The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 154 157 134
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing WFM 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.092% 0.048% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.061% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £225 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £251
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +59.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.00
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2729 3288 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.84% 79.42% 77.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 2012 1489
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 129 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Manchester - 2 - - 4
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 West region with a requirement for WFM.

1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) CTI
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) H.323
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) PBX
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau