The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / North East
Rank 80 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 10 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.10% 1.59% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.87% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 10
Median daily rate £404 £355 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.73% +11.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £241 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £423 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.09%

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
793 748 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.43% 84.71% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 486 246
Median daily rate £388 £420 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% +5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Process 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 Process Improvement across the North East region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Process 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 Process Improvement across the North East region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Process 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 Process Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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 -21 6 £404 +13.73% 2
Durham - 4 - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
6 5 (16.13%) ITSM
6 5 (16.13%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) CMS
7 4 (12.90%) Serena
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL V2
7 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
8 3 (9.68%) Data Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Matrix Management
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
8 3 (9.68%) Open Source

Process 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 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Business Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Head of IT
3 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Change Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Change and Release Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Release Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Process Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (3.23%) PMO Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Change Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.68%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
2 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 6 (19.35%) Service Management
3 5 (16.13%) ITSM
4 4 (12.90%) Business Process Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL V2
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.90%) User Stories
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Matrix Management
5 3 (9.68%) Open Source
5 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.45%) PMP
5 1 (3.23%) CAPM
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CCIP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) EXIN
5 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.23%) HP MASE
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.45%) WMI
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.90%) Serena
3 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) Borland
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Aruba
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Riverbed