The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Information Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Management over the 3 months to 29 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.

Information Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 115 109
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Information Management 8 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.90% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.09% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Median daily rate £300 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.66 £13.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +45.62% -75.45%  

Information 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1729 2482 1831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.93% 82.79% 77.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3961 5547 4038
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 123 227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £42.90 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

Information Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Information Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Information Management in the West Midlands

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Management in the West Midlands

Information Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Management in the West Midlands

Information Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Management in the West Midlands

Information Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
Birmingham +3 2 £369 -26.25% 1
Warwickshire +1 2 £331 -26.38%
Staffordshire - 2 £281 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Information Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Management.

1 8 (30.77%) Finance
1 8 (30.77%) Data Management
2 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Data Quality
3 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (19.23%) Office 365
4 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Publishing
6 3 (11.54%) Banking
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) NHS
6 3 (11.54%) Trillium
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (11.54%) JIRA
6 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet

Information Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
1 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Publishing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Data Management
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 2 (7.69%) Health Informatics
6 2 (7.69%) Informatics
6 2 (7.69%) Line Management
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Trillium
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) DataFlux
4 1 (3.85%) Datanomic
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
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