The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 75 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.14% 1.65% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.22% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.63% -39.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £384 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.32% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.80% +9.09%
Continuous 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
1000 855 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.17% 74.03% 70.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 450 431
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 49
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
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 Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 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
Bolton - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (19.35%) MS Office
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) iPad
7 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.90%) VBA
7 4 (12.90%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.90%) Citrix
7 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) SLA
7 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
7 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.68%) Banking
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (9.68%) Change Control
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) QA
8 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) MI Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Change Management
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
4 5 (16.13%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Change Control
6 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
6 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.45%) Line Management
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Process Management
7 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
2 3 (9.68%) QA
3 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) IronPort
3 2 (6.45%) Capita
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) IBM
3 2 (6.45%) Siebel
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