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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 490 508 508
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 93 74 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.20% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 13
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£425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £157 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £410
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.13 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+65.00% -
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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
38727 37841 32389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.63% 75.25% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24549 23975 19814
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1098 1003
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
West Midlands -5 24 £263 -7.89% 2
London +5 18 £475 +153.33% 9
North West -7 14 £450 +12.50% 4
South East -8 13 £438 -12.93% 2
South West +6 10 - -
Yorkshire - 6 £300 - 4
East Midlands - 6 - -
East of England +11 1 £425 - 1
North East -5 1 - -
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UK

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (50.30%) Telecoms
2 72 (42.60%) SLA
3 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (37.28%) RNC
4 63 (37.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 63 (37.28%) Line Management
5 62 (36.69%) Ericsson
6 61 (36.09%) Ethernet
6 61 (36.09%) ATM
6 61 (36.09%) GSM
6 61 (36.09%) SDH
6 61 (36.09%) UMTS
6 61 (36.09%) Radio Access Network
7 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
8 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
9 16 (9.47%) Management Information System
9 16 (9.47%) Finance
10 15 (8.88%) Retail
11 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.28%) Project Management
12 11 (6.51%) Verint
13 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (4.73%) Remedy
15 8 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
16 7 (4.14%) Windows
16 7 (4.14%) Change Management
16 7 (4.14%) Banking

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (2.96%) CMS
2 3 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 21 (12.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (37.28%) RNC
2 61 (36.09%) Ethernet
2 61 (36.09%) ATM
2 61 (36.09%) GSM
2 61 (36.09%) SDH
2 61 (36.09%) UMTS
2 61 (36.09%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (3.55%) PBX
4 2 (1.18%) VPN
4 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) LTE
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) VoIP
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) DPNSS
5 1 (0.59%) QSIG
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) MySQL
2 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
General
1 85 (50.30%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.47%) Finance
3 15 (8.88%) Retail
4 7 (4.14%) Banking
5 4 (2.37%) Legal
6 3 (1.78%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Front Office
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (36.09%) Field Engineer
2 18 (10.65%) Analyst
3 15 (8.88%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.69%) Architect
5 8 (4.73%) Resource Manager
5 8 (4.73%) Coordinator
5 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (4.73%) Planning Manager
6 5 (2.96%) Performance Analyst
6 5 (2.96%) Business Analyst
6 5 (2.96%) Service Analyst
6 5 (2.96%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 4 (2.37%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.37%) Service Performance Analyst
8 2 (1.18%) Implementation Analyst
8 2 (1.18%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (1.18%) Integration Architect
8 2 (1.18%) Test Manager
8 2 (1.18%) Software Engineer
8 2 (1.18%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) SOAP
1 1 (0.59%) HTML
1 1 (0.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.47%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) IVR
4 5 (2.96%) Open Source
4 5 (2.96%) Social Media
5 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.18%) PMI
5 2 (1.18%) iPad
5 2 (1.18%) iPhone
5 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.14%) Windows
2 5 (2.96%) Windows 7
2 5 (2.96%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.28%) Line Management
3 14 (8.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (8.28%) Project Management
4 9 (5.33%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (4.14%) Change Management
5 7 (4.14%) Workflow
6 6 (3.55%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2
6 6 (3.55%) Load Balancing
7 5 (2.96%) Business Analysis
7 5 (2.96%) Business Transformation
7 5 (2.96%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (2.37%) ITIL
8 4 (2.37%) ERP
8 4 (2.37%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.37%) Data Analysis
8 4 (2.37%) Logistics
8 4 (2.37%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.59%) Ruby
1 1 (0.59%) Python
1 1 (0.59%) C#
1 1 (0.59%) C++
1 1 (0.59%) Java
1 1 (0.59%) PHP
1 1 (0.59%) SQL
1 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
1 1 (0.59%) VBScript
1 1 (0.59%) VB
1 1 (0.59%) ABAP
1 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.96%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) MCP
5 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (42.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) SCCM
1 3 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
3 1 (0.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 63 (37.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 62 (36.69%) Ericsson
3 17 (10.06%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.51%) Verint
5 8 (4.73%) Remedy
6 6 (3.55%) Kronos
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle
7 5 (2.96%) JDA
8 3 (1.78%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.78%) HP
8 3 (1.78%) Citrix
9 2 (1.18%) AppSense
9 2 (1.18%) Symantec
9 2 (1.18%) Apple
9 2 (1.18%) Genesys
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco
9 2 (1.18%) Avaya
9 2 (1.18%) Cognos
9 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 2 (1.18%) Oneserve
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