The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 225 230 252
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing WFM 14 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.095% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.13% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £503 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +17.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £410 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6617 5926 6997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.86% 70.61% 65.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3097 3330
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 251 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
WFM
England

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
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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 7 - -
Berkshire -10 3 £503 +29.67%
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 10 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (41.67%) SAP
3 9 (37.50%) ABAP
3 9 (37.50%) OO
3 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (37.50%) SAP MRS
4 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
5 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 3 (12.50%) Data Security
6 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) IVR
6 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.50%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 3 (12.50%) HTTP
6 3 (12.50%) WSDL
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) DB2
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) CSS
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) XSD

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (37.50%) SAP MRS
3 1 (4.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Management Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Quality Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XSD
1 3 (12.50%) WSDL
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) IVR
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) OO
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) ABAP
2 3 (12.50%) Objective-C
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) Verint
3 2 (8.33%) Genesys
3 2 (8.33%) Empirix
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) Siemens
3 2 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
4 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) JDA
4 1 (4.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle