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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 54 58 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 24 37 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.73% 2.45% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 3.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 1
Average daily rate
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£389 £140 £143
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.90% -1.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £8.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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
983 1050 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.97% 69.63% 64.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 588 403
Average daily rate £365 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 83
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.63 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Leicestershire +11 7 £250 -44.44% 3
Nottinghamshire -2 7 £315 -0.78% 2
Northamptonshire -3 5 £525 - 4
Derbyshire +3 3 £389 +472.15% 4
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Degree
3 13 (27.08%) Project Management
4 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
4 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 7 (14.58%) UNIX
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.58%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
5 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.50%) Retail
6 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 6 (12.50%) HP
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.33%) Marketing
8 4 (8.33%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.08%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Project
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) PBX
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 6 (12.50%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Technical Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 4 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Product Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Manager
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) UX Designer
6 2 (4.17%) Designer
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
1 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Project Management
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Configuration Management
2 7 (14.58%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Service Management
4 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
6 3 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Validation
6 3 (6.25%) Information Security
7 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C
2 2 (4.17%) R
3 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (4.17%) MCP
5 2 (4.17%) ISEB
5 2 (4.17%) CISSP
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Nagios
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Lotus
6 1 (2.08%) hybris