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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 122 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing WFM 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£525 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% +30.00%
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
1923 1816 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.90% 74.82% 70.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 896 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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
Reading - 3 £525 -
WFM
South East

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) IVR
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) RNC
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Huawei
3 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) BMC Performance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) GSM
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) SDH
1 1 (25.00%) UMTS
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (25.00%) QSIG
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) RNC
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) LTE
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) IVR
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) BMC Performance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) BMC
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Huawei
1 1 (25.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks