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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £271 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-45.75% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - -
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
2025 1733 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.42% 68.55% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 850 826
Average daily rate £385 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 64 69
Average hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £290 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
WFM
UK

WFM
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (20.00%) RNC
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ATM
2 1 (20.00%) GSM
2 1 (20.00%) SDH
2 1 (20.00%) UMTS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (20.00%) ATM
1 1 (20.00%) GSM
1 1 (20.00%) SDH
1 1 (20.00%) UMTS
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) RNC
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) GIS
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (20.00%) Genesys
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks