The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing WFM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 67 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 73.02% 69.79% 55.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 50
Average daily rate £250 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £260 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%