Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Knowledge Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 861 832 870
Rank change year-on-year -29 +38 0
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 17 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.025% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.027% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% +13.79%
10th Percentile £374 £259 £283
90th Percentile £700 £738 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 94,433 90,345 102,409
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.77% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,733 58,963 65,345
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,782 3,196 3,879
UK median hourly rate £18.44 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Knowledge Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Knowledge Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Manager over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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 -6 17 £500 - 2
UK excluding London +16 10 £425 -
London -46 7 £650 +18.18% 2
North of England +42 3 £500 +33.33%
Midlands +3 3 £283 +15.51%
East Midlands - 3 £283 -
South West - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire +13 2 £500 +33.33%
South East -24 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 10 (58.82%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) Information Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
6 2 (11.76%) Publishing
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) Law
6 2 (11.76%) CISM
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Micro Focus
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) CISSP
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Records Management
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Skype
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Law
1 2 (11.76%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) German Language
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Information Management
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
6 2 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Data Extraction
6 2 (11.76%) Data Governance
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Records Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) IT Audit
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Micro Focus