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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 74 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 15 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.10% 2.30% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 3.08% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £135 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £389 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £333 £370
% change year-on-year
+20.30% -10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% +7.41%
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
1015 908 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.52% 74.73% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 478 495
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 September 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 September 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
Salford - 1 £450 -
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (37.04%) Finance
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.93%) VBA
3 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
4 5 (18.52%) Coaching
4 5 (18.52%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.81%) VPN
5 4 (14.81%) MS Office
5 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 4 (14.81%) iPad
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) SLA
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (7.41%) Avaya
7 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.41%) Siebel
7 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
7 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 2 (7.41%) Statistics

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) VPN
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) MI Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Product Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Head of IT
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Excel Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Product Owner
6 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Service Delivery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (14.81%) iPad
4 2 (7.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) Coaching
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) System Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) People Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Citrix
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Avaya
2 2 (7.41%) Siebel
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) HP
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