The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 1.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.94% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate
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£368 £175 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -25.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £377 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.02% 74.05% 63.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 300
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 27
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £37.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Continuous Improvement
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -17 2 £310 - 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) PMP
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) CA
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Wireless

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Master Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Services Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Level Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMP
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) CA
1 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Cognizant
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