The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 597 567 546
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -21
Contract jobs citing WFM 33 65 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 36
Median daily rate £455 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £273 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +284.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +284.61%
WFM
UK

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
41114 42561 40203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.48% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27376 28207 25378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 984 1150 1116
Median hourly rate £29.25 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +8 17 £425 +84.78% 2
East Midlands +6 6 £468 -
West Midlands -22 4 - - 2
Yorkshire +7 3 - - 3
South East -20 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Midlands - 1 £450 -
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UK

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for WFM.

1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
1 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) IVR
4 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
4 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (13.73%) Kronos
7 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 6 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 6 (11.76%) SLA
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco
8 5 (9.80%) HP
8 5 (9.80%) ITIL
8 5 (9.80%) Time Management
8 5 (9.80%) Logistics
8 5 (9.80%) Finance
8 5 (9.80%) Planning and Forecasting
8 5 (9.80%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Workforce Optimisation
9 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.84%) Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Banking
9 4 (7.84%) Workforce Management Optimization
9 4 (7.84%) Change Management
9 4 (7.84%) PMI

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Maximo
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.96%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) 3G
1 1 (1.96%) 4G
1 1 (1.96%) CTI
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) LTE
1 1 (1.96%) Network Security
1 1 (1.96%) SMS
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) MS Access
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) HR Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Web Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Customer Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Junior
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Siebel Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.61%) IVR
3 8 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.84%) PMI
5 3 (5.88%) EPoS
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
6 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (23.53%) Project Management
3 9 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (17.65%) Performance Management
3 9 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 6 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Logistics
5 5 (9.80%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (9.80%) Time Management
5 5 (9.80%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) CRM
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.84%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 4 (7.84%) Workforce Optimisation
7 3 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
1 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) ISEB
1 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
1 4 (7.84%) PMP
2 3 (5.88%) CBAP
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CCIE
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Kronos
3 6 (11.76%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle
5 4 (7.84%) SAP
5 4 (7.84%) Siebel
6 2 (3.92%) Verint
7 1 (1.96%) Avaya
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) Cramer
7 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.96%) Genesys
7 1 (1.96%) Huawei
7 1 (1.96%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.96%) Nortel
7 1 (1.96%) Syclo
7 1 (1.96%) Tellabs