Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 614 578 611
Rank change year-on-year -36 +33 -11
Contract jobs citing WFM 21 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.091% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.051% 0.11% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 5
London median daily rate £481 £425 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +97.67% -49.41%
10th Percentile £304 £363 £163
90th Percentile £608 £735 £267
England median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 - £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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in London

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in London

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WFM in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
South London - 4 £488 -
Central London -3 2 £494 -12.61%
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 London region with a requirement for WFM.

1 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) IVR
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Banking
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) PMO
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) People Management
7 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.76%) Workforce Optimisation
7 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
7 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (4.76%) Kronos
7 1 (4.76%) TOGAF

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SMS
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Call Centre Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Call Centre Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Trainer
4 2 (9.52%) Trainer
4 2 (9.52%) Workforce Management Program Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Change Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Trainer
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Coaching
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
5 1 (4.76%) People Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workforce Optimisation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Avaya
2 1 (4.76%) Kronos
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Verint