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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
Rank 548 591 551
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -40
Contract jobs citing WFM 44 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.068% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.083% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 21
Median daily rate £425 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.19 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £11.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.59%

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
36787 40770 39839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.73% 78.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24383 26360 25795
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1195 1065
Median hourly rate £33.28 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 24 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +28 43 £425 - 14
South East +26 16 £475 +11.76% 3
London +3 14 £413 +40.42% 6
Berkshire +11 8 £525 - 1
West Midlands -1 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Greenford - 8 £413 -
Hampshire +19 7 £463 +8.82%
Bracknell - 6 £525 - 1
Coventry - 5 £425 -
North West +22 3 - - 1
Eastleigh - 3 £463 -
Reading +10 1 £525 -
East Midlands +1 1 £415 -
Merseyside -1 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £415 -
Slough - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 £415 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £500 -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 22 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 15 (17.86%) Retail
4 14 (16.67%) Finance
4 14 (16.67%) SAP
5 12 (14.29%) Project Management
6 11 (13.10%) SQL
6 11 (13.10%) CRM
7 10 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (10.71%) VB
8 9 (10.71%) Oracle
9 8 (9.52%) C#
9 8 (9.52%) IIS
9 8 (9.52%) Web Services
9 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.52%) .NET
9 8 (9.52%) Logistics
9 8 (9.52%) Use Case
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Management
10 7 (8.33%) RedGate
10 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 7 (8.33%) Rackspace
10 7 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
10 7 (8.33%) DevOps
10 7 (8.33%) IVR
10 7 (8.33%) Subversion
10 7 (8.33%) NUnit

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 8 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Office
2 4 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) SAP WM
2 3 (3.57%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.19%) Maximo
3 1 (1.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) 3G
1 3 (3.57%) 4G
1 3 (3.57%) LTE
2 2 (2.38%) 2G
2 2 (2.38%) CTI
2 2 (2.38%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) H.323
3 1 (1.19%) MPLS
3 1 (1.19%) Network Security
3 1 (1.19%) PBX
3 1 (1.19%) RTP
3 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.57%) MS Access
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.19%) GIS
4 1 (1.19%) QlikView
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) NUnit
1 7 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.86%) Retail
2 14 (16.67%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.95%) Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Architect
2 11 (13.10%) Business Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (9.52%) DBA
4 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.52%) SQL DBA
5 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Developer
5 7 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Management Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (3.57%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.57%) SAP PM Consultant
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) .NET
1 8 (9.52%) Web Services
2 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 7 (8.33%) ADO
2 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.33%) Dapper ORM
2 7 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.19%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.19%) SOAP
3 1 (1.19%) VXML
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.33%) IVR
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.76%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Handset
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (14.29%) Project Management
3 11 (13.10%) CRM
4 10 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.52%) Logistics
5 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.52%) Use Case
6 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.33%) DevOps
6 7 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.95%) Data Mapping
7 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
7 5 (5.95%) Requirements Management
8 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.76%) ERP
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL
8 4 (4.76%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (4.76%) Validation
8 4 (4.76%) Workforce Management Optimization
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.10%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) VB
3 8 (9.52%) C#
4 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.14%) ABAP
5 6 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
1 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
1 4 (4.76%) PMP
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) CBAP
4 1 (1.19%) CCNP
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) SAP
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Rackspace
3 7 (8.33%) RedGate
4 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.95%) Siebel
5 5 (5.95%) Syclo
6 4 (4.76%) Genesys
7 3 (3.57%) Avaya
7 3 (3.57%) Cisco
7 3 (3.57%) Citrix
7 3 (3.57%) Cramer
7 3 (3.57%) Huawei
7 3 (3.57%) Kronos
7 3 (3.57%) Nokia Networks
7 3 (3.57%) Nortel
7 3 (3.57%) Tellabs
8 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) NICE Systems
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