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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 64 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.16% 1.52% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.83% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Median daily rate £484 £475 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +93.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £412 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £506 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -8.33%
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
871 821 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.39% 83.35% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 525 314
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £38.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 11 £550 +15.78% 2
Macclesfield -6 3 £350 -26.31%
Knutsford -9 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £355 -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Network Security
4 9 (26.47%) Change Control
4 9 (26.47%) SSH
4 9 (26.47%) VLAN
4 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) IPsec
4 9 (26.47%) LAN
4 9 (26.47%) DHCP
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) DNS
4 9 (26.47%) SSL
4 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
5 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (20.59%) QA
6 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Information Security
7 6 (17.65%) User Experience
8 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (14.71%) Coaching
8 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
8 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
8 5 (14.71%) F5
8 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 5 (14.71%) Cisco
8 5 (14.71%) Java

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) Network Security
2 9 (26.47%) DHCP
2 9 (26.47%) DNS
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) IPsec
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) SSH
2 9 (26.47%) SSL
2 9 (26.47%) VLAN
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
3 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Big Data
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Operations Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 3 (8.82%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Network Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Network Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Change Control
2 9 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.65%) Information Security
5 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 5 (14.71%) Coaching
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (14.71%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (11.76%) People Management
6 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Open Source
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C++
3 3 (8.82%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) C
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) CISMP
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Palo Alto
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco
2 5 (14.71%) F5
2 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
2 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) Ariba
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) BT
5 1 (2.94%) HP
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