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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 236 227 246
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing WFM 14 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.17% 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
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 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 -9 3 £503 +29.67% 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 18 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%) SaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
1 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) PBX
2 1 (4.17%) Nortel Meridian
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%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 3 (12.50%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
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%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) WSDL
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%) HTML5
1 3 (12.50%) REST
1 3 (12.50%) CSS3
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
1 3 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) IVR
1 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) GIS
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 9 (37.50%) OO
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
4 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 3 (12.50%) Data Security
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (12.50%) iOS Development
5 2 (8.33%) Android Development
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
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%) BT
3 2 (8.33%) Siemens
4 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) JDA
4 1 (4.17%) Nortel
4 1 (4.17%) Avaya
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
4 1 (4.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies