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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank - 74 80
Contract jobs citing WFM 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
589 754 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.62% 73.63% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 355 269
Average daily rate £405 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (100.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies