The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank - - 87
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £424 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Process Improvement
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1035 874 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 72.78% 74.38% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 455 412
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Process Improvement
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) BPR

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Junior
1 2 (66.67%) DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) SQL DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Junior DBA
1 2 (66.67%) Junior Oracle DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
2 1 (33.33%) BPR
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle