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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 119 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate £413 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% -6.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.19 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.59% -8.33%
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading - 4 £413 -
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) PMI
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) FMCG
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) PMO Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior PMO
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (33.33%) Document Management
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco