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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 236 259 218
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -41
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 10 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.042% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.054% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 15
Average daily rate £475 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £364 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business 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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6811 7377 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.55% 77.31% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4182 4043 3391
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 240 269
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.43 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Sussex - 4 £513 -
Hampshire +6 3 £425 +12.58%
Berkshire +9 2 £475 +2.70%
Middlesex - 1 £600 -
Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Business 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 Business Process Improvement.

1 21 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) Process Management
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Information Management
6 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
6 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Primavera
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) MS Office

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Business 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 Business Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (9.52%) Primavera
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Process Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Process Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
2 5 (23.81%) Six Sigma
3 4 (19.05%) Change Management
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (14.29%) Process Management
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) Operations Management
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Brio
4 1 (4.76%) Pega
4 1 (4.76%) SunGard