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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 18 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 1.04% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.40% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
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£425 £379 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +116.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
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
760 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.85% 74.19% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 237
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 6 £380 - 1
Macclesfield +4 6 £450 +22.44%
Knutsford - 2 £514 -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Crewe - 1 - - 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (30.77%) Coaching
2 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Process Management
5 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
5 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Process Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (11.54%) Lean Manufacturing
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
7 2 (7.69%) PKI
7 2 (7.69%) Android
7 2 (7.69%) Finance
7 2 (7.69%) QA
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Windows
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.85%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) VoIP
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.85%) EDMS
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.85%) Redis
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.85%) Mocha
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Calabash
1 1 (3.85%) Appium
General
1 7 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (11.54%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Consultant
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Coach
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Architect
3 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Process Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (3.85%) Informatics
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.85%) GIS
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Coaching
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 5 (19.23%) Scrum
5 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 4 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Process Management
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (11.54%) Lean Manufacturing
6 3 (11.54%) Process Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCDST
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (3.85%) GMP
2 1 (3.85%) GxP
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Avaya
3 1 (3.85%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) Epicor
3 1 (3.85%) ESRI
3 1 (3.85%) AppSense
3 1 (3.85%) Apigee
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