The first table below looks at the demand for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 59 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% 1.96% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 2.79% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 215 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.92% 70.26% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 83 141
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £464 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -29 3 £410 - 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Cognizant
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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