The median contractor rate for a Knowledge Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 646 618
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.016% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.017% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Median daily rate - £700 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +101.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £700 £400
% change year-on-year - +75.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43948 53151 52856
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.09% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 28537 34639 32004
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1542 2110
Median hourly rate £18.33 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.74% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Knowledge Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Knowledge Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Manager in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Manager in the UK

Knowledge Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Manager in the UK

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Knowledge Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Knowledge Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
4 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) BPMN
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Content Writing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk