Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 294 311 384
Rank change year-on-year +17 +73 -10
Contract jobs citing WFM 76 55 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.45% 0.34% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.41% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 33 8
South East median daily rate £485 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £413 £263 £295
90th Percentile £620 £585 £514
England median daily rate £485 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £22.50 -
England median hourly rate £18.83 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.32% +25.00% +11.63%

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 14,428 13,401 15,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.01% 83.46% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,572 7,790 9,461
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £561 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 518 555
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.78 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.00% -16.72% +7.95%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.62 £11.81
90th Percentile £51.38 £50.33 £50.15
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% +10.47%

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 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 23 July 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 +4 34 £485 - 1
Thames Valley -12 27 £438 +2.94% 2
Berkshire -23 26 £439 +3.24% 2
Surrey -16 10 £550 +46.67% 2
West Sussex +8 3 £317 -15.60%
Middlesex +6 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 1 £425 -
WFM
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 26 (34.21%) CRM
2 23 (30.26%) Project Management
2 23 (30.26%) Oracle
3 20 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 20 (26.32%) Master Data Management
4 19 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
4 19 (25.00%) Middleware
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (23.68%) Clustering
5 18 (23.68%) Siebel
5 18 (23.68%) Linux
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (23.68%) SOA
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle Service Bus
5 18 (23.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 18 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (23.68%) Siebel CRM
6 17 (22.37%) Oracle Applications
7 16 (21.05%) AIX
8 14 (18.42%) VoIP
9 13 (17.11%) Cisco
9 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (14.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (14.47%) Unified Communications

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 18 (23.68%) Oracle Service Bus
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle Utilities
2 18 (23.68%) Siebel CRM
3 17 (22.37%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) VoIP
2 11 (14.47%) Unified Communications
3 10 (13.16%) IP Telephony
4 9 (11.84%) Firewall
5 6 (7.89%) LAN
5 6 (7.89%) WAN
6 5 (6.58%) CTI
7 3 (3.95%) SNMP
7 3 (3.95%) Wireless
8 1 (1.32%) DHCP
8 1 (1.32%) DNS
8 1 (1.32%) H.323
8 1 (1.32%) QSIG
8 1 (1.32%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle BI EE
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (11.84%) DB2
4 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Project Manager
2 17 (22.37%) DBA
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (15.79%) Technical Leader
4 10 (13.16%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Telephony Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Telephony Project Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Unified Communications Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Senior DBA
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.95%) Retail Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.63%) CRM Project Manager
9 2 (2.63%) IT Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Oracle Specialist
9 2 (2.63%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (3.95%) VXML
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Clustering
2 9 (11.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (11.84%) IVR
3 5 (6.58%) PMI
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) AIX
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.21%) CRM
2 23 (30.26%) Project Management
3 20 (26.32%) Master Data Management
4 19 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (23.68%) SOA
6 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.53%) ITIL
9 8 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
10 7 (9.21%) Quality Management
11 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 6 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.26%) Contingency Planning
12 4 (5.26%) Dependency Management
12 4 (5.26%) ITSM
12 4 (5.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
2 9 (11.84%) SQL
3 3 (3.95%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.63%) CCIE
3 2 (2.63%) CCNA
3 2 (2.63%) CCNP
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) APMP
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Oracle
2 18 (23.68%) Siebel
3 13 (17.11%) Cisco
4 7 (9.21%) Avaya
5 6 (7.89%) Genesys
6 5 (6.58%) Verint
7 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.26%) SAP
8 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.95%) VMware
9 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.32%) RedPrairie