The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2014 2109 1762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 80.05% 79.52% 73.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1198 869
Average daily rate £385 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -21.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.10 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

WFM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (85.71%) Verint
2 4 (57.14%) Genesys
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Workforce Management Optimization
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (14.29%) CTI
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Cadence
5 1 (14.29%) IVR
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (14.29%) CTI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Genesys Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Workforce Management Optimization
2 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Verint
2 4 (57.14%) Genesys
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Cadence
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco