Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 335 353
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -1
Contract jobs citing WFM 44 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 19
South East median daily rate £485 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.86% +8.82% -5.03%
10th Percentile £424 £413 £203
90th Percentile £526 £538 £450
England median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.29 - £29.09

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 13,546 12,676 14,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.80% 82.28% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,163 7,583 8,892
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £253
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 512 625
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.06 £11.81
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +16 19 £485 +4.86% 2
Berkshire +3 17 £450 -14.29%
Thames Valley -11 17 £450 -14.29%
Surrey -15 7 £500 +12.68% 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 (43.18%) CRM
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 13 (29.55%) Data Management
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (29.55%) Master Data Management
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
3 13 (29.55%) Oracle Utilities
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
4 12 (27.27%) AIX
4 12 (27.27%) Siebel
4 12 (27.27%) SOA
4 12 (27.27%) Middleware
4 12 (27.27%) Retail
4 12 (27.27%) Siebel CRM
5 11 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 11 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 11 (25.00%) Data Mapping
6 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Planning and Forecasting
7 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (18.18%) IVR
7 8 (18.18%) Linux
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (15.91%) Genesys
8 7 (15.91%) Clustering

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 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
1 12 (27.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Utilities
2 12 (27.27%) Siebel CRM
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (6.82%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
1 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
1 3 (6.82%) VoIP
2 1 (2.27%) LAN
2 1 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle ODI
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 12 (27.27%) DBA
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (22.73%) Data Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Workforce Management Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 6 (13.64%) Project Delivery Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) Senior DBA
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 4 (9.09%) Administrator
7 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications Manager
10 1 (2.27%) Resource Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Resource Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (27.27%) Middleware
3 6 (13.64%) RESTful
3 6 (13.64%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.27%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) IVR
2 7 (15.91%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) AIX
2 8 (18.18%) Linux
3 5 (11.36%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) CRM
2 13 (29.55%) Data Management
2 13 (29.55%) Master Data Management
3 12 (27.27%) SOA
4 11 (25.00%) Data Architecture
4 11 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (20.45%) Planning and Forecasting
5 9 (20.45%) Project Management
6 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (13.64%) Business Transformation
7 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) ITIL
7 6 (13.64%) Speech Recognition
8 5 (11.36%) DNA
8 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 5 (11.36%) Service Management
9 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.27%) PMP
1 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.27%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Siebel
3 7 (15.91%) Genesys
4 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (11.36%) Veritas
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Avaya
9 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.27%) Verint
9 1 (2.27%) VMware