The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 71 62 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 2.27% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 3.22% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 3
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£403 £140 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+187.50% -49.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +52.63%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1147 1117 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.31% 70.43% 65.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 583 449
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 80
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £36.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £413 +29.92% 3
Northamptonshire -2 7 £550 +29.41% 3
Derbyshire -10 7 £400 +185.71% 1
Leicestershire +8 2 - - 4
Lincolnshire - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
4 11 (29.73%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) ITIL
6 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
7 8 (21.62%) Service Management
8 7 (18.92%) HP
9 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
9 6 (16.22%) Retail
9 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
10 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) Time Management
10 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 5 (13.51%) UNIX
10 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
11 4 (10.81%) Oracle
11 4 (10.81%) Change Management
11 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DHCP
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Manufacturing
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 3 (8.11%) Billing
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Technical Leader
2 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) PMO Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Service Level Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Manager
5 2 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Business Change Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
1 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
1 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (13.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Service Management
2 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Time Management
3 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Coaching
4 4 (10.81%) Change Management
5 3 (8.11%) ITSM
5 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.11%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (8.11%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Process Management
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
5 3 (8.11%) ISEB
6 2 (5.41%) CISSP
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.41%) MCP
6 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) P3O
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) HP
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Primavera
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