The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 118 130 163
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +33
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 141 110 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.46% 1.31% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.86% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 40 40
Average daily rate £361 £378 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £243 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Average hourly rate £31.74 £51.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.37% +274.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £11.70 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £59.75 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.87% +22.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6857 5921 6979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.79% 70.75% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3079 3326
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 256 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Continuous Improvement
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +1 56 £325 +8.33% 5
Buckinghamshire -7 28 £306 -8.23% 4
Surrey -2 23 £420 -9.18% 11
Middlesex +3 11 £390 +4.00%
Hampshire -2 7 £175 -58.33% 13
Oxfordshire +1 6 £360 +9.09% 1
West Sussex - 6 - - 4
East Sussex -10 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 55 (23.31%) Finance
2 45 (19.07%) Telecoms
3 44 (18.64%) Scrum
4 40 (16.95%) MS Excel
5 37 (15.68%) SQL
5 37 (15.68%) Microsoft
6 36 (15.25%) ITIL
7 35 (14.83%) Service Delivery
7 35 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (14.83%) Degree
8 34 (14.41%) Project Management
9 30 (12.71%) PRINCE2
10 29 (12.29%) Change Management
10 29 (12.29%) Problem Management
11 24 (10.17%) Security Cleared
11 24 (10.17%) SAP
12 23 (9.75%) Service Management
12 23 (9.75%) QA
13 21 (8.90%) SC Cleared
13 21 (8.90%) SharePoint
14 20 (8.47%) Management Information System
15 18 (7.63%) XML
15 18 (7.63%) Incident Management
16 17 (7.20%) Windows
17 16 (6.78%) MS Office
17 16 (6.78%) SLA
17 16 (6.78%) Marketing
18 15 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
18 15 (6.36%) 3G
18 15 (6.36%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.08%) Liferay
3 8 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (2.97%) Lync
5 6 (2.54%) IIS
6 4 (1.69%) Content Management Server
6 4 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.69%) Kentico
7 3 (1.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Documentum
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.78%) MS Office
3 5 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.27%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.85%) SAP MDM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.36%) 3G
2 14 (5.93%) GSM
2 14 (5.93%) 2G
2 14 (5.93%) 4G
3 8 (3.39%) SAN
4 6 (2.54%) SONET
4 6 (2.54%) DWDM
4 6 (2.54%) SDH
4 6 (2.54%) DNS
4 6 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (2.54%) LDAP
4 6 (2.54%) NGN
5 5 (2.12%) NAS
5 5 (2.12%) Firewall
5 5 (2.12%) DHCP
5 5 (2.12%) MPLS
6 4 (1.69%) Network Security
7 3 (1.27%) Wireless
7 3 (1.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
4 2 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.42%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.42%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.69%) NUnit
4 2 (0.85%) Ant
4 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.85%) Maven
4 2 (0.85%) Hudson
4 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.42%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.42%) Toad
General
1 55 (23.31%) Finance
2 45 (19.07%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.78%) Marketing
4 8 (3.39%) Legal
5 7 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.54%) Publishing
7 5 (2.12%) Retail
7 5 (2.12%) Front Office
8 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.69%) Games
8 4 (1.69%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.27%) Law
10 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.85%) Local Government
11 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
11 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (14.41%) Analyst
2 24 (10.17%) ScrumMaster
3 16 (6.78%) Developer
4 13 (5.51%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.66%) Consultant
6 11 (4.66%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.24%) Java Developer
8 9 (3.81%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Service Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Change Manager
9 8 (3.39%) Incident Manager
10 7 (2.97%) Incident & Problem Manager
10 7 (2.97%) Problem Manager
11 6 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.54%) Server Support
11 6 (2.54%) Security Consultant
11 6 (2.54%) Support Manager
11 6 (2.54%) Services Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.54%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.63%) XML
2 14 (5.93%) Web Services
3 13 (5.51%) Java EE
4 12 (5.08%) Hibernate
4 12 (5.08%) Spring
5 11 (4.66%) RESTful
5 11 (4.66%) Apache CXF
5 11 (4.66%) JSON
6 8 (3.39%) .NET
7 7 (2.97%) Velocity
8 4 (1.69%) J2EE
9 2 (0.85%) Middleware
9 2 (0.85%) SOAP
9 2 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.42%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.54%) Clustering
3 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.27%) CMDB
4 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.85%) Firmware
5 2 (0.85%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.85%) PKI
5 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.42%) VHDL
6 1 (0.42%) MPEG
6 1 (0.42%) ASIC
6 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.20%) Windows
2 14 (5.93%) UNIX
3 12 (5.08%) Linux
4 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.64%) Scrum
2 36 (15.25%) ITIL
3 35 (14.83%) Service Delivery
3 35 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (14.41%) Project Management
5 30 (12.71%) PRINCE2
6 29 (12.29%) Change Management
6 29 (12.29%) Problem Management
7 23 (9.75%) Service Management
8 18 (7.63%) Incident Management
9 15 (6.36%) Performance Monitoring
10 14 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 14 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.93%) Network Architecture
11 13 (5.51%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.08%) Configuration Management
12 12 (5.08%) Six Sigma
12 12 (5.08%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.08%) Refactoring
13 11 (4.66%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.68%) SQL
2 15 (6.36%) Java
3 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.97%) VB
4 6 (2.54%) VB6
5 4 (1.69%) C
5 4 (1.69%) C#
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.83%) Degree
2 24 (10.17%) Security Cleared
3 21 (8.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.66%) MCSE
6 9 (3.81%) MCP
7 8 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.12%) CISSP
8 5 (2.12%) PMP
8 5 (2.12%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.69%) ISEB
9 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.69%) CISMP
10 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.85%) HND
11 2 (0.85%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.85%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.75%) QA
2 16 (6.78%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) GxP
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) DO-254
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.42%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.81%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.81%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.54%) NLBS
4 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) Backup Exec
1 10 (4.24%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 2 (0.85%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.17%) SAP
3 11 (4.66%) Talend
3 11 (4.66%) VMware
3 11 (4.66%) McAfee
3 11 (4.66%) Citrix
4 10 (4.24%) Lumension
5 9 (3.81%) Oracle
5 9 (3.81%) Sophos
6 7 (2.97%) Sun
7 6 (2.54%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.69%) Ericsson
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.27%) Cognos
9 3 (1.27%) IBM
9 3 (1.27%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.85%) NetApp
10 2 (0.85%) Nokia
10 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.85%) Nortel
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