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 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 57 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.29% 0.98% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.35% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 1
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£325 £454 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.37% +39.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
Continuous Improvement
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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
1169 1036 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.32% 72.75% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 535 486
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 61 42
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
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 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 3 July 2015.

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 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
Derbyshire +10 18 £340 -13.92% 1
Leicestershire +9 10 £325 +30.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -3 6 £450 - 7
Northamptonshire 0 1 £400 -27.27% 4
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Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 29 (35.37%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (31.71%) Manufacturing
3 24 (29.27%) ITIL
4 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
4 23 (28.05%) Service Delivery
4 23 (28.05%) Finance
5 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.17%) Windows
6 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
7 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
8 14 (17.07%) UNIX
9 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
9 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
9 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
9 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (15.85%) VMware
9 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
9 13 (15.85%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
11 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.20%) Degree
12 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.20%) RDBMS
12 10 (12.20%) Oracle
12 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
12 10 (12.20%) Line Management
13 9 (10.98%) Project Management
14 8 (9.76%) HP
14 8 (9.76%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) MS Project
3 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.22%) MS Office
4 1 (1.22%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) DHCP
1 5 (6.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.22%) SAN
2 1 (1.22%) RTP
2 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
1 10 (12.20%) RDBMS
1 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.22%) DB2
3 1 (1.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) JUnit
1 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (31.71%) Manufacturing
2 23 (28.05%) Finance
3 8 (9.76%) Financial Institution
4 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
4 6 (7.32%) Marketing
5 4 (4.88%) Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Team Leader
1 13 (15.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 11 (13.41%) Technical Leader
3 10 (12.20%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.54%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Coordinator
6 6 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Project Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Change Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Change Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Change Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) J2EE Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.66%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) Web Services
2 4 (4.88%) J2EE
2 4 (4.88%) Spring
2 4 (4.88%) Spring MVC
3 3 (3.66%) JSON
3 3 (3.66%) REST
4 1 (1.22%) JPA
4 1 (1.22%) RESTful
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 29 (35.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.44%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.22%) HACMP
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Replication
5 1 (1.22%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Statistics
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) UNIX
3 13 (15.85%) Windows XP
3 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.44%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 23 (28.05%) Service Delivery
3 19 (23.17%) Configuration Management
4 13 (15.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
6 10 (12.20%) Line Management
6 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.98%) Project Management
8 7 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.54%) Change Control
9 6 (7.32%) Information Assurance
9 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.10%) TDD
10 5 (6.10%) TOGAF
11 4 (4.88%) Scrum
11 4 (4.88%) Change Management
11 4 (4.88%) MVC
11 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.10%) Java
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C
4 1 (1.22%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C++
4 1 (1.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.44%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.22%) ISEB
7 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) P3O
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.85%) Red Hat
2 13 (15.85%) VMware
3 10 (12.20%) Oracle
4 8 (9.76%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) Siemens
6 1 (1.22%) Lotus
6 1 (1.22%) NetApp
6 1 (1.22%) hybris
6 1 (1.22%) Thunderhead