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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 69 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.60% 1.26% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.67% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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
865 778 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.03% 75.39% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 275
Average daily rate £375 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 44
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.63 £10.69 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.35 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 -7 9 £350 -6.66% 2
Amersham -1 1 - -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
3 13 (28.89%) ITIL
4 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (24.44%) Service Management
5 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (17.78%) Release Management
7 8 (17.78%) Fault Management
7 8 (17.78%) LTE
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.78%) GSM
7 8 (17.78%) UMTS
7 8 (17.78%) Project Management
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle
8 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) Line Management
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
10 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
10 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.89%) Legal
11 4 (8.89%) Validation
11 4 (8.89%) Windows
11 4 (8.89%) SQL
11 4 (8.89%) Degree
11 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) MS Project
4 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.44%) MS Office
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LTE
1 8 (17.78%) GSM
1 8 (17.78%) UMTS
2 2 (4.44%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.22%) 4G
3 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 3 (6.67%) Selenium
1 3 (6.67%) JMeter
1 3 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Law
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Resource Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Business Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Risk Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Contracts Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Change Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Business Change Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Process Manager
4 2 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Programme Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Sass
3 1 (2.22%) LESS
3 1 (2.22%) CSS3
3 1 (2.22%) HTML5
3 1 (2.22%) jQuery
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
2 3 (6.67%) Windows NT
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Service Management
3 9 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 8 (17.78%) Release Management
4 8 (17.78%) Fault Management
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
6 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.67%) BDD
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.67%) Coaching
8 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) VBScript
2 3 (6.67%) C#
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (2.22%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Lumension
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.22%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee
4 1 (2.22%) Sophos
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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