The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Continual Improvement
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 11 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 1.04% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.25% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 11
Median daily rate £438 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £331 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £765 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 1204 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.43% 83.32% 80.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 634 611
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) ITSM
3 7 (35.00%) Service Management
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) SLA
3 7 (35.00%) Supplier Management
4 6 (30.00%) Line Management
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (30.00%) Service Design
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) CISM
6 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 4 (20.00%) VBA
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) Process Management
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) CEH
7 3 (15.00%) GIAC
7 3 (15.00%) Threat Detection
7 3 (15.00%) QRadar
7 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Route 53
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Consultant
1 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (5.00%) RESTful
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) EPoS
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) ITSM
2 7 (35.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) Supplier Management
3 6 (30.00%) Line Management
3 6 (30.00%) Service Design
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Threat Detection
6 3 (15.00%) Transition Management
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) VBA
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
2 3 (15.00%) GIAC
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle