The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 59 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.92% 0.97% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.42% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £356 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +64.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
575 281 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.96% 68.37% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 142 145
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 39
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.48 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £475 - 2
Chelmsford - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 6 (40.00%) Finance
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) Teradata
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) DB2
3 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Star Schema
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Basel II
4 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) ERD
4 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) APMP
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) TELNET
1 1 (6.67%) Broadband
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) FTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Star Schema
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ERwin
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) STB
3 1 (6.67%) Firmware
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) ERD
2 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Process Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) APMP
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Basel II
2 1 (6.67%) TickIT
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.67%) GxP
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP