Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 86 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +15
Contract jobs citing WFM 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.48% 0.32% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.38% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Reading median daily rate - £469 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.71% -
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +75.00%
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 1,268 1,046 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.38% 83.61% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 647 579
Reading median daily rate £450 £401 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% - +0.13%
10th Percentile £228 £263 £235
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 41
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -35.56% -27.18%
10th Percentile £18.50 £11.05 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% -19.44% -32.08%

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 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WFM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WFM.

1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) IVR
1 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco UCCE
1 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) CTI
3 3 (42.86%) VXML
3 3 (42.86%) SCCP
3 3 (42.86%) QSIG
3 3 (42.86%) H.323
4 2 (28.57%) 3G
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (28.57%) 4G
4 2 (28.57%) CMDB
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (28.57%) RIA
4 2 (28.57%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) IP Telephony
1 5 (71.43%) Unified Communications
1 5 (71.43%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) CTI
2 3 (42.86%) H.323
2 3 (42.86%) QSIG
2 3 (42.86%) SCCP
3 2 (28.57%) 3G
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) Radio Access Network
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Solution Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) IVR
2 2 (28.57%) CMDB
2 2 (28.57%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCIE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) Remedy