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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 266 257
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9  
Contract jobs citing WFM 39 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.082% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.10% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 4
Median daily rate £475 £438 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £375 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £438 £431
% change year-on-year +1.42% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +38.46%  

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 6768 7908 7980
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 82.16% 81.22% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3913 4922 4492
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 264 289
Median hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

WFM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing WFM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +47 29 £353 -19.42%
Hampshire +19 9 £475 +15.15% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 19 (32.76%) Retail
2 13 (22.41%) Avaya
3 12 (20.69%) BCP
4 11 (18.97%) Workforce Optimisation
5 10 (17.24%) High Availability
5 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity Planning
5 10 (17.24%) Avaya Certification
5 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity
5 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco
7 7 (12.07%) SOA
8 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.34%) ERP
8 6 (10.34%) Oracle
8 6 (10.34%) Finance
8 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.34%) Data Management
8 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications
9 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
9 5 (8.62%) Master Data Management
9 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) IVR
9 5 (8.62%) Data Architecture
9 5 (8.62%) Data Mapping
9 5 (8.62%) CRM

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 4 (6.90%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Utilities
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Unified Communications
2 4 (6.90%) CTI
2 4 (6.90%) VoIP
3 3 (5.17%) Broadband
3 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) 2G
5 1 (1.72%) 3G
5 1 (1.72%) 4G
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.72%) LDAP
5 1 (1.72%) LTE
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
5 1 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (32.76%) Retail
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Technical Leader
2 12 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Workforce Management Architect
4 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Business IT Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Data Architect
4 5 (8.62%) IT Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) IT Business Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Retail Business Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) DBA
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Programme Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) Middleware
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.72%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) SAML
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) IVR
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) AIX
1 4 (6.90%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) BCP
2 11 (18.97%) Workforce Optimisation
3 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity
3 10 (17.24%) Business Continuity Planning
3 10 (17.24%) High Availability
4 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
6 6 (10.34%) Data Management
6 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Data Mapping
7 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) Master Data Management
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
8 4 (6.90%) Workflow
8 4 (6.90%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Avaya Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (3.45%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (1.72%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Avaya
2 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle
5 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.90%) Veritas
6 3 (5.17%) KANA
6 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.17%) Siebel
6 3 (5.17%) Verint
7 1 (1.72%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Genesys
7 1 (1.72%) Huawei
7 1 (1.72%) Infor
7 1 (1.72%) Lancope
7 1 (1.72%) NICE Systems
7 1 (1.72%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (1.72%) Nortel
7 1 (1.72%) Tellabs