The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 34 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 23 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.39% 2.34% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.47% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £470 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+44.64% -15.15%
Continuous Improvement
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
500 432 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.75% 67.50% 68.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 227 349
Average daily rate £405 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 34
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.50% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Watford -6 3 £373 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £248 -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Continuous Improvement
East of England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 19 (46.34%) Oracle
3 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) SAP
6 9 (21.95%) ITIL
6 9 (21.95%) ERP
7 8 (19.51%) Six Sigma
7 8 (19.51%) Data Security
7 8 (19.51%) .NET
7 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
8 7 (17.07%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
9 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
9 6 (14.63%) Change Management
10 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (12.20%) Retail
10 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) QA
10 5 (12.20%) E-Procurement
10 5 (12.20%) Workflow
10 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
10 5 (12.20%) JD Edwards
10 5 (12.20%) Java
10 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (9.76%) UML
11 4 (9.76%) JIRA
11 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (34.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.44%) TPMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP R/3
1 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Broadband
1 1 (2.44%) SDH
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
2 3 (7.32%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.88%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.88%) JUnit
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.44%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Telecoms
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) SAP Manager
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Architect
5 6 (14.63%) Service Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Business Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) SAP Architect
6 5 (12.20%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Support Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Incident Manager
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) SAP Implementation Manager
9 1 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
2 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.32%) Spring
3 1 (2.44%) Java EE
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) PKI
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) Life Science
3 1 (2.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) UNIX
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
1 9 (21.95%) ERP
2 8 (19.51%) Six Sigma
2 8 (19.51%) Data Security
2 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.07%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Lean Six Sigma
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Change Management
5 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) E-Procurement
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) UML
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) V-Model
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) Java
2 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.44%) TickIT
3 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) SAP
3 5 (12.20%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.44%) Primavera
4 1 (2.44%) Planview
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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