The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 1.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.82% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate £213 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
712 440 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.99% 68.86% 66.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 283 439
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 38
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (37.50%) MS Office
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (29.17%) VBA
3 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
4 6 (25.00%) MS Access
5 5 (20.83%) Data Security
5 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (20.83%) Marketing
5 5 (20.83%) Direct Marketing
5 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
5 5 (20.83%) Customer Insight
5 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Windows
8 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MS Access
2 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
General
1 9 (37.50%) Banking
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (20.83%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) MI Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.17%) VBA Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Process Manager
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Excel Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Auditor
4 1 (4.17%) Internal Auditor
4 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Data Security
1 5 (20.83%) Direct Marketing
1 5 (20.83%) Data Governance
1 5 (20.83%) Customer Insight
1 5 (20.83%) Analytics
2 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Quality Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Dependency Management
5 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CIMA
2 1 (4.17%) CISA
2 1 (4.17%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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