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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 63 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.27% 0.52% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.65% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate £350 £393 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% -10.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £359
% change year-on-year
- +11.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +80.00%
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 12 £350 -10.82% 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) VLAN
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
2 9 (37.50%) Change Control
2 9 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (37.50%) Palo Alto
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) SSL
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) IPsec
2 9 (37.50%) SSH
3 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
5 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (20.83%) F5
5 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Information Security
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
5 5 (20.83%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) Perl
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (12.50%) Windows

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) VLAN
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
2 9 (37.50%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) IPsec
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
2 9 (37.50%) SSH
2 9 (37.50%) SSL
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Maven
1 2 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Architect
1 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Coach
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Designer
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Applications Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Change Control
1 9 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) Demand Management
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Open Source
5 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Groovy
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Palo Alto
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) F5
2 5 (20.83%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) EPiServer
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