Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Knowledge Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 886 879
Rank change year-on-year +48 -7 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Knowledge Manager 6 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.015% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 15
UK median daily rate £450 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +75.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +17.14% -

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 90298 104385 106998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58587 67947 66244
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £233
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2889 3090 4140
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.91 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

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 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 5 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 26 July 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 +42 6 £450 -35.71% 2
UK excluding London +65 5 £450 - 1
South West - 4 - -
London +13 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £450 -

Knowledge Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft