Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 103
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Reading median daily rate £488 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £481 £465 £513
90th Percentile £494 £555 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £350 £525
% change year-on-year +28.57% -33.33% +60.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1061 1192 1495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.50% 80.05% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 620 927
Reading median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - -
10th Percentile £272 £227 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for WFM in Reading

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for WFM.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) VXML
2 1 (50.00%) IVR
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Verint
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Genesys
2 1 (50.00%) Verint