Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 154 171
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing WFM 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.41% 0.25% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% - +60.92%
10th Percentile £425 £278 £406
90th Percentile £538 £558 £538
South East median daily rate £485 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +3.47% +10.29% -5.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,405 3,290 3,932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.03% 81.90% 79.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,779 1,737 2,145
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 120 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -34.26% +34.16%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £50.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 -1 8 £450 -14.29%
Reading +6 4 £469 -10.71%
Maidenhead - 1 £425 -
WFM
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 11 (64.71%) Retail
1 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
1 11 (64.71%) Data Mapping
1 11 (64.71%) Data Architecture
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
5 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 2 (11.76%) Billing
6 2 (11.76%) IVR
7 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.88%) Network Design
7 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) eTOM
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (5.88%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (5.88%) Telecoms

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
1 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
1 3 (17.65%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 11 (64.71%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Architect
2 10 (58.82%) Data Architect
3 7 (41.18%) Workforce Management Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Workforce Management Program Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Data Architecture
1 11 (64.71%) Data Mapping
1 11 (64.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Change Control
6 1 (5.88%) eTOM
6 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMP
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Avaya
3 1 (5.88%) Genesys
3 1 (5.88%) Verint