The table below looks at the statistics for Workforce Management Optimization skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Workforce Management Optimization over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Workforce Management Optimisation (WFO)
Rank 613 614 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Workforce Management Optimization 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.005% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £220 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
45650 42374 39473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.94% 76.20% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29733 26205 24236
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1234 1151 1099
Average hourly rate £31.44 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.78% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Workforce Management Optimization
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Workforce Management Optimization within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Workforce Management Optimization Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Workforce Management Optimization
Daily Rate Trend

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

Workforce Management Optimization Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Workforce Management Optimization
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Workforce Management Optimization Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Workforce Management Optimization
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Workforce Management Optimization within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 7 £330 -
Scotland - 7 £330 -
England -10 4 - - 2
Wiltshire - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
South East -20 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 - -

Workforce Management Optimization
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Workforce Management Optimization 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 Workforce Management Optimization.

1 12 (92.31%) Verint
2 10 (76.92%) WFM
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) IVR
5 4 (30.77%) Genesys
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) CCIE
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) Avaya
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (7.69%) CTI
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management

Workforce Management Optimization
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Workforce Management Optimization 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 Workforce Management Optimization. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.69%) CTI
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Voice Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) WFM
2 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCIE
1 3 (23.08%) CCNP
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco IPCC
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Verint
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Genesys
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya