The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 35 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.28% 1.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 243 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.94% 63.12% 67.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 148 131
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 10
Average hourly rate £15.39 £44.60 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.50% +71.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £24.88 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WFM across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WFM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (66.67%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) French Language
3 1 (33.33%) Social Media

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (66.67%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (33.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) HP