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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
Rank 238 220 243
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 5 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.075% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £442 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £421 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.04% +12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
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
6684 6212 7076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 71.33% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3468 3352
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 248 325
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
Hampshire -14 3 £398 +21.47%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Business Process Improvement
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) MS Project
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 4 (28.57%) General Ledger
2 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
3 3 (21.43%) SLA
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-business
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Project Server
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) General Ledger
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) E-Business Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
1 4 (28.57%) Cash Management
2 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) E-business
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Straight-Through Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com