The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 125 126 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -20
Contract jobs citing WFM 8 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.34% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£419 £465 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.94% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £480 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
WFM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2005 2079 1546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.74% 74.76% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1083 615
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 70
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -35.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £160.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WFM across the Berkshire region.

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WFM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +6 3 £419 -6.94% 1
Reading - - - - 1
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WFM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WFM.

1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Remedy
3 3 (25.00%) JDA
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) RedPrairie
4 2 (16.67%) 4G
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) LTE
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Huawei
4 2 (16.67%) 3G
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Nortel
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Cramer
4 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Finance

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WFM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WFM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) 3G
1 2 (16.67%) LTE
1 2 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) JDA
2 3 (25.00%) RedPrairie
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 2 (16.67%) Cramer
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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