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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 493 509 506
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing WFM 73 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.046% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.062% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 31
Average daily rate £425 £363 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £150 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £410 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38680 32060 38909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 73.00% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24376 19605 22634
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1128 1017 1335
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £13.55 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
WFM
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -26 19 £225 -5.26% 1
West Midlands - 19 £220 -
South East -9 12 £503 +22.56%
East of England - 12 £425 -
North East - 2 - -
North West - 1 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
WFM
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 20 (17.24%) IVR
3 19 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (16.38%) MS Visio
3 19 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
4 17 (14.66%) SLA
5 15 (12.93%) Finance
5 15 (12.93%) RNC
5 15 (12.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
6 14 (12.07%) SAP
7 13 (11.21%) ABAP
7 13 (11.21%) JDA
7 13 (11.21%) CTI
7 13 (11.21%) RedPrairie
7 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (11.21%) Verint
8 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 12 (10.34%) HP
8 12 (10.34%) MS Office
8 12 (10.34%) Windows
8 12 (10.34%) Legal
8 12 (10.34%) Project Management
9 11 (9.48%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) PBX
9 11 (9.48%) Avaya
9 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
10 10 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (8.62%) Genesys

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (7.76%) CMS
2 6 (5.17%) NetWeaver
3 4 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (16.38%) MS Visio
2 14 (12.07%) MS Excel
3 12 (10.34%) MS Office
4 10 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.72%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) SAP IS-U
2 7 (6.03%) SAP MRS
3 1 (0.86%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.93%) RNC
2 13 (11.21%) CTI
3 11 (9.48%) PBX
4 9 (7.76%) LAN
4 9 (7.76%) WAN
4 9 (7.76%) Ethernet
4 9 (7.76%) VPN
4 9 (7.76%) IP Telephony
5 8 (6.90%) Firewall
6 5 (4.31%) IPv4
6 5 (4.31%) IPv6
6 5 (4.31%) DNS
6 5 (4.31%) ADSL
6 5 (4.31%) MPLS
6 5 (4.31%) IPsec
6 5 (4.31%) Nortel Meridian
6 5 (4.31%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (3.45%) ATM
7 4 (3.45%) GSM
7 4 (3.45%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.17%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.59%) DB2
3 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.72%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.45%) PhoneGap
2 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 36 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.93%) Finance
3 12 (10.34%) Legal
4 8 (6.90%) Retail
5 5 (4.31%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Back Office
7 1 (0.86%) Games
7 1 (0.86%) Local Government
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (17.24%) Analyst
2 16 (13.79%) Consultant
3 11 (9.48%) Business Analyst
4 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.76%) Test Manager
5 7 (6.03%) Architect
5 7 (6.03%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (4.31%) Developer
6 5 (4.31%) Voice Analyst
6 5 (4.31%) SAP Developer
6 5 (4.31%) SAP BW Developer
7 4 (3.45%) Designer
7 4 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (3.45%) Field Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Coordinator
8 3 (2.59%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.59%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) CSS3
1 4 (3.45%) HTML5
1 4 (3.45%) REST
1 4 (3.45%) Ajax
1 4 (3.45%) JSON
1 4 (3.45%) CSS
1 4 (3.45%) SOAP
1 4 (3.45%) Web Services
1 4 (3.45%) XSD
1 4 (3.45%) HTML
1 4 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) IVR
2 8 (6.90%) iPad
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.31%) Handset
5 4 (3.45%) iPhone
5 4 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.45%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
1 12 (10.34%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 19 (16.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (10.34%) Project Management
4 11 (9.48%) Data Modelling
5 10 (8.62%) Service Delivery
5 10 (8.62%) Risk Assessment
6 9 (7.76%) Test Scripting
7 8 (6.90%) Performance Testing
7 8 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 8 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.03%) CRM
8 7 (6.03%) OO
8 7 (6.03%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.03%) Matrix Management
8 7 (6.03%) System Testing
8 7 (6.03%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
9 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.21%) ABAP
2 6 (5.17%) C
3 5 (4.31%) SQL
4 4 (3.45%) Objective-C
4 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) HND
2 2 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.86%) CCNA
3 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) XenApp
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (7.76%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 14 (12.07%) SAP
4 13 (11.21%) JDA
4 13 (11.21%) RedPrairie
4 13 (11.21%) Verint
5 12 (10.34%) HP
6 11 (9.48%) Avaya
7 10 (8.62%) Genesys
8 8 (6.90%) Siemens
9 7 (6.03%) Empirix
10 6 (5.17%) Cisco
11 5 (4.31%) Nortel
11 5 (4.31%) Oracle
12 4 (3.45%) AppSense
12 4 (3.45%) BT
12 4 (3.45%) Apple
12 4 (3.45%) Ericsson
12 4 (3.45%) Citrix
13 3 (2.59%) TOWER Software
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