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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 77 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.091% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£550 - £275
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
North West

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
903 615 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.62% 74.91% 74.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 332 292
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 35
Average hourly rate £17.42 £28.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.35% -10.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Warrington - 1 £550 -
WFM
North West

WFM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP WM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MI
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Syclo

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP WM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Syclo