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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 47 60 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 53 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.31% 2.57% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.34% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 10
Average daily rate £395 £347 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.67% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £451 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
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
1286 1347 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.43% 76.84% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 799 616
Average daily rate £390 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 17 £490 +22.50% 7
Northamptonshire +22 15 £388 -18.42% 6
Derbyshire +3 14 £350 -9.67% 1
Leicestershire -6 3 £111 -26.00%
Lincolnshire +5 1 £425 -10.52% 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 37 (37.37%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
3 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.19%) Finance
5 18 (18.18%) Windows
6 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
6 17 (17.17%) HP
6 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
6 17 (17.17%) Project Management
6 17 (17.17%) Manufacturing
7 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.16%) Degree
8 15 (15.15%) ITIL
9 14 (14.14%) MS Office
10 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
10 13 (13.13%) Process Improvement
11 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.12%) VMware
11 12 (12.12%) Unix
11 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
11 12 (12.12%) Coaching
11 12 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 11 (11.11%) VMware ESX
12 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 10 (10.10%) Information Assurance
13 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
13 10 (10.10%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (6.06%) IBM Notes
1 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.01%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 17 (17.17%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.14%) MS Office
3 10 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.07%) MS Project
5 1 (1.01%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Maximo
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) VPN
2 5 (5.05%) DHCP
2 5 (5.05%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) Firewall
2 5 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 4 (4.04%) VoIP
4 1 (1.01%) ATM
4 1 (1.01%) BGP
4 1 (1.01%) GSM
4 1 (1.01%) IPv4
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
4 1 (1.01%) MegaStream
4 1 (1.01%) MPLS
4 1 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.01%) SDH
4 1 (1.01%) UMTS
4 1 (1.01%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.02%) DB2
5 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JIRA
1 1 (1.01%) Lombardi
1 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 17 (17.17%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.07%) Banking
4 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.05%) Retail
6 4 (4.04%) Legal
7 2 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 2 (2.02%) Automotive
7 2 (2.02%) Marketing
8 1 (1.01%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Architect
3 12 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.08%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (7.07%) IT Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.07%) Trainer
7 6 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) IT Trainer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Change Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Customer Support Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
1 1 (1.01%) Ajax
1 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.01%) HTML
1 1 (1.01%) HTML5
1 1 (1.01%) J2EE
1 1 (1.01%) jQuery
1 1 (1.01%) SOAP
1 1 (1.01%) Web Services
1 1 (1.01%) XML
1 1 (1.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (37.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.05%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.03%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.02%) NHS
6 2 (2.02%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
3 12 (12.12%) Unix
3 12 (12.12%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.01%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Project Management
2 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.15%) ITIL
4 13 (13.13%) Process Improvement
5 12 (12.12%) Coaching
5 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
6 11 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (10.10%) Information Assurance
7 10 (10.10%) Service Delivery
8 9 (9.09%) Line Management
8 9 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.07%) Six Sigma
10 6 (6.06%) Lean Six Sigma
11 5 (5.05%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.05%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.05%) Information Security
11 5 (5.05%) Patch Management
11 5 (5.05%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 6 (6.06%) VBScript
2 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
2 2 (2.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.01%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.01%) C
3 1 (1.01%) C++
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.01%) R
3 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.01%) XPath
3 1 (1.01%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (5.05%) CISSP
7 4 (4.04%) CIPD
8 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.02%) PMP
9 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (1.01%) CCDA
10 1 (1.01%) CCNA
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.01%) HND
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.01%) MCP
10 1 (1.01%) MCSD
10 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.05%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 23 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.06%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.03%) Firmware
4 3 (3.03%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.17%) HP
3 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
4 12 (12.12%) VMware
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle
6 6 (6.06%) Citrix
6 6 (6.06%) Lotus
7 4 (4.04%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Cisco
8 2 (2.02%) Wind River
9 1 (1.01%) BT
9 1 (1.01%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.01%) Huawei
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.01%) Nokia
9 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
9 1 (1.01%) Tableau
9 1 (1.01%) Tellabs
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