The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 24 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 Middlesex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 22 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.81% 1.72% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.55% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£463 £420 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +68.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £16.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.56% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 80.08% 67.38% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 92 87
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Continuous Improvement
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Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 14 (77.78%) SAP
2 6 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Sun
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Document Management
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) QA
7 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
7 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.56%) CIMA
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Toad

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Incident & Problem Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Problem Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Manager
4 4 (22.22%) Support Manager
5 2 (11.11%) SAP Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Support
6 1 (5.56%) MI Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Problem Management
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CIMA
2 1 (5.56%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) Sun
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft