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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 23 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.93% 1.77% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 2.53% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£338 £289 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% +40.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.88 £17.33
% change year-on-year
+21.85% +8.91%
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
150 158 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.17% 69.91% 78.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 108
Average daily rate £360 £350 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.46 £15.50 £12.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.93% +23.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £19.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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
Bournemouth -2 2 £360 +24.67% 1
Poole - 2 £338 -
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Process Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Business Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Process Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle