The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 107 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 0.88% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.21% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 17
Average daily rate
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£405 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £287 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.59% +17.64%
Continuous Improvement
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1511 1323 1451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.26% 72.57% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 792 784
Average daily rate £375 £383 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 79 104
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.81 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -29.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Southampton -11 6 £410 +30.15% 2
Basingstoke +20 4 £600 - 1
Fareham - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 5
Farnborough - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 7 (29.17%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) Linux
4 6 (25.00%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle
6 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Python
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) IPsec

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (12.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) ATM
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
4 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) SAML
2 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) EPoS
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) AIX
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C
4 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) Korn
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Shibboleth
2 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.67%) HP
1 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (12.50%) McAfee
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
Basingstoke
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago