in the South West

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Knowledge Management in the South West

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in the South West

Knowledge Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West 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
Bristol - 3 £680 - 2
Somerset - 1 £450 -
Knowledge Management
England

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (27.27%) Flask
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
2 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Electronics
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Flask
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) CMDB
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Management
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Management
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Security Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) DFS Replication
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) SAP