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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 74 59 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 12 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.45% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 2.06% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate £243 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £133 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £441 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1014 678 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.66% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 330 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.38 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.34 £77.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (19.44%) Change Management
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
1 7 (19.44%) HP
1 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Informatics
2 6 (16.67%) SNOMED CT
2 6 (16.67%) Microformats
2 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 6 (16.67%) Ontologies
2 6 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (16.67%) Information Management
2 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
2 6 (16.67%) HTML5
2 6 (16.67%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 5 (13.89%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) NHS
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.11%) NetWare
4 4 (11.11%) VPN
4 4 (11.11%) BCP
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
1 7 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.78%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Information Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Microformats
1 6 (16.67%) HTML5
1 6 (16.67%) XML
1 6 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Informatics
2 6 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 6 (16.67%) Ontologies
3 5 (13.89%) NHS
4 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 4 (11.11%) PACS
5 2 (5.56%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.56%) CMDB
6 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) NetWare
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 4 (11.11%) Windows NT
2 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Change Management
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (16.67%) Information Management
2 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 4 (11.11%) BCP
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) Scrum
3 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) System Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Rate: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago