The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 122 126
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +4
Contract jobs citing WFM 30 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.54% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Median daily rate £280 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £405 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £445 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.79%

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
1557 2051 2158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.93% 81.75% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 1093 1090
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 57 48
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.84 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WFM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bracknell - 27 £278 - 1
Slough - 1 £425 -
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WFM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WFM.

1 12 (35.29%) Retail
1 12 (35.29%) BCP
2 10 (29.41%) Avaya
2 10 (29.41%) Avaya Certification
2 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (29.41%) High Availability
2 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
2 10 (29.41%) Workforce Optimisation
3 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
4 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
5 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Data Mapping
5 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) 4G
7 3 (8.82%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Tellabs
7 3 (8.82%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (8.82%) Huawei
7 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
7 3 (8.82%) LTE
7 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (8.82%) Cramer
7 3 (8.82%) SOA

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) 3G
1 3 (8.82%) 4G
1 3 (8.82%) LTE
2 2 (5.88%) 2G
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco ICM
2 2 (5.88%) CTI
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) MS Access
General
1 12 (35.29%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Technical Leader
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Workforce Management Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) IP Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) 4G Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Avaya Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Communications Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Telephony Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) BCP
2 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 10 (29.41%) Business Continuity Planning
2 10 (29.41%) High Availability
2 10 (29.41%) Workforce Optimisation
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Data Architecture
4 5 (14.71%) Data Mapping
4 5 (14.71%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Fault Management
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Avaya
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) Cramer
2 3 (8.82%) Huawei
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Nokia Networks
2 3 (8.82%) Nortel
2 3 (8.82%) Tellabs
3 2 (5.88%) Remedy
3 2 (5.88%) Verint
4 1 (2.94%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.94%) NICE Systems