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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 134 133 136
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 130 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.32% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.78% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 49
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £484 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +139.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+2.80% +114.00%
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
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
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 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +29 37 £400 +14.28% 11
Hampshire +17 26 £350 -13.58% 10
Surrey 0 21 £375 +36.36% 7
Buckinghamshire -23 14 £450 +33.33% 4
West Sussex -3 10 £675 +145.45% 9
Oxfordshire -18 9 £430 -14.00% 23
East Sussex -9 7 £375 +22.95% 12
Middlesex -2 4 £387 -14.23%
Kent -4 2 £450 -5.26% 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 72 (25.00%) Finance
2 65 (22.57%) Telecoms
3 63 (21.88%) Project Management
4 58 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (18.06%) ITIL
6 48 (16.67%) Degree
7 43 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (13.54%) Security Cleared
9 34 (11.81%) MS Excel
9 34 (11.81%) Service Management
9 34 (11.81%) Management Information System
10 32 (11.11%) Change Management
11 30 (10.42%) Service Delivery
11 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2
11 30 (10.42%) SC Cleared
12 28 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
13 25 (8.68%) Business Analysis
14 24 (8.33%) Oracle
14 24 (8.33%) Risk Management
15 22 (7.64%) Scrum
16 21 (7.29%) JavaScript
16 21 (7.29%) SLA
16 21 (7.29%) Information Security
17 20 (6.94%) Legal
17 20 (6.94%) Coaching
18 19 (6.60%) XML
18 19 (6.60%) Linux
18 19 (6.60%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.47%) Apache
3 8 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.08%) CMS
4 6 (2.08%) Lync
5 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.39%) WordPress
6 4 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
8 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.56%) MS Project
3 15 (5.21%) MS Office
4 8 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) BPCS
1 5 (1.74%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Unica
3 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.35%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) IaaS
3 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.82%) HTTP
2 9 (3.13%) Firewall
3 7 (2.43%) Internet
3 7 (2.43%) Wireless
3 7 (2.43%) DNS
3 7 (2.43%) SSL
4 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.74%) DHCP
5 5 (1.74%) SAN
5 5 (1.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.39%) SSH
6 4 (1.39%) Skype
6 4 (1.39%) VPN
7 3 (1.04%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.04%) Intranet
7 3 (1.04%) LAN
7 3 (1.04%) SMS
7 3 (1.04%) WAN
8 2 (0.69%) BGP
8 2 (0.69%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.86%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.04%) MySQL
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.69%) VoltDB
5 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (0.69%) Big Data
5 2 (0.69%) OpenStack Swift
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.04%) Selenium
2 3 (1.04%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.04%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.04%) Subversion
3 2 (0.69%) Maven
3 2 (0.69%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.69%) Introscope
3 2 (0.69%) Log4j
3 2 (0.69%) JUnit
3 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.69%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.69%) Trac
3 2 (0.69%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.69%) CaliberRM
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 72 (25.00%) Finance
2 65 (22.57%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.94%) Legal
4 12 (4.17%) Marketing
5 9 (3.13%) Retail
6 6 (2.08%) Billing
6 6 (2.08%) Publishing
6 6 (2.08%) Back Office
6 6 (2.08%) Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.39%) Front Office
7 4 (1.39%) Games
8 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
9 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (24.31%) Analyst
2 26 (9.03%) Developer
3 23 (7.99%) Business Analyst
4 22 (7.64%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.64%) Consultant
5 14 (4.86%) Architect
6 11 (3.82%) ScrumMaster
7 10 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (3.13%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (2.43%) Test Manager
10 7 (2.43%) Service Analyst
10 7 (2.43%) Service Manager
10 7 (2.43%) Implementation Manager
11 6 (2.08%) Applications Manager
11 6 (2.08%) Applications Support
12 5 (1.74%) Security Consultant
12 5 (1.74%) Support Engineer
12 5 (1.74%) Java Developer
12 5 (1.74%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.60%) XML
2 17 (5.90%) HTML
3 11 (3.82%) CSS
4 7 (2.43%) HTML5
5 6 (2.08%) .NET
5 6 (2.08%) Middleware
6 5 (1.74%) jQuery
7 4 (1.39%) RESTful
7 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.39%) SOAP
7 4 (1.39%) Web Services
8 3 (1.04%) JSF
8 3 (1.04%) JSP
8 3 (1.04%) Ember.js
8 3 (1.04%) Backbone.js
8 3 (1.04%) JSON
8 3 (1.04%) REST
9 2 (0.69%) Spring MVC
9 2 (0.69%) JAX-WS
9 2 (0.69%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (11.81%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.82%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.47%) PKI
4 10 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.43%) Social Media
6 6 (2.08%) User Experience
7 5 (1.74%) PMI
8 4 (1.39%) Statistics
9 3 (1.04%) Wiki
9 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.04%) CMDB
10 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) Blog
10 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.60%) Linux
2 17 (5.90%) Windows
3 8 (2.78%) UNIX
4 5 (1.74%) AIX
4 5 (1.74%) Solaris
5 2 (0.69%) Android
5 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.88%) Project Management
2 58 (20.14%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (18.06%) ITIL
4 34 (11.81%) Service Management
5 32 (11.11%) Change Management
6 30 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 30 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 28 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (8.68%) Business Analysis
8 25 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 22 (7.64%) Scrum
11 21 (7.29%) Information Security
12 20 (6.94%) Coaching
13 19 (6.60%) TDD
14 17 (5.90%) ETL
14 17 (5.90%) Performance Monitoring
15 16 (5.56%) SDLC
15 16 (5.56%) Data Architecture
16 15 (5.21%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.86%) Java
3 12 (4.17%) SQL
4 8 (2.78%) PHP
5 6 (2.08%) Perl
6 4 (1.39%) C
6 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.39%) Python
6 4 (1.39%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.69%) Jython
8 2 (0.69%) VBA
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 48 (16.67%) Degree
2 39 (13.54%) Security Cleared
3 30 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.82%) CISSP
5 9 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 9 (3.13%) HND
6 8 (2.78%) ISEB
7 5 (1.74%) HNC
7 5 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.74%) GIAC
8 4 (1.39%) GCIA
8 4 (1.39%) GCIH
8 4 (1.39%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.39%) CCNA
8 4 (1.39%) PMP
8 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.04%) CCDA
9 3 (1.04%) CCDP
9 3 (1.04%) CCNP
9 3 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.29%) SLA
2 16 (5.56%) QA
3 9 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.43%) COBIT
5 5 (1.74%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.39%) COSO
7 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
7 3 (1.04%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.35%) Basel II
9 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.35%) Varnish
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.74%) SCOM
2 4 (1.39%) SCVMM
2 4 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.39%) Backup Exec
2 4 (1.39%) WSUS
2 4 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.69%) Ansible
4 2 (0.69%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.35%) SCCM
5 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.33%) Oracle
3 17 (5.90%) SAP
4 12 (4.17%) Cisco
5 10 (3.47%) IBM
6 8 (2.78%) Google
7 6 (2.08%) HP
8 5 (1.74%) Ericsson
8 5 (1.74%) Siebel
8 5 (1.74%) VMware
8 5 (1.74%) Facebook
8 5 (1.74%) Twitter
9 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.39%) Veritas
9 4 (1.39%) McAfee
9 4 (1.39%) Sophos
9 4 (1.39%) Adobe
10 3 (1.04%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.04%) Juniper
10 3 (1.04%) Ariba
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