The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 132 119 134
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing WFM 15 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.084% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.12% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £500 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £655
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 - -
WFM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2364 1702 2165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.95% 71.88% 69.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 856 1123
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 126 217
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
Hertfordshire -24 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (62.50%) PBX
2 10 (62.50%) CMS
2 10 (62.50%) IVR
3 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Verint
4 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) Banking
7 1 (6.25%) RNC
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby
7 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
7 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Ceridian
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (6.25%) OO
7 1 (6.25%) Adobe
7 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) SDH

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 10 (62.50%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) PBX
2 1 (6.25%) SDH
2 1 (6.25%) UMTS
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) RNC
2 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (6.25%) ATM
2 1 (6.25%) GSM
General
1 12 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Telephony Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) IVR
2 8 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
1 9 (56.25%) Verint
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
2 1 (6.25%) Ceridian
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks