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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 501 488 445
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -43
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 82 87 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 57
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
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
38668 37231 31680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.53% 75.49% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24509 23298 19446
Average daily rate £425 £409 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1104 1098 1049
Average hourly rate £28.50 £26.75 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -15.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 -9 27 £446 +11.56% 14
East of England +24 18 £525 +35.04% 1
South East -16 16 £525 - 5
North West -13 6 £400 - 3
South West +1 4 £440 +16.55% 1
East Midlands -9 4 £550 +29.41% 2
Yorkshire -7 3 £425 - 1
West Midlands -10 3 £425 +41.66% 2
North East - 1 - -
Process Improvement
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Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 61 (35.88%) Finance
2 46 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (21.76%) Six Sigma
4 36 (21.18%) Business Analysis
5 34 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 29 (17.06%) ITIL
7 28 (16.47%) Banking
8 26 (15.29%) Change Management
9 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
10 22 (12.94%) Lean Six Sigma
11 21 (12.35%) Windows
11 21 (12.35%) Project Management
12 20 (11.76%) Process Management
12 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (8.82%) .NET
13 15 (8.82%) SQL
14 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (7.06%) Analytics
15 12 (7.06%) Oracle
16 11 (6.47%) Service Management
16 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
16 11 (6.47%) MS Visio
16 11 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (5.88%) Coaching
17 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
17 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
17 10 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
18 9 (5.29%) ITIL Certification

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 10 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.71%) SAS
3 6 (3.53%) Documentum
3 6 (3.53%) IIS
4 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
5 3 (1.76%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.59%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.47%) MS Visio
1 11 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.29%) MS Project
4 3 (1.76%) MS Office
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) LDAP
1 5 (2.94%) ATM
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) DB2
3 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.59%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.59%) Ant
General
1 61 (35.88%) Finance
2 28 (16.47%) Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Investment Banking
3 7 (4.12%) Retail
4 5 (2.94%) Front Office
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 4 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.76%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
8 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (38.82%) Analyst
2 49 (28.82%) Business Analyst
3 22 (12.94%) Process Analyst
4 18 (10.59%) Consultant
5 16 (9.41%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.06%) Process Consultant
7 11 (6.47%) Process Improvement Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 8 (4.71%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (4.12%) Change Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Process Manager
10 6 (3.53%) Process Improvement Consultant
10 6 (3.53%) Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Business Process Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Process Improvement Specialist
11 5 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
12 4 (2.35%) Business Change Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Change Analyst
12 4 (2.35%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) .NET
2 5 (2.94%) XML
3 4 (2.35%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.35%) ADO
4 3 (1.76%) Rendezvous
4 3 (1.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.59%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.35%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.35%) User Experience
3 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.18%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (1.18%) Clustering
4 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.59%) FMCG
5 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.59%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (5.29%) UNIX
3 8 (4.71%) Linux
4 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.76%) AIX
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) zOS
7 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (21.76%) Six Sigma
3 36 (21.18%) Business Analysis
4 34 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 29 (17.06%) ITIL
6 26 (15.29%) Change Management
7 22 (12.94%) Lean Six Sigma
8 21 (12.35%) Project Management
9 20 (11.76%) Process Management
9 20 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (7.65%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (7.06%) Analytics
12 11 (6.47%) Service Management
13 10 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (5.88%) Coaching
13 10 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (5.29%) PRINCE2
14 9 (5.29%) Release Management
15 8 (4.71%) Document Management
15 8 (4.71%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.82%) SQL
2 8 (4.71%) C#
3 6 (3.53%) VB
3 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.76%) Java
5 2 (1.18%) C
6 1 (0.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) ITIL Certification
1 9 (5.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 8 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.12%) Degree
4 6 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
7 2 (1.18%) MCP
7 2 (1.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) APMP
8 1 (0.59%) CIMA
8 1 (0.59%) SSCP
8 1 (0.59%) ACCA
8 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB
8 1 (0.59%) MCITP
8 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
1 4 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.76%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) GxP
4 1 (0.59%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (2.35%) SCCM
3 3 (1.76%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) EMC
3 8 (4.71%) Kofax
4 7 (4.12%) Sun
5 5 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (1.76%) Tableau
6 3 (1.76%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.76%) Cognos
6 3 (1.76%) Unica
7 2 (1.18%) Actimize
7 2 (1.18%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) BMC
7 2 (1.18%) Remedy
8 1 (0.59%) TSYS
8 1 (0.59%) CA
8 1 (0.59%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
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