The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 407 404 396
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.057% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.023% 0.071% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £294 £525 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.04% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £274 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £650 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.19 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.59% -8.33%
WFM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in London

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in London

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in London

WFM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +42 2 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 4 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Information Management
3 4 (25.00%) GIS
3 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (25.00%) ERP
3 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Danish Language

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (12.50%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) WPA
3 1 (6.25%) 2G
3 1 (6.25%) 3G
3 1 (6.25%) 4G
3 1 (6.25%) LTE
3 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Danish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Governance Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Project Governance Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Planner
5 1 (6.25%) RAN Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Resource Planner
5 1 (6.25%) SAP PM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) iPhone
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
4 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
1 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Information Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) Information Governance
1 4 (25.00%) Information Management
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (25.00%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) HNC
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) Cramer
3 1 (6.25%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (6.25%) Nortel