The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 45 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.26% 0.88% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.43% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£640 - £105
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +17.64%
Continuous Improvement
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 140 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 59.24% 61.40% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 73 158
Average daily rate £393 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £13.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.88% -57.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Tewkesbury - 3 - - 3
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Gloucester - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) GMP
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Level Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) ITSM
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) GMP