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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 42 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 1.46% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 2.00% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+9.63% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
605 400 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.91% 73.13% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 270 381
Average daily rate £375 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £36.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
2 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (23.08%) MS Project
4 6 (23.08%) MS Office
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) MS Access
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (15.38%) SAS
6 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 4 (15.38%) VBA
6 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Casewise
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Time Management
6 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
7 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) ISEB
7 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) Migration

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Project
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LTE
1 1 (3.85%) GPRS
1 1 (3.85%) GSM
1 1 (3.85%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MS Access
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Service Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Auditor
5 1 (3.85%) Internal Auditor
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) MI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) PRINCE2
1 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.85%) ACCA
4 1 (3.85%) CIMA
4 1 (3.85%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) Basel II
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Casewise
3 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.69%) SAP