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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 55 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.53% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.16% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 3
Average daily rate
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£347 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.84% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £205 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £620 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.38 £30.63
% change year-on-year
+9.95% -13.87%
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
1301 1208 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.86% 74.98% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 627 446
Average daily rate £375 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 81 66
Average hourly rate £16.65 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +21 18 £388 - 6
Leicestershire +14 11 £150 -79.31% 3
Nottinghamshire -1 8 £400 - 8
Northamptonshire -10 2 £475 +11.76% 11
Lincolnshire - 1 £475 - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 20 (28.99%) ITIL
4 17 (24.64%) Finance
5 16 (23.19%) Manufacturing
5 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
6 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
7 13 (18.84%) Project Management
7 13 (18.84%) Windows
8 12 (17.39%) Degree
9 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
11 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
12 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (11.59%) UNIX
12 8 (11.59%) Oracle
12 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
12 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
12 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
13 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
13 7 (10.14%) VMware
13 7 (10.14%) VMware ESX
14 6 (8.70%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (7.25%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Project
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) DOC1
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DHCP
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) RTP
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.45%) PBX
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
1 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.45%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.45%) DB2
3 1 (1.45%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JUnit
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 16 (23.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.80%) Marketing
5 4 (5.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Team Leader
1 12 (17.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 6 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 5 (7.25%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
7 2 (2.90%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) Spring
2 4 (5.80%) Spring MVC
3 3 (4.35%) JSON
3 3 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (1.45%) JPA
4 1 (1.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.45%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.25%) Hedge funds
2 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.45%) Statistics
3 1 (1.45%) Open Source
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX
3 7 (10.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 1 (1.45%) HPUX
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Service Delivery
2 20 (28.99%) ITIL
3 13 (18.84%) Configuration Management
3 13 (18.84%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.59%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.70%) Line Management
9 5 (7.25%) Coaching
9 5 (7.25%) TDD
9 5 (7.25%) Change Management
9 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.80%) MVC
10 4 (5.80%) Scrum
10 4 (5.80%) Information Assurance
10 4 (5.80%) BDD
10 4 (5.80%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (5.80%) Change Control
11 3 (4.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) AWK
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
3 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (2.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (10.14%) Red Hat
3 7 (10.14%) VMware
4 6 (8.70%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Siemens
6 1 (1.45%) Lotus
6 1 (1.45%) NetApp
6 1 (1.45%) hybris
6 1 (1.45%) Thunderhead
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