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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 84 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -13
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.18% 2.20% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 2.88% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% +30.00%
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
887 451 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.98% 76.31% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 281 134
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -30 2 £525 +10.52%
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Back Office
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) CMS
6 1 (10.00%) IVR
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) Billing
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) PBX
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) PBX
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) DPNSS
1 1 (10.00%) QSIG
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Avaya