Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 326 358 362
Rank change year-on-year +32 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing WFM 38 11 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.068% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.082% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 27
South East median daily rate £485 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £425 £225 £225
90th Percentile £535 £548 £538
England median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 13796 13417 15670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.86% 82.60% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8287 8065 9402
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +1.39% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
% change year-on-year +4.78% +1.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 549 632
South East median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £26.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.22% -4.01% +48.83%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.73
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.30 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.88% +10.45% +15.79%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +2 16 £450 +100.00% 1
Berkshire +6 15 £450 +100.00% 1
Hampshire +20 14 £485 -0.51%
Surrey - 6 £500 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -36 1 - -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (34.21%) CRM
2 12 (31.58%) Retail
3 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
3 11 (28.95%) Data Mapping
3 11 (28.95%) Data Architecture
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
4 9 (23.68%) Planning and Forecasting
5 8 (21.05%) Master Data Management
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle Utilities
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
5 8 (21.05%) Data Management
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (21.05%) Unix
5 8 (21.05%) AIX
5 8 (21.05%) Veritas
5 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (18.42%) IVR
6 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.42%) Middleware
6 7 (18.42%) Genesys
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
7 6 (15.79%) Siebel 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 8 (21.05%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Utilities
2 6 (15.79%) Siebel CRM
3 3 (7.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
1 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 12 (31.58%) Retail
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 10 (26.32%) Data Architect
3 8 (21.05%) DBA
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle DBA
3 8 (21.05%) Workforce Management Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Project Delivery Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Administrator
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle Applications DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Senior DBA
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.63%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Middleware
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (15.79%) RESTful
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) IVR
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) AIX
1 8 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) CRM
2 11 (28.95%) Data Architecture
2 11 (28.95%) Data Mapping
2 11 (28.95%) Data Modelling
3 9 (23.68%) Planning and Forecasting
4 8 (21.05%) Data Management
4 8 (21.05%) Master Data Management
5 7 (18.42%) Project Management
5 7 (18.42%) SOA
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 6 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
6 6 (15.79%) Speech Recognition
7 5 (13.16%) DNA
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) TOGAF
8 4 (10.53%) ArchiMate
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Avaya Certification
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.63%) PMP
1 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Veritas
3 7 (18.42%) Genesys
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) IBM
4 6 (15.79%) Siebel
5 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) Ceridian
7 1 (2.63%) Kronos
7 1 (2.63%) Verint
7 1 (2.63%) VMware
7 1 (2.63%) Workday