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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 130 132 131
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 129 100 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 1.19% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.65% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 32
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£378 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £574 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 - £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 - £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+104.54% -33.33%
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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +36 55 £376 -17.75% 14
Buckinghamshire 0 19 £350 -3.44% 6
Surrey -10 14 £334 -19.09% 10
Hampshire -35 14 £390 +35.65% 20
Oxfordshire -15 8 £503 +14.85% 43
West Sussex -7 6 £425 +42.25% 4
East Sussex +1 4 £235 - 4
Middlesex -7 4 £375 -21.05% 1
Kent -10 2 £425 -12.82% 5
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 73 (31.33%) Finance
2 56 (24.03%) Telecoms
3 53 (22.75%) ITIL
4 44 (18.88%) Project Management
5 40 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (14.16%) Service Management
8 32 (13.73%) MS Excel
9 29 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (10.73%) Service Delivery
10 25 (10.73%) Degree
11 24 (10.30%) Microsoft
12 23 (9.87%) Security Cleared
13 22 (9.44%) PRINCE2
14 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
14 21 (9.01%) Coaching
15 19 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (8.15%) MS PowerPoint
16 18 (7.73%) Marketing
16 18 (7.73%) Release Management
16 18 (7.73%) Linux
17 17 (7.30%) Oracle
18 16 (6.87%) SAP
18 16 (6.87%) Problem Management
18 16 (6.87%) QA
19 15 (6.44%) Waterfall
19 15 (6.44%) Programme Management
19 15 (6.44%) Line Management
20 14 (6.01%) Six Sigma
20 14 (6.01%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (3.43%) Apache
2 7 (3.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.58%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (2.58%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.72%) IIS
5 3 (1.29%) Confluence
5 3 (1.29%) CMS
6 2 (0.86%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.86%) JBoss
6 2 (0.86%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (4.29%) MS Project
4 8 (3.43%) MS Office
5 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) BPCS
2 2 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.15%) SaaS
2 3 (1.29%) Force.com
3 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.29%) Firewall
2 9 (3.86%) LTE
2 9 (3.86%) HTTP
3 8 (3.43%) GSM
3 8 (3.43%) UMTS
3 8 (3.43%) SSL
3 8 (3.43%) DNS
3 8 (3.43%) BGP
3 8 (3.43%) MPLS
3 8 (3.43%) OSPF
4 7 (3.00%) HSRP
5 6 (2.58%) 3G
5 6 (2.58%) 4G
6 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.29%) Network Security
7 3 (1.29%) Wireless
7 3 (1.29%) FTP
8 2 (0.86%) SAN
8 2 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.29%) MS Access
4 2 (0.86%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.86%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.43%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.43%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) JIRA
2 6 (2.58%) Introscope
3 5 (2.15%) Selenium
4 4 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.29%) JMeter
6 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 73 (31.33%) Finance
2 56 (24.03%) Telecoms
3 18 (7.73%) Marketing
4 12 (5.15%) Back Office
4 12 (5.15%) Legal
5 8 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.58%) Banking
7 6 (2.58%) Retail
8 5 (2.15%) Publishing
9 4 (1.72%) Law
9 4 (1.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.86%) Front Office
10 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.86%) German Language
10 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (18.88%) Analyst
2 15 (6.44%) Project Manager
3 14 (6.01%) Developer
4 12 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (5.15%) Delivery Manager
5 11 (4.72%) PMO Analyst
5 11 (4.72%) Service Manager
5 11 (4.72%) Operations Manager
6 10 (4.29%) Process Manager
7 9 (3.86%) Consultant
8 8 (3.43%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.43%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.43%) IP Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Back Office Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Services Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.00%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Implementation Manager
10 6 (2.58%) Coordinator
10 6 (2.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.72%) HTML
2 10 (4.29%) CSS
3 8 (3.43%) XML
4 6 (2.58%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.58%) JSON
4 6 (2.58%) jQuery
4 6 (2.58%) Worklight
5 5 (2.15%) .NET
6 4 (1.72%) SOAP
6 4 (1.72%) HTML5
6 4 (1.72%) REST
7 3 (1.29%) Visualforce
7 3 (1.29%) LAMP
7 3 (1.29%) Middleware
8 2 (0.86%) Velocity
8 2 (0.86%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.43%) CSS3
9 1 (0.43%) Sass
9 1 (0.43%) LESS
9 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.01%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
4 5 (2.15%) Social Media
4 5 (2.15%) PMI
5 4 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.72%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.29%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.86%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.86%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.86%) Statistics
7 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.86%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.86%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.73%) Linux
2 14 (6.01%) Windows
3 8 (3.43%) UNIX
4 6 (2.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.29%) Windows NT
6 2 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) AIX
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.75%) ITIL
2 44 (18.88%) Project Management
3 40 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.16%) Service Management
5 29 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (10.73%) Service Delivery
7 22 (9.44%) PRINCE2
8 21 (9.01%) Coaching
9 19 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.73%) Release Management
11 16 (6.87%) Problem Management
12 15 (6.44%) Waterfall
12 15 (6.44%) Programme Management
12 15 (6.44%) Line Management
13 14 (6.01%) Six Sigma
13 14 (6.01%) Change Control
13 14 (6.01%) Business Analysis
14 12 (5.15%) Change Management
14 12 (5.15%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.15%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.58%) SQL
2 12 (5.15%) Python
3 10 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.43%) Perl
4 8 (3.43%) Java
5 6 (2.58%) Shell Script
5 6 (2.58%) Jython
6 4 (1.72%) C
6 4 (1.72%) C#
6 4 (1.72%) Ruby
7 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.29%) Apex Code
7 3 (1.29%) VBScript
8 2 (0.86%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Degree
2 23 (9.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.00%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.15%) ISEB
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.72%) HNC
7 4 (1.72%) HND
8 3 (1.29%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 3 (1.29%) MCSE
8 3 (1.29%) CCNP
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.86%) PMP
9 2 (0.86%) ACCA
9 2 (0.86%) CISA
9 2 (0.86%) CISM
9 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) QA
2 10 (4.29%) SLA
3 4 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.86%) GAMP
4 2 (0.86%) GMP
4 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.86%) P3O
5 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.43%) COSO
5 1 (0.43%) COBIT
5 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.43%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.43%) vCloud
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.43%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.43%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.43%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) Foglight
2 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.30%) Oracle
3 16 (6.87%) SAP
4 9 (3.86%) Cisco
4 9 (3.86%) HP
5 8 (3.43%) EMC
5 8 (3.43%) BMC
5 8 (3.43%) F5
6 7 (3.00%) IBM
7 6 (2.58%) Adobe
7 6 (2.58%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.15%) VMware
8 5 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.72%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.29%) Citrix
11 2 (0.86%) McAfee
11 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.86%) Huawei
12 1 (0.43%) RedPrairie
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