The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 67 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 5 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.59% 2.37% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 3.26% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
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£260 £425 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +50.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
Continuous Improvement
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
659 368 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 78.27% 72.73% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 230 109
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -11 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -30 2 £260 -38.82% 4
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Validation
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (22.22%) Data Management
5 4 (22.22%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (16.67%) Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) SAP PP
6 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (16.67%) SAP PP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Change Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 2 (11.11%) Report Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Bid Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (5.56%) Release Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
2 1 (5.56%) Architect
2 1 (5.56%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Validation
2 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (22.22%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft