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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.90% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 56 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 76.19% 62.22% 62.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 72
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

WFM
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) GSM
1 2 (100.00%) SDH
1 2 (100.00%) UMTS
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RNC
1 2 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks