The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / South East
Rank 235 252 260
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.16% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6141 7080 7693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.96% 81.27% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4376 4221
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 274 253
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +9 3 - -
West Sussex -9 3 £425 -17.07%
Hampshire -1 1 £425 -2.85%
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 18 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) Solaris
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) LAN
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
4 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) ISEB
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) UML

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) LAN
1 6 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) LSMW
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Business Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Process Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Process Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Transformation Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Improvement Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Solaris
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (27.78%) Six Sigma
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (5.56%) Ariba
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) OpenText
4 1 (5.56%) SAP