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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
UK
Rank 532 584 569
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -15
Contract jobs citing WFM 64 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.078% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.095% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 25
Median daily rate £463 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £338 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £525 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.09% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £8.19 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £8.19 £12.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.79%

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
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 26 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 21 February 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 +50 61 £463 -2.63% 12
South East +42 38 £463 +12.12% 4
Berkshire +43 27 £278 -32.72% 4
Bracknell - 24 £275 - 3
London +18 12 £488 +65.95% 3
Hampshire +13 9 £463 +8.82%
North West - 5 - - 1
Eastleigh +1 4 £463 -2.63%
Manchester - 3 - - 1
Surrey +16 2 £444 -
West Midlands -2 2 - -
Coventry -9 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -14 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 1 - -
North East -18 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £102 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
Reigate - 1 £463 -
Havant - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £102 -
Fareham - 1 £475 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

WFM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 24 (20.00%) Retail
2 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (15.83%) Finance
4 17 (14.17%) Management Information System
5 14 (11.67%) .NET
5 14 (11.67%) SAP
6 12 (10.00%) BCP
6 12 (10.00%) CRM
6 12 (10.00%) Avaya
7 11 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
7 11 (9.17%) MS Office
7 11 (9.17%) Oracle
7 11 (9.17%) SQL
7 11 (9.17%) Project Management
8 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (8.33%) IVR
8 10 (8.33%) C#
8 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.33%) Workforce Optimisation
9 9 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
9 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (7.50%) Avaya Certification
9 9 (7.50%) Java
9 9 (7.50%) VB
9 9 (7.50%) Business Continuity
9 9 (7.50%) VMware
9 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (7.50%) High Availability

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 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
1 11 (9.17%) MS Office
2 4 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) SAP WM
2 3 (2.50%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.83%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.83%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.00%) CTI
2 4 (3.33%) Cisco ICM
3 3 (2.50%) 3G
3 3 (2.50%) 4G
3 3 (2.50%) Broadband
3 3 (2.50%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.50%) LTE
3 3 (2.50%) VoIP
3 3 (2.50%) WAN
4 2 (1.67%) 2G
4 2 (1.67%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.83%) Firewall
5 1 (0.83%) H.323
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) PBX
5 1 (0.83%) RTP
5 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.50%) MS Access
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.83%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.83%) QlikView
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) NUnit
1 7 (5.83%) Subversion
2 3 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (20.00%) Retail
2 19 (15.83%) Finance
3 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Advertising
6 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (19.17%) Architect
2 17 (14.17%) Analyst
3 14 (11.67%) Consultant
4 13 (10.83%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 12 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 10 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (7.50%) DBA
8 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 8 (6.67%) SQL DBA
8 8 (6.67%) Workforce Management Architect
9 7 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Management Consultant
9 7 (5.83%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Workforce Management Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Supply Chain Architect
12 4 (3.33%) Data Architect
12 4 (3.33%) IT Analyst
12 4 (3.33%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.67%) .NET
2 8 (6.67%) Web Services
3 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.83%) ADO
3 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.83%) Dapper ORM
3 7 (5.83%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.83%) JMS
4 1 (0.83%) Middleware
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) VXML
4 1 (0.83%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.33%) IVR
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Handset
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) AIX
2 1 (0.83%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Unix
2 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (10.00%) BCP
2 12 (10.00%) CRM
3 11 (9.17%) Project Management
3 11 (9.17%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (8.33%) Workforce Optimisation
5 9 (7.50%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 9 (7.50%) High Availability
6 8 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (6.67%) Use Case
7 7 (5.83%) Automated Testing
7 7 (5.83%) Data Mapping
7 7 (5.83%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.83%) DevOps
7 7 (5.83%) ERP
7 7 (5.83%) Performance Management
7 7 (5.83%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.17%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) C#
3 9 (7.50%) Java
3 9 (7.50%) VB
4 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.00%) ABAP
6 3 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) Avaya Certification
2 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) Degree
3 3 (2.50%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) CCNP
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.83%) ISEB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) QA
3 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 3 (2.50%) Amdocs OSS
2 3 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) SAP
2 12 (10.00%) Avaya
3 11 (9.17%) Oracle
4 10 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.50%) VMware
6 7 (5.83%) Cisco
6 7 (5.83%) Rackspace
6 7 (5.83%) RedGate
7 6 (5.00%) Verint
8 5 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (4.17%) Syclo
9 4 (3.33%) NICE Systems
10 3 (2.50%) Citrix
10 3 (2.50%) Cramer
10 3 (2.50%) Genesys
10 3 (2.50%) Huawei
10 3 (2.50%) KANA
10 3 (2.50%) Nokia Networks
10 3 (2.50%) Nortel
10 3 (2.50%) Tellabs
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