Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 84 111
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 -
Contract jobs citing WFM 12 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.90% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Reading median daily rate £425 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +25.71% -
10th Percentile £413 £425 £404
90th Percentile £469 £570 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +4.48%
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 1,124 1,086 1,553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 84.51% 81.65% 80.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 548 915
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £250
90th Percentile £614 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 38
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -13.00% -0.84%
10th Percentile £12.65 £15.00 £11.51
90th Percentile £53.13 £57.50 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%

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 27 May 2018, 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
1 11 (91.67%) IP Telephony
1 11 (91.67%) VoIP
1 11 (91.67%) Unified Communications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) PMI
4 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (41.67%) IVR
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) CCIE
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CTI
6 1 (8.33%) VXML
6 1 (8.33%) SCCP
6 1 (8.33%) QSIG
6 1 (8.33%) H.323
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (91.67%) IP Telephony
1 11 (91.67%) Unified Communications
1 11 (91.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) CTI
3 1 (8.33%) H.323
3 1 (8.33%) QSIG
3 1 (8.33%) SCCP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Project Manager
2 7 (58.33%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) VoIP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) IVR
1 5 (41.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft