The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 38 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing WFM 1 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 4.27% 4.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 6.00% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £240 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.19 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.59% -8.33%
WFM
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
295 200 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 83.33% 71.17% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 117 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £33.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.19% -11.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

WFM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) HNC
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) 2G

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (66.67%) 3G
2 2 (66.67%) 4G
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cramer
1 3 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (100.00%) Huawei
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft