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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 62 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 7 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.87% 0.88% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.19% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
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£400 £344 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.98%
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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
635 672 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 78.69% 74.17% 73.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 416 234
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £18.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -32.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 27 May 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) OWASP
3 3 (21.43%) GIAC
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
3 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) German Language
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Resource Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 2 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) OWASP
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
2 3 (21.43%) Patch Management
2 3 (21.43%) Security Patching
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
1 3 (21.43%) GIAC
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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