The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 524 498 521
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing WFM 71 72 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 13
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.11 £13.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.11 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+177.76% +30.00%
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40103 37736 35030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.83% 76.45% 75.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26527 23757 21722
Average daily rate £423 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1073 1093 1022
Average hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.79 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

WFM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
South East -14 24 £425 +9.67% 3
East of England +8 12 £425 -3.40%
London -2 10 £275 -31.67% 5
North East -22 9 £325 -38.09%
South West -7 7 £525 +11.70% 1
North West -22 5 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -29 5 £475 +72.72%
West Midlands -3 1 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 48 (29.09%) Telecoms
2 44 (26.67%) SLA
3 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (23.03%) RNC
4 38 (23.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 38 (23.03%) Radio Access Network
4 38 (23.03%) ATM
4 38 (23.03%) GSM
4 38 (23.03%) SDH
4 38 (23.03%) UMTS
4 38 (23.03%) Ethernet
4 38 (23.03%) Line Management
5 37 (22.42%) Ericsson
6 27 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.91%) Retail
8 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
9 14 (8.48%) SQL
10 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
10 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
10 13 (7.88%) Finance
11 12 (7.27%) Project Management
12 11 (6.67%) ITIL
12 11 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 10 (6.06%) Avaya
13 10 (6.06%) Change Management
13 10 (6.06%) Verint
13 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
14 9 (5.45%) Business Analysis

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (2.42%) CMS
2 2 (1.21%) JBoss
2 2 (1.21%) Lync
2 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (0.61%) Maximo
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.03%) SDH
1 38 (23.03%) UMTS
1 38 (23.03%) ATM
1 38 (23.03%) GSM
1 38 (23.03%) Ethernet
1 38 (23.03%) RNC
1 38 (23.03%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (4.24%) PBX
3 5 (3.03%) VoIP
3 5 (3.03%) DPNSS
3 5 (3.03%) QSIG
4 4 (2.42%) Network Security
5 3 (1.82%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.21%) Firewall
6 2 (1.21%) DNS
6 2 (1.21%) DHCP
7 1 (0.61%) SNMP
7 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.61%) SAN
7 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.21%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.21%) Maven
2 1 (0.61%) Redmine
General
1 48 (29.09%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.91%) Retail
3 13 (7.88%) Finance
4 5 (3.03%) Back Office
5 3 (1.82%) Banking
5 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.21%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
7 1 (0.61%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (23.03%) Field Engineer
2 23 (13.94%) Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 18 (10.91%) Business Analyst
5 15 (9.09%) Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Architect
7 7 (4.24%) SQL Developer
7 7 (4.24%) Resource Manager
8 6 (3.64%) Planning Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.42%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (2.42%) Designer
10 4 (2.42%) Test Leader
11 3 (1.82%) Business Change Analyst
11 3 (1.82%) Change Analyst
11 3 (1.82%) Coordinator
11 3 (1.82%) Lead Designer
12 2 (1.21%) Senior Analyst
12 2 (1.21%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) jQuery
2 2 (1.21%) HTML
2 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.21%) JCE
3 1 (0.61%) Ajax
3 1 (0.61%) Dojo
3 1 (0.61%) WCF
3 1 (0.61%) WPF
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) SOAP
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) WAP
3 1 (0.61%) HTML5
3 1 (0.61%) CSS3
3 1 (0.61%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.85%) IVR
4 3 (1.82%) PKI
4 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.21%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.61%) PMI
6 1 (0.61%) NHS
6 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.61%) iPhone
6 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.45%) Windows
2 6 (3.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.82%) Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.21%) UNIX
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.03%) Line Management
3 27 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (7.27%) Project Management
5 11 (6.67%) ITIL
5 11 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 10 (6.06%) Change Management
7 9 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 7 (4.24%) Business Transformation
8 7 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.03%) Analytics
9 5 (3.03%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 4 (2.42%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (2.42%) Test Scripting
10 4 (2.42%) Time Management
10 4 (2.42%) Resource Management
10 4 (2.42%) Validation
10 4 (2.42%) ERP
10 4 (2.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.48%) SQL
2 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.21%) C#
3 2 (1.21%) Java
3 2 (1.21%) VBScript
3 2 (1.21%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) VBA
4 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.21%) Degree
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) MCTS
7 1 (0.61%) MCP
7 1 (0.61%) CCIE
7 1 (0.61%) CCNP
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (26.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.21%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 4 (2.42%) SCOM
3 2 (1.21%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.21%) WSUS
3 2 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.21%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.21%) SCSM
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.61%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 37 (22.42%) Ericsson
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.06%) Avaya
4 10 (6.06%) Verint
5 9 (5.45%) Oracle
6 8 (4.85%) Kronos
7 5 (3.03%) JDA
8 3 (1.82%) SAP
8 3 (1.82%) Cisco
8 3 (1.82%) Genesys
8 3 (1.82%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.21%) Oneserve
9 2 (1.21%) Nortel
9 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.21%) Symantec
9 2 (1.21%) Remedy
10 1 (0.61%) McAfee
10 1 (0.61%) Sophos
10 1 (0.61%) VMware
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