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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 246 229 226
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing WFM 29 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.32% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 9
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£425 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+284.61% -
WFM
England

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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Hampshire +17 19 £425 -
West Sussex - 4 £300 -
Surrey -2 3 - -
Berkshire -3 3 £525 - 2
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
5 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) QA
5 5 (15.63%) Change Control
5 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Big Data
7 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
7 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) Kronos
7 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 3 (9.38%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (6.25%) SQL
8 2 (6.25%) MS Office
8 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.25%) Resource Management

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) ATM
1 1 (3.13%) GSM
1 1 (3.13%) PBX
1 1 (3.13%) SDH
1 1 (3.13%) UMTS
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) SNMP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) DPNSS
1 1 (3.13%) QSIG
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) RNC
1 1 (3.13%) Network Security
1 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAP HANA
1 3 (9.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 13 (40.63%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
6 1 (3.13%) Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Tester
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
1 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
1 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 7 (21.88%) Business Transformation
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) Workforce Management Optimization
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.13%) MCTS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (3.13%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.13%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
1 3 (9.38%) Kronos
2 2 (6.25%) Verint
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Avaya
3 1 (3.13%) Genesys
3 1 (3.13%) BMC
3 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Symantec
3 1 (3.13%) Sophos