The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 67 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 80 35 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 1.17% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.60% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.39 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2814 2193 1815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.34% 73.12% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1165 895
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £549 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 93 83
Average hourly rate £34.00 £26.83 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.72% +27.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the North West region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the North West region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +9 28 £390 +30.00% 17
Cheshire +7 18 £425 +12.21% 6
Cumbria - 18 £350 - 1
Merseyside -10 6 £650 +78.81% 1
Lancashire +2 5 - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 49 (35.00%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (23.57%) Project Management
4 29 (20.71%) Security Cleared
5 26 (18.57%) Business Analysis
5 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
6 24 (17.14%) Risk Management
7 20 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 20 (14.29%) Coaching
8 18 (12.86%) MS Excel
9 17 (12.14%) Six Sigma
10 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
11 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
11 15 (10.71%) Change Management
11 15 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
12 14 (10.00%) Banking
12 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
12 14 (10.00%) ITIL
13 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (9.29%) SAP
13 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (9.29%) Requirements Management
13 13 (9.29%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 12 (8.57%) MCTS
14 12 (8.57%) QA
14 12 (8.57%) BPMN
14 12 (8.57%) Programme Management
14 12 (8.57%) Quality Management
15 11 (7.86%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.71%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.71%) Node.js
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (11.43%) MS Visio
3 10 (7.14%) MS Office
4 7 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.86%) MS Project
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) SMS
2 1 (0.71%) VoIP
2 1 (0.71%) WAN
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Wireless
2 1 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.14%) MySQL
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.71%) EDMS
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) QlikView
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.71%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.71%) Mocha
3 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.71%) Calabash
3 1 (0.71%) Appium
General
1 49 (35.00%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Banking
3 10 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.43%) Retail
5 8 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.86%) Military
7 3 (2.14%) Legal
7 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.43%) Avionics
8 2 (1.43%) Local Government
8 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Marketing
9 1 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Analyst
2 31 (22.14%) Business Analyst
3 9 (6.43%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.43%) Process Engineer
4 7 (5.00%) Developer
5 6 (4.29%) Architect
5 6 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Process Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Consultant
7 4 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 4 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 4 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (2.86%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (2.86%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.14%) Service Transition Analyst
8 3 (2.14%) Wintel Architect
8 3 (2.14%) Agile Coach
8 3 (2.14%) Team Leader
8 3 (2.14%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) HTML
2 4 (2.86%) .NET
2 4 (2.86%) CSS
3 2 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) XHTML
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) RESTful
4 1 (0.71%) HTML5
4 1 (0.71%) CSS3
4 1 (0.71%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.43%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.43%) PKI
4 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.71%) Statistics
5 1 (0.71%) Informatics
5 1 (0.71%) Handset
5 1 (0.71%) PMI
5 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.00%) Windows
2 3 (2.14%) Android
3 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 33 (23.57%) Project Management
3 26 (18.57%) Business Analysis
4 24 (17.14%) Risk Management
5 20 (14.29%) Coaching
6 17 (12.14%) Six Sigma
7 15 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 15 (10.71%) Change Management
7 15 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
8 14 (10.00%) ITIL
9 13 (9.29%) Requirements Management
9 13 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.29%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (8.57%) BPMN
10 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.57%) Programme Management
10 12 (8.57%) Quality Management
11 11 (7.86%) Service Management
11 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
12 10 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 5 (3.57%) SQL
2 4 (2.86%) Ada
3 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.43%) VBA
3 2 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (0.71%) VB
4 1 (0.71%) Python
4 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) Security Cleared
2 20 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (8.57%) MCTS
5 7 (5.00%) Degree
6 6 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.29%) ISEB
7 5 (3.57%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 4 (2.86%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 4 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.14%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.43%) PMP
10 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.71%) ACCA
11 1 (0.71%) CIMA
11 1 (0.71%) MBA
11 1 (0.71%) MCDST
11 1 (0.71%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.71%) GMP
3 1 (0.71%) GxP
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) SCCM
1 1 (0.71%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) SAP
3 4 (2.86%) Oracle
4 2 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Compaq
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Avaya
5 1 (0.71%) CA
5 1 (0.71%) Epicor
5 1 (0.71%) ESRI
5 1 (0.71%) NEC
5 1 (0.71%) AppSense
5 1 (0.71%) Apigee
5 1 (0.71%) Siebel
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
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