The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Manchester region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 65 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 16 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.28% 1.69% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 2.29% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 5
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£350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £355 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+13.21% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.80% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
870 831 923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 69.49% 73.74% 66.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 445 466
Average daily rate £350 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 44
Average hourly rate £15.79 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Stockport - 4 - - 1
Salford +1 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - - 2
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (29.63%) SQL
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 5 (18.52%) VBA
3 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (7.41%) Windows
6 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.41%) NHS
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.70%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) MI Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Support
4 2 (7.41%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Head of IT
5 1 (3.70%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Excel Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) Microformats
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.70%) Ontologies
3 1 (3.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Business Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) System Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Kanban
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.70%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
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