The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 2.69% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.36% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Median daily rate £413 £444 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +18.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 506 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 79.94% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 326 279
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (22.73%) SCOM
3 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (13.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
5 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.64%) Security Management
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.09%) Sentinel
3 1 (4.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (4.55%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Billing
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) DBA
1 5 (22.73%) SQL DBA
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Senior DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Senior SQL DBA
2 4 (18.18%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
1 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) CESG
4 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 3 (13.64%) ISMS
4 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
1 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CEH
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CISMP
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (9.09%) GPG13
3 2 (9.09%) RMADS
4 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) BMC
2 3 (13.64%) Remedy
2 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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