The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 127 117 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 136 138 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.50% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 2.07% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 47
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £494 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £390
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £96.25 £47.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.63% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £47.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.25 £47.50 £60.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.35 £27.83 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.61%
Continuous 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
7432 6658 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.04% 72.28% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 3709 3086
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 262 245
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the South East region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the South East region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
Surrey +18 33 £300 -25.00% 9
Berkshire -25 27 £400 +23.07% 12
Hampshire +12 25 £350 +18.64% 9
Oxfordshire -10 16 £425 +18.05% 27
Buckinghamshire -22 10 £400 +33.33% 3
West Sussex -18 9 £675 - 3
Middlesex +1 7 £387 -7.41%
East Sussex -6 6 £375 - 1
Kent -3 2 £350 -26.31%
Sussex -3 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 80 (28.17%) Finance
2 70 (24.65%) Telecoms
3 58 (20.42%) Project Management
4 53 (18.66%) ITIL
5 50 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (12.68%) Degree
8 35 (12.32%) Security Cleared
9 34 (11.97%) Service Delivery
10 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 33 (11.62%) MS Excel
11 31 (10.92%) Change Management
12 30 (10.56%) Service Management
13 27 (9.51%) PRINCE2
14 24 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (8.45%) Microsoft
15 23 (8.10%) SC Cleared
15 23 (8.10%) Coaching
16 22 (7.75%) Business Analysis
17 21 (7.39%) QA
17 21 (7.39%) Management Information System
17 21 (7.39%) Linux
17 21 (7.39%) Oracle
18 19 (6.69%) SAP
19 17 (5.99%) XML
19 17 (5.99%) MS Project
19 17 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
19 17 (5.99%) Cisco
19 17 (5.99%) Line Management
20 16 (5.63%) Waterfall

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.58%) Apache
2 10 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.76%) Lync
7 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
8 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.35%) JBoss
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 33 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.99%) MS Project
3 15 (5.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.23%) MS Office
5 9 (3.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.41%) BPCS
3 3 (1.06%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) Unica
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.93%) HTTP
2 13 (4.58%) Firewall
3 10 (3.52%) SSL
4 9 (3.17%) DNS
5 8 (2.82%) MPLS
5 8 (2.82%) OSPF
5 8 (2.82%) BGP
6 7 (2.46%) HSRP
7 5 (1.76%) Wireless
8 4 (1.41%) Skype
8 4 (1.41%) SSH
8 4 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.41%) Network Security
8 4 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.41%) VPN
9 3 (1.06%) Intranet
9 3 (1.06%) DHCP
10 2 (0.70%) UMTS
10 2 (0.70%) Broadband
10 2 (0.70%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.93%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.70%) VoltDB
4 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.35%) DataStax
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.35%) OLAP
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Ingres
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (2.46%) JIRA
2 6 (2.11%) Introscope
3 5 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.06%) Selenium
5 3 (1.06%) Subversion
5 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.70%) Maven
6 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.70%) CaliberRM
6 2 (0.70%) JUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.70%) RequisitePro
6 2 (0.70%) Log4j
6 2 (0.70%) Trac
6 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 80 (28.17%) Finance
2 70 (24.65%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.58%) Back Office
3 13 (4.58%) Legal
3 13 (4.58%) Marketing
4 9 (3.17%) Retail
5 6 (2.11%) Billing
5 6 (2.11%) Banking
6 5 (1.76%) Publishing
6 5 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.41%) Front Office
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.06%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (25.70%) Analyst
2 23 (8.10%) Project Manager
3 19 (6.69%) Business Analyst
3 19 (6.69%) Developer
4 15 (5.28%) Consultant
5 11 (3.87%) Systems Analyst
5 11 (3.87%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (3.87%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (3.87%) ScrumMaster
6 10 (3.52%) Architect
7 9 (3.17%) Service Manager
7 9 (3.17%) OBIEE Developer
8 8 (2.82%) IP Engineer
8 8 (2.82%) Test Manager
8 8 (2.82%) Process Manager
9 7 (2.46%) Security Engineer
9 7 (2.46%) Implementation Manager
9 7 (2.46%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (2.46%) Back Office Engineer
10 6 (2.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.99%) XML
2 10 (3.52%) HTML
3 9 (3.17%) CSS
4 7 (2.46%) Middleware
5 6 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.11%) Worklight
6 4 (1.41%) jQuery
7 3 (1.06%) RESTful
7 3 (1.06%) HTML5
7 3 (1.06%) REST
7 3 (1.06%) JSON
7 3 (1.06%) .NET
7 3 (1.06%) SOAP
7 3 (1.06%) Web Services
8 2 (0.70%) XSD
8 2 (0.70%) J2EE
8 2 (0.70%) JSP
8 2 (0.70%) Servlets
8 2 (0.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.46%) PKI
5 6 (2.11%) PMI
5 6 (2.11%) User Experience
6 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.06%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.06%) CMDB
6 3 (1.06%) Statistics
7 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.70%) Wiki
7 2 (0.70%) Blog
7 2 (0.70%) Social Media
7 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.39%) Linux
2 14 (4.93%) Windows
3 7 (2.46%) UNIX
4 6 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.41%) AIX
5 4 (1.41%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.42%) Project Management
2 53 (18.66%) ITIL
3 50 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.97%) Service Delivery
5 33 (11.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (10.92%) Change Management
7 30 (10.56%) Service Management
8 27 (9.51%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.10%) Coaching
11 22 (7.75%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.99%) Line Management
13 16 (5.63%) ETL
13 16 (5.63%) Six Sigma
13 16 (5.63%) Risk Management
13 16 (5.63%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.63%) Change Control
14 15 (5.28%) Data Architecture
14 15 (5.28%) Scrum
15 14 (4.93%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 10 (3.52%) SQL
2 10 (3.52%) Python
2 10 (3.52%) Java
3 9 (3.17%) Perl
4 8 (2.82%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.11%) Jython
6 5 (1.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.06%) Ruby
8 2 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.70%) C#
8 2 (0.70%) PHP
8 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (12.68%) Degree
2 35 (12.32%) Security Cleared
3 23 (8.10%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.87%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.52%) HND
6 9 (3.17%) HNC
6 9 (3.17%) ISEB
7 8 (2.82%) CISSP
8 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.76%) PMP
9 5 (1.76%) CCNP
9 5 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (1.41%) GCIA
10 4 (1.41%) GCIH
10 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
10 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.06%) CCNA
11 3 (1.06%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.39%) QA
2 14 (4.93%) SLA
3 7 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.46%) COBIT
4 4 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.41%) COSO
5 3 (1.06%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) P3O
7 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.35%) Basel II
7 1 (0.35%) GAMP
7 1 (0.35%) GMP
7 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
2 3 (1.06%) WSUS
2 3 (1.06%) SCOM
2 3 (1.06%) SCVMM
2 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 24 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.39%) Oracle
3 19 (6.69%) SAP
4 17 (5.99%) Cisco
5 14 (4.93%) IBM
6 8 (2.82%) F5
7 6 (2.11%) AppDynamics
7 6 (2.11%) Adobe
7 6 (2.11%) HP
8 5 (1.76%) Siebel
8 5 (1.76%) Ericsson
8 5 (1.76%) McAfee
9 4 (1.41%) Sophos
10 3 (1.06%) NCR
10 3 (1.06%) Veritas
10 3 (1.06%) Remedy
11 2 (0.70%) Juniper
11 2 (0.70%) Ariba
11 2 (0.70%) BMC
11 2 (0.70%) Business Objects
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
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Hampshire
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Hampshire
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Slough
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £20 per hour
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