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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 256 223 225
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs citing WFM 7 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.074% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
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£425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £365 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £508 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £11.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+86.36% +10.00%
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
7265 6732 5991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.22% 73.79% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4223 3726 3144
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 274
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.39 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 - 4 - -
West Sussex - 2 £425 - 1
Surrey -6 1 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 6 (28.57%) SLA
1 6 (28.57%) ATM
1 6 (28.57%) GSM
1 6 (28.57%) SDH
1 6 (28.57%) UMTS
1 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) RNC
1 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
1 6 (28.57%) Line Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Ericsson
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (14.29%) JDA
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (14.29%) Verint
4 3 (14.29%) RedPrairie
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) QA
5 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Genesys
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) ATM
1 6 (28.57%) GSM
1 6 (28.57%) SDH
1 6 (28.57%) UMTS
1 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 6 (28.57%) RNC
1 6 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.76%) LTE
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
1 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Line Management
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 5 (23.81%) Ericsson
3 3 (14.29%) JDA
3 3 (14.29%) RedPrairie
3 3 (14.29%) Verint
4 2 (9.52%) Genesys
5 1 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Symantec
5 1 (4.76%) Sophos
5 1 (4.76%) Kronos
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei