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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 134 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £411 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.19% +22.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.94
% change year-on-year
- +12.85%
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
2358 2068 1982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.44% 73.02% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1059 1023
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 115 93
Average hourly rate £24.50 £25.77 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Lancashire -24 2 £525 +82.60%
Merseyside - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £335 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Environment Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) BPMN
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) HP
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