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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 215 223 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +14
Contract jobs citing WFM 25 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.19% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
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£388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £361 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £508 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £289
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +47.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6477 5900 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.56% 70.27% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3123 3224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 261 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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
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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £388 - 3
Berkshire +5 5 £500 - 1
Surrey - 4 - - 2
WFM
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WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (48.72%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) SAP
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (28.21%) SAP IS-U
5 10 (25.64%) SAP MRS
5 10 (25.64%) ABAP
6 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) Ruby
6 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
8 6 (15.38%) HTML
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
8 6 (15.38%) LAMP
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) CSS3
8 6 (15.38%) Product Management
9 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) Migration
10 3 (7.69%) EDRMS
11 2 (5.13%) Avaya
11 2 (5.13%) Genesys

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) SAP IS-U
2 10 (25.64%) SAP MRS
3 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (2.56%) CA Clarity
3 1 (2.56%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Nortel Meridian
1 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) EDRMS
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Consultant
1 11 (28.21%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Programmer
2 9 (23.08%) Ruby Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) SAP SCM Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (15.38%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
2 6 (15.38%) LAMP
2 6 (15.38%) HTML5
2 6 (15.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Handset
1 1 (2.56%) IVR
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
1 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) OO
2 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Product Management
7 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Migration
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.56%) Matrix Management
10 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (2.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) ABAP
2 9 (23.08%) Ruby
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) Avaya
2 2 (5.13%) Genesys
3 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Nortel
3 1 (2.56%) Empirix
3 1 (2.56%) JDA
3 1 (2.56%) Siemens
3 1 (2.56%) Niku
3 1 (2.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.56%) Verint
3 1 (2.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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