Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 22 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 202 156
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 +18
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 29 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -2.44% +0.92%
10th Percentile £148 £329 £300
90th Percentile £600 £455 £448
England median daily rate £325 £380 £380
% change year-on-year -14.47% - +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £89.47 £28.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +213.93% -1.72% +37.28%

Knowledge Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4014 5151 3873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.13% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2564 3089 2216
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £239
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 137 177
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Knowledge Management in the West Midlands

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Knowledge Management in the West Midlands

Knowledge Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Knowledge Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Knowledge Management in the West Midlands

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Knowledge Management in the West Midlands

Knowledge 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 Knowledge Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Shropshire +24 8 - -
Solihull +13 8 £300 -14.29%
Birmingham +10 2 - -
Warwickshire +4 2 £190 -52.44%
Staffordshire +11 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £185 -
Knowledge Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Knowledge Management.

1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (27.59%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (24.14%) SCCM
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
6 7 (24.14%) Office 365
6 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
6 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (24.14%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.24%) SLA
8 5 (17.24%) MCP
8 5 (17.24%) Line Management
8 5 (17.24%) Ticket Management
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.34%) Statistics
10 3 (10.34%) Time Management
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement

Knowledge 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 7 (24.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (3.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (10.34%) Intranet
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
1 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
3 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (13.79%) Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) OAT Test Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Analyst
8 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Blackberry
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Line Management
2 5 (17.24%) Ticket Management
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (10.34%) Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
4 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
4 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) MCP
4 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) CCIE
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Netcool
2 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) EMC
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Meridio
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas