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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 69 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing WFM 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.26% 0.28% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.39% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£425 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-45.75% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
628 256 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 79.09% 72.32% 63.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 125 130
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 21 19
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.30 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 10 (66.67%) Genesys
1 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) IVR
2 9 (60.00%) SAP BI
2 9 (60.00%) SAP
2 9 (60.00%) CRM
3 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Line Management
4 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (13.33%) Change Control
8 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
8 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (13.33%) Change Management
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SAP BI
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Project Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) IVR
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) CRM
3 6 (40.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Balanced Scorecard
6 1 (6.67%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Genesys
2 9 (60.00%) SAP
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) HP