The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for WFM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WFM over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Workforce Management (WFM)
England / North East
Rank 84 71 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 -  
Contract jobs citing WFM 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -6.57% +11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +50.00%  

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 the North East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 644 741 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 87.62% 85.07% 73.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 505 258
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 19
Median hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.55% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.71 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing WFM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the North East

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in the North East

WFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in the North East

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WFM within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
WFM
England

WFM
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North East region with a requirement for WFM.

1 2 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC

WFM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Telephony Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP