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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.68% 1.58% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£390 £175 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% -51.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £377 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.59% +17.64%
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
606 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.92% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
Warrington -9 6 £443 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £368 - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Product Management
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
6 2 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.00%) SCCM
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Level Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VB
1 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) PMP
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) CA
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
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