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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 95 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 35 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.18% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.62% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 5
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£500 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £236 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £538 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £38.50 £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.22% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £27.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+10.36% -3.50%
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
2068 2223 1557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.85% 73.05% 69.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1262 848
Average daily rate £400 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 140
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 May 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 May 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 +8 17 £550 - 5
Essex +2 9 £250 -47.36% 4
Bedfordshire +4 4 £431 - 5
Norfolk +2 3 £375 -
Suffolk +5 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -8 1 £500 -2.91% 5
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) ITIL
3 12 (20.00%) Finance
4 11 (18.33%) Project Management
5 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 8 (13.33%) Data Security
7 8 (13.33%) Java
8 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (11.67%) Business Transformation
9 6 (10.00%) Retail
9 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
9 6 (10.00%) Change Management
9 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 6 (10.00%) Legal
9 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.00%) Windows
9 6 (10.00%) SAP
9 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.00%) .NET
9 6 (10.00%) PMI
9 6 (10.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (10.00%) Coaching
10 5 (8.33%) SLA
10 5 (8.33%) J2EE
10 5 (8.33%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.67%) Node.js
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Project
3 2 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.67%) SAP WM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Taleo
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Firewall
2 4 (6.67%) Intranet
3 3 (5.00%) Network Security
4 2 (3.33%) SAN
4 2 (3.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.67%) ATM
5 1 (1.67%) Broadband
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) SDH
5 1 (1.67%) VoIP
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) VPN
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) LSMW
2 2 (3.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Retail
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Architect
4 4 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Incident Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (8.33%) J2EE
3 3 (5.00%) Middleware
4 2 (3.33%) Java EE
4 2 (3.33%) Spring
4 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XSLT
5 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.67%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.00%) PMI
2 3 (5.00%) E-Learning
2 3 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) CCTV
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 9 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (13.33%) Data Security
5 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (11.67%) Service Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) Business Transformation
6 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security
7 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (6.67%) TDD
8 4 (6.67%) Service Management
8 4 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) Erlang
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) Groovy
5 1 (1.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 3 (5.00%) CISSP
3 3 (5.00%) CISA
3 3 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) TickIT
3 1 (1.67%) EFQM
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.00%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) HP
5 3 (5.00%) JD Edwards
5 3 (5.00%) Sophos
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Websense
5 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) NetApp
6 2 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Avaya
7 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.67%) Finjan