Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 455 435 446
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Management 491 461 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.50% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 276 346
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £287 £219 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.05% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 31
UK median hourly rate £20.27 £23.34 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -45.72% +22.86%
10th Percentile £16.10 £11.94 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.75 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.04 £22.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year -19.82% -48.86% +87.23%

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 86,588 77,629 89,283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.60% 84.37% 83.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,199 51,073 58,321
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £298 £270 £263
90th Percentile £638 £620 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,222 2,117 2,437
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.24 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.04% - +13.68%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -41 436 £450 +2.27% 108
UK excluding London -12 285 £425 +6.25% 69
London -42 196 £475 +5.56% 52
South East -30 82 £400 -5.88% 20
North of England -5 49 £455 +33.82% 13
Midlands -10 42 £400 -11.11% 13
North West +17 41 £481 +67.39% 7
East of England +5 38 £475 +18.75% 6
South West +2 32 £450 +31.68% 4
Scotland -13 30 £375 +30.66% 11
East Midlands +19 22 £450 +20.00% 7
West Midlands -19 20 £400 -11.11% 6
Wales -3 17 £405 +170.00% 2
Yorkshire -16 7 £400 +14.29% 2
North East +23 1 £335 -0.74% 4

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 183 (37.27%) Management Information System
2 115 (23.42%) Finance
3 108 (22.00%) Microsoft
4 107 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (16.90%) GDPR
6 82 (16.70%) Data Protection
7 71 (14.46%) Information Security
8 68 (13.85%) Degree
9 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (13.03%) Project Management
11 62 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (12.63%) Security Cleared
12 61 (12.42%) SharePoint
13 57 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 56 (11.41%) Data Modelling
15 54 (11.00%) SQL
15 54 (11.00%) Data Management
15 54 (11.00%) Analytics
16 53 (10.79%) Change Management
17 50 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
18 45 (9.16%) ITIL
19 44 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
19 44 (8.96%) SC Cleared
20 40 (8.15%) Office 365
21 38 (7.74%) SQL Server
21 38 (7.74%) Migration
21 38 (7.74%) Programme Management
21 38 (7.74%) Business Analysis
22 36 (7.33%) Legal
22 36 (7.33%) Configuration Management

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 61 (12.42%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.83%) CMS
4 8 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.43%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.02%) Confluence
7 5 (1.02%) SAS
8 4 (0.81%) Apache
8 4 (0.81%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.81%) IIS
8 4 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.81%) nginx
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.41%) LiveLink
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (10.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (6.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (2.85%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.81%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.81%) SPSS
7 2 (0.41%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.41%) Windchill
8 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.02%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.61%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.61%) Magento
3 3 (0.61%) SAP MDG
4 2 (0.41%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.41%) SAP PS
4 2 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.20%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.15%) Office 365
2 30 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.22%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 4 (0.81%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.61%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.41%) BlueKai
9 2 (0.41%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.20%) IaaS
10 1 (0.20%) Logentries
10 1 (0.20%) Loggly
10 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.20%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.44%) Firewall
2 9 (1.83%) Skype
3 8 (1.63%) Network Security
3 8 (1.63%) SMS
4 7 (1.43%) Intranet
5 5 (1.02%) HTTP
5 5 (1.02%) Internet
6 4 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (0.81%) H.323
6 4 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.81%) ISDN
6 4 (0.81%) PBX
6 4 (0.81%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.61%) IPsec
7 3 (0.61%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.41%) FTP
9 1 (0.20%) VoIP
9 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (5.30%) Big Data
4 22 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (3.05%) Apache Hive
7 15 (3.05%) Power BI
8 10 (2.04%) MySQL
9 9 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.83%) SAP BW
10 8 (1.63%) HBase
10 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.63%) SAP Data Services
10 8 (1.63%) Sqoop
11 7 (1.43%) EDRMS
11 7 (1.43%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.22%) Maven
2 6 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (0.81%) JIRA
3 4 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.61%) GitLab
4 3 (0.61%) Subversion
5 2 (0.41%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.41%) Ant
5 2 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.41%) JUnit
5 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.41%) Selenium
5 2 (0.41%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (23.42%) Finance
2 36 (7.33%) Legal
3 28 (5.70%) Marketing
4 24 (4.89%) Military
5 23 (4.68%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.48%) Law
7 18 (3.67%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.67%) Retail
8 16 (3.26%) Banking
9 7 (1.43%) Electronics
9 7 (1.43%) Local Government
10 6 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.81%) Back Office
11 4 (0.81%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.41%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 128 (26.07%) Analyst
2 66 (13.44%) Architect
3 50 (10.18%) Business Analyst
4 34 (6.92%) Developer
5 33 (6.72%) Data Analyst
6 31 (6.31%) Consultant
7 25 (5.09%) Project Manager
8 21 (4.28%) Salesforce Analyst
9 18 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.26%) Data Architect
11 15 (3.05%) Configuration Analyst
11 15 (3.05%) Configuration Management Analyst
11 15 (3.05%) Information Manager
12 12 (2.44%) Business Manager
12 12 (2.44%) Information Architect
12 12 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
13 11 (2.24%) Data Protection Officer
13 11 (2.24%) Security Manager
14 10 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (2.04%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.26%) XML
2 10 (2.04%) HTML
2 10 (2.04%) Middleware
3 9 (1.83%) CSS
3 9 (1.83%) JSON
4 7 (1.43%) SAML
5 6 (1.22%) .NET
5 6 (1.22%) J2EE
5 6 (1.22%) OAuth
5 6 (1.22%) REST
5 6 (1.22%) Web Services
6 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (1.02%) RESTful
6 5 (1.02%) SailPoint
6 5 (1.02%) Struts
6 5 (1.02%) XSD
7 4 (0.81%) Ajax
7 4 (0.81%) jQuery
7 4 (0.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 183 (37.27%) Management Information System
2 65 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (6.31%) Data Protection Act
4 26 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.26%) CMDB
7 15 (3.05%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (2.04%) Clustering
8 10 (2.04%) PKI
8 10 (2.04%) Reference Data
9 9 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
10 8 (1.63%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.22%) LIMS
12 6 (1.22%) NHS
12 6 (1.22%) User Experience
13 5 (1.02%) Taxonomies
14 4 (0.81%) CESG
14 4 (0.81%) Life Science
14 4 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.68%) Linux
2 19 (3.87%) Windows
3 14 (2.85%) Unix
4 4 (0.81%) CentOS
5 2 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (16.70%) Data Protection
3 71 (14.46%) Information Security
4 64 (13.03%) Project Management
5 62 (12.63%) Business Intelligence
6 57 (11.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (11.41%) Data Modelling
8 54 (11.00%) Analytics
8 54 (11.00%) Data Management
9 53 (10.79%) Change Management
10 45 (9.16%) ITIL
11 38 (7.74%) Business Analysis
11 38 (7.74%) Migration
11 38 (7.74%) Programme Management
12 36 (7.33%) Configuration Management
13 32 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (6.52%) Risk Management
14 31 (6.31%) Data Governance
15 30 (6.11%) Information Governance
15 30 (6.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 54 (11.00%) SQL
2 21 (4.28%) C
3 16 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 14 (2.85%) Java
5 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.81%) C#
6 4 (0.81%) Dart
6 4 (0.81%) MATLAB
6 4 (0.81%) Python
6 4 (0.81%) R
6 4 (0.81%) Scala
6 4 (0.81%) SPARQL
7 2 (0.41%) ABAP
7 2 (0.41%) RPG
7 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (13.85%) Degree
2 62 (12.63%) Security Cleared
3 44 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 26 (5.30%) CISSP
5 12 (2.44%) CISM
6 11 (2.24%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.43%) CISA
9 6 (1.22%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (1.02%) CCIE
10 5 (1.02%) CEH
10 5 (1.02%) ISEB
11 4 (0.81%) CCNA
11 4 (0.81%) CCNP
11 4 (0.81%) CCVP
11 4 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (0.81%) GCIH
11 4 (0.81%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (16.90%) GDPR
2 21 (4.28%) Data Quality
3 17 (3.46%) PMO
4 16 (3.26%) Def Stans
4 16 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (3.05%) ISO 9001
6 14 (2.85%) QA
7 13 (2.65%) COBIT
8 9 (1.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 8 (1.63%) JSP 440
10 7 (1.43%) RMADS
10 7 (1.43%) SLA
11 6 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.81%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
14 2 (0.41%) FINRA
15 1 (0.20%) IFRS
15 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
15 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 24 (4.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.04%) HDFS
3 8 (1.63%) Apache Flume
4 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.81%) Docker
6 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.41%) vSphere
8 1 (0.20%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) Nessus
2 7 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (1.22%) PTC Integrity
4 5 (1.02%) Oozie
4 5 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.81%) Ansible
5 4 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.81%) QRadar
6 2 (0.41%) Nagios
6 2 (0.41%) Nmap
6 2 (0.41%) RSA Archer
6 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.20%) Graylog
7 1 (0.20%) logstash
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.20%) SCCM
7 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 108 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (6.72%) Salesforce.com
2 33 (6.72%) SAP
3 23 (4.68%) Oracle
4 18 (3.67%) Tableau
5 15 (3.05%) IBM
6 14 (2.85%) Cloudera
7 10 (2.04%) Talend
8 9 (1.83%) CyberArk
9 8 (1.63%) Hortonworks
10 7 (1.43%) PTC
11 6 (1.22%) AlienVault
11 6 (1.22%) Cisco
11 6 (1.22%) Google
11 6 (1.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.22%) VMware
12 5 (1.02%) ESRI
12 5 (1.02%) Ping Identity
12 5 (1.02%) Progress
12 5 (1.02%) Xerox