The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 26 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.71% 0.39% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 0.56% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.37% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.71 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.09% -1.18%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
170 177 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 65.89% 69.14% 66.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 101 68
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +42.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.94 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 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
Liverpool -3 2 - - 4
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Continuous Improvement
North West

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Management
3 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 5 (55.56%) Billing
4 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (55.56%) Workflow
4 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
4 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Fujitsu
4 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (55.56%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) Billing
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Planning Manager
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Management
2 5 (55.56%) Workflow
2 5 (55.56%) Operations Management
2 5 (55.56%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Fujitsu
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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