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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 233 245 234
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing WFM 13 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate £413 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.19 £11.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-25.59% -8.33%
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
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 8 £425 -
Berkshire +3 4 £413 -2.36%
Surrey -8 1 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
3 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Kronos
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 4 (18.18%) QA
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) MS Project
7 2 (9.09%) MS Office
7 2 (9.09%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (9.09%) PMI
7 2 (9.09%) PMP
7 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.55%) CDMA
2 1 (4.55%) GPRS
2 1 (4.55%) GSM
2 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.55%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Business Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Retail Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Coordinator
4 3 (13.64%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (13.64%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior PMO
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) PMI
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) PRINCE2
1 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Business Transformation
2 6 (27.27%) CRM
2 6 (27.27%) Data Modelling
2 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (9.09%) Document Management
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.55%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Kronos
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Avaya
3 1 (4.55%) Ceridian
3 1 (4.55%) Cerion
3 1 (4.55%) Greenplum
3 1 (4.55%) NetCracker
3 1 (4.55%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.55%) Talend
3 1 (4.55%) Verint