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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 109 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WFM 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% - 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
2056 1618 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.77% 71.53% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 812 755
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.39 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.30 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh - 5 £425 -
Glasgow - - - -
WFM
UK

WFM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) ERP
1 5 (50.00%) BPMN
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) MS Access
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) ATM
3 3 (30.00%) GSM
3 3 (30.00%) SDH
3 3 (30.00%) UMTS
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) RNC
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) GIS
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) ATM
1 3 (30.00%) GSM
1 3 (30.00%) SDH
1 3 (30.00%) UMTS
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (30.00%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
1 5 (50.00%) BPMN
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Line Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (30.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 2 (20.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies