Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 21 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 221 234
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13 -41
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.035% 0.044% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.043% 0.052% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
North West median daily rate £375 - £425
10th Percentile £363 - £273
90th Percentile £388 - £534
England median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4662 5717 6933
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.28% 83.84% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2977 3683 4206
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 166 282
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.13 £12.37
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WFM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the North West

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in the North West

WFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in the North West

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Cheshire +2 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North West region with a requirement for WFM.

1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP