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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 139 124 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 20 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.78% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.00% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 18
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £835 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £352
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.39 £49.17 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.53% +96.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-36.77% +29.00%
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
3037 2891 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.90% 77.76% 75.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1724 1227
Median daily rate £413 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 118 98
Median hourly rate £32.50 £33.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.16 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 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
Manchester -5 11 £425 -5.55% 6
Cumbria +11 6 £338 - 3
Cheshire -7 3 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 West region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.75%) Change Management
3 11 (20.75%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
5 7 (13.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) MS Office
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
6 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
6 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.43%) Firmware
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
7 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (9.43%) Dynatrace
8 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.55%) Business Process Improvement

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 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Google Apps
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%) Intranet
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
1 2 (3.77%) WebEx
2 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Network Specialist
3 7 (13.21%) Backup Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Process Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Process Improvement Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) CRM Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Major Incident Manager
7 2 (3.77%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Social Media
3 2 (3.77%) Wiki
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Statistics
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
1 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (20.75%) Change Management
2 11 (20.75%) ITIL
3 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (13.21%) Business Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Problem Management
4 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 7 (13.21%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Capacity Management
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.55%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.89%) ACCA
4 1 (1.89%) CCIE
4 1 (1.89%) CIMA
4 1 (1.89%) CISA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) GSEC
4 1 (1.89%) GSLC
4 1 (1.89%) GSNA
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) SANS
4 1 (1.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
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%) SSAE 16
2 1 (1.89%) Val IT
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Firmware
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
3 5 (9.43%) Dynatrace
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) EXASOL
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.77%) Tableau
5 2 (3.77%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
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