Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 459 437 448
Rank change year-on-year -22 +11 -21
Contract jobs citing Information Management 458 473 501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.58% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 294 319
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £220 £261 £280
90th Percentile £638 £612 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +9.38% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 22
UK median hourly rate £22.35 £19.81 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.78% -49.20% +56.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.51 £12.75
90th Percentile £39.00 £40.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.17 £16.66 £44.00
% change year-on-year +27.07% -62.13% +100.00%

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 84,024 81,140 89,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.51% 83.79% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,267 53,737 57,879
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,958 2,261 2,720
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £11.32 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00% +24.22%

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 20 January 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 20 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Top 16 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 20 January 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 -34 410 £475 +11.76% 127
UK excluding London -2 264 £438 +9.38% 97
London -25 185 £500 +11.11% 55
South East -26 72 £470 -1.42% 26
South West +15 42 £450 +12.50% 11
North of England +24 39 £455 +19.34% 14
East of England -8 36 £450 +16.13% 8
Scotland +1 35 £375 +33.93% 13
Midlands -13 35 £444 +0.85% 13
North West +11 24 £488 +25.81% 10
East Midlands +7 18 £463 +9.47% 4
West Midlands -2 17 £419 -6.94% 9
Yorkshire +7 13 £413 -5.17% 2
Wales +7 5 £400 +146.15% 10
North East +41 2 £500 +48.15% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £825 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Information Management.

1 150 (32.75%) Management Information System
2 130 (28.38%) Finance
3 107 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (20.09%) Microsoft
5 77 (16.81%) Data Protection
6 74 (16.16%) GDPR
7 70 (15.28%) SharePoint
8 66 (14.41%) Security Cleared
9 65 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (13.97%) SQL
10 64 (13.97%) Information Security
11 62 (13.54%) Project Management
12 58 (12.66%) Risk Management
13 54 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 53 (11.57%) Analytics
15 49 (10.70%) Data Management
15 49 (10.70%) Degree
16 48 (10.48%) SC Cleared
17 46 (10.04%) Data Modelling
18 41 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
19 40 (8.73%) SQL Server
19 40 (8.73%) ITIL
19 40 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
20 39 (8.52%) Change Management
21 38 (8.30%) Migration
21 38 (8.30%) Big Data
22 37 (8.08%) Data Protection Act
23 36 (7.86%) CRM
24 33 (7.21%) Office 365
24 33 (7.21%) Data Quality

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 70 (15.28%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.02%) Apache Spark
3 20 (4.37%) MS Exchange
4 16 (3.49%) Apache Pig
5 11 (2.40%) CMS
5 11 (2.40%) SAS
6 8 (1.75%) Apache
6 8 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.31%) IIS
8 5 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.87%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.87%) nginx
9 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.66%) Drupal
10 3 (0.66%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (1.75%) SPSS
7 4 (0.87%) Windchill
8 2 (0.44%) InDesign
8 2 (0.44%) XMetaL
9 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.22%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.66%) SAP MDG
3 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.44%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.44%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.22%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.21%) Office 365
2 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.53%) PaaS
5 6 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.31%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.44%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.44%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.44%) SaaS
7 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.62%) Firewall
2 8 (1.75%) Network Security
3 7 (1.53%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.31%) Internet
4 6 (1.31%) S/MIME
4 6 (1.31%) WAN
5 4 (0.87%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.87%) H.323
5 4 (0.87%) ISDN
5 4 (0.87%) LAN
5 4 (0.87%) PBX
5 4 (0.87%) SMS
6 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.66%) HTTP
6 3 (0.66%) Intranet
6 3 (0.66%) Skype
7 2 (0.44%) FTP
7 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
8 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.30%) Big Data
3 31 (6.77%) Hadoop
4 27 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.37%) Apache Hive
6 14 (3.06%) SAP BW
6 14 (3.06%) SAP Data Services
7 13 (2.84%) HBase
7 13 (2.84%) Sqoop
8 11 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.18%) Power BI
9 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.75%) Mahout
12 7 (1.53%) NewSQL
12 7 (1.53%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (2.84%) Jenkins
1 13 (2.84%) Maven
2 9 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.31%) JIRA
5 5 (1.09%) Mockito
5 5 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.87%) Gradle
6 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (0.66%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.66%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.66%) Mocha
7 3 (0.66%) Protractor
8 2 (0.44%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.44%) MorphX
9 1 (0.22%) Ant
9 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.22%) Selenium
9 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 130 (28.38%) Finance
2 31 (6.77%) Legal
3 30 (6.55%) Law
4 29 (6.33%) Banking
5 25 (5.46%) Marketing
6 18 (3.93%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.49%) Retail
8 14 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 13 (2.84%) Military
10 8 (1.75%) Local Government
11 7 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (1.09%) Electronics
13 3 (0.66%) Billing
13 3 (0.66%) Publishing
14 2 (0.44%) Advertising
14 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Back Office
15 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (22.27%) Analyst
2 79 (17.25%) Architect
3 45 (9.83%) Business Analyst
4 34 (7.42%) Developer
5 33 (7.21%) Consultant
6 24 (5.24%) Data Analyst
7 22 (4.80%) Data Architect
7 22 (4.80%) Project Manager
8 18 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (3.28%) Information Manager
10 14 (3.06%) Information Architect
11 12 (2.62%) Administrator
12 11 (2.40%) Business Manager
13 10 (2.18%) Security Consultant
13 10 (2.18%) Security Manager
13 10 (2.18%) Support Analyst
13 10 (2.18%) Technical Architect
14 9 (1.97%) Coordinator
14 9 (1.97%) Data Manager
14 9 (1.97%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.06%) XML
2 10 (2.18%) J2EE
2 10 (2.18%) Kafka
3 9 (1.97%) Natural Language Processing
4 8 (1.75%) CSS
4 8 (1.75%) HTML
4 8 (1.75%) Middleware
4 8 (1.75%) MLlib
5 6 (1.31%) JSR 170
5 6 (1.31%) OSGi
6 5 (1.09%) .NET
6 5 (1.09%) jQuery
6 5 (1.09%) PowerMock
7 4 (0.87%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.87%) ModSecurity
7 4 (0.87%) REST
7 4 (0.87%) Web Services
8 3 (0.66%) Jest
8 3 (0.66%) React
8 3 (0.66%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 150 (32.75%) Management Information System
2 65 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (8.08%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (3.71%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.62%) Freedom of Information Act
6 10 (2.18%) Fintech
7 9 (1.97%) PKI
8 8 (1.75%) Linked Data
8 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.53%) CMDB
10 6 (1.31%) BYOD
10 6 (1.31%) CESG
10 6 (1.31%) NHS
10 6 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.09%) LIMS
11 5 (1.09%) Robotics
11 5 (1.09%) Taxonomies
12 4 (0.87%) IVR
12 4 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (4.37%) Windows
2 11 (2.40%) Linux
3 10 (2.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.31%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) CentOS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (16.81%) Data Protection
3 64 (13.97%) Information Security
4 62 (13.54%) Project Management
5 58 (12.66%) Risk Management
6 54 (11.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (11.57%) Analytics
8 49 (10.70%) Data Management
9 46 (10.04%) Data Modelling
10 40 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (8.73%) ITIL
11 39 (8.52%) Change Management
12 38 (8.30%) Migration
13 36 (7.86%) CRM
14 29 (6.33%) Information Governance
15 28 (6.11%) Configuration Management
15 28 (6.11%) ETL
16 27 (5.90%) Asset Management
16 27 (5.90%) Change Control
16 27 (5.90%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.97%) SQL
2 21 (4.59%) Java
3 18 (3.93%) C
4 8 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.75%) MATLAB
4 8 (1.75%) R
4 8 (1.75%) SPARQL
4 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.87%) C#
6 4 (0.87%) Dart
7 2 (0.44%) Scala
7 2 (0.44%) X++
8 1 (0.22%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) VB
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (14.41%) Security Cleared
2 49 (10.70%) Degree
3 48 (10.48%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.37%) CISSP
5 14 (3.06%) CISM
6 13 (2.84%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (1.53%) CLAS
8 7 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.53%) IISP
9 5 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.87%) CCIE
10 4 (0.87%) CCNA
10 4 (0.87%) CCVP
10 4 (0.87%) CISA
10 4 (0.87%) HND
10 4 (0.87%) ISEB
10 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (16.16%) GDPR
2 33 (7.21%) Data Quality
3 20 (4.37%) PMO
4 18 (3.93%) QA
5 17 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (2.62%) RMADS
7 8 (1.75%) JSP 440
7 8 (1.75%) SLA
8 7 (1.53%) Def Stans
8 7 (1.53%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.87%) COBIT
10 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.66%) WCAG
12 2 (0.44%) FINRA
12 2 (0.44%) IFRS
12 2 (0.44%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.44%) P3O
13 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 32 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.84%) Apache Flume
2 13 (2.84%) HDFS
3 8 (1.75%) Docker
3 8 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.66%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (2.84%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (1.31%) Nessus
3 4 (0.87%) Ansible
3 4 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.87%) Terraform
4 2 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.44%) Nagios
4 2 (0.44%) Nmap
4 2 (0.44%) Oozie
4 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.44%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.22%) QRadar
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 92 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.55%) SAP
3 25 (5.46%) Tableau
4 17 (3.71%) Cloudera
5 14 (3.06%) Hortonworks
5 14 (3.06%) IBM
6 13 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.40%) VMware
8 10 (2.18%) Citrix
9 8 (1.75%) Adobe
9 8 (1.75%) Cisco
9 8 (1.75%) Informatica
9 8 (1.75%) Oracle
9 8 (1.75%) Progress
10 7 (1.53%) HP
10 7 (1.53%) hybris
11 6 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.09%) Coverity
12 5 (1.09%) ESRI
12 5 (1.09%) Teradata