The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 28 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.00% - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% - 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£289 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
Continuous Improvement
South 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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 139 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.00% 78.53% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 82 118
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 24
Average hourly rate £16.31 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.03% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Dorset region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Dorset region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Bournemouth - 4 £289 - 1
Poole - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) CAD

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Change Management
1 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle