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 23 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
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 130 140
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.43% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.55% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 3
Median daily rate £400 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +38.46% -1.51%  
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 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 2229 2361 2453
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.04% 78.91% 78.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 1557 1643
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 108 112
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.25 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -3.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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
Wiltshire +5 4 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Bristol -8 1 £400 +21.21%
Knowledge Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (30.77%) Skype
3 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
4 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (15.38%) Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) DFS Replication
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Records Management

Knowledge Management
Co-occurring 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 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) Skype
3 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Knowledge Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Training Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Knowledge Management Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Architect
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Process Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Process Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Records Management
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
1 2 (15.38%) SAP