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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 109 76 50
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.62% 0.42% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.53% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £395 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% -21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £379 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £31.44 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-35.14% +14.32%
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
1215 753 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 83.51% 79.85% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 478 252
Median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £553 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 32 18
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -40 7 £310 -21.51% 3
Durham - 1 - - 2
Teesside - 1 £283 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
5 5 (31.25%) Economics
6 4 (25.00%) PMP
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (12.50%) KYC
8 2 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 2 (12.50%) User Experience
8 2 (12.50%) Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Avaya
8 2 (12.50%) Validation
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) KYC Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Economics
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Programme Management
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) KYC
7 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) PMP
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) CAPM
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle