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 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
Process Improvement
Rank 355 368 323
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 48 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.27% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 37
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £371 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £411 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.19% +22.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.94
% change year-on-year
- +12.85%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 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
City of London 0 9 £450 - 3
Paddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 51 (45.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (33.63%) Finance
3 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (28.32%) Six Sigma
5 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (23.89%) Banking
7 23 (20.35%) Project Management
8 22 (19.47%) ITIL
8 22 (19.47%) Lean Six Sigma
9 18 (15.93%) Change Management
10 17 (15.04%) Business Analysis
10 17 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (13.27%) Service Management
11 15 (13.27%) Process Management
12 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
13 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (10.62%) QA
14 10 (8.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 10 (8.85%) SQL
15 9 (7.96%) Performance Improvement
15 9 (7.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
16 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
16 8 (7.08%) BPR
17 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
17 7 (6.19%) Remedy
17 7 (6.19%) BMC
17 7 (6.19%) ITSM

Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (3.54%) SAS
2 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.42%) MS Project
5 4 (3.54%) MS Office
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.65%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Ant
1 1 (0.88%) Subversion
1 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 38 (33.63%) Finance
2 27 (23.89%) Banking
3 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.42%) Front Office
4 5 (4.42%) Games
5 4 (3.54%) Law
5 4 (3.54%) Retail
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Publishing
7 2 (1.77%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Analyst
2 38 (33.63%) Business Analyst
3 22 (19.47%) Consultant
4 20 (17.70%) Process Analyst
5 16 (14.16%) Business Process Analyst
6 14 (12.39%) Process Consultant
7 10 (8.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) Process Improvement Consultant
8 5 (4.42%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Developer
9 4 (3.54%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.65%) ITIL Expert
10 3 (2.65%) ITIL Consultant
10 3 (2.65%) Process Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Process Improvement Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Process Improvement Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Services Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
11 2 (1.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) HTML
2 2 (1.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.77%) XML
3 1 (0.88%) Middleware
3 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Statistics
2 7 (6.19%) Human Factors
3 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.65%) User Experience
4 2 (1.77%) Clustering
5 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.65%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (45.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (28.32%) Six Sigma
3 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.35%) Project Management
5 22 (19.47%) ITIL
5 22 (19.47%) Lean Six Sigma
6 18 (15.93%) Change Management
7 17 (15.04%) Business Analysis
7 17 (15.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (13.27%) Process Management
8 15 (13.27%) Service Management
9 9 (7.96%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.08%) BPR
11 7 (6.19%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.19%) Quality Management
11 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.19%) Scrum
11 7 (6.19%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.85%) SQL
2 3 (2.65%) C
3 2 (1.77%) C#
3 2 (1.77%) Java
3 2 (1.77%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) VBA
4 1 (0.88%) Ruby
4 1 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 9 (7.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 8 (7.08%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) Degree
7 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.62%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) BMC
2 7 (6.19%) Remedy
3 4 (3.54%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.65%) SAP
4 3 (2.65%) Cognos
5 2 (1.77%) Actimize
5 2 (1.77%) Unica
5 2 (1.77%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.77%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.88%) Ariba