The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 74 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% - 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£246 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £500 £399
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +25.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 - -
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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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 694 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.44% 79.95% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 383 476
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WFM across the Leeds region.

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Leeds region.

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

WFM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Erlang
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) ATM
3 2 (33.33%) GSM
3 2 (33.33%) SDH
3 2 (33.33%) UMTS
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) RNC
3 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) IVR
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) ATM
1 2 (33.33%) GSM
1 2 (33.33%) SDH
1 2 (33.33%) UMTS
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) RNC
1 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Forecast Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Telephony Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Erlang
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Avaya
1 2 (33.33%) Ericsson
1 2 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks