The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 23 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.97% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £475 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +26.66%
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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South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
160 160 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.29% 65.84% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 101 98
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 2
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

WFM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (66.67%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (66.67%) Cantonese Language
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP