Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Information Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Management over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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.

Information Management
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 528 476 494
Rank change year-on-year -52 +18 -62
Contract jobs citing Information Management 385 462 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 288 292
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £265 £294
90th Percentile £675 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 31
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £20.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.22% +55.52% -76.36%
10th Percentile £19.43 £17.57 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.40 £34.38 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £20.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +23.75% +48.15% -75.45%

Information Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 88,875 85,238 90,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.21% 85.73% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,634 56,500 59,763
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,410 2,047 2,459
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +10.53% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -19.51% +8.70% +4.55%

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Information Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -71 351 £475 +5.56% 138
UK excluding London -66 194 £425 +2.41% 102
London -29 176 £510 +10.27% 49
South East -34 52 £444 -6.58% 23
Midlands 0 34 £388 -11.43% 23
South West -47 32 £419 -9.46% 12
North of England -20 31 £575 +35.29% 20
East of England -2 25 £475 +72.73% 12
Yorkshire -3 21 £575 +43.75% 5
East Midlands +13 19 £350 -24.32% 7
West Midlands -22 15 £450 +2.86% 15
Wales -9 13 £405 -2.41% 9
North West -21 9 £544 +17.57% 9
Scotland -35 8 £375 - 3
North East 0 1 - - 6

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Information Management.

1 112 (29.09%) Management Information System
2 90 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (21.56%) Finance
4 74 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (17.14%) Project Management
5 66 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 60 (15.58%) Degree
7 59 (15.32%) Microsoft
8 55 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 51 (13.25%) SC Cleared
10 46 (11.95%) GDPR
11 42 (10.91%) Data Protection
12 40 (10.39%) Information Security
13 39 (10.13%) SQL
13 39 (10.13%) Data Management
13 39 (10.13%) Analytics
14 38 (9.87%) SQL Server
15 37 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (9.35%) Office 365
17 35 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
17 35 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (8.05%) Business Analysis
19 30 (7.79%) Legal
19 30 (7.79%) Information Governance
19 30 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
19 30 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
20 29 (7.53%) Information Architecture
20 29 (7.53%) Scrum
21 27 (7.01%) Windows

Information Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 55 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.12%) CMS
2 12 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.78%) ArcGIS
5 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.26%) Drupal
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) Mule
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.60%) InfoPath
5 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.56%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (2.34%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.04%) Magento
4 3 (0.78%) SmartPlant
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.52%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.26%) assyst
6 1 (0.26%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.26%) OPENContractor
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.35%) Office 365
2 30 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.12%) SaaS
5 5 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.30%) Trello
6 4 (1.04%) PaaS
7 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.78%) Boomi
7 3 (0.78%) IaaS
8 2 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.26%) Slack
9 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.68%) Firewall
2 17 (4.42%) HTTP
3 16 (4.16%) Network Security
4 12 (3.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (2.86%) Intranet
6 6 (1.56%) WAN
7 5 (1.30%) LAN
7 5 (1.30%) SMS
8 4 (1.04%) Internet
9 3 (0.78%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.78%) PBX
9 3 (0.78%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.78%) WebEx
10 2 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.52%) DNS
10 2 (0.52%) Extranet
10 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.52%) IPsec
10 2 (0.52%) SAN
10 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.38%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.12%) Big Data
5 9 (2.34%) EDRMS
5 9 (2.34%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.34%) SAP HANA
6 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.30%) DTS
7 5 (1.30%) MySQL
7 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.30%) Power BI
7 5 (1.30%) Spotfire
7 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.78%) GIS
9 3 (0.78%) MS Access
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.12%) Metasploit
2 7 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.82%) JIRA
2 7 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.56%) Selenium
3 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.30%) AccuRev
4 5 (1.30%) Ant
4 5 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 5 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.30%) JUnit
4 5 (1.30%) Maven
4 5 (1.30%) SoapUI
4 5 (1.30%) Subversion
5 4 (1.04%) Gradle
6 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 83 (21.56%) Finance
2 30 (7.79%) Legal
3 25 (6.49%) Marketing
4 22 (5.71%) Retail
5 17 (4.42%) Law
6 12 (3.12%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.60%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.34%) Military
9 8 (2.08%) Banking
10 7 (1.82%) Publishing
11 5 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (1.04%) Automotive
12 4 (1.04%) Electronics
12 4 (1.04%) Mandarin Language
13 3 (0.78%) Back Office
13 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.52%) Games
14 2 (0.52%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (22.60%) Analyst
2 63 (16.36%) Architect
3 35 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 31 (8.05%) Developer
5 30 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.75%) Consultant
7 19 (4.94%) Data Analyst
8 18 (4.68%) Information Architect
8 18 (4.68%) Senior Manager
9 16 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (3.90%) Information Analyst
11 11 (2.86%) Administrator
12 10 (2.60%) Data Architect
12 10 (2.60%) Security Analyst
12 10 (2.60%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (2.34%) Head of Strategy
14 8 (2.08%) Agile Project Manager
14 8 (2.08%) Technical Architect
15 7 (1.82%) Coordinator
15 7 (1.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.97%) CSS
1 23 (5.97%) HTML
2 20 (5.19%) XML
3 17 (4.42%) .NET
4 12 (3.12%) Middleware
5 11 (2.86%) HTML5
5 11 (2.86%) SAML
6 10 (2.60%) jQuery
6 10 (2.60%) OAuth
6 10 (2.60%) Web Services
7 9 (2.34%) RESTful
8 8 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 8 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.82%) Spring
10 6 (1.56%) OpenID
10 6 (1.56%) SailPoint
10 6 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (1.30%) REST
11 5 (1.30%) Sass
11 5 (1.30%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 112 (29.09%) Management Information System
2 74 (19.22%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.90%) NHS
5 13 (3.38%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.86%) Clustering
7 9 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
8 6 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.56%) Taxonomies
8 6 (1.56%) User Experience
9 4 (1.04%) CESG
9 4 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.04%) Life Science
9 4 (1.04%) LIMS
9 4 (1.04%) Replication
9 4 (1.04%) Social Media
9 4 (1.04%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.01%) Windows
2 21 (5.45%) Linux
3 7 (1.82%) Unix
4 5 (1.30%) Solaris
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.78%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (17.14%) Project Management
3 42 (10.91%) Data Protection
4 40 (10.39%) Information Security
5 39 (10.13%) Analytics
5 39 (10.13%) Data Management
6 37 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (8.05%) Business Analysis
8 31 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (7.79%) Cybersecurity
9 30 (7.79%) Information Governance
10 29 (7.53%) Information Architecture
10 29 (7.53%) Scrum
11 27 (7.01%) Data Architecture
11 27 (7.01%) Decision-Making
11 27 (7.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 24 (6.23%) Risk Management
13 22 (5.71%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (10.13%) SQL
2 15 (3.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (3.12%) Java
4 10 (2.60%) Python
5 9 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.08%) C#
7 4 (1.04%) C
7 4 (1.04%) PHP
7 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.04%) R
8 3 (0.78%) ABAP
8 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.78%) Scala
8 3 (0.78%) VBA
9 2 (0.52%) Java 8
10 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.26%) Dart
10 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 60 (15.58%) Degree
3 51 (13.25%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.97%) CISSP
5 12 (3.12%) CEH
6 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.08%) Master's Degree
8 7 (1.82%) CISA
8 7 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.82%) CISM
8 7 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.56%) MCSE
9 6 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (1.04%) APMP
10 4 (1.04%) CCNP
10 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.04%) GCIH
10 4 (1.04%) GIAC
10 4 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.95%) GDPR
2 25 (6.49%) Data Quality
3 20 (5.19%) QA
4 18 (4.68%) PMO
5 9 (2.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (1.82%) Government Security Classifications
6 7 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.56%) COBIT
7 6 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.04%) Def Stans
8 4 (1.04%) SLA
9 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.26%) EMIR
10 1 (0.26%) HAZOP
10 1 (0.26%) IFRS
10 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.26%) MiFID
10 1 (0.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 14 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.12%) CSIRT
1 12 (3.12%) Nessus
1 12 (3.12%) Nmap
2 11 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (2.34%) QRadar
4 7 (1.82%) PTC Integrity
5 6 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.78%) MOM
8 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.26%) SCCM
9 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.26%) SCOM
9 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (15.32%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.01%) Oracle
3 25 (6.49%) SAP
4 13 (3.38%) Tableau
5 11 (2.86%) IBM
6 10 (2.60%) Splunk
7 9 (2.34%) Cisco
7 9 (2.34%) VMware
8 7 (1.82%) PTC
9 6 (1.56%) Ab Initio
9 6 (1.56%) Adobe
9 6 (1.56%) HP
9 6 (1.56%) Ping Identity
10 5 (1.30%) CA Agile Central
10 5 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.30%) Talend
11 4 (1.04%) Northgate
11 4 (1.04%) Remedy
11 4 (1.04%) Teradata
11 4 (1.04%) TIBCO