The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.94% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +42.85%
Continuous Improvement
County Antrim

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 76.24% 68.18% 59.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 32
Average daily rate £340 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement.

1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) CTI
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) FileNet
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (9.09%) Jython
4 1 (9.09%) Intranet
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) IBM

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) FileNet
1 1 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) SPSS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) CTI
2 1 (9.09%) Intranet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Six Sigma
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Management
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Security
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Jython
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos