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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 73 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.50% 2.16% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 2.82% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 12
Median daily rate £415 £325 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% -28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £115 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +44.73%
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
1287 1206 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 739 549
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 60
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -2 7 £500 +47.05%
Northamptonshire - 7 £200 - 3
Nottinghamshire -2 6 £415 +3.75% 7
Leicestershire -4 2 £450 +39.53% 4
Lincolnshire - 2 £488 - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.99%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
3 17 (20.99%) Finance
4 16 (19.75%) MS Office
5 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
5 15 (18.52%) Project Management
6 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
7 13 (16.05%) Windows XP
8 12 (14.81%) HP
8 12 (14.81%) Degree
8 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (13.58%) ITIL
9 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.58%) Coaching
10 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
10 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
11 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (9.88%) Citrix
12 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
12 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
12 8 (9.88%) Process Improvement
12 8 (9.88%) Windows 10
12 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
13 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
13 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
13 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2013

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.23%) WinCC
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 16 (19.75%) MS Office
3 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.41%) MS Project
5 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Maximo
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) VPN
2 5 (6.17%) DHCP
2 5 (6.17%) DNS
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) ATM
4 1 (1.23%) BGP
4 1 (1.23%) FTP
4 1 (1.23%) GSM
4 1 (1.23%) HTTP
4 1 (1.23%) Intranet
4 1 (1.23%) IPv4
4 1 (1.23%) LTE
4 1 (1.23%) MegaStream
4 1 (1.23%) MPLS
4 1 (1.23%) NAS
4 1 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.23%) SAN
4 1 (1.23%) SDH
4 1 (1.23%) UMTS
4 1 (1.23%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) JUnit
1 1 (1.23%) Mockito
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Retail
4 4 (4.94%) Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Automotive
6 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.47%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (18.52%) Analyst
1 15 (18.52%) Architect
2 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.88%) Delivery Manager
3 8 (9.88%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.64%) IT Manager
4 7 (8.64%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.94%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) IT Support
6 4 (4.94%) Project Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.23%) JavaFX
1 1 (1.23%) JPA
1 1 (1.23%) Middleware
1 1 (1.23%) Spring
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.23%) CESG
6 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Windows XP
3 8 (9.88%) Windows 10
3 8 (9.88%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.94%) Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.23%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) Project Management
2 11 (13.58%) Coaching
2 11 (13.58%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
3 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.88%) Process Improvement
5 7 (8.64%) Line Management
6 6 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance
6 6 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.41%) Six Sigma
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Lean Six Sigma
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
8 4 (4.94%) Information Security
8 4 (4.94%) Logistics
8 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 6 (7.41%) VBScript
2 3 (3.70%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) C
4 1 (1.23%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.23%) C++
4 1 (1.23%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.23%) Pascal
4 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) Degree
3 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.17%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.94%) PMP
6 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CIPD
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.47%) MCSA
8 2 (2.47%) MCSE
8 2 (2.47%) MCSM
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.47%) SLA
5 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 6 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (3.70%) Firmware
5 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) HP
3 9 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (9.88%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) VMware
6 6 (7.41%) Lotus
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle
6 6 (7.41%) SAP
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) Wind River
9 1 (1.23%) BT
9 1 (1.23%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.23%) Huawei
9 1 (1.23%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.23%) Nokia
9 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.23%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) Tellabs
9 1 (1.23%) Virgin Media
9 1 (1.23%) Webroot