The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 61 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 13 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.33% 1.35% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.72% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 5
Average daily rate £423 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £308 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £359
% change year-on-year
- +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 5 £445 +27.14% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £243 -
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
4 3 (13.64%) SLA
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
4 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) MS Project
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ATM
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) N-Tier

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Project
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.55%) Redis
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
3 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Product Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Head of Business Change
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Office Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Project Support Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Support Office Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Transformation Director
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Microservices
5 1 (4.55%) OO
5 1 (4.55%) People Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Records Management
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) EMC
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
2 1 (4.55%) VMware