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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 475 504 498
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing WFM 82 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.080% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 4
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£425 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £350 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £516 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 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 30 January 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 +4 16 £445 -1.11% 5
West Midlands +1 12 £500 +42.85% 1
London -2 11 £488 -15.21% 2
North West - 9 £450 - 2
East of England +7 8 £210 -53.33% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £750 -
East Midlands - 7 £290 - 1
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 67 (46.85%) Telecoms
2 39 (27.27%) Line Management
3 38 (26.57%) SLA
4 37 (25.87%) Ericsson
5 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (24.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 33 (23.08%) RNC
7 32 (22.38%) Radio Access Network
8 31 (21.68%) IVR
8 31 (21.68%) SDH
8 31 (21.68%) UMTS
8 31 (21.68%) Ethernet
8 31 (21.68%) ATM
8 31 (21.68%) GSM
9 25 (17.48%) MS Excel
10 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
11 23 (16.08%) Verint
12 20 (13.99%) Finance
13 18 (12.59%) PBX
13 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
14 16 (11.19%) CMS
14 16 (11.19%) Project Management
15 14 (9.79%) Data Analysis
16 12 (8.39%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (8.39%) Retail
16 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.69%) CRM
17 11 (7.69%) Genesys
18 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (11.19%) CMS
2 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.10%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.10%) IIS
3 2 (1.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.70%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (17.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Maximo
2 1 (0.70%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.08%) RNC
2 32 (22.38%) Radio Access Network
3 31 (21.68%) SDH
3 31 (21.68%) UMTS
3 31 (21.68%) Ethernet
3 31 (21.68%) ATM
3 31 (21.68%) GSM
4 18 (12.59%) PBX
5 6 (4.20%) WAN
6 5 (3.50%) MPLS
7 4 (2.80%) Firewall
8 3 (2.10%) Broadband
8 3 (2.10%) CTI
8 3 (2.10%) SMTP
8 3 (2.10%) FTP
8 3 (2.10%) HTTP
8 3 (2.10%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.10%) SSL
8 3 (2.10%) DNS
9 2 (1.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.90%) SAP BI
3 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.10%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.10%) Crystal Enterprise
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) StarTeam
General
1 67 (46.85%) Telecoms
2 20 (13.99%) Finance
3 12 (8.39%) Retail
4 6 (4.20%) Banking
5 4 (2.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.40%) Back Office
6 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Billing
7 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Analyst
2 31 (21.68%) Field Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.29%) Coordinator
5 6 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 6 (4.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (3.50%) Telephony Engineer
6 5 (3.50%) Resource Manager
6 5 (3.50%) Business Analyst
6 5 (3.50%) Architect
6 5 (3.50%) Planning Manager
6 5 (3.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 5 (3.50%) Business Manager
6 5 (3.50%) Performance Analyst
7 4 (2.80%) Service Performance Analyst
7 4 (2.80%) Programme Manager
7 4 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.10%) Telephony Analyst
9 2 (1.40%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) ODBC
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.68%) IVR
2 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.19%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.50%) Open Source
4 5 (3.50%) Social Media
4 5 (3.50%) Streaming Media
5 2 (1.40%) iPhone
5 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.40%) iPad
5 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.40%) PMI
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.20%) Windows
1 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
2 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.27%) Line Management
2 35 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.19%) Project Management
4 14 (9.79%) Data Analysis
5 12 (8.39%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (8.39%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (7.69%) CRM
7 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.59%) Analytics
8 8 (5.59%) Migration
8 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.90%) Change Control
10 6 (4.20%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.20%) Workflow
11 5 (3.50%) Change Management
11 5 (3.50%) Performance Management
11 5 (3.50%) Business Analysis
11 5 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.70%) Python
1 1 (0.70%) C
1 1 (0.70%) C#
1 1 (0.70%) C++
1 1 (0.70%) Java
1 1 (0.70%) ABAP
1 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.10%) PMP
3 2 (1.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) CAPM
3 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (26.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.40%) XenApp
2 2 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.70%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 37 (25.87%) Ericsson
2 35 (24.48%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 24 (16.78%) Microsoft
4 23 (16.08%) Verint
5 11 (7.69%) Genesys
6 8 (5.59%) SAP
6 8 (5.59%) Nortel
7 7 (4.90%) Avaya
7 7 (4.90%) Cisco
7 7 (4.90%) Remedy
8 5 (3.50%) Cognos
8 5 (3.50%) BT
9 4 (2.80%) Citrix
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle
10 3 (2.10%) Sybase
10 3 (2.10%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.10%) HP
10 3 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.40%) Huawei
11 2 (1.40%) AppSense
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