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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Knowledge Management
UK
Rank 480 511 443
Rank change year-on-year +31 -68  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 119 117 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.27% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 63 96
Median daily rate £425 £354 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -3.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £345
% change year-on-year +38.46% -5.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +45.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £16.75

Knowledge 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 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in the UK

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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 +42 114 £450 +20.00% 31
London +10 40 £403 -5.29% 16
South East +27 29 £500 +6.95% 5
West Midlands +31 18 £406 - 1
Berkshire +28 17 £235 -50.52% 3
Yorkshire +14 9 £341 -4.61%
Hampshire +10 6 £538 +19.44% 1
Leeds +9 6 £339 -
West Yorkshire +7 6 £339 -5.10%
South West -3 6 £575 +98.27% 2
Warwickshire - 6 £513 -
Atherstone - 5 £450 -
Birmingham +5 4 £413 - 1
East of England -4 4 £525 - 3
North East -15 4 £525 +72.13%
Tyne and Wear -20 4 £525 +73.55%
Maidenhead - 4 - - 1
Scotland +28 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes -5 3 £510 +126.66%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £510 +126.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 3 £525 +73.55%
Newbury - 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Bristol - 3 £680 - 2
Coventry - 3 £375 -
North West +22 2 £350 +33.33% 2
Surrey +17 2 - - 1
East Midlands -3 2 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £488 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 59 (28.23%) ITIL
2 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (18.66%) Windows
4 35 (16.75%) Project Management
4 35 (16.75%) Security Cleared
4 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 33 (15.79%) Service Management
6 32 (15.31%) Finance
7 30 (14.35%) Change Management
8 28 (13.40%) Unix
8 28 (13.40%) Linux
9 27 (12.92%) SharePoint
9 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
10 26 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
11 25 (11.96%) SC Cleared
12 24 (11.48%) Analytics
13 23 (11.00%) Python
14 22 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 22 (10.53%) SLA
14 22 (10.53%) SQL
14 22 (10.53%) ITSM
14 22 (10.53%) Incident Management
15 21 (10.05%) Degree
16 20 (9.57%) CMDB
16 20 (9.57%) Workflow
16 20 (9.57%) Service Design
17 19 (9.09%) MS Office
17 19 (9.09%) Problem Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related 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 27 (12.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 10 (4.78%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.31%) CMS
4 6 (2.87%) SAS
5 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.48%) SAP EP
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.09%) MS Office
3 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) Stata
5 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (3.35%) Remedy AR System
3 6 (2.87%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.09%) IaaS
1 19 (9.09%) PaaS
2 11 (5.26%) Office 365
3 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.39%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) Taleo
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.78%) Skype
2 9 (4.31%) Network Security
3 8 (3.83%) DNS
4 7 (3.35%) LDAP
5 4 (1.91%) DHCP
5 4 (1.91%) LAN
5 4 (1.91%) SAN
5 4 (1.91%) WAN
6 3 (1.44%) Firewall
6 3 (1.44%) Intranet
6 3 (1.44%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.96%) Broadband
7 2 (0.96%) Extranet
7 2 (0.96%) HTTP
7 2 (0.96%) MPLS
7 2 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.96%) VoIP
8 1 (0.48%) SMTP
8 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.74%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.35%) Big Data
4 6 (2.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.96%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.96%) DB2
6 2 (0.96%) Informix
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.48%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (3.83%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.48%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Composer
General
1 32 (15.31%) Finance
2 17 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.70%) Retail
4 11 (5.26%) Banking
5 10 (4.78%) Electronics
6 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.39%) Marketing
8 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.91%) Legal
8 4 (1.91%) Publishing
9 3 (1.44%) Advertising
9 3 (1.44%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.44%) Front Office
9 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.96%) Local Government
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (14.83%) Architect
2 25 (11.96%) Analyst
3 18 (8.61%) Developer
3 18 (8.61%) Support Engineer
4 16 (7.66%) Applications Support
5 13 (6.22%) Applications Engineer
5 13 (6.22%) Applications Support Engineer
5 13 (6.22%) Consultant
5 13 (6.22%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (5.74%) Business Analyst
6 12 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (5.74%) Linux Support
6 12 (5.74%) Linux Support Engineer
7 11 (5.26%) Linux Scripter
8 10 (4.78%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.31%) Monitoring Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) Lead Architect
10 8 (3.83%) ServiceNow Developer
10 8 (3.83%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) Regular Expression
2 14 (6.70%) Web Services
3 9 (4.31%) HTML
4 7 (3.35%) CSS
5 5 (2.39%) XML
6 4 (1.91%) .NET
7 3 (1.44%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.44%) CSS3
7 3 (1.44%) Flask
7 3 (1.44%) HTML5
7 3 (1.44%) jQuery
8 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.96%) J2EE
8 2 (0.96%) Velocity
8 2 (0.96%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.48%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.75%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 20 (9.57%) CMDB
4 12 (5.74%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
6 7 (3.35%) NHS
7 6 (2.87%) User Experience
8 5 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.91%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.44%) SCADA
10 3 (1.44%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.44%) Wiki
11 2 (0.96%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.96%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.48%) IVR
12 1 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.66%) Windows
2 28 (13.40%) Linux
2 28 (13.40%) Unix
3 7 (3.35%) Windows 10
4 6 (2.87%) Mac OS
4 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.48%) Android
8 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.23%) ITIL
2 40 (19.14%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.75%) Project Management
4 33 (15.79%) Data Modelling
4 33 (15.79%) Service Management
5 30 (14.35%) Change Management
6 26 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (11.48%) Analytics
8 22 (10.53%) Incident Management
8 22 (10.53%) ITSM
9 20 (9.57%) Service Design
9 20 (9.57%) Workflow
10 19 (9.09%) Problem Management
11 17 (8.13%) Information Security
11 17 (8.13%) ITIL V3
11 17 (8.13%) Service Delivery
12 14 (6.70%) Migration
13 13 (6.22%) ETL
13 13 (6.22%) High Availability
13 13 (6.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.00%) Python
2 22 (10.53%) SQL
3 18 (8.61%) Shell Script
4 15 (7.18%) Perl
5 6 (2.87%) Java
5 6 (2.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.44%) C#
7 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.96%) R
7 2 (0.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.48%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (16.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 21 (10.05%) Degree
4 6 (2.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.53%) SLA
2 12 (5.74%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.83%) QA
4 5 (2.39%) PMO
5 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.96%) Basel II
7 1 (0.48%) GDPR
7 1 (0.48%) HL7
7 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (4.31%) Active Directory
1 9 (4.31%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.91%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.96%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.39%) SCCM
2 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) WSUS
3 1 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.13%) Oracle
3 14 (6.70%) ServiceNow
4 13 (6.22%) BMC
4 13 (6.22%) Remedy
5 12 (5.74%) HP
6 9 (4.31%) Splunk
7 8 (3.83%) CA
7 8 (3.83%) SAP
8 7 (3.35%) Cisco
8 7 (3.35%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) VMware
10 4 (1.91%) Dell
11 3 (1.44%) Citrix
11 3 (1.44%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.44%) KANA
11 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.44%) Sun
11 3 (1.44%) Veritas
12 2 (0.96%) Teradata
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