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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 121 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 151 136 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.54% 1.52% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.09% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 76 32
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £175 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.97 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -68.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £15.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+106.63% -3.21%
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
7413 6501 5550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.57% 72.88% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3480 2728
Average daily rate £396 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 269 308
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +8 48 £400 +28.00% 13
Surrey +11 32 £296 -28.18% 7
Hampshire -21 18 £415 +80.43% 8
Buckinghamshire -25 14 £344 +10.00% 9
Oxfordshire -9 11 £425 - 27
West Sussex -7 9 £450 +50.62% 1
Middlesex -4 8 £340 -13.48%
East Sussex 0 5 £375 - 3
Sussex - 3 £413 -
Kent - 2 £400 - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 84 (30.43%) Finance
2 74 (26.81%) Telecoms
3 58 (21.01%) ITIL
4 52 (18.84%) Project Management
5 47 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (13.77%) Service Management
8 35 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (12.32%) MS Excel
10 32 (11.59%) Service Delivery
10 32 (11.59%) Degree
11 27 (9.78%) Security Cleared
12 24 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (7.61%) PRINCE2
13 21 (7.61%) Linux
13 21 (7.61%) Oracle
13 21 (7.61%) SAP
13 21 (7.61%) QA
14 20 (7.25%) Microsoft
15 19 (6.88%) XML
15 19 (6.88%) Change Management
15 19 (6.88%) Business Analysis
15 19 (6.88%) Coaching
16 18 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (6.52%) Marketing
16 18 (6.52%) Legal
16 18 (6.52%) Management Information System
17 17 (6.16%) Release Management
18 16 (5.80%) Problem Management
18 16 (5.80%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.71%) Apache
2 9 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.09%) Confluence
5 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.09%) CMS
5 3 (1.09%) IIS
5 3 (1.09%) JBoss
5 3 (1.09%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.72%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.36%) Drupal
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 34 (12.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.26%) MS Project
3 9 (3.26%) MS Office
4 4 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Oracle BRM
1 3 (1.09%) BPCS
2 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.81%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Force.com
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.99%) HTTP
2 9 (3.26%) Firewall
3 8 (2.90%) BGP
3 8 (2.90%) MPLS
3 8 (2.90%) OSPF
3 8 (2.90%) LTE
4 7 (2.54%) HSRP
4 7 (2.54%) DNS
4 7 (2.54%) SSL
4 7 (2.54%) GSM
4 7 (2.54%) UMTS
5 5 (1.81%) 4G
5 5 (1.81%) 3G
6 4 (1.45%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.09%) Network Security
7 3 (1.09%) Wireless
8 2 (0.72%) Intranet
8 2 (0.72%) Broadband
8 2 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.72%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.72%) MS Access
4 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) DataStax
5 1 (0.36%) VoltDB
5 1 (0.36%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.36%) Ingres
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 11 (3.99%) JIRA
2 6 (2.17%) Introscope
3 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.72%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.72%) JUnit
5 2 (0.72%) Log4j
5 2 (0.72%) JMeter
5 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 2 (0.72%) Maven
5 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.36%) Trac
6 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.36%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (30.43%) Finance
2 74 (26.81%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.52%) Marketing
3 18 (6.52%) Legal
4 14 (5.07%) Back Office
5 8 (2.90%) Banking
6 7 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.81%) Retail
7 5 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.45%) Front Office
8 4 (1.45%) Law
8 4 (1.45%) Advertising
8 4 (1.45%) Publishing
9 3 (1.09%) Billing
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (21.01%) Analyst
2 25 (9.06%) Developer
3 19 (6.88%) Project Manager
4 14 (5.07%) Delivery Manager
5 13 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (4.35%) Consultant
6 12 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 11 (3.99%) PMO Analyst
8 10 (3.62%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.62%) Operations Manager
9 9 (3.26%) OBIEE Developer
9 9 (3.26%) Test Manager
9 9 (3.26%) Services Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Programme Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Process Manager
10 8 (2.90%) Implementation Manager
10 8 (2.90%) IP Engineer
11 7 (2.54%) Back Office Engineer
11 7 (2.54%) Security Engineer
12 6 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.88%) XML
2 16 (5.80%) HTML
3 15 (5.43%) CSS
4 9 (3.26%) JSON
5 8 (2.90%) jQuery
6 7 (2.54%) HTML5
7 6 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (2.17%) SOAP
7 6 (2.17%) Worklight
7 6 (2.17%) REST
8 4 (1.45%) Middleware
8 4 (1.45%) Web Services
8 4 (1.45%) .NET
9 3 (1.09%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.09%) RESTful
9 3 (1.09%) Visualforce
9 3 (1.09%) Spring
9 3 (1.09%) JSP
9 3 (1.09%) Servlets
10 2 (0.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.17%) PMI
4 6 (2.17%) User Experience
5 4 (1.45%) Smart Meter
5 4 (1.45%) Social Media
6 3 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.09%) CMDB
7 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.72%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.72%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.72%) Wiki
7 2 (0.72%) Blog
7 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.61%) Linux
2 15 (5.43%) Windows
3 10 (3.62%) UNIX
4 6 (2.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.72%) Windows NT
5 2 (0.72%) Android
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.36%) AIX
6 1 (0.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (21.01%) ITIL
2 52 (18.84%) Project Management
3 47 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (13.77%) Service Management
5 35 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (11.59%) Service Delivery
7 24 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.61%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.88%) Change Management
9 19 (6.88%) Business Analysis
9 19 (6.88%) Coaching
10 17 (6.16%) Release Management
11 16 (5.80%) Problem Management
11 16 (5.80%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.80%) Line Management
12 13 (4.71%) Data Architecture
12 13 (4.71%) Six Sigma
13 12 (4.35%) ETL
13 12 (4.35%) Risk Management
13 12 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 14 (5.07%) SQL
3 13 (4.71%) Java
4 11 (3.99%) Python
5 9 (3.26%) Perl
6 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.17%) Jython
7 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.45%) C
8 4 (1.45%) Ruby
9 3 (1.09%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.09%) C#
10 2 (0.72%) VBA
10 2 (0.72%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) VBScript
11 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.36%) VB
11 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (11.59%) Degree
2 27 (9.78%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.62%) ISEB
4 10 (3.62%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.26%) HNC
6 7 (2.54%) VCP4
6 7 (2.54%) HND
7 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.45%) PMP
9 4 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.09%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.09%) MCSE
10 3 (1.09%) CCNP
10 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.09%) CISSP
11 2 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.61%) QA
2 13 (4.71%) SLA
3 4 (1.45%) COBIT
4 3 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.72%) GAMP
5 2 (0.72%) GMP
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.72%) P3O
6 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.36%) COSO
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.36%) vCloud
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.36%) Varnish
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Foglight
2 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (7.61%) Oracle
1 21 (7.61%) SAP
2 20 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.35%) IBM
4 11 (3.99%) Cisco
4 11 (3.99%) HP
5 8 (2.90%) F5
6 7 (2.54%) BMC
6 7 (2.54%) EMC
7 6 (2.17%) Adobe
7 6 (2.17%) Ericsson
7 6 (2.17%) AppDynamics
8 4 (1.45%) VMware
9 3 (1.09%) Siebel
9 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.72%) Ariba
10 2 (0.72%) Citrix
10 2 (0.72%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.72%) Primavera
10 2 (0.72%) McAfee
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