Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 510 475 469
Rank change year-on-year -35 -6 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Management 400 465 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.54% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 290 291
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £220 £270
90th Percentile £675 £638 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £434 £400
% change year-on-year -7.78% +8.44% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 28
UK median hourly rate £29.36 £22.35 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.39% +12.78% -49.20%
10th Percentile £19.70 £16.25 £11.51
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.63 £21.17 £16.66
% change year-on-year +21.03% +27.07% -62.13%

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 86,466 86,109 82,761
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.92% 85.85% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,091 57,587 54,662
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,191 2,026 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.17% - -
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.00%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -23 365 £450 -4.46% 94
UK excluding London -59 210 £400 -7.78% 65
London +3 178 £500 - 36
South East -12 59 £438 -6.91% 15
South West -31 43 £410 -8.89% 11
North of England -24 38 £438 -3.85% 17
Midlands -19 26 £356 -18.57% 6
Yorkshire -13 20 £488 +21.88% 4
East of England -13 20 £405 -4.71% 9
Scotland -27 19 £375 - 6
North West -13 17 £400 -17.95% 12
East Midlands +1 15 £350 -26.32% 2
West Midlands -19 11 £388 -3.13% 4
Wales -15 4 £200 -50.00%
Northern Ireland +22 1 - - 1
North East -9 1 £350 -30.00% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 135 (33.75%) Management Information System
2 104 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (23.75%) Finance
4 69 (17.25%) Security Cleared
5 68 (17.00%) Project Management
5 68 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (14.00%) SQL
7 53 (13.25%) SharePoint
8 50 (12.50%) Data Management
9 49 (12.25%) GDPR
10 48 (12.00%) Degree
10 48 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 47 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (11.75%) SC Cleared
12 46 (11.50%) Analytics
13 42 (10.50%) Data Protection
14 39 (9.75%) Microsoft Excel
15 38 (9.50%) SQL Server
15 38 (9.50%) Information Security
16 36 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 36 (9.00%) Data Quality
17 35 (8.75%) Information Architecture
17 35 (8.75%) Decision-Making
18 34 (8.50%) Office 365
19 33 (8.25%) Migration
19 33 (8.25%) Data Architecture
20 31 (7.75%) Information Governance
20 31 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
21 30 (7.50%) Business Analysis
22 29 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 53 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.25%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.00%) ArcGIS
4 4 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.00%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) SAS
6 2 (0.50%) Drupal
6 2 (0.50%) Moodle
6 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Documentum
7 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (9.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (4.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (1.00%) InfoPath
6 4 (1.00%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.75%) Magento
3 3 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.25%) OPENContractor
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle AML
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.25%) TrackWise
5 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.50%) Office 365
2 26 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.50%) SaaS
5 8 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.25%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.25%) G Suite
6 5 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.25%) PaaS
7 4 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.00%) Trello
8 3 (0.75%) Boomi
8 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.75%) Google Drive
8 3 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon SageMaker
9 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.25%) Firewall
2 8 (2.00%) HTTP
2 8 (2.00%) WAN
3 7 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (1.50%) Network Security
5 5 (1.25%) Intranet
5 5 (1.25%) LAN
5 5 (1.25%) PBX
5 5 (1.25%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.75%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.75%) WebEx
7 2 (0.50%) Extranet
7 2 (0.50%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.50%) IPsec
7 2 (0.50%) Skype
7 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.25%) DNS
8 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.50%) Big Data
4 14 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.25%) Relational Database
6 12 (3.00%) Hadoop
6 12 (3.00%) Power BI
7 7 (1.75%) DTS
8 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.25%) GIS
9 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.00%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.00%) NewSQL
10 4 (1.00%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.75%) MS Access
11 3 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (2.00%) JIRA
2 7 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.50%) Maven
4 5 (1.25%) Metasploit
4 5 (1.25%) Selenium
4 5 (1.25%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.00%) AccuRev
5 4 (1.00%) Ant
5 4 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.00%) Gradle
5 4 (1.00%) JUnit
5 4 (1.00%) Subversion
6 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) ERwin
7 1 (0.25%) git-flow
7 1 (0.25%) Mocha
7 1 (0.25%) Protractor
General
1 95 (23.75%) Finance
2 23 (5.75%) Legal
3 22 (5.50%) Retail
4 18 (4.50%) Banking
5 17 (4.25%) Marketing
6 13 (3.25%) Law
7 12 (3.00%) Military
8 11 (2.75%) Back Office
8 11 (2.75%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.25%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.25%) Mandarin Language
12 4 (1.00%) Billing
12 4 (1.00%) Electronics
13 3 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.50%) Automotive
14 2 (0.50%) Games
14 2 (0.50%) Local Government
14 2 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (27.00%) Analyst
2 73 (18.25%) Architect
3 48 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 36 (9.00%) Developer
5 29 (7.25%) Consultant
6 28 (7.00%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.75%) Information Architect
8 20 (5.00%) Data Architect
9 19 (4.75%) Information Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (3.75%) Data Analyst
12 13 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 10 (2.50%) Java Developer
14 9 (2.25%) Agile Business Analyst
14 9 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 9 (2.25%) Management Consultant
15 8 (2.00%) Business Manager
15 8 (2.00%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.00%) Information Officer
15 8 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.00%) XML
2 19 (4.75%) HTML
3 16 (4.00%) .NET
4 14 (3.50%) Web Services
5 13 (3.25%) CSS
5 13 (3.25%) Middleware
6 11 (2.75%) jQuery
7 8 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.50%) HTML5
9 6 (1.50%) JAX-RS
9 6 (1.50%) REST
9 6 (1.50%) Spring
10 5 (1.25%) ADO.NET
10 5 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.25%) IDoc
10 5 (1.25%) RESTful
10 5 (1.25%) SOAP
10 5 (1.25%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (33.75%) Management Information System
2 68 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.75%) NHS
4 14 (3.50%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.25%) Taxonomies
6 7 (1.75%) Wiki
7 6 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.25%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.25%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (1.25%) User Experience
9 4 (1.00%) Clustering
9 4 (1.00%) Fintech
9 4 (1.00%) LIMS
9 4 (1.00%) Replication
9 4 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.00%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.75%) Windows
2 11 (2.75%) Linux
3 6 (1.50%) Unix
4 4 (1.00%) Solaris
4 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (17.00%) Project Management
3 50 (12.50%) Data Management
4 47 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (11.50%) Analytics
6 42 (10.50%) Data Protection
7 38 (9.50%) Information Security
8 36 (9.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 35 (8.75%) Decision-Making
9 35 (8.75%) Information Architecture
10 33 (8.25%) Data Architecture
10 33 (8.25%) Migration
11 31 (7.75%) Information Governance
11 31 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (7.50%) Business Analysis
13 29 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 28 (7.00%) Data Modelling
14 28 (7.00%) PRINCE2
15 27 (6.75%) Records Management
15 27 (6.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (14.00%) SQL
2 19 (4.75%) JavaScript
3 18 (4.50%) T-SQL
4 15 (3.75%) Java
5 13 (3.25%) Python
6 12 (3.00%) C#
7 8 (2.00%) C
8 5 (1.25%) ABAP
8 5 (1.25%) R
8 5 (1.25%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.00%) VBA
10 3 (0.75%) PHP
10 3 (0.75%) Scala
11 2 (0.50%) VB
12 1 (0.25%) Dart
12 1 (0.25%) Java 8
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (17.25%) Security Cleared
2 48 (12.00%) Degree
3 47 (11.75%) SC Cleared
4 16 (4.00%) CISSP
5 7 (1.75%) CEH
5 7 (1.75%) CISA
5 7 (1.75%) CISM
5 7 (1.75%) ISEB
6 6 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.50%) PMP
7 5 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.25%) MBA
7 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.00%) APMP
8 4 (1.00%) CBAP
8 4 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.00%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (12.25%) GDPR
2 36 (9.00%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.50%) QA
4 14 (3.50%) PMO
5 11 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (2.00%) SLA
7 4 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.75%) Def Stans
9 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.25%) EMIR
10 1 (0.25%) GAMP
10 1 (0.25%) GMP
10 1 (0.25%) GxP
10 1 (0.25%) HL7
10 1 (0.25%) IFRS
10 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.25%) CSIRT
2 5 (1.25%) Nessus
2 5 (1.25%) Nmap
2 5 (1.25%) QRadar
3 4 (1.00%) MOM
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 48 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.75%) Oracle
3 17 (4.25%) SAP
3 17 (4.25%) Tableau
4 12 (3.00%) Google
5 9 (2.25%) Adobe
6 7 (1.75%) VMware
7 6 (1.50%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.25%) Northgate
8 5 (1.25%) Splunk
9 4 (1.00%) ESRI
9 4 (1.00%) IBM
9 4 (1.00%) Remedy
9 4 (1.00%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.00%) Teradata
9 4 (1.00%) Xerox
10 3 (0.75%) Cisco
10 3 (0.75%) Dell
10 3 (0.75%) Hitachi
10 3 (0.75%) TIBCO