The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 472 460 483
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 110 85 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 56
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £385 £395
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
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
38954 35940 38894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.26% 74.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24704 22658 22956
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1007 1440
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in England

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in England

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in England

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in England

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 Process Improvement within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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 +19 66 £450 +5.88% 11
South West -26 14 £600 +30.79% 4
East Midlands +9 13 £500 +42.85% 6
South East -2 10 £270 -38.28% 3
West Midlands -15 4 £375 +2.38% 3
North West -5 2 £263 -47.50% 4
East of England -33 2 £375 -25.00% 2
North East - 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - -
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 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 Process Improvement.

1 58 (31.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 54 (29.51%) Finance
3 48 (26.23%) Project Management
4 46 (25.14%) Six Sigma
5 44 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (21.86%) ITIL
7 35 (19.13%) Lean Six Sigma
7 35 (19.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (16.94%) Service Management
9 28 (15.30%) Business Analysis
9 28 (15.30%) Business Process Improvement
10 27 (14.75%) Banking
11 26 (14.21%) Change Management
12 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
12 25 (13.66%) QA
13 23 (12.57%) PRINCE2
14 17 (9.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 16 (8.74%) ITSM
16 15 (8.20%) MS Office
16 15 (8.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
17 14 (7.65%) Oracle
17 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
18 13 (7.10%) Management Information System
18 13 (7.10%) Process Management
18 13 (7.10%) CRM
18 13 (7.10%) Release Management
18 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
19 12 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.64%) CMS
2 3 (1.64%) Drupal
3 2 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Office
2 14 (7.65%) MS Excel
3 12 (6.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (6.01%) MS Visio
5 8 (4.37%) MS Project
6 2 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.64%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.55%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.64%) Firewall
2 3 (1.64%) LAN
2 3 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) DB2
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.55%) JMeter
2 1 (0.55%) Subversion
2 1 (0.55%) Maven
2 1 (0.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Selenium
2 1 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 54 (29.51%) Finance
2 27 (14.75%) Banking
3 12 (6.56%) Retail
4 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.83%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.28%) Marketing
7 5 (2.73%) Billing
8 4 (2.19%) Law
9 3 (1.64%) Back Office
9 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.64%) Publishing
10 2 (1.09%) Games
10 2 (1.09%) Legal
11 1 (0.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 71 (38.80%) Analyst
2 54 (29.51%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.93%) Consultant
4 16 (8.74%) Process Analyst
5 14 (7.65%) Business Process Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Process Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.56%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 12 (6.56%) Process Manager
6 12 (6.56%) Process Improvement Manager
7 10 (5.46%) Architect
8 9 (4.92%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.83%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Service Management Analyst
10 6 (3.28%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) Quality Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Operations Manager
12 4 (2.19%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.19%) HTML
2 3 (1.64%) XML
3 2 (1.09%) JSON
3 2 (1.09%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) CSS
3 2 (1.09%) JSP
4 1 (0.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.37%) Open Source
4 7 (3.83%) Human Factors
5 6 (3.28%) Statistics
6 4 (2.19%) User Experience
6 4 (2.19%) PMI
7 3 (1.64%) NHS
7 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.55%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.55%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.37%) UNIX
2 7 (3.83%) Windows
2 7 (3.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (26.23%) Project Management
3 46 (25.14%) Six Sigma
4 44 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (21.86%) ITIL
6 35 (19.13%) Lean Six Sigma
6 35 (19.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (16.94%) Service Management
8 28 (15.30%) Business Analysis
8 28 (15.30%) Business Process Improvement
9 26 (14.21%) Change Management
10 23 (12.57%) PRINCE2
11 16 (8.74%) ITSM
12 13 (7.10%) Process Management
12 13 (7.10%) CRM
12 13 (7.10%) Release Management
12 13 (7.10%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.56%) BPR
13 12 (6.56%) Service Delivery
14 11 (6.01%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.56%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) Java
3 7 (3.83%) C#
4 6 (3.28%) Delphi
5 4 (2.19%) C
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
6 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 15 (8.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 14 (7.65%) Security Cleared
4 10 (5.46%) Degree
5 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.37%) ISEB
6 7 (3.83%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.19%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.64%) HND
10 2 (1.09%) IRCA
10 2 (1.09%) CIMA
10 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.55%) MCTS
11 1 (0.55%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.66%) QA
2 10 (5.46%) SLA
3 3 (1.64%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.09%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.65%) Oracle
3 12 (6.56%) IBM
4 11 (6.01%) SAP
5 7 (3.83%) Sun
6 5 (2.73%) Siebel
6 5 (2.73%) BMC
6 5 (2.73%) Remedy
7 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.09%) BT
8 2 (1.09%) Casewise
8 2 (1.09%) HP
9 1 (0.55%) Dell
9 1 (0.55%) Ariba
9 1 (0.55%) Cisco
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Pega
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