The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 44 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing WFM 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.02% 0.91% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.18% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£525 £470 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+284.61% +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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
375 340 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.37% 77.63% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 266 181
Average daily rate £450 £430 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% -27.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WFM
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WFM across the Swindon region.

WFM Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) PBX
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 3 (50.00%) DPNSS
2 3 (50.00%) QSIG
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 3 (50.00%) IVR
2 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) Lync
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (33.33%) SCSM

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) PBX
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) DPNSS
1 3 (50.00%) QSIG
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) IVR
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBScript
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) DFS Replication
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (33.33%) SCSM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft