The table below looks at the statistics for WFM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management (WFM)
Rank 617 579 567
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -12
Contract jobs citing WFM 29 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 25
Median daily rate £438 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +63.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

WFM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WFM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

WFM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WFM
Daily Rate Trend

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

WFM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WFM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WFM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

WFM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WFM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WFM within the UK.

WFM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WFM
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 16 £450 +28.57% 17
London -14 7 £450 -5.26% 2
Edinburgh -11 4 £400 -5.88%
Scotland -17 4 £400 -5.88%
Durham -1 2 - -
South East -12 2 £350 -17.64% 3
North East -64 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £350 - 1
Peterlee - 2 - -
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £425 +13.33%
Sheffield -13 1 - - 1
West Midlands -32 1 - - 4
Midlands - 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Slough - 1 £225 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WFM.

1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.41%) Project Management
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
3 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (13.79%) Kronos
5 7 (12.07%) Time Management
5 7 (12.07%) SLA
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco
5 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.34%) MS Office
6 6 (10.34%) SAP
6 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (10.34%) Banking
6 6 (10.34%) Retail
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) IVR
6 6 (10.34%) Verint
6 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.62%) Coaching
7 5 (8.62%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.62%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL

WFM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP WM
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) 3G
1 1 (1.72%) 4G
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) LAN
1 1 (1.72%) LTE
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
1 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) CouchDB
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.72%) MS Access
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Consultant
4 6 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.90%) HR Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Retail Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) PMO Officer
6 3 (5.17%) Project Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Support Officer
6 3 (5.17%) Telephony Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Telephony Support
7 2 (3.45%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.72%) Aurelia
1 1 (1.72%) HTML
1 1 (1.72%) HTML5
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) Node.js
1 1 (1.72%) RESTful
1 1 (1.72%) SAML
1 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (1.72%) Velocity
1 1 (1.72%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) IVR
3 1 (1.72%) NHS
3 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Project Management
2 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (12.07%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.07%) Time Management
4 6 (10.34%) Quality Management
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.62%) Coaching
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.62%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (8.62%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (8.62%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.90%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Line Management
6 4 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) ABAP
1 2 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) C
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) CCIE
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.72%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) Kronos
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) SAP
4 6 (10.34%) Verint
5 4 (6.90%) HP
5 4 (6.90%) Syclo
6 3 (5.17%) Genesys
7 1 (1.72%) Avaya
7 1 (1.72%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Cramer
7 1 (1.72%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.72%) Huawei
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.72%) Nortel
7 1 (1.72%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.72%) Tellabs
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