The first table below looks at the demand for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 502 510 518
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing WFM 72 34 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.073% 0.077%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.099% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £347 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £333
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +27.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36732 34187 37631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.42% 73.38% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 23130 21200 22120
Average daily rate £407 £412 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 979 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.20% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £48.84 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in England

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in England

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in England

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in England

WFM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
South East +2 28 £388 +3.33% 2
Yorkshire +12 11 £275 - 3
London +20 10 £403 +12.98% 3
West Midlands -10 7 £300 - 1
South West -15 6 £470 -
East of England - 4 £440 - 1
North West +4 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 26 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (17.12%) OO
3 23 (15.75%) Finance
4 22 (15.07%) MS Visio
5 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 21 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (14.38%) Telecoms
6 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (13.70%) Test Scripting
6 20 (13.70%) Retail
7 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
8 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (11.64%) Windows 7
9 17 (11.64%) Windows
9 17 (11.64%) HP
9 17 (11.64%) Project Management
10 16 (10.96%) Genesys
10 16 (10.96%) SLA
10 16 (10.96%) SAP
11 15 (10.27%) IVR
11 15 (10.27%) Verint
11 15 (10.27%) Ruby
11 15 (10.27%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (8.90%) RedPrairie
12 13 (8.90%) Avaya
12 13 (8.90%) JDA
13 12 (8.22%) MS Office
13 12 (8.22%) IP Telephony
14 11 (7.53%) RNC
14 11 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 9 (6.16%) CMS
2 4 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.68%) TWiki
5 1 (0.68%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (15.07%) MS Visio
2 19 (13.01%) MS Excel
3 12 (8.22%) MS Office
4 11 (7.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.05%) MS Project
6 2 (1.37%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.68%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (7.53%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (6.85%) SAP MRS
3 1 (0.68%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.68%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.68%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.22%) IP Telephony
2 11 (7.53%) RNC
3 7 (4.79%) PBX
4 5 (3.42%) Nortel Meridian
5 4 (2.74%) SDH
5 4 (2.74%) UMTS
5 4 (2.74%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.74%) VPN
5 4 (2.74%) ATM
5 4 (2.74%) GSM
5 4 (2.74%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.68%) LTE
6 1 (0.68%) 2G
6 1 (0.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.05%) EDRMS
2 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.37%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
General
1 23 (15.75%) Finance
2 21 (14.38%) Telecoms
3 20 (13.70%) Retail
4 11 (7.53%) Legal
5 5 (3.42%) Back Office
6 4 (2.74%) Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.37%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (1.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (29.45%) Analyst
2 22 (15.07%) Business Analyst
3 16 (10.96%) Developer
4 15 (10.27%) Consultant
4 15 (10.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Programmer
6 12 (8.22%) Project Manager
7 11 (7.53%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.85%) Test Manager
9 5 (3.42%) Voice Analyst
9 5 (3.42%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.74%) Field Engineer
10 4 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.74%) Architect
11 3 (2.05%) Implementation Project Manager
11 3 (2.05%) Hyperion Consultant
11 3 (2.05%) Business Manager
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.05%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (6.85%) LAMP
3 9 (6.16%) HTML5
3 9 (6.16%) CSS3
3 9 (6.16%) HTML
3 9 (6.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) IVR
2 8 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) Handset
4 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.74%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.74%) iPad
4 4 (2.74%) iPhone
4 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.05%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.37%) Social Media
6 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Windows 7
1 17 (11.64%) Windows
2 7 (4.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 25 (17.12%) OO
3 21 (14.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (13.70%) Test Scripting
5 18 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (11.64%) Project Management
7 11 (7.53%) Waterfall
7 11 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (6.85%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.85%) Product Management
8 10 (6.85%) Test Automation
8 10 (6.85%) Matrix Management
8 10 (6.85%) Performance Testing
8 10 (6.85%) System Testing
8 10 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (5.48%) ITIL
9 8 (5.48%) Business Analysis
9 8 (5.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.27%) Ruby
2 11 (7.53%) ABAP
3 4 (2.74%) C
4 3 (2.05%) Erlang
5 2 (1.37%) SQL
5 2 (1.37%) VB
5 2 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) CCNA
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (2.74%) XenApp
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) Cisco IPCC
1 10 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) HP
3 16 (10.96%) Genesys
3 16 (10.96%) SAP
4 15 (10.27%) Verint
5 13 (8.90%) RedPrairie
5 13 (8.90%) Avaya
5 13 (8.90%) JDA
6 11 (7.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 10 (6.85%) Siemens
7 10 (6.85%) Empirix
8 7 (4.79%) Nortel
9 5 (3.42%) Cisco
10 4 (2.74%) Citrix
10 4 (2.74%) Apple
10 4 (2.74%) Ericsson
10 4 (2.74%) AppSense
10 4 (2.74%) Kronos
10 4 (2.74%) Ceridian
11 3 (2.05%) TOWER Software
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