The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank - 70 66
Contract jobs citing WFM 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.11% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.14% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £275 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £500 £410
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
585 697 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.14% 76.26% 65.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 334 349
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 28
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WFM across the Cheshire region.

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Cheshire region.

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

WFM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) CMS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Implementation Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Implementation Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya