The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 378 362 348
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 30 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 19
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£478 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £594 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.30
% change year-on-year
- -44.74%
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
17519 18237 16983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.29% 78.19% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12272 12958 11811
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 229 237
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -24.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in London

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in London

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in London

Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in London

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 Process Improvement within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -2 5 £513 +36.66% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - -
Bromley - 1 £475 -
Paddington - 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Process Improvement.

1 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (29.03%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Change Management
3 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
4 16 (25.81%) Six Sigma
4 16 (25.81%) ITIL
5 10 (16.13%) Process Management
5 10 (16.13%) Banking
5 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.90%) Project Management
7 8 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (11.29%) SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Windows
9 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
10 5 (8.06%) BPMN
10 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.06%) Validation
10 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.06%) Information Management
10 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.06%) Degree
10 5 (8.06%) Service Management
10 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
11 4 (6.45%) C#
11 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) IIS
3 1 (1.61%) iPlanet
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.61%) Unica
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) LDAP
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (29.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Games
4 3 (4.84%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 22 (35.48%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Process Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Process Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Change Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Integration Architect
8 2 (3.23%) DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) XML
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) ADO
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.23%) NHS
2 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (27.42%) Change Management
2 17 (27.42%) Business Analysis
3 16 (25.81%) Six Sigma
3 16 (25.81%) ITIL
4 10 (16.13%) Process Management
4 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.90%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (8.06%) BPMN
8 5 (8.06%) Validation
8 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.06%) Information Management
8 5 (8.06%) Service Management
9 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (1.61%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) APMP
4 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.61%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (1.61%) CIMA
4 1 (1.61%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
2 2 (3.23%) Cognos
2 2 (3.23%) Kofax
2 2 (3.23%) Tableau
2 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Sun
3 1 (1.61%) BMC
3 1 (1.61%) CA
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.61%) Remedy