The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
England / South East
Rank 218 241 238
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -3
Contract jobs citing WFM 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £463 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £385 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £435
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +9.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.59%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5871 6558 7112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.95% 78.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3475 3950 3902
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 287 240
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.88 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the South East region.

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 8 £463 +8.82% 1
Berkshire +22 7 £525 - 1
Surrey +18 2 £444 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WFM.

1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) ERP
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Nortel
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) 3G
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) Cramer
5 3 (13.04%) Huawei
5 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
5 3 (13.04%) LTE
5 3 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) 4G
5 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Tellabs
5 3 (13.04%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
6 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) 3G
1 3 (13.04%) 4G
1 3 (13.04%) LTE
2 2 (8.70%) 2G
2 2 (8.70%) CTI
2 2 (8.70%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Technical Leader
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business IT Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Retail Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Telephony Manager
5 1 (4.35%) 3G Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Payroll Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) IVR
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) ERP
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Fault Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
5 2 (8.70%) Dependency Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.70%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) UML
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Citrix
1 3 (13.04%) Cramer
1 3 (13.04%) Huawei
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Nokia Networks
1 3 (13.04%) Nortel
1 3 (13.04%) Tellabs
2 2 (8.70%) Avaya
2 2 (8.70%) KANA
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Genesys
3 1 (4.35%) Infor
3 1 (4.35%) Verint