The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 51 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.00% 0.80% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.09% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £176 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £306 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £325 £370
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £24.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.59% +17.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
643 552 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.74% 73.40% 70.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 301 273
Average daily rate £375 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £55.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
4 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (12.50%) Banking
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) MS Project
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) VMware
7 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) Process Management
7 2 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (8.33%) CICS
7 2 (8.33%) BMC
7 2 (8.33%) PMI
7 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) CICS
1 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Kentico
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.17%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) SAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.17%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) NUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Spanish Language
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (8.33%) International Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) ScrumMaster
2 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planner
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Process Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Release Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (4.17%) Velocity
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Product Management
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) SOA
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) ACCA
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) EMC
3 2 (8.33%) BMC
3 2 (8.33%) NetApp
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.17%) HP