The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 57 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.36% 2.62% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.10% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Average daily rate £100 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.14% +6.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £21.90 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.44 £31.70 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.43% +15.27%
Continuous Improvement
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
533 742 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.39% 84.41% 79.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 410 307
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 11 (34.38%) Finance
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
3 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) Windows
5 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) MS Access
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) SLA
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (15.63%) Service Management
6 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
7 4 (12.50%) Change Management
7 4 (12.50%) Replication
7 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (12.50%) HTTP
7 4 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (12.50%) IIS
7 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) CICS
3 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) HTTP
1 4 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.63%) MS Access
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Fiddler
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Front Office
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Supplier Manager
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Mainframe Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Business Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
1 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Tandem
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
1 9 (28.13%) Service Delivery
2 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Quality Management
2 5 (15.63%) Service Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Data Stewardship
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Analytics
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
4 3 (9.38%) Process Management
4 3 (9.38%) Records Management
4 3 (9.38%) Six Sigma
5 2 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) RACF
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.13%) FactSet
4 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
4 1 (3.13%) Reuters