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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 130 121 170
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +49
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 139 126 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.37% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.85% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 64 35
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£400 £393 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £243 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £107.25 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+550.00% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £18.88 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+33.77% +15.56%
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
7404 6822 6048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.33% 74.28% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4433 3744 3212
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 252 278
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.75 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +26 46 £345 +6.15% 16
Hampshire +19 35 £378 -6.79% 16
Buckinghamshire -20 18 £438 +32.07% 6
Surrey +4 17 £388 - 9
Oxfordshire -17 8 £440 -14.14% 28
West Sussex -7 7 £263 +19.54% 11
East Sussex -5 4 £463 +51.63% 16
Middlesex -3 2 - - 1
Kent -4 1 £450 -5.26% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 74 (25.34%) Project Management
2 69 (23.63%) Telecoms
3 67 (22.95%) Finance
4 66 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (16.78%) ITIL
6 47 (16.10%) Degree
7 40 (13.70%) Security Cleared
8 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (12.33%) MS Excel
10 35 (11.99%) Management Information System
11 34 (11.64%) Service Management
11 34 (11.64%) PRINCE2
12 30 (10.27%) Change Management
12 30 (10.27%) SC Cleared
13 29 (9.93%) Business Analysis
14 28 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (9.25%) Oracle
15 27 (9.25%) JavaScript
16 26 (8.90%) Microsoft
17 25 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (7.88%) Service Delivery
19 21 (7.19%) Scrum
19 21 (7.19%) TDD
19 21 (7.19%) Coaching
20 20 (6.85%) Information Security
20 20 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (6.85%) ETL
21 19 (6.51%) HTML
21 19 (6.51%) MS Office
21 19 (6.51%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.05%) Apache
3 6 (2.05%) CMS
4 5 (1.71%) Lync
4 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.37%) WordPress
5 4 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.34%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
8 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
8 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 36 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.51%) MS Office
3 15 (5.14%) MS Project
4 7 (2.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.68%) Maya
7 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.34%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) BPCS
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.37%) Primavera
3 3 (1.03%) Radian6
4 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) Unica
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
1 2 (0.68%) SaaS
1 2 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
2 1 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) Firewall
2 7 (2.40%) Internet
2 7 (2.40%) SAN
3 6 (2.05%) HTTP
3 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.05%) Wireless
3 6 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.71%) DNS
4 5 (1.71%) DHCP
5 4 (1.37%) SSL
6 3 (1.03%) VPN
6 3 (1.03%) SMS
6 3 (1.03%) WAN
6 3 (1.03%) LAN
6 3 (1.03%) Network Security
6 3 (1.03%) NAS
6 3 (1.03%) SSH
7 2 (0.68%) Skype
7 2 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.68%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (5.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.03%) Big Data
6 3 (1.03%) MySQL
6 3 (1.03%) OpenStack Swift
7 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.68%) VoltDB
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.71%) JIRA
2 2 (0.68%) JUnit
2 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
2 2 (0.68%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.68%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.68%) Log4j
2 2 (0.68%) Subversion
2 2 (0.68%) Maven
2 2 (0.68%) CaliberRM
2 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.68%) Trac
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 69 (23.63%) Telecoms
2 67 (22.95%) Finance
3 18 (6.16%) Legal
4 15 (5.14%) Marketing
5 12 (4.11%) Retail
6 8 (2.74%) Billing
7 6 (2.05%) Publishing
8 4 (1.37%) Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Games
9 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.03%) Back Office
10 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 2 (0.68%) Front Office
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (23.97%) Analyst
2 32 (10.96%) Developer
3 23 (7.88%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.53%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.85%) Consultant
6 15 (5.14%) Architect
7 12 (4.11%) OBIEE Developer
8 10 (3.42%) ScrumMaster
8 10 (3.42%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (3.08%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.40%) Service Analyst
10 7 (2.40%) Service Manager
11 6 (2.05%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.05%) Applications Support
11 6 (2.05%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.05%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (2.05%) Implementation Manager
11 6 (2.05%) Applications Manager
12 5 (1.71%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (1.71%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.51%) HTML
2 18 (6.16%) XML
3 11 (3.77%) CSS
4 7 (2.40%) HTML5
5 6 (2.05%) jQuery
6 5 (1.71%) Backbone.js
6 5 (1.71%) Ember.js
6 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.71%) .NET
6 5 (1.71%) Web Services
7 4 (1.37%) SOAP
7 4 (1.37%) Middleware
7 4 (1.37%) JSON
7 4 (1.37%) RESTful
8 3 (1.03%) REST
8 3 (1.03%) Apache Camel
8 3 (1.03%) Kafka
8 3 (1.03%) JSF
8 3 (1.03%) JSP
9 2 (0.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.99%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 12 (4.11%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.77%) PKI
6 10 (3.42%) Social Media
7 6 (2.05%) User Experience
8 4 (1.37%) PMI
8 4 (1.37%) Statistics
8 4 (1.37%) Wiki
9 3 (1.03%) CMDB
9 3 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.68%) Blog
10 2 (0.68%) NHS
10 2 (0.68%) DTV
10 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.82%) Windows
2 16 (5.48%) Linux
3 6 (2.05%) UNIX
4 5 (1.71%) Solaris
5 4 (1.37%) AIX
6 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.68%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.34%) Project Management
2 66 (22.60%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (16.78%) ITIL
4 34 (11.64%) PRINCE2
4 34 (11.64%) Service Management
5 30 (10.27%) Change Management
6 29 (9.93%) Business Analysis
7 28 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (8.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (7.88%) Service Delivery
10 21 (7.19%) Scrum
10 21 (7.19%) TDD
10 21 (7.19%) Coaching
11 20 (6.85%) Information Security
11 20 (6.85%) ETL
12 19 (6.51%) Risk Management
12 19 (6.51%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (6.16%) SDLC
13 18 (6.16%) Data Architecture
14 17 (5.82%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.25%) JavaScript
2 15 (5.14%) SQL
3 14 (4.79%) Java
4 8 (2.74%) C
4 8 (2.74%) PHP
5 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.40%) Perl
6 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.37%) Python
8 2 (0.68%) VBA
9 1 (0.34%) Ruby
9 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (16.10%) Degree
2 40 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.27%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.45%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.77%) ISEB
6 9 (3.08%) HND
6 9 (3.08%) PMP
7 8 (2.74%) CISSP
8 7 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.71%) HNC
9 5 (1.71%) GIAC
10 4 (1.37%) CCNA
10 4 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.03%) CCDA
11 3 (1.03%) CCDP
11 3 (1.03%) CCNP
11 3 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.03%) GCIA
11 3 (1.03%) GCIH
11 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) SLA
2 14 (4.79%) QA
3 9 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (2.05%) COBIT
5 5 (1.71%) ISO 9001
6 4 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.03%) COSO
7 3 (1.03%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.34%) Basel II
System Software
1 11 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.03%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.34%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.05%) SCOM
2 5 (1.71%) Tivoli
3 4 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.37%) WSUS
3 4 (1.37%) SCVMM
3 4 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.03%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.68%) Netcool
5 2 (0.68%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
5 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (9.25%) Oracle
2 26 (8.90%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.48%) SAP
4 11 (3.77%) Cisco
5 10 (3.42%) Google
6 9 (3.08%) IBM
7 7 (2.40%) Facebook
7 7 (2.40%) Twitter
8 6 (2.05%) HP
8 6 (2.05%) VMware
9 5 (1.71%) Remedy
9 5 (1.71%) Ericsson
9 5 (1.71%) Siebel
10 4 (1.37%) Veritas
10 4 (1.37%) Sophos
10 4 (1.37%) Sitecore
11 3 (1.03%) NCR
11 3 (1.03%) McAfee
11 3 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.03%) Juniper
Surrey
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Fusion Experience
Rate: £263 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 25 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago