Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WFM over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Workforce Management (WFM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 177 185
Rank change year-on-year +56 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing WFM 31 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.81% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 7
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -16.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £391
90th Percentile £613 £531 £538
South East median daily rate £480 £438 £431
% change year-on-year +9.71% +1.45% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.00

WFM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3081 3923 4221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.97% 80.55% 77.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1477 2111 2246
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +5.16% +3.33%
10th Percentile £257 £258 £221
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 115 145
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -37.50% +37.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.50 £13.05
90th Percentile £39.28 £34.50 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £24.18 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.22% +7.47% +5.88%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WFM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in Berkshire

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in Berkshire

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WFM in Berkshire

WFM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 21 £275 -
Reading +23 7 £519 +15.28% 1
Slough +8 1 £425 +88.89%
WFM
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WFM.

1 12 (38.71%) BCP
2 11 (35.48%) Avaya
2 11 (35.48%) Workforce Optimisation
3 10 (32.26%) Avaya Certification
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
3 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (32.26%) High Availability
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
5 8 (25.81%) Cisco
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (19.35%) Retail
8 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
8 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) Data Mapping
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
9 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.90%) IVR
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
10 3 (9.68%) SOA
10 3 (9.68%) CRM
10 3 (9.68%) Verint
11 2 (6.45%) CTI
11 2 (6.45%) LAN
11 2 (6.45%) VoIP
11 2 (6.45%) WAN

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
2 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (6.45%) CTI
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Leader
3 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Workforce Management Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Data Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Avaya Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) IP Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Avaya Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Maximo Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Programme Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Telephony Specialist
7 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications Manager
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.90%) IVR
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) BCP
2 11 (35.48%) Workforce Optimisation
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity
3 10 (32.26%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (32.26%) High Availability
4 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Data Mapping
4 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 2 (6.45%) Change Management
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.23%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Avaya
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Verint
5 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.23%) Genesys
5 1 (3.23%) Lancope
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) NICE Systems