The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 144 165 135
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £356 £505 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.45% +137.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £488 £425
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 - -
Business 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2904 3669 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.00% 81.99% 75.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 2304 1386
Median daily rate £401 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 141 112
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.46 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the North West region.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the North West region.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Cheshire - 4 - -
Manchester -4 2 £356 -29.45%
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 West region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 9 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) BPR
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) BPMN
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Migration

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Improvement Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) HR Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Critical Success Factor
3 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 3 (25.00%) BPR
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) BPMN
6 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft