Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 432 462
Rank change year-on-year -72 +30 -44
Contract jobs citing Information Management 431 462 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.57% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 292 327
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £299
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 30
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £19.66 £14.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.84% +31.88% -67.59%
10th Percentile £19.73 £12.35 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.80 £24.98 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £18.57 £15.82
% change year-on-year +92.51% +17.42% -66.35%

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 88,714 80,881 92,764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.74% 84.94% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,518 52,925 61,090
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £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 2,434 2,131 2,294
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +3.79% +12.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.18 £52.38 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% - +16.01%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -70 393 £451 +2.97% 117
UK excluding London -39 224 £440 +10.00% 73
London -38 195 £475 +5.56% 44
South East -28 73 £438 +7.03% 13
North of England +8 46 £488 +21.88% 21
Midlands -4 33 £450 +21.21% 9
East of England +14 32 £475 +32.77% 12
North West +2 29 £475 +11.76% 11
Wales 0 21 £405 -2.41%
West Midlands -17 17 £425 +30.77% 6
South West -38 17 £413 +3.13% 16
East Midlands +8 16 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -12 15 £503 +60.80% 5
Scotland -47 7 £375 -14.29% 2
North East -3 2 £335 -0.74% 5

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 154 (35.73%) Management Information System
2 97 (22.51%) Microsoft
3 96 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (21.35%) Finance
5 70 (16.24%) Degree
6 67 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
8 53 (12.30%) Data Protection
9 52 (12.06%) SharePoint
9 52 (12.06%) Project Management
10 50 (11.60%) Security Cleared
10 50 (11.60%) GDPR
11 49 (11.37%) Analytics
12 44 (10.21%) Information Security
13 42 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (9.51%) SQL
14 41 (9.51%) SQL Server
14 41 (9.51%) Data Management
15 38 (8.82%) SC Cleared
16 37 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 36 (8.35%) Office 365
17 36 (8.35%) ITIL
18 35 (8.12%) Scrum
18 35 (8.12%) Business Analysis
19 34 (7.89%) Marketing
19 34 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
19 34 (7.89%) Data Modelling
19 34 (7.89%) SAP
19 34 (7.89%) Oracle
20 33 (7.66%) 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 52 (12.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.71%) CMS
3 7 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.93%) Confluence
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.46%) GlassFish
7 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (6.96%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.39%) InfoPath
5 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.93%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.02%) SAP ERP
1 13 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.16%) Magento
3 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.70%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.70%) SmartPlant
5 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.46%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.23%) assyst
6 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.35%) Office 365
3 23 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.09%) SaaS
5 7 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.16%) PaaS
6 5 (1.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (0.93%) IaaS
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.46%) BlueKai
9 2 (0.46%) Boomi
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Logentries
10 1 (0.23%) Loggly
10 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.23%) Taleo
10 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.87%) Firewall
2 15 (3.48%) HTTP
3 13 (3.02%) Network Security
4 12 (2.78%) Intranet
5 10 (2.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (2.09%) Internet
6 9 (2.09%) SMS
7 7 (1.62%) Skype
8 4 (0.93%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.93%) IPsec
8 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.46%) SAN
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.23%) DHCP
10 1 (0.23%) DNS
10 1 (0.23%) Extranet
10 1 (0.23%) VLAN
10 1 (0.23%) VoIP
10 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.25%) SAP HANA
6 13 (3.02%) Power BI
7 12 (2.78%) EDRMS
7 12 (2.78%) MySQL
8 9 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.86%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.62%) Big Data
10 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.62%) Spotfire
11 5 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 9 (2.09%) Metasploit
3 6 (1.39%) JIRA
3 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.93%) Subversion
5 3 (0.70%) AccuRev
5 3 (0.70%) Ant
5 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.70%) GitLab
5 3 (0.70%) JUnit
5 3 (0.70%) Maven
5 3 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.70%) Selenium
5 3 (0.70%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.46%) Gradle
6 2 (0.46%) JMeter
6 2 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 92 (21.35%) Finance
2 34 (7.89%) Marketing
3 29 (6.73%) Legal
4 25 (5.80%) Law
5 22 (5.10%) Retail
6 17 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.25%) Military
7 14 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.78%) Banking
9 7 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.62%) Publishing
10 6 (1.39%) Back Office
11 5 (1.16%) Electronics
11 5 (1.16%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.93%) Local Government
12 4 (0.93%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 103 (23.90%) Analyst
2 59 (13.69%) Architect
3 38 (8.82%) Developer
4 34 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 28 (6.50%) Consultant
5 28 (6.50%) Data Analyst
5 28 (6.50%) Project Manager
5 28 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (4.64%) Salesforce Analyst
7 13 (3.02%) Administrator
7 13 (3.02%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (2.55%) Configuration Analyst
9 11 (2.55%) Identity Management Architect
9 11 (2.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 10 (2.32%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 10 (2.32%) Configuration Management Analyst
10 10 (2.32%) Data Architect
10 10 (2.32%) Senior Manager
11 9 (2.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.34%) XML
2 20 (4.64%) HTML
3 19 (4.41%) CSS
4 14 (3.25%) .NET
4 14 (3.25%) SAML
5 13 (3.02%) OAuth
6 11 (2.55%) RESTful
6 11 (2.55%) SailPoint
7 9 (2.09%) JSON
7 9 (2.09%) Web Services
8 8 (1.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.62%) HTML5
10 6 (1.39%) Angular 2
10 6 (1.39%) Middleware
10 6 (1.39%) Sass
10 6 (1.39%) Spring
11 5 (1.16%) jQuery
12 4 (0.93%) Ajax
12 4 (0.93%) REST
12 4 (0.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 154 (35.73%) Management Information System
2 67 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.87%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.94%) Clustering
7 11 (2.55%) CMDB
8 9 (2.09%) LIMS
9 8 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.86%) NHS
10 7 (1.62%) Life Science
10 7 (1.62%) Reference Data
10 7 (1.62%) User Experience
11 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.39%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
13 4 (0.93%) CESG
13 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.93%) PKI
14 3 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.66%) Windows
2 27 (6.26%) Linux
3 12 (2.78%) Unix
4 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.70%) Solaris
6 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (13.23%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (12.30%) Data Protection
4 52 (12.06%) Project Management
5 49 (11.37%) Analytics
6 44 (10.21%) Information Security
7 42 (9.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (9.51%) Data Management
9 36 (8.35%) ITIL
10 35 (8.12%) Business Analysis
10 35 (8.12%) Scrum
11 34 (7.89%) Data Modelling
12 32 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (6.73%) PRINCE2
14 28 (6.50%) Change Management
14 28 (6.50%) Programme Management
15 27 (6.26%) Configuration Management
15 27 (6.26%) Enterprise Architecture
15 27 (6.26%) Information Governance
16 25 (5.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 41 (9.51%) SQL
2 17 (3.94%) JavaScript
3 14 (3.25%) Java
4 11 (2.55%) C
5 7 (1.62%) C#
6 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.93%) ABAP
7 4 (0.93%) Python
8 3 (0.70%) PHP
8 3 (0.70%) Scala
8 3 (0.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.46%) RPG
9 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.23%) Groovy
10 1 (0.23%) Java 8
10 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.23%) VBA
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (16.24%) Degree
2 50 (11.60%) Security Cleared
3 38 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 24 (5.57%) CISSP
5 11 (2.55%) CEH
5 11 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (2.32%) Master's Degree
7 9 (2.09%) MCSE
7 9 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.62%) CCNP
8 7 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.62%) GCIH
8 7 (1.62%) GIAC
9 6 (1.39%) CISM
9 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (1.16%) CISA
10 5 (1.16%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.93%) GCIA
11 4 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.60%) GDPR
2 19 (4.41%) PMO
3 18 (4.18%) Data Quality
4 15 (3.48%) COBIT
5 12 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (2.55%) ISO 9001
6 11 (2.55%) QA
7 10 (2.32%) Def Stans
7 10 (2.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 9 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (1.39%) Government Security Classifications
10 4 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.70%) SLA
12 2 (0.46%) HAZOP
12 2 (0.46%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.23%) GCP
13 1 (0.23%) IFRS
13 1 (0.23%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) HDFS
2 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (3.02%) Nessus
2 11 (2.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 11 (2.55%) PTC Integrity
3 9 (2.09%) Nmap
4 8 (1.86%) CSIRT
4 8 (1.86%) QRadar
5 6 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.70%) Oozie
7 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.46%) MOM
7 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.23%) Graylog
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.23%) logstash
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.23%) SCCM
8 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 34 (7.89%) Oracle
2 34 (7.89%) SAP
3 33 (7.66%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.48%) IBM
5 13 (3.02%) Talend
6 11 (2.55%) Ping Identity
6 11 (2.55%) PTC
7 8 (1.86%) CyberArk
8 7 (1.62%) Cisco
8 7 (1.62%) HP
8 7 (1.62%) Tableau
9 6 (1.39%) Google
9 6 (1.39%) Splunk
10 4 (0.93%) AlienVault
10 4 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 4 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.93%) VMware
11 3 (0.70%) Adobe
11 3 (0.70%) Remedy