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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Workforce Management Optimisation (WFO)
Rank 620 602 596
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing Workforce Management Optimization 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £200 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - £300
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
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 6 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 14 February 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
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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
England -6 6 £200 - 2
South East - 4 £200 -
London +4 2 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent - 2 £200 -

Workforce Management Optimization
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Avaya
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 6 (60.00%) CMS
1 6 (60.00%) Verint
2 4 (40.00%) Genesys
2 4 (40.00%) WFM
2 4 (40.00%) H.323
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) SMTP
2 4 (40.00%) FTP
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
4 2 (20.00%) PBX
4 2 (20.00%) PSTN
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM

Workforce Management Optimization
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FTP
1 4 (40.00%) H.323
1 4 (40.00%) LAN
1 4 (40.00%) SMTP
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Broadband
2 2 (20.00%) MPLS
2 2 (20.00%) PBX
2 2 (20.00%) PSTN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Avaya Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Genesys Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) WFM
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Avaya Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Avaya
1 6 (60.00%) Verint
2 4 (40.00%) Genesys
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
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