Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 23 July 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 305 384 372
Rank change year-on-year +79 -12 -40
Contract jobs citing WFM 55 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.054% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.065% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 17
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £263 £295 £335
90th Percentile £585 £514 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year +25.00% +11.63% +61.25%

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 South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 13251 15285 15759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.55% 82.05% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7718 9365 9075
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 496 537 555
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £12.04
90th Percentile £50.38 £50.55 £46.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +14.94% +6.10%

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WFM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WFM in the South East

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WFM in the South East

WFM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WFM in the South East over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WFM in the South East

WFM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WFM in the South East

WFM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Thames Valley +37 33 £425 -2.86% 2
Berkshire +55 30 £425 -2.86% 2
Hampshire +39 19 £485 +17.58%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £375 -
West Sussex - 1 £375 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 South East region with a requirement for WFM.

1 13 (23.64%) Avaya
1 13 (23.64%) Retail
2 12 (21.82%) BCP
3 11 (20.00%) SOA
3 11 (20.00%) CRM
3 11 (20.00%) Workforce Optimisation
4 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (18.18%) Oracle
4 10 (18.18%) Avaya Certification
4 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity
4 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.18%) High Availability
5 9 (16.36%) Oracle Service Bus
5 9 (16.36%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (16.36%) Data Management
5 9 (16.36%) Veritas
5 9 (16.36%) Unix
5 9 (16.36%) AIX
5 9 (16.36%) Master Data Management
5 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
5 9 (16.36%) Oracle Utilities
5 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (14.55%) Middleware
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 8 (14.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (12.73%) Cisco CUCM

WFM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Service Bus
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Utilities
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (10.91%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (1.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
1 1 (1.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) CTI
1 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
2 4 (7.27%) VoIP
3 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.64%) Broadband
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.82%) LDAP
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 13 (23.64%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) DBA
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (16.36%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Technical Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (12.73%) Senior DBA
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 6 (10.91%) Workforce Management Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Avaya Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.64%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Middleware
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) SAML
2 1 (1.82%) SOAP
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) IVR
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) AIX
1 9 (16.36%) Unix
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) BCP
2 11 (20.00%) CRM
2 11 (20.00%) SOA
2 11 (20.00%) Workforce Optimisation
3 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 10 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (18.18%) High Availability
4 9 (16.36%) Data Management
4 9 (16.36%) Master Data Management
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 5 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 5 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.45%) ERP
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
7 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Avaya Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Avaya
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 9 (16.36%) Veritas
4 7 (12.73%) Cisco
5 6 (10.91%) Siebel
6 4 (7.27%) Verint
7 3 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.82%) Ceridian
9 1 (1.82%) KANA
9 1 (1.82%) Kronos
9 1 (1.82%) Lancope
9 1 (1.82%) NICE Systems
9 1 (1.82%) Workday