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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 154 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3059 2504 2089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.71% 76.55% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1876 1471 1065
Average daily rate £400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 100 111
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 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
Cheshire -4 4 £450 -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
1 4 (57.14%) Genesys
1 4 (57.14%) CTI
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Radian6
2 3 (42.86%) Social Media
2 3 (42.86%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
3 2 (28.57%) MBA
4 1 (14.29%) SAP MI
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) ABAP
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Syclo
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) QA

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Radian6
2 1 (14.29%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) CTI
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Planning Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) IVR
2 3 (42.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Avaya
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) EMC
1 4 (57.14%) Genesys
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Syclo