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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 466 464 460
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 114 94 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 67 42
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£475 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.11% +25.00%
Process Improvement
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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
38505 35326 33855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.82% 74.29% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25341 22368 20128
Average daily rate £425 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1099 1047 1319
Average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.79 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 0 56 £475 +5.55% 8
South West -18 18 £600 +52.86% 12
East Midlands +13 14 £500 +11.11% 1
South East -15 12 £331 +1.92% 2
East of England -10 6 £400 -
North West -7 4 £500 +81.81% 2
North East - 3 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 £400 +6.66% 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Process Improvement
UK

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 82 (41.00%) Finance
2 73 (36.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (28.50%) Six Sigma
4 44 (22.00%) Project Management
5 42 (21.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 42 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (19.00%) ITIL
7 34 (17.00%) Banking
8 29 (14.50%) Service Management
9 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
10 26 (13.00%) Change Management
10 26 (13.00%) Business Analysis
11 25 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
12 23 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (9.50%) SQL
14 18 (9.00%) ITSM
14 18 (9.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 17 (8.50%) Process Management
15 17 (8.50%) Oracle
15 17 (8.50%) SAP
15 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
15 17 (8.50%) IBM
16 16 (8.00%) PRINCE2
16 16 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (8.00%) Retail
17 14 (7.00%) QA
17 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
17 14 (7.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 13 (6.50%) Service Delivery

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4 (2.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.00%) MS Office
5 8 (4.00%) MS Project
6 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.50%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.50%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) Summit
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.50%) LAN
1 3 (1.50%) WAN
1 3 (1.50%) Firewall
2 2 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) DB2
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.50%) QlikView
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Ant
1 1 (0.50%) Subversion
1 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 82 (41.00%) Finance
2 34 (17.00%) Banking
3 16 (8.00%) Retail
4 9 (4.50%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.50%) Marketing
7 5 (2.50%) Front Office
8 4 (2.00%) Law
9 3 (1.50%) Back Office
9 3 (1.50%) Billing
9 3 (1.50%) Publishing
9 3 (1.50%) Games
10 2 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (32.50%) Analyst
2 53 (26.50%) Business Analyst
3 25 (12.50%) Consultant
3 25 (12.50%) Process Analyst
4 19 (9.50%) Business Process Analyst
5 18 (9.00%) Process Consultant
6 14 (7.00%) Architect
6 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
7 12 (6.00%) Process Manager
7 12 (6.00%) Process Improvement Manager
8 9 (4.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.50%) Service Manager
9 7 (3.50%) Change Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Process Improvement Specialist
10 6 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.50%) Test Manager
11 5 (2.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.00%) HTML
1 2 (1.00%) .NET
1 2 (1.00%) JSP
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) XML
2 1 (0.50%) Middleware
2 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.50%) Statistics
3 7 (3.50%) Human Factors
3 7 (3.50%) Open Source
4 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.50%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (1.50%) PMI
5 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.50%) Clustering
6 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.00%) UNIX
1 12 (6.00%) Windows
2 11 (5.50%) zOS
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (28.50%) Six Sigma
3 44 (22.00%) Project Management
4 42 (21.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 38 (19.00%) ITIL
5 38 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.50%) Service Management
7 26 (13.00%) Change Management
7 26 (13.00%) Business Analysis
8 25 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
9 23 (11.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (9.00%) ITSM
11 17 (8.50%) Process Management
12 16 (8.00%) PRINCE2
13 13 (6.50%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.50%) Release Management
14 12 (6.00%) BPR
14 12 (6.00%) TOGAF
14 12 (6.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (5.50%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (9.50%) SQL
2 12 (6.00%) Java
3 10 (5.00%) C#
4 9 (4.50%) Delphi
5 5 (2.50%) C
6 2 (1.00%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (9.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 14 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 9 (4.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (3.00%) Degree
6 4 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.00%) CIMA
8 2 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.50%) ACCA
9 1 (0.50%) CISM
9 1 (0.50%) CCIE
9 1 (0.50%) CCNP
9 1 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.00%) QA
2 11 (5.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (13.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.50%) SAP
2 17 (8.50%) Oracle
2 17 (8.50%) IBM
3 11 (5.50%) Sun
4 7 (3.50%) BMC
4 7 (3.50%) Remedy
5 3 (1.50%) Cognos
5 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.00%) Tableau
6 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.00%) Unica
6 2 (1.00%) Siebel
6 2 (1.00%) HP
6 2 (1.00%) BT
6 2 (1.00%) Actimize
6 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.50%) Google
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Rate: £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
North London
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago