The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 495 475 477
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 62 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £431 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £411 £405
% change year-on-year
+9.42% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Process Improvement
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35083 32902 29513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.54% 74.81% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22853 20351 17832
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 935 1039 1211
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -10.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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
London +7 37 £450 - 6
South West -6 11 £475 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +15 4 £476 +12.54% 4
South East -25 3 £355 -16.47% 3
North West -15 2 £375 -14.28% 2
West Midlands - 2 £476 -
East of England - 2 £381 -
Yorkshire -10 1 £375 +1.69% 1
North East - - - -
Business Process Improvement
UK

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 60 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 49 (45.37%) Finance
3 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (19.44%) Process Improvement
5 20 (18.52%) Project Management
5 20 (18.52%) Change Management
6 19 (17.59%) Service Management
7 17 (15.74%) BPR
7 17 (15.74%) Windows
7 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
8 16 (14.81%) Banking
9 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (13.89%) Business Transformation
9 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (13.89%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (12.96%) HP
10 14 (12.96%) ITIL
10 14 (12.96%) Retail
10 14 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (12.04%) VLAN
11 13 (12.04%) HP SiteScope
11 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (12.04%) SOAP
11 13 (12.04%) Citrix
11 13 (12.04%) HTTP
11 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
12 9 (8.33%) Six Sigma
12 9 (8.33%) MS Visio
12 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) MS Project Server
2 3 (2.78%) SAS
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.63%) MS Project
3 4 (3.70%) MS Office
3 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.78%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.85%) SPSS
5 2 (1.85%) Niku Workbench
6 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (7.41%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
1 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (0.93%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.04%) VLAN
1 13 (12.04%) HTTP
2 8 (7.41%) ATM
3 3 (2.78%) Firewall
3 3 (2.78%) LAN
3 3 (2.78%) WAN
4 2 (1.85%) Intranet
4 2 (1.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Spotfire
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 49 (45.37%) Finance
2 16 (14.81%) Banking
3 14 (12.96%) Retail
4 9 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 5 (4.63%) Advertising
7 3 (2.78%) Legal
7 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Analyst
2 47 (43.52%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Consultant
4 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (3.70%) Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Programme Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Applications Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Business Consultant
8 3 (2.78%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (2.78%) Process Manager
8 3 (2.78%) Service Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.85%) Developer
9 2 (1.85%) Management Consultant
9 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (1.85%) User Experience Consultant
9 2 (1.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) SOAP
2 4 (3.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) Ajax
3 3 (2.78%) HTML5
3 3 (2.78%) CSS3
3 3 (2.78%) CSS
4 2 (1.85%) EDI
4 2 (1.85%) JSP
4 2 (1.85%) XML
4 2 (1.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (0.93%) WCF
5 1 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.93%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.93%) Middleware
5 1 (0.93%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.93%) XSD
5 1 (0.93%) XSLT
5 1 (0.93%) .NET
5 1 (0.93%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.41%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.70%) PMI
4 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.78%) Open Source
5 3 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.74%) Windows
2 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.78%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) AIX
4 1 (0.93%) Linux
4 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (19.44%) Process Improvement
4 20 (18.52%) Project Management
4 20 (18.52%) Change Management
5 19 (17.59%) Service Management
6 17 (15.74%) BPR
7 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.89%) Business Transformation
7 15 (13.89%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (12.96%) ITIL
8 14 (12.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (8.33%) Six Sigma
9 9 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (8.33%) Migration
10 8 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
11 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.56%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.85%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.93%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) MOS
3 4 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.85%) MCSE
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) CCNA
6 1 (0.93%) PMP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (12.04%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) HP
3 13 (12.04%) Citrix
3 13 (12.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle
5 5 (4.63%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.78%) SAP
7 2 (1.85%) BT
7 2 (1.85%) Niku
7 2 (1.85%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) webMethods
8 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.93%) Software AG
8 1 (0.93%) Lotus
8 1 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.93%) Dell
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
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