The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 114 119 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +17
Contract jobs citing WFM 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.060% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £289
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +47.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1794 1657 2067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.46% 68.08% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 722 789
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 47
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
WFM
South East

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 22 July 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
Newbury - 2 £500 -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Genesys
4 1 (12.50%) Empirix
4 1 (12.50%) Siemens
4 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) BT
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP MM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) PBX
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (12.50%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Change Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) Handset
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Nortel
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Genesys
2 1 (12.50%) Empirix
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens
2 1 (12.50%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) TOWER Software
2 1 (12.50%) Verint
2 1 (12.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies