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 3 months to 28 April 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.

Information Management
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 405 397
Rank change year-on-year +13 -8  
Contract jobs citing Information Management 218 251 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 162 153
Median daily rate £440 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £700 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -34.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.86 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £57.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -45.00% -28.99%  

Information 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39463 46272 44542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.70% 82.83% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25947 30560 27673
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1013 1075 1305
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.97 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Information Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Management in the UK

Information Management
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 April 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
England +12 209 £450 +5.88% 43
London +30 101 £450 +2.27% 22
South East +29 48 £433 +25.36% 11
Berkshire +37 27 £425 +83.78%
Reading +43 24 - -
South West -3 20 £371 +0.33% 1
West Midlands +22 17 £400 -15.78% 1
Wiltshire +12 15 £341 +19.64%
City of London -8 13 £513 +13.88% 5
Swindon - 11 £293 -
Hampshire +9 8 £394 +2.27% 4
North West +31 6 £344 -34.52% 4
Birmingham +2 6 £288 -41.02% 1
East of England -21 6 £400 +6.66%
Southampton +3 5 £406 -32.29%
Warwickshire +15 4 £446 +19.00%
West Sussex +13 4 £440 +31.34% 1
Crawley +9 4 £440 - 1
Yorkshire +1 4 £210 -50.58% 1
South Wales +12 3 £300 - 2
Salisbury +9 3 £341 -6.57%
Wales +6 3 £300 - 2
Norwich +4 3 - -
Surrey +1 3 £625 - 4
Norfolk -8 3 - -
Belfast -25 3 - -
County Antrim -28 3 - -
Northern Ireland -31 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £300 - 1
Scotland +36 2 £355 -3.72% 6

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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.

1 141 (30.85%) Management Information System
2 122 (26.70%) Finance
3 84 (18.38%) Microsoft
4 81 (17.72%) Project Management
5 75 (16.41%) Security Cleared
6 71 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
7 69 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (12.91%) SharePoint
9 59 (12.91%) SC Cleared
10 58 (12.69%) SQL
11 56 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
12 50 (10.94%) Data Management
13 49 (10.72%) Data Modelling
14 47 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (9.41%) Migration
16 42 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
17 40 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (8.75%) Analytics
17 40 (8.75%) Data Quality
18 37 (8.10%) PRINCE2
18 37 (8.10%) Windows
19 36 (7.88%) Change Management
20 35 (7.66%) Law
20 35 (7.66%) Oracle
20 35 (7.66%) Degree
21 34 (7.44%) Business Analysis
21 34 (7.44%) ITIL
22 33 (7.22%) Linux
22 33 (7.22%) SQL Server

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 59 (12.91%) SharePoint
2 25 (5.47%) SAS
3 10 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.97%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.75%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.31%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.09%) Apache
7 5 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.88%) FileNet
8 4 (0.88%) MS Project Server
8 4 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.66%) CMS
9 3 (0.66%) Mule
10 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (12.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (9.19%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (6.56%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (3.50%) MS Visio
6 15 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.88%) SPSS
7 4 (0.88%) Weka
8 2 (0.44%) Stata
9 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) HFM
3 3 (0.66%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.66%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.44%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.44%) Lorenzo
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.44%) Primavera
4 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.03%) Office 365
2 22 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.09%) SaaS
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 4 (0.88%) PaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.44%) Veeva
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
8 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.94%) Internet
2 13 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (2.41%) Intranet
4 9 (1.97%) LAN
4 9 (1.97%) WAN
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (1.31%) Skype
7 4 (0.88%) DMZ
7 4 (0.88%) DNS
7 4 (0.88%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.88%) Firewall
8 3 (0.66%) HTTP
8 3 (0.66%) Modbus
8 3 (0.66%) Network Security
8 3 (0.66%) Profibus
8 3 (0.66%) SAN
8 3 (0.66%) SMTP
9 2 (0.44%) NAS
9 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (7.22%) SQL Server
3 21 (4.60%) Big Data
3 21 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.94%) Hadoop
5 17 (3.72%) Power BI
6 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (2.84%) EDRMS
7 13 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.19%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.97%) Base SAS
11 9 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.75%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.75%) Mahout
12 8 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 10 (2.19%) JIRA
2 6 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.66%) ERwin
4 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.44%) Ant
5 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.44%) Gradle
5 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.44%) JUnit
5 2 (0.44%) Maven
5 2 (0.44%) Selenium
5 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.44%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 122 (26.70%) Finance
2 35 (7.66%) Law
3 31 (6.78%) Banking
3 31 (6.78%) Retail
4 23 (5.03%) Marketing
5 16 (3.50%) Publishing
6 15 (3.28%) Legal
7 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.75%) German Language
9 7 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.09%) French Language
12 4 (0.88%) Military
13 3 (0.66%) Local Government
14 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 2 (0.44%) Billing
14 2 (0.44%) Electronics
14 2 (0.44%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (18.82%) Analyst
2 80 (17.51%) Architect
3 43 (9.41%) Developer
4 40 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 39 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (7.44%) Business Analyst
7 29 (6.35%) Data Analyst
8 25 (5.47%) Administrator
9 23 (5.03%) Consultant
10 18 (3.94%) Data Architect
11 14 (3.06%) Information Manager
12 12 (2.63%) Senior Architect
12 12 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
13 11 (2.41%) Coordinator
14 10 (2.19%) Information Analyst
15 9 (1.97%) Data Manager
15 9 (1.97%) IT Manager
15 9 (1.97%) Lead Architect
15 9 (1.97%) Programme Manager
15 9 (1.97%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (5.47%) HTML
2 24 (5.25%) CSS
3 23 (5.03%) XML
4 17 (3.72%) Web Services
5 15 (3.28%) JSON
6 14 (3.06%) PostGIS
7 13 (2.84%) RSS
7 13 (2.84%) XSLT
8 9 (1.97%) .NET
9 7 (1.53%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.53%) REST
10 6 (1.31%) Middleware
10 6 (1.31%) SOAP
11 4 (0.88%) D3.js
11 4 (0.88%) Natural Language Processing
11 4 (0.88%) NumPy
11 4 (0.88%) Spring
11 4 (0.88%) WSDL
11 4 (0.88%) XML Messaging
11 4 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 141 (30.85%) Management Information System
2 47 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.50%) Data Structures
4 16 (3.50%) NHS
5 13 (2.84%) Web 2.0
6 12 (2.63%) Fintech
7 8 (1.75%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.31%) Life Science
9 5 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.09%) Clustering
9 5 (1.09%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.88%) CESG
10 4 (0.88%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (0.88%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.10%) Windows
2 33 (7.22%) Linux
3 25 (5.47%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.84%) CentOS
4 13 (2.84%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) Unix
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.44%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (17.72%) Project Management
2 71 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
3 69 (15.10%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (10.94%) Data Management
6 49 (10.72%) Data Modelling
7 43 (9.41%) Migration
8 40 (8.75%) Analytics
9 37 (8.10%) PRINCE2
10 36 (7.88%) Change Management
11 34 (7.44%) Business Analysis
11 34 (7.44%) ITIL
12 33 (7.22%) ETL
13 30 (6.56%) Data Analysis
14 29 (6.35%) Configuration Management
15 28 (6.13%) Service Management
16 27 (5.91%) Data Protection
16 27 (5.91%) Programme Management
17 26 (5.69%) Data Integration
18 25 (5.47%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.69%) SQL
2 29 (6.35%) Java
3 26 (5.69%) Python
4 24 (5.25%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.72%) C
6 14 (3.06%) PHP
7 11 (2.41%) MATLAB
7 11 (2.41%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.41%) R
8 8 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.53%) C#
10 4 (0.88%) SPARQL
10 4 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.44%) C++
11 2 (0.44%) Julia
12 1 (0.22%) Ruby
12 1 (0.22%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.22%) Scala
12 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 59 (12.91%) SC Cleared
3 35 (7.66%) Degree
4 16 (3.50%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.75%) APMP
6 5 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.66%) MCITP
8 3 (0.66%) MCSE
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.66%) PMP
9 2 (0.44%) ACCA
9 2 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.44%) CISSP
9 2 (0.44%) HND
9 2 (0.44%) IISP
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.75%) Data Quality
2 23 (5.03%) PMO
3 15 (3.28%) QA
4 9 (1.97%) GDPR
5 6 (1.31%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.88%) P3O
7 3 (0.66%) EMIR
7 3 (0.66%) IFRS
7 3 (0.66%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.44%) COBIT
8 2 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.44%) MiFID
8 2 (0.44%) SLA
9 1 (0.22%) GAAP
9 1 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (1.09%) Kibana
3 3 (0.66%) Ansible
3 3 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 84 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.66%) Oracle
3 22 (4.81%) SAP
4 21 (4.60%) Red Hat
5 19 (4.16%) IBM
6 17 (3.72%) Tableau
7 14 (3.06%) Cisco
8 10 (2.19%) Informatica
8 10 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (2.19%) VMware
9 8 (1.75%) Adobe
9 8 (1.75%) Symantec
10 7 (1.53%) Lumension
10 7 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (1.53%) Teradata
10 7 (1.53%) Veeam
11 5 (1.09%) Cognos
11 5 (1.09%) hybris
11 5 (1.09%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.88%) Netezza
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago