The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 127 141 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 33 33 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 0.74% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 13
Median daily rate £325 £410 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.73% +27.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £331 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £553 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.17 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.63% +9.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.15 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-25.37% +15.96%
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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

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 Process Improvement across the North West region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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 Process Improvement across the North West region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester -9 18 £348 -12.90% 9
Merseyside +11 8 £325 - 1
Cheshire +4 8 £450 -2.70% 2
Lancashire +21 1 - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (28.30%) Finance
3 12 (22.64%) Change Management
3 12 (22.64%) Business Process Improvement
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (16.98%) Security Operations
6 8 (15.09%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (15.09%) Project Management
7 7 (13.21%) MS Office
7 7 (13.21%) SAP
7 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
9 5 (9.43%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
9 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
9 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (7.55%) Coaching
10 4 (7.55%) Critical Success Factor
10 4 (7.55%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.55%) User Stories
10 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (7.55%) Banking
10 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.66%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (5.66%) SAP PP-PI

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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP MII
1 3 (5.66%) SAP PP
1 3 (5.66%) SAP PP-PI
2 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Local Government
6 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (49.06%) Analyst
2 16 (30.19%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Process Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Security Operations Specialist
3 7 (13.21%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Backup Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) SAP PP Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SAP PP Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Head of PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) SAP XI
2 1 (1.89%) ISPF
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) FMCG
3 2 (3.77%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Tandem
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (22.64%) Business Process Improvement
2 12 (22.64%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (16.98%) Security Operations
4 8 (15.09%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.55%) Coaching
7 4 (7.55%) Critical Success Factor
7 4 (7.55%) Defect Management
7 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.55%) User Stories
8 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) JCL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.89%) CISA
3 1 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) ECDL
3 1 (1.89%) GSEC
3 1 (1.89%) GSLC
3 1 (1.89%) GSNA
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
3 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.89%) SANS
3 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) COBIT
2 1 (1.89%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (1.89%) P3O
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.89%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Axway
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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