The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 49 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.82% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.20% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£375 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+44.73% -23.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 334 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.72% 68.30% 76.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 214 123
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.60 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Continuous Improvement
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP CRM
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) SAP CRM Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Support
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Project Controller
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft