The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 103 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -7
Contract jobs citing WFM 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 1.01% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 1.32% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +100.00%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1205 607 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.83% 76.74% 74.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 360 270
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Durham 0 5 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 North East region with a requirement for WFM.

1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) IVR
1 5 (55.56%) Time Management
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
1 5 (55.56%) Trend Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Verint
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Genesys
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (11.11%) BT

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Service Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Service Transition Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Transition Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Call Centre Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) IVR
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
1 5 (55.56%) Strategic Planning
1 5 (55.56%) Time Management
1 5 (55.56%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Quality Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Genesys
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Verint
3 1 (11.11%) BT