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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 88 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 6 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% 2.04% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 2.70% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Average daily rate £338 £281 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £450 £393
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +50.13%
Process 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
952 556 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.08% 75.75% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 322 314
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £515 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £13.71 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.23% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -42 6 £338 +20.00% 2
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
3 7 (46.67%) Economics
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) Avaya
7 2 (13.33%) PMP
7 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) SLA
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (13.33%) ITSM
7 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) Logistics
7 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Application Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) KYC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (46.67%) Economics
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Programme Management
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Logistics
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (13.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Avaya
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix