The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 64 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.70% 1.55% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.00% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £459 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% -
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
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.00
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 Cheshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire 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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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
Warrington -8 4 £393 -18.86% 1
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Finance
1 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
6 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (8.33%) User Experience
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.33%) GIS
7 2 (8.33%) ESRI

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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%) ArcGIS
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Service Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) GIS
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) UML
4 4 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) User Stories
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.33%) ESRI
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) HP
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