The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 76 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.41% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £413 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PMI
3 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PMP
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) PMO Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco