The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 359 368 346
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 40 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.094% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £423 £405
% change year-on-year
+12.42% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.30
Business Process Improvement
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16714 17075 15210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.57% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11868 11661 10681
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 236 247
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £25.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £67.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
City of London +24 10 £500 +81.81%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 42 (68.85%) Business Analysis
2 28 (45.90%) Finance
3 21 (34.43%) Service Management
4 19 (31.15%) BPR
5 17 (27.87%) Windows
6 16 (26.23%) HTTP
6 16 (26.23%) SOAP
6 16 (26.23%) Citrix
6 16 (26.23%) HP
6 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (26.23%) VLAN
6 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (26.23%) HP SiteScope
7 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (16.39%) ITIL
9 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
9 9 (14.75%) Process Improvement
10 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (13.11%) Degree
11 7 (11.48%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (11.48%) Workflow
11 7 (11.48%) Change Management
12 6 (9.84%) Advertising
12 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) Oracle
13 5 (8.20%) MS Visio

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Process 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 Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) SPSS
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) HTTP
1 16 (26.23%) VLAN
2 3 (4.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Advertising
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Law
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Consultant
4 5 (8.20%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Management Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Business Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management Consultant
6 2 (3.28%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Applications Architect
7 1 (1.64%) IT Architect
7 1 (1.64%) EDI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) SOAP
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) EDI
2 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.64%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.64%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.64%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.64%) PMI
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Business Analysis
2 21 (34.43%) Service Management
3 19 (31.15%) BPR
4 12 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 10 (16.39%) ITIL
6 9 (14.75%) Process Improvement
7 7 (11.48%) Workflow
7 7 (11.48%) Change Management
8 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) Project Management
8 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Information Security
10 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.56%) UML
10 4 (6.56%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (4.92%) Analytics
11 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) C++
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) IIBA
3 1 (1.64%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) HP
1 16 (26.23%) Citrix
1 16 (26.23%) Red Hat
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.64%) Lotus