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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 129 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 133 130 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.86% 1.95% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 47 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £261 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £378 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £96.25 £40.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +247.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.98%
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
7134 6680 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.32% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4086 3703 3089
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 264 243
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.00
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 28 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 28 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 28 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
Berkshire +13 36 £400 +22.51% 7
Surrey +14 28 £275 -31.25% 8
Hampshire +20 25 £350 - 6
Oxfordshire -6 13 £438 +21.52% 21
Buckinghamshire -17 11 £400 +18.51% 5
West Sussex -16 8 £675 - 8
East Sussex -12 7 £375 - 14
Middlesex +1 3 £387 -14.23% 1
Kent -1 2 £450 -5.26%
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 (27.87%) Finance
2 71 (24.74%) Telecoms
3 57 (19.86%) Project Management
4 55 (19.16%) ITIL
5 47 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (14.63%) Degree
7 38 (13.24%) Security Cleared
8 34 (11.85%) Service Delivery
9 32 (11.15%) MS Excel
10 31 (10.80%) Service Management
11 29 (10.10%) Change Management
11 29 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
13 26 (9.06%) PRINCE2
14 25 (8.71%) Management Information System
15 22 (7.67%) Business Analysis
16 21 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (7.32%) Microsoft
17 20 (6.97%) Linux
17 20 (6.97%) Risk Management
18 19 (6.62%) SLA
18 19 (6.62%) QA
19 18 (6.27%) Cisco
19 18 (6.27%) SAP
19 18 (6.27%) Coaching
20 17 (5.92%) Oracle
20 17 (5.92%) XML
21 16 (5.57%) MS Project
21 16 (5.57%) Six Sigma

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (4.88%) Apache
2 12 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.79%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.09%) Lync
6 6 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.39%) CMS
7 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.70%) WordPress
9 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.57%) MS Project
3 12 (4.18%) MS Office
4 8 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.44%) BPCS
2 5 (1.74%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (1.39%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) Radian6
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.35%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.70%) SaaS
1 2 (0.70%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.88%) HTTP
2 13 (4.53%) Firewall
3 11 (3.83%) SSL
4 10 (3.48%) DNS
5 8 (2.79%) MPLS
5 8 (2.79%) OSPF
5 8 (2.79%) BGP
6 7 (2.44%) HSRP
7 5 (1.74%) Wireless
8 4 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.39%) SSH
8 4 (1.39%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.39%) VPN
8 4 (1.39%) DHCP
8 4 (1.39%) Skype
9 3 (1.05%) LAN
9 3 (1.05%) WAN
9 3 (1.05%) 3G
9 3 (1.05%) Intranet
9 3 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (4.18%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.70%) VoltDB
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) Ingres
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Introscope
2 5 (1.74%) JIRA
3 4 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.05%) Selenium
4 3 (1.05%) Subversion
5 2 (0.70%) Maven
5 2 (0.70%) CaliberRM
5 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.70%) Log4j
5 2 (0.70%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.70%) JUnit
5 2 (0.70%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.70%) Trac
6 1 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 80 (27.87%) Finance
2 71 (24.74%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.57%) Legal
4 15 (5.23%) Marketing
5 13 (4.53%) Back Office
6 9 (3.14%) Retail
7 6 (2.09%) Banking
7 6 (2.09%) Billing
7 6 (2.09%) Publishing
8 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.39%) Front Office
10 2 (0.70%) Local Government
10 2 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.70%) Advertising
10 2 (0.70%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (26.13%) Analyst
2 22 (7.67%) Project Manager
2 22 (7.67%) Business Analyst
3 18 (6.27%) Developer
3 18 (6.27%) Consultant
4 11 (3.83%) Systems Analyst
4 11 (3.83%) Architect
4 11 (3.83%) Service Manager
4 11 (3.83%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (3.48%) ScrumMaster
6 8 (2.79%) Implementation Manager
6 8 (2.79%) PMO Analyst
6 8 (2.79%) IP Engineer
6 8 (2.79%) Test Manager
7 7 (2.44%) OBIEE Developer
7 7 (2.44%) Back Office Engineer
7 7 (2.44%) Security Engineer
8 6 (2.09%) WebSphere Engineer
8 6 (2.09%) Support Engineer
8 6 (2.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.92%) XML
2 12 (4.18%) HTML
3 9 (3.14%) CSS
4 7 (2.44%) Middleware
5 6 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.09%) Worklight
6 5 (1.74%) HTML5
7 4 (1.39%) .NET
8 3 (1.05%) REST
8 3 (1.05%) SOAP
8 3 (1.05%) Web Services
8 3 (1.05%) jQuery
8 3 (1.05%) RESTful
8 3 (1.05%) JSON
9 2 (0.70%) Spring
9 2 (0.70%) JSF
9 2 (0.70%) Apache CXF
9 2 (0.70%) JAX-WS
9 2 (0.70%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.79%) PKI
5 7 (2.44%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.09%) Social Media
6 6 (2.09%) User Experience
7 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.05%) PMI
7 3 (1.05%) CMDB
8 2 (0.70%) Statistics
8 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.70%) Wiki
8 2 (0.70%) Blog
8 2 (0.70%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.97%) Linux
2 14 (4.88%) Windows
3 7 (2.44%) UNIX
4 6 (2.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.39%) AIX
5 4 (1.39%) Solaris
6 2 (0.70%) Android
6 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.86%) Project Management
2 55 (19.16%) ITIL
3 47 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.85%) Service Delivery
5 31 (10.80%) Service Management
6 29 (10.10%) Change Management
6 29 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (9.06%) PRINCE2
8 22 (7.67%) Business Analysis
9 21 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (6.97%) Risk Management
11 18 (6.27%) Coaching
12 16 (5.57%) Six Sigma
12 16 (5.57%) Scrum
13 15 (5.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 15 (5.23%) Change Control
13 15 (5.23%) SDLC
14 14 (4.88%) Line Management
14 14 (4.88%) Data Architecture
14 14 (4.88%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (3.83%) Java
3 10 (3.48%) Perl
4 9 (3.14%) SQL
4 9 (3.14%) Python
5 8 (2.79%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.09%) Jython
7 5 (1.74%) PHP
8 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.70%) Ruby
9 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) C#
10 1 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.35%) VBScript
10 1 (0.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 42 (14.63%) Degree
2 38 (13.24%) Security Cleared
3 27 (9.41%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.83%) HND
5 9 (3.14%) HNC
5 9 (3.14%) ISEB
5 9 (3.14%) CISSP
6 7 (2.44%) PMI Certification
7 6 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.74%) CCNP
9 4 (1.39%) GCIA
9 4 (1.39%) GCIH
9 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.39%) PMP
10 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (1.05%) CCNA
10 3 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.05%) GIAC
10 3 (1.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) SLA
1 19 (6.62%) QA
2 7 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.44%) COBIT
3 4 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.39%) COSO
4 3 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) P3O
6 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.35%) GAMP
6 1 (0.35%) GMP
6 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.35%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Varnish
3 1 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.39%) WSUS
2 4 (1.39%) SCOM
2 4 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.70%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.27%) Cisco
2 18 (6.27%) SAP
3 17 (5.92%) Oracle
4 14 (4.88%) IBM
5 8 (2.79%) Adobe
5 8 (2.79%) F5
6 6 (2.09%) Google
6 6 (2.09%) Ericsson
6 6 (2.09%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.74%) Siebel
7 5 (1.74%) HP
7 5 (1.74%) McAfee
7 5 (1.74%) Sophos
8 4 (1.39%) Veritas
9 3 (1.05%) Facebook
9 3 (1.05%) Twitter
9 3 (1.05%) Juniper
9 3 (1.05%) NCR
9 3 (1.05%) Remedy
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