The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.73% 0.52% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.61% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £431 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -20.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.25 £18.88
% change year-on-year
+8.91% +33.77%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 327 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.92% 85.38% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 222 272
Median daily rate £450 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £50.00 £26.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +92.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bedfordshire region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +6 5 £500 +2.56%
Bedford - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Metrics
1 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Information Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Service Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Service Architect
4 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Cyberthreat
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Web Filtering
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CIPD
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel