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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 139 156 177
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +21
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 142 95 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.04% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.40% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 60 28
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£420 £391 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.34% +16.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.88 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+72.18% -23.59%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Berkshire +14 46 £420 +29.23% 14
Hampshire +14 38 £400 -0.62% 13
Buckinghamshire -22 16 £423 +20.71% 4
Surrey +5 15 £435 +3.88% 4
Oxfordshire -15 11 £420 -18.04% 33
West Sussex -8 9 £282 +27.95% 1
Middlesex +2 3 - -
East Sussex -4 2 £550 +80.32% 3
Kent +5 1 - -
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.09%) Project Management
3 58 (21.09%) Telecoms
4 54 (19.64%) Finance
5 46 (16.73%) ITIL
6 41 (14.91%) Degree
7 39 (14.18%) MS Excel
8 38 (13.82%) Management Information System
9 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
10 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
10 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (11.27%) Change Management
11 31 (11.27%) JavaScript
11 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
12 30 (10.91%) Service Management
13 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
14 25 (9.09%) Coaching
15 24 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (8.36%) MS Office
16 23 (8.36%) Scrum
17 22 (8.00%) Service Delivery
17 22 (8.00%) Oracle
17 22 (8.00%) Business Analysis
17 22 (8.00%) TDD
18 21 (7.64%) HTML
18 21 (7.64%) Information Security
19 20 (7.27%) Windows
19 20 (7.27%) Change Control
20 19 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
21 18 (6.55%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (6.55%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.18%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.82%) CMS
5 4 (1.45%) Lync
5 4 (1.45%) WordPress
5 4 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) SAS
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.36%) MS Office
3 15 (5.45%) MS Project
4 11 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.18%) Maya
7 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.36%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) BPCS
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (1.09%) Radian6
3 2 (0.73%) Primavera
3 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.36%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.73%) SaaS
3 2 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.36%) Firewall
2 11 (4.00%) HTTP
3 10 (3.64%) SSL
3 10 (3.64%) Internet
4 8 (2.91%) Wireless
4 8 (2.91%) SAN
5 7 (2.55%) SSH
5 7 (2.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.18%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.82%) DNS
7 5 (1.82%) LDAP
7 5 (1.82%) DHCP
8 4 (1.45%) WAN
8 4 (1.45%) LAN
8 4 (1.45%) FTP
8 4 (1.45%) NAS
9 3 (1.09%) Network Security
9 3 (1.09%) VPN
9 3 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.09%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (2.18%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.09%) Big Data
6 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.09%) QlikView
6 3 (1.09%) OpenStack Swift
6 3 (1.09%) MySQL
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.73%) DB2
8 1 (0.36%) OLAP
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.36%) MS Access
8 1 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.73%) CaliberRM
2 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.36%) Trac
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.36%) Subversion
3 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 58 (21.09%) Telecoms
2 54 (19.64%) Finance
3 12 (4.36%) Legal
3 12 (4.36%) Retail
4 11 (4.00%) Marketing
5 7 (2.55%) Publishing
6 6 (2.18%) Billing
7 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.09%) Games
9 2 (0.73%) Banking
9 2 (0.73%) Local Government
9 2 (0.73%) Electronics
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Law
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (21.45%) Analyst
2 33 (12.00%) Developer
3 20 (7.27%) Project Manager
4 19 (6.91%) Business Analyst
4 19 (6.91%) Consultant
5 14 (5.09%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (4.73%) Architect
7 11 (4.00%) Service Manager
8 10 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
9 9 (3.27%) OBIEE Developer
10 8 (2.91%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.91%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.55%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.18%) Applications Manager
12 6 (2.18%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.18%) Applications Support
12 6 (2.18%) Planning Manager
13 5 (1.82%) Security Consultant
13 5 (1.82%) Service Analyst
13 5 (1.82%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.64%) HTML
2 12 (4.36%) XML
3 11 (4.00%) Web Services
4 10 (3.64%) CSS
5 9 (3.27%) Middleware
6 8 (2.91%) HTML5
7 7 (2.55%) JSON
7 7 (2.55%) REST
7 7 (2.55%) Backbone.js
7 7 (2.55%) Ember.js
8 6 (2.18%) JMS
8 6 (2.18%) .NET
8 6 (2.18%) SOAP
9 5 (1.82%) AngularJS
9 5 (1.82%) jQuery
10 4 (1.45%) RESTful
10 4 (1.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.45%) JSF
11 3 (1.09%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.82%) Management Information System
2 36 (13.09%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.82%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.36%) PKI
5 9 (3.27%) Social Media
6 8 (2.91%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.91%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.55%) DataPower
8 4 (1.45%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.45%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Statistics
9 3 (1.09%) PMI
10 2 (0.73%) NHS
10 2 (0.73%) DTV
10 2 (0.73%) Replication
10 2 (0.73%) Clustering
10 2 (0.73%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.73%) Wiki
10 2 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.27%) Windows
2 18 (6.55%) Linux
3 9 (3.27%) Solaris
4 7 (2.55%) AIX
5 3 (1.09%) UNIX
5 3 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.82%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.09%) Project Management
3 46 (16.73%) ITIL
4 37 (13.45%) PRINCE2
5 31 (11.27%) Change Management
6 30 (10.91%) Service Management
7 25 (9.09%) Coaching
8 24 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.36%) Scrum
10 22 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 22 (8.00%) TDD
10 22 (8.00%) Business Analysis
11 21 (7.64%) Information Security
12 20 (7.27%) Change Control
13 19 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (6.55%) Risk Management
15 17 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
16 15 (5.45%) ETL
17 14 (5.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (11.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.45%) SQL
3 10 (3.64%) Perl
4 9 (3.27%) C
4 9 (3.27%) Java
4 9 (3.27%) Shell Script
5 8 (2.91%) PHP
6 7 (2.55%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.45%) Python
8 1 (0.36%) Ruby
8 1 (0.36%) C#
8 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (14.91%) Degree
2 36 (13.09%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.82%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.09%) PMI Certification
5 13 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (4.00%) ISEB
6 11 (4.00%) PMP
7 8 (2.91%) CISSP
8 6 (2.18%) HND
9 5 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.82%) GIAC
10 4 (1.45%) CCNP
10 4 (1.45%) CCNA
11 3 (1.09%) CCDA
11 3 (1.09%) CCDP
11 3 (1.09%) GCIA
11 3 (1.09%) GCIH
11 3 (1.09%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.73%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.82%) SLA
2 9 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.27%) QA
3 5 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.09%) COSO
4 3 (1.09%) COBIT
4 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.73%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (3.27%) Tivoli
2 7 (2.55%) SCOM
3 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.45%) WSUS
4 3 (1.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.73%) Netcool
5 2 (0.73%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 31 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.00%) Oracle
3 12 (4.36%) SAP
4 10 (3.64%) Cisco
4 10 (3.64%) IBM
4 10 (3.64%) VMware
5 9 (3.27%) Google
5 9 (3.27%) Remedy
6 7 (2.55%) Ericsson
6 7 (2.55%) Facebook
6 7 (2.55%) Twitter
7 6 (2.18%) Nokia
7 6 (2.18%) Huawei
7 6 (2.18%) Amdocs
8 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.82%) HP
9 4 (1.45%) CA
9 4 (1.45%) Citrix
9 4 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.45%) Veritas
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