Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 339 323 376
Rank change year-on-year -16 +53 -16
Contract jobs citing WFM 39 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.27% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.32% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 4
South East median daily rate £525 £485 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +38.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £424 £413 £225
90th Percentile £675 £575 £540
England median daily rate £525 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate - £22.50 -

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,025 13,671 14,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.96% 84.19% 83.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,435 8,167 8,640
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £252
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 464 582
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.85 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Hampshire -20 20 £500 +2.56%
Thames Valley -3 14 £525 +16.67% 3
Berkshire -6 12 £525 +16.67% 1
Surrey -19 3 £355 -29.00% 1
Middlesex +12 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £425 -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 South East region with a requirement for WFM.

1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) SOA
2 14 (35.90%) Master Data Management
2 14 (35.90%) Oracle Utilities
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (30.77%) Clustering
4 12 (30.77%) Middleware
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (30.77%) CRM
4 12 (30.77%) Siebel
4 12 (30.77%) AIX
4 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (30.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (30.77%) Siebel CRM
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) DB2

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 12 (30.77%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle Utilities
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (30.77%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Database 12c
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle ODI
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (15.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) DBA
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Technical Leader
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Mobile Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Change Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Workforce Management Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Customer Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) OSS Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (30.77%) Middleware
3 1 (2.56%) CORBA
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) AIX
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Master Data Management
1 14 (35.90%) SOA
2 13 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) CRM
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
4 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (10.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Network Management
9 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
9 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.56%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (2.56%) Contract Management
10 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Siebel
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (2.56%) RedPrairie
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Workday