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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Continual Improvement
Rank 78 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 21 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.81% 1.53% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 2.00% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
Median daily rate £360 £360 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.29 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £30.35 £27.83
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +9.06%
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
988 601 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.17% 76.66% 77.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 354 320
Median daily rate £325 £373 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +16.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Continuous Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -33 15 £355 -1.38% 5
Durham +3 5 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (42.50%) HP
3 14 (35.00%) Release Management
3 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Finance
5 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (15.00%) Migration
6 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.50%) Service Design
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Time Management
7 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (12.50%) IVR
7 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 5 (12.50%) General Ledger
7 5 (12.50%) WFM
7 5 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (12.50%) Benchmarking
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) ATM
2 1 (2.50%) BGP
2 1 (2.50%) GSM
2 1 (2.50%) IPv4
2 1 (2.50%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) MegaStream
2 1 (2.50%) MPLS
2 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.50%) SDH
2 1 (2.50%) UMTS
2 1 (2.50%) VoLTE
2 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Release Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Service Architect
5 4 (10.00%) E-Business Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Coordinator
8 1 (2.50%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Transformation
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) ITIL Service Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Migration Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Programme Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) IVR
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) Psychology
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 14 (35.00%) Release Management
3 8 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
5 5 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 5 (12.50%) Service Design
5 5 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (12.50%) Time Management
5 5 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) WFM
5 5 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
3 2 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) HP
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.50%) BT
6 1 (2.50%) Cadence
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Dynatrace
6 1 (2.50%) Ericsson
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia
6 1 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (2.50%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Tellabs
6 1 (2.50%) Virgin Media