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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 111 125 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +18
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.27% 0.097%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £488 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £500 £423
% change year-on-year
-45.75% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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
1748 1767 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.50% 67.42% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 858 748
Average daily rate £390 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £237 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 43
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.05 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £45.00 £47.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) GIS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
4 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ClickSoftware Technologies