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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 91 109 76
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -33
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 22 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.17% 0.78% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.00% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 26
Average daily rate £375 £445 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +83.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £314 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +78.57%
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
1477 1608 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.86% 78.40% 74.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 976 885 706
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 71
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £111.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Fareham - 6 £588 - 2
Hook +12 4 £282 -40.63%
Winchester - 4 £313 -
Southampton +13 2 £280 -6.66% 2
Basingstoke +1 2 - - 6
Farnborough - 1 - - 3
Continuous Improvement
South East

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Degree
3 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
4 14 (26.42%) Windows
5 13 (24.53%) Cisco
5 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
5 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.75%) Linux
8 10 (18.87%) Service Management
8 10 (18.87%) Change Management
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
10 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
10 8 (15.09%) Driving Licence
11 7 (13.21%) Line Management
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
11 7 (13.21%) MS Project
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
12 6 (11.32%) MPLS
12 6 (11.32%) Wireless
12 6 (11.32%) VMware
12 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
12 6 (11.32%) AIX
12 6 (11.32%) Solaris
12 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
12 6 (11.32%) LAN

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Project
3 6 (11.32%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.66%) MS Office
5 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Primavera
1 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) HTTP
1 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
1 6 (11.32%) MPLS
1 6 (11.32%) Multicast
1 6 (11.32%) NAS
1 6 (11.32%) SAN
1 6 (11.32%) VLAN
1 6 (11.32%) Wireless
2 5 (9.43%) SSH
2 5 (9.43%) SSL
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) VoIP
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) Junos
4 2 (3.77%) MRTG
4 2 (3.77%) SNMP
5 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (33.96%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Service Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Process Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Process Improvement Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Research Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Research Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Principal Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.89%) JSF
2 1 (1.89%) POSIX
2 1 (1.89%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Data Centre
2 13 (24.53%) Management Information System
3 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.09%) Driving Licence
4 6 (11.32%) PKI
5 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.66%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.66%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.66%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) Replication
6 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.77%) Statistics
7 1 (1.89%) Contactless
7 1 (1.89%) EMV
7 1 (1.89%) iSeries
7 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.89%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 11 (20.75%) Linux
3 6 (11.32%) AIX
3 6 (11.32%) Solaris
4 5 (9.43%) Unix
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Change Management
2 10 (18.87%) Service Management
3 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 7 (13.21%) ITIL V3
4 7 (13.21%) Line Management
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.32%) Patch Management
5 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
6 5 (9.43%) Analytics
6 5 (9.43%) Benchmarking
6 5 (9.43%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (9.43%) Document Management
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security
6 5 (9.43%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.43%) SIEM
6 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
2 3 (5.66%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Degree
2 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) CISSP
4 5 (9.43%) GCIA
4 5 (9.43%) GCIH
5 3 (5.66%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.77%) MCSE
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.89%) APMP
7 1 (1.89%) CCA
7 1 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (1.89%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ISEB
7 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PMP
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) COBIT
2 5 (9.43%) COSO
2 5 (9.43%) SAS 70
3 2 (3.77%) SLA
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (3.77%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Cisco
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) NetApp
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 5 (9.43%) Intel Security
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
4 3 (5.66%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
5 2 (3.77%) Ariba
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya
5 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (3.77%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.77%) Juniper
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.89%) BT
6 1 (1.89%) FatWire