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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
England / South East
Rank 200 243 259
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +16
Contract jobs citing WFM 42 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
Median daily rate £463 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £365 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.79%

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
6165 7185 7765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.95% 81.11% 79.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 4436 4234
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 268 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.51% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.96 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 March 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
Berkshire +42 30 £280 -34.11% 1
Hampshire +12 10 £469 +10.29%
Surrey - 2 £444 -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 17 (32.69%) Retail
2 12 (23.08%) BCP
2 12 (23.08%) Avaya
3 10 (19.23%) Avaya Certification
3 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity
3 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) High Availability
3 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (19.23%) Workforce Optimisation
4 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
5 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
7 5 (9.62%) Data Mapping
7 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
7 5 (9.62%) Finance
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) SOA
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.69%) ERP
8 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 4 (7.69%) Oracle
8 4 (7.69%) SLA
8 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.69%) CTI
8 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) CTI
2 3 (5.77%) 3G
2 3 (5.77%) 4G
2 3 (5.77%) Broadband
2 3 (5.77%) LTE
3 2 (3.85%) 2G
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 2 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.85%) VoIP
3 2 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) MS Access
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 17 (32.69%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Workforce Management Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Data Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Avaya Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) IP Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) RAN Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Middleware
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.69%) IVR
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) AIX
1 2 (3.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) BCP
2 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity
2 10 (19.23%) Business Continuity Planning
2 10 (19.23%) High Availability
2 10 (19.23%) Workforce Optimisation
3 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.62%) Data Architecture
5 5 (9.62%) Data Mapping
5 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.62%) SOA
6 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.69%) Data Management
6 4 (7.69%) ERP
6 4 (7.69%) Workflow
6 4 (7.69%) Workflow Management
7 3 (5.77%) Fault Management
7 3 (5.77%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Avaya Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Avaya
2 10 (19.23%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) Cramer
4 3 (5.77%) Huawei
4 3 (5.77%) KANA
4 3 (5.77%) Nokia Networks
4 3 (5.77%) Nortel
4 3 (5.77%) Tellabs
4 3 (5.77%) Verint
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
5 2 (3.85%) Veritas
6 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.92%) Genesys
6 1 (1.92%) Infor
6 1 (1.92%) Siebel