The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Milton Keynes 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 45 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 20 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 0.56% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 0.78% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 £300 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +46.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.91% -17.47%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
679 512 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.44% 71.81% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 283 208
Average daily rate £370 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.90 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Continuous Improvement
Buckinghamshire

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
3 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle
4 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 4 (14.29%) Windows
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (14.29%) Lumension
6 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
6 3 (10.71%) Sophos

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) CICS
2 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Kentico
3 1 (3.57%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) WLAN
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) NUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Spanish Language
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (7.14%) Publishing
5 2 (7.14%) International Banking
6 1 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) ScrumMaster
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planner
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Web Content Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Content Editor
5 1 (3.57%) Content Editor
5 1 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Web Editor
5 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) J2EE
1 2 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
2 2 (7.14%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) UNIX
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Time Management
5 3 (10.71%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Scrum
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) ISEB
4 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.57%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) P3O
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) VMware
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) McAfee
2 4 (14.29%) Lumension
3 3 (10.71%) Sophos
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
4 2 (7.14%) BMC
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) HP