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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 509 478
Rank change year-on-year -18 -31  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 83 146 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 92 90
Median daily rate £373 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.37% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £170 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +38.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 3
Median hourly rate £152.50 £27.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +464.81% +145.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +145.45%  

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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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
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 27 June 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 -41 74 £375 +13.63% 20
London +2 32 £300 -21.46% 9
West Midlands +29 12 £300 -20.00% 3
East of England +5 10 £450 +26.31% 2
Uxbridge - 10 £70 - 1
South West 0 9 £400 +23.07% 1
Solihull +18 8 £300 -14.28%
South Wales - 8 £343 -
Wales - 8 £343 -
Cardiff - 7 £343 -
North West +5 5 £550 +112.56% 2
Wiltshire +1 5 - -
Swindon - 5 - -
Berkshire +13 4 £475 +31.94% 1
Hertfordshire -2 4 £278 -11.20% 1
South East -5 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Manchester +16 3 - - 2
Bedfordshire -6 3 £475 -
Essex - 3 £450 -
Watford - 3 £375 -
Stockley Park - 3 £70 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £450 -
Birmingham +13 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +26 1 - -
Reading +18 1 £588 +29.12% 1
West Yorkshire +14 1 - -
Gloucestershire +12 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 66 (33.33%) ITIL
2 51 (25.76%) Windows
3 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
4 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
5 38 (19.19%) SharePoint
5 38 (19.19%) Security Cleared
6 34 (17.17%) ITSM
7 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 32 (16.16%) Management Information System
9 30 (15.15%) Finance
9 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (15.15%) Project Management
10 29 (14.65%) Change Management
10 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared
11 26 (13.13%) Information Security
12 25 (12.63%) Office 365
13 24 (12.12%) Retail
13 24 (12.12%) SQL
14 23 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (11.62%) Service Management
15 20 (10.10%) Workflow
16 19 (9.60%) SCCM
16 19 (9.60%) Incident Management
17 17 (8.59%) Degree
17 17 (8.59%) Migration
17 17 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
17 17 (8.59%) Data Modelling
17 17 (8.59%) BMC
18 15 (7.58%) Remedy
18 15 (7.58%) Oracle

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 38 (19.19%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.06%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (5.05%) CMS
5 9 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.03%) SAS
7 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.02%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.52%) Confluence
8 3 (1.52%) IIS
8 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.51%) SAP EP
9 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.01%) Stata
7 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (7.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.02%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.01%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.51%) Maximo
5 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Office 365
2 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.03%) SaaS
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.01%) IaaS
5 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.01%) PaaS
5 2 (1.01%) Taleo
6 1 (0.51%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.07%) Remote Desktop
2 12 (6.06%) Skype
3 7 (3.54%) DNS
3 7 (3.54%) Network Security
4 6 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 6 (3.03%) WAN
5 5 (2.53%) Firewall
5 5 (2.53%) LAN
6 3 (1.52%) DHCP
6 3 (1.52%) Intranet
6 3 (1.52%) SAN
7 2 (1.01%) Broadband
7 2 (1.01%) Extranet
7 2 (1.01%) HTTP
7 2 (1.01%) MPLS
7 2 (1.01%) VoIP
7 2 (1.01%) WLAN
8 1 (0.51%) VLAN
8 1 (0.51%) VPN
8 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) Big Data
3 6 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.03%) Pentaho
3 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.01%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.01%) DB2
5 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.01%) Informix
5 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) MS Access
6 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) Ant
3 2 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.01%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.51%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.51%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Composer
General
1 30 (15.15%) Finance
2 24 (12.12%) Retail
3 13 (6.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.04%) Banking
4 8 (4.04%) Electronics
5 5 (2.53%) Publishing
6 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) Front Office
7 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Local Government
8 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (17.68%) Architect
2 32 (16.16%) Analyst
3 17 (8.59%) Developer
4 15 (7.58%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.06%) Consultant
5 12 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
5 12 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.05%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.04%) Lead Architect
7 8 (4.04%) Technical Architect
8 7 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.54%) Desktop Support
8 7 (3.54%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.54%) Technical Support
9 6 (3.03%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Knowledge Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.03%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.53%) IT Support
10 5 (2.53%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.56%) Web Services
2 6 (3.03%) CSS
2 6 (3.03%) HTML
3 5 (2.53%) XML
4 4 (2.02%) .NET
5 3 (1.52%) jQuery
6 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.01%) CSS3
6 2 (1.01%) HTML5
6 2 (1.01%) J2EE
6 2 (1.01%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.01%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) EDI
7 1 (0.51%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (16.16%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.57%) CMDB
3 13 (6.57%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.06%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.54%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.54%) NHS
6 6 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.02%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.52%) SCADA
8 3 (1.52%) Wiki
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.01%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.01%) Social Network
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.76%) Windows
2 15 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.57%) Linux
4 11 (5.56%) Unix
5 9 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Android
9 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.33%) ITIL
2 34 (17.17%) ITSM
3 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (15.15%) Project Management
4 29 (14.65%) Change Management
5 26 (13.13%) Information Security
6 23 (11.62%) Service Management
6 23 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.10%) Workflow
8 19 (9.60%) Incident Management
9 17 (8.59%) Data Modelling
9 17 (8.59%) Migration
10 13 (6.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (6.57%) Information Architecture
11 12 (6.06%) CRM
11 12 (6.06%) Information Management
11 12 (6.06%) Statistics
12 11 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 11 (5.56%) Configuration Management
12 11 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.12%) SQL
2 9 (4.55%) Python
3 7 (3.54%) Java
4 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.53%) VBA
6 3 (1.52%) C#
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) R
7 2 (1.01%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) VB6
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (19.19%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.65%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.59%) Degree
4 6 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.52%) CCNA
6 3 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.52%) CISSP
6 3 (1.52%) ISEB
6 3 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.52%) MCSE
7 2 (1.01%) CCDP
7 2 (1.01%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.51%) MOS
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) Data Quality
2 9 (4.55%) SLA
3 7 (3.54%) PMO
4 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.02%) QA
6 3 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.01%) Basel II
7 2 (1.01%) GxP
8 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.51%) HL7
8 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 11 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.01%) DFS Replication
5 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (9.60%) SCCM
2 10 (5.05%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.01%) Ansible
3 2 (1.01%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.01%) WSUS
4 1 (0.51%) MIIS
4 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.51%) Puppet
4 1 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (24.75%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.59%) BMC
3 15 (7.58%) Oracle
3 15 (7.58%) Remedy
4 14 (7.07%) CA
5 13 (6.57%) Citrix
6 10 (5.05%) Apple
6 10 (5.05%) Peregrine
7 9 (4.55%) SAP
8 7 (3.54%) Cisco
8 7 (3.54%) IBM
8 7 (3.54%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.03%) HP
10 4 (2.02%) Dell
10 4 (2.02%) VMware
11 3 (1.52%) ION Trading
11 3 (1.52%) Juniper
11 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.52%) Sun
12 2 (1.01%) Veritas
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