The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 106 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 1.04% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.41% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
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£375 £481 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £215 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £520 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £21.63 £30.13
% change year-on-year
+30.63% -28.21%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2014 2196 1630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.43% 73.74% 68.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1253 902
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 138 113
Average hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the East of England region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 1 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
Hertfordshire +1 9 £625 - 4
Essex +8 4 - - 1
Norfolk +3 4 £375 - 2
Bedfordshire -5 4 £320 - 5
Suffolk -1 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £338 -33.33% 7
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 15 (26.79%) Finance
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) Data Security
4 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.07%) SAP
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (14.29%) .NET
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
6 8 (14.29%) QA
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
8 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.71%) Retail
9 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.93%) Coaching
9 5 (8.93%) Windows
9 5 (8.93%) Firewall
9 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
9 5 (8.93%) Information Security
10 4 (7.14%) Legal
10 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.14%) Java

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.79%) Node.js
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) ResourceLink
1 1 (1.79%) SAP EWM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.79%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) ATM
4 1 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) SDH
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) LSMW
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Legal
4 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 3 (5.36%) SAP Data Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) SAP Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Support Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Information Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Information Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
4 3 (5.36%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Software Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (5.36%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) HTML5
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) CCTV
4 1 (1.79%) Life Science
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Data Security
2 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.93%) Coaching
6 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security
7 4 (7.14%) Migration
7 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.14%) ETL
7 4 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
8 3 (5.36%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (5.36%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Groovy
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) sed
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 3 (5.36%) CISSP
1 3 (5.36%) CISA
2 2 (3.57%) CISM
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.36%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.79%) EFQM
4 1 (1.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.36%) LogRhythm
4 3 (5.36%) Sophos
4 3 (5.36%) JD Edwards
4 3 (5.36%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) Websense
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (1.79%) Avaya
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