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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 101 99 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 38 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.27% 1.45% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.94% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 7
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£413 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £551 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 £41.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Essex +2 19 £413 -8.33% 2
Hertfordshire -17 13 £525 - 8
Bedfordshire +9 3 £488 -9.72% 8
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £390 -13.33% 6
Continuous Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 19 (30.65%) ITIL
3 14 (22.58%) Project Management
4 12 (19.35%) Change Management
4 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
5 10 (16.13%) ITIL V3
6 9 (14.52%) SQL
6 9 (14.52%) Service Management
6 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
8 7 (11.29%) Windows
8 7 (11.29%) J2EE
8 7 (11.29%) Oracle
8 7 (11.29%) MS Project
8 7 (11.29%) PMI
8 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
8 7 (11.29%) Legal
8 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.29%) ITSM
8 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
8 7 (11.29%) Coaching
9 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.68%) Migration
9 6 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 6 (9.68%) Java
10 5 (8.06%) MS Office
10 5 (8.06%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle UPK
3 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.23%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.29%) MS Project
3 5 (8.06%) MS Office
4 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Taleo
1 3 (4.84%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Intranet
2 4 (6.45%) Firewall
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) Wireless
4 1 (1.61%) LAN
4 1 (1.61%) VoIP
4 1 (1.61%) WAN
4 1 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Essbase
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) LSMW
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.61%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.61%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 6 (9.68%) Developer
2 6 (9.68%) Change Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Service Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Information Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Information Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) SAP Data Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (4.84%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) J2EE
2 3 (4.84%) Middleware
3 2 (3.23%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.23%) Spring
3 2 (3.23%) Java EE
3 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) HTML
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) PMI
2 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.45%) E-Learning
4 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.61%) User Experience
6 1 (1.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) CCTV
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
6 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) ITIL
2 14 (22.58%) Project Management
3 12 (19.35%) Change Management
4 10 (16.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (16.13%) ITIL V3
5 9 (14.52%) Service Management
5 9 (14.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.29%) ITSM
7 7 (11.29%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
7 7 (11.29%) Coaching
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.06%) Time Management
10 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Erlang
5 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
5 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 3 (4.84%) CISA
3 3 (4.84%) CISSP
4 2 (3.23%) CISM
4 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.61%) VCAP
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.45%) QA
3 3 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) P3O
4 1 (1.61%) EFQM
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
1 1 (1.61%) vSphere
1 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 3 (4.84%) LogRhythm
4 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.84%) Sophos
4 3 (4.84%) Websense
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Sourcefire
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
4 3 (4.84%) Citrix
5 2 (3.23%) NetApp
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) Avaya
6 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.61%) Finjan