The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 18 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.08% 0.45% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.62% 0.60% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £227
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +27.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £290 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £290 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £52.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £27.83 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -2.35%
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 167 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 76.65% 74.55% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 75 68
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 20
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.78 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (61.11%) ITIL
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) HNC
3 6 (33.33%) HND
4 5 (27.78%) BGP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) MPLS
4 5 (27.78%) OSPF
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) Back Office
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) F5
4 5 (27.78%) HSRP
5 4 (22.22%) Ericsson
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) Sophos
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 3 (16.67%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
6 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 3 (16.67%) PKI

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Lync
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) HSRP
2 5 (27.78%) MPLS
2 5 (27.78%) OSPF
2 5 (27.78%) BGP
3 3 (16.67%) DHCP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) RequisitePro
1 2 (11.11%) CaliberRM
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (61.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Back Office Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) IP Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Change Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Implementation Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) MVVM
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) HNC
1 6 (33.33%) HND
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
1 3 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 3 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) F5
2 4 (22.22%) Ericsson
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas
3 3 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) SAP