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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 127 109
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 11 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.49% 0.073% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.089% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 15
Median daily rate £406 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £323 £345
% change year-on-year +39.53% -6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £66.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year -54.71% +295.52%  

Knowledge 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 1789 2250 1927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 79.94% 81.91% 75.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1242 1111
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 45 107
Median hourly rate £24.50 £18.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.24% -39.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.73 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Knowledge Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Knowledge Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Coventry - 3 £375 -
Warwickshire - 2 £513 - 1
Birmingham 0 1 £413 +3.12%
West Bromwich - 1 £425 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Knowledge Management
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (45.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (35.00%) Electronics
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 6 (30.00%) Escalation Management
5 6 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Change Management
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) VMware
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Informix
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Electronics
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Insight Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (10.00%) HP Storage
5 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) NHS
6 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 6 (30.00%) Change Management
2 6 (30.00%) Escalation Management
2 6 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Basel II
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Dell
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 2 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) Informatica
5 2 (10.00%) Netezza
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Teradata
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy