Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Knowledge Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Knowledge Management over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Knowledge Management
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 665 633 572
Rank change year-on-year -32 -61 -50
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 223 262 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.30% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 164 233
UK median daily rate £325 £380 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.47% -1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £65 £247 £263
90th Percentile £600 £525 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
UK median hourly rate £89.47 £28.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +213.93% -1.72% +41.46%
10th Percentile £38.42 £20.10 £20.75
90th Percentile £145.52 £42.25 £37.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.44 £26.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% -9.32% +35.63%

Knowledge 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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Knowledge Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Knowledge Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -22 213 £331 -12.83% 31
UK excluding London +6 144 £325 -7.14% 18
London -25 75 £328 -18.68% 14
South East -17 42 £323 -30.65% 8
Midlands +50 41 £300 -25.00%
West Midlands +50 29 £300 -25.00%
North of England +15 27 £200 -25.93% 5
South West +9 23 £400 +35.59% 4
North West +19 16 £200 +81.82% 3
East Midlands +1 12 £354 -25.47%
Yorkshire +15 6 £150 -66.67% 2
East of England -18 6 £475 +26.67%
North East +25 5 - -
Scotland -3 4 £225 -39.19% 1
Wales - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management.

1 76 (34.08%) ITIL
2 68 (30.49%) Windows
3 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
4 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (17.04%) ITSM
6 35 (15.70%) Finance
7 34 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
9 32 (14.35%) Project Management
10 30 (13.45%) Change Management
11 28 (12.56%) Management Information System
12 27 (12.11%) SC Cleared
13 26 (11.66%) Retail
13 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Office
14 25 (11.21%) ITIL V3
15 23 (10.31%) BMC
16 22 (9.87%) Windows 7
16 22 (9.87%) Office 365
17 21 (9.42%) Remedy ITSM
17 21 (9.42%) Remedy
17 21 (9.42%) Apple
18 20 (8.97%) Peregrine
18 20 (8.97%) CA
18 20 (8.97%) HTML
18 20 (8.97%) Service Management
18 20 (8.97%) ServiceCenter
18 20 (8.97%) Incident Management
18 20 (8.97%) Chat Support
19 18 (8.07%) SQL Server
20 17 (7.62%) CSS

Knowledge 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 17 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.59%) IIS
3 8 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.59%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.79%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.35%) CMS
7 2 (0.90%) CICS
8 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.45%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.66%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (9.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (3.59%) KANA IQ
3 4 (1.79%) Magento
4 3 (1.35%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.45%) Maximo
5 1 (0.45%) Relativity
5 1 (0.45%) RMDS
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.45%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.87%) Office 365
2 9 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.24%) SaaS
4 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.35%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.90%) Yammer
7 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (4.04%) Unified Communications
3 8 (3.59%) Skype
4 7 (3.14%) DHCP
4 7 (3.14%) DNS
5 6 (2.69%) Intranet
5 6 (2.69%) LAN
6 5 (2.24%) 3G
6 5 (2.24%) 4G
6 5 (2.24%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (2.24%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.79%) Firewall
8 3 (1.35%) ADSL
8 3 (1.35%) HTTP
8 3 (1.35%) SMS
8 3 (1.35%) VPN
9 2 (0.90%) Broadband
9 2 (0.90%) Internet
9 2 (0.90%) SAN
9 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (3.14%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (3.14%) QlikView
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.69%) Big Data
5 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.90%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.45%) HBase
6 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
3 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (15.70%) Finance
2 26 (11.66%) Retail
3 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.04%) Banking
5 5 (2.24%) French Language
5 5 (2.24%) Military
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
6 3 (1.35%) Publishing
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Front Office
8 1 (0.45%) German Language
8 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (17.94%) Analyst
2 24 (10.76%) Architect
3 22 (9.87%) Service Desk Engineer
4 20 (8.97%) Developer
5 15 (6.73%) Desktop Support
6 13 (5.83%) Consultant
7 12 (5.38%) Knowledge Manager
7 12 (5.38%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (4.48%) Technical Support
9 9 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.59%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.59%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 8 (3.59%) Support Analyst
10 8 (3.59%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.14%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.97%) HTML
2 17 (7.62%) CSS
3 14 (6.28%) Ajax
4 11 (4.93%) XML
5 9 (4.04%) jQuery
6 4 (1.79%) EJB
6 4 (1.79%) Flash
6 4 (1.79%) J2EE
6 4 (1.79%) JNDI
6 4 (1.79%) JSTL
6 4 (1.79%) SOAP
6 4 (1.79%) Struts
7 3 (1.35%) .NET
7 3 (1.35%) REST
7 3 (1.35%) Web Services
8 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.90%) EDI
8 2 (0.90%) JSON
8 2 (0.90%) Kafka
9 1 (0.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.56%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.38%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.14%) CMDB
4 7 (3.14%) Smartphone
5 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.79%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.35%) EPoS
6 3 (1.35%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.35%) NHS
6 3 (1.35%) Social Media
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
7 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.49%) Windows
2 22 (9.87%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.59%) Windows 10
4 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.14%) Windows 2000
6 6 (2.69%) Linux
6 6 (2.69%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.24%) Unix
8 2 (0.90%) Solaris
8 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) HPUX
9 1 (0.45%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
9 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.08%) ITIL
2 40 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.04%) ITSM
4 32 (14.35%) Project Management
5 30 (13.45%) Change Management
6 25 (11.21%) ITIL V3
7 20 (8.97%) Chat Support
7 20 (8.97%) Incident Management
7 20 (8.97%) Service Management
8 17 (7.62%) Scenario Testing
9 14 (6.28%) Information Security
9 14 (6.28%) Migration
9 14 (6.28%) Problem Management
9 14 (6.28%) Risk Management
9 14 (6.28%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.28%) Test Scripting
10 13 (5.83%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (5.83%) Test Strategy
11 12 (5.38%) Process Improvement
11 12 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.17%) SQL
2 15 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.14%) VBScript
4 6 (2.69%) C
4 6 (2.69%) Java
5 5 (2.24%) Python
6 4 (1.79%) PHP
7 3 (1.35%) C#
7 3 (1.35%) C++
8 2 (0.90%) ABAP
8 2 (0.90%) COBOL
8 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.90%) Scala
9 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) Ruby
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (18.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.11%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.83%) DV Cleared
4 12 (5.38%) Degree
5 6 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.69%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.24%) CCIE
6 5 (2.24%) MCP
7 4 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.35%) ISEB
8 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.90%) CISSP
9 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMP
9 2 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.73%) PMO
2 13 (5.83%) QA
2 13 (5.83%) SLA
3 3 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.90%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (7.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (6.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.45%) HDFS
4 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (8.97%) ServiceCenter
2 16 (7.17%) SCCM
3 4 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.45%) MIIS
6 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.31%) BMC
3 21 (9.42%) Apple
3 21 (9.42%) Remedy
4 20 (8.97%) CA
4 20 (8.97%) Peregrine
5 13 (5.83%) Citrix
5 13 (5.83%) HP
6 11 (4.93%) Symantec
7 10 (4.48%) ServiceNow
8 9 (4.04%) SAP
9 8 (3.59%) KANA
10 6 (2.69%) Oracle
11 5 (2.24%) Cisco
11 5 (2.24%) Intershop
12 4 (1.79%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.79%) Demandware
12 4 (1.79%) IBM
12 4 (1.79%) McAfee
12 4 (1.79%) Tripwire