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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 78 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.51% 2.17% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 2.78% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 12
Median daily rate £394 £330 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.39% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £138 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £18.88
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +72.18%
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
1271 1260 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.94% 78.12% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 779 594
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 48
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 8 £388 +142.34%
Northamptonshire +1 7 £160 -50.76% 2
Nottinghamshire -15 5 £401 +18.88% 10
Leicestershire +4 4 £450 +38.46% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
5 10 (16.67%) ITIL
6 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 8 (13.33%) Finance
7 8 (13.33%) Degree
7 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (11.67%) Project Management
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 6 (10.00%) Unix
9 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (10.00%) MS Office
9 6 (10.00%) HP
9 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Information Security
10 5 (8.33%) Retail
10 5 (8.33%) Citrix

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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.67%) WinCC
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) VPN
2 3 (5.00%) DHCP
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (1.67%) ATM
4 1 (1.67%) BGP
4 1 (1.67%) FTP
4 1 (1.67%) GSM
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
4 1 (1.67%) Intranet
4 1 (1.67%) IPv4
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
4 1 (1.67%) MegaStream
4 1 (1.67%) MPLS
4 1 (1.67%) NAS
4 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.67%) SAN
4 1 (1.67%) SDH
4 1 (1.67%) UMTS
4 1 (1.67%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) JUnit
1 1 (1.67%) Mockito
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 7 (11.67%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Consultant
4 4 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 3 (5.00%) Developer
5 3 (5.00%) DevOps Manager
5 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) IT Support
5 3 (5.00%) SAP Architect
5 3 (5.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Yocto
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.67%) Ember.js
2 1 (1.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.67%) JavaFX
2 1 (1.67%) JPA
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) OpenEmbedded
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.67%) Spring
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) CESG
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.67%) Tandem
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Unix
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 4 (6.67%) Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.67%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (11.67%) Project Management
4 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
5 5 (8.33%) Line Management
5 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 4 (6.67%) Coaching
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) ERP
6 4 (6.67%) Information Assurance
6 4 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 4 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
1 3 (5.00%) VBScript
2 2 (3.33%) C
3 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.67%) C++
3 1 (1.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.67%) Pascal
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
5 4 (6.67%) PMP
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (3.33%) MCSM
7 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
4 5 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (6.67%) Cisco
5 4 (6.67%) SAP
6 3 (5.00%) Lotus
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (3.33%) Remedy
7 2 (3.33%) Wind River
8 1 (1.67%) BT
8 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.67%) Huawei
8 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.67%) Nokia
8 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.67%) Tellabs
8 1 (1.67%) Virgin Media
8 1 (1.67%) Webroot