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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 149 183 142
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -41
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 98 62 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.70% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.97% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 34
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£395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £550 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £335 £370
% change year-on-year
+16.41% -9.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 - £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.34 - £162.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £28.71 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-34.24% +36.69%
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
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire +9 28 £350 +18.64% 5
Berkshire +24 27 £350 +7.69% 6
Hampshire -12 15 £403 -8.00% 20
Surrey +6 8 £419 +12.41% 8
Middlesex -2 5 £425 -26.08%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £513 +60.15% 2
East Sussex -3 3 £305 -
Kent - 3 - - 2
West Sussex - 3 £220 - 6
Sussex - - - - 1
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 51 (22.17%) Project Management
2 47 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (19.57%) Finance
4 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
5 40 (17.39%) Degree
6 32 (13.91%) ITIL
7 31 (13.48%) PRINCE2
8 28 (12.17%) QA
9 26 (11.30%) Management Information System
9 26 (11.30%) Change Management
10 24 (10.43%) Scrum
10 24 (10.43%) SQL
11 23 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (9.57%) Service Delivery
12 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
13 20 (8.70%) Oracle
13 20 (8.70%) Data Management
14 19 (8.26%) Business Analysis
14 19 (8.26%) Marketing
15 18 (7.83%) Windows
15 18 (7.83%) SAP
15 18 (7.83%) Service Management
16 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
17 16 (6.96%) Business Objects
18 15 (6.52%) UNIX
18 15 (6.52%) Programme Management
19 14 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (6.09%) MS Office
19 14 (6.09%) 3G

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (1.74%) Apache
3 3 (1.30%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.30%) IIS
3 3 (1.30%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.87%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.87%) Lync
4 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.87%) CICS
4 2 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
5 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.43%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.43%) Kentico
Applications
1 43 (18.70%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.09%) MS Office
3 13 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.74%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) Maximo
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.61%) SaaS
2 2 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.09%) 3G
2 12 (5.22%) 2G
3 10 (4.35%) 4G
4 9 (3.91%) Wireless
4 9 (3.91%) GSM
4 9 (3.91%) WAN
5 8 (3.48%) LAN
5 8 (3.48%) LDAP
5 8 (3.48%) SAN
6 6 (2.61%) MPLS
7 5 (2.17%) Firewall
7 5 (2.17%) DNS
7 5 (2.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.74%) NGN
8 4 (1.74%) Network Security
8 4 (1.74%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.74%) DHCP
8 4 (1.74%) SDH
8 4 (1.74%) SONET
8 4 (1.74%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.74%) Spotfire
3 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
4 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.87%) Big Data
5 2 (0.87%) MS Access
5 2 (0.87%) PowerCenter
5 2 (0.87%) DataStage
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) JMeter
1 3 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.30%) Hudson
1 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
1 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.30%) Selenium
1 3 (1.30%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.87%) Maven
2 2 (0.87%) TestComplete
2 2 (0.87%) Ant
2 2 (0.87%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.43%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 47 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 45 (19.57%) Finance
3 19 (8.26%) Marketing
4 10 (4.35%) Retail
5 8 (3.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.04%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.17%) Legal
7 5 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.17%) Banking
8 4 (1.74%) Law
9 3 (1.30%) Front Office
9 3 (1.30%) Publishing
10 2 (0.87%) Local Government
10 2 (0.87%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.87%) International Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.87%) Electronics
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Games
11 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (21.30%) Analyst
2 23 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (6.96%) ScrumMaster
3 16 (6.96%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.09%) Consultant
5 8 (3.48%) Programme Manager
5 8 (3.48%) Support Engineer
5 8 (3.48%) Change Manager
5 8 (3.48%) Data Analyst
6 7 (3.04%) Data Manager
7 6 (2.61%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (2.61%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (2.61%) Test Manager
8 5 (2.17%) Quality Manager
8 5 (2.17%) Applications Support
8 5 (2.17%) Development Manager
8 5 (2.17%) Developer
8 5 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (2.17%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (2.17%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.65%) .NET
2 7 (3.04%) XML
3 6 (2.61%) Web Services
4 3 (1.30%) SAML
4 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.30%) J2EE
4 3 (1.30%) HTML
4 3 (1.30%) JSON
5 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (0.87%) REST
5 2 (0.87%) SOAP
6 1 (0.43%) Velocity
6 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.43%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.30%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.35%) Data Integration
3 6 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.30%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.30%) Open Source
5 2 (0.87%) Statistics
5 2 (0.87%) FMCG
5 2 (0.87%) CMDB
5 2 (0.87%) Social Media
5 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.87%) PMI
5 2 (0.87%) NHS
5 2 (0.87%) Clustering
5 2 (0.87%) DTV
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) ASIC
6 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) VHDL
6 1 (0.43%) Replication
6 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.83%) Windows
2 15 (6.52%) UNIX
3 10 (4.35%) Linux
4 9 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.74%) AIX
7 4 (1.74%) Solaris
8 3 (1.30%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.17%) Project Management
2 32 (13.91%) ITIL
3 31 (13.48%) PRINCE2
4 26 (11.30%) Change Management
5 24 (10.43%) Scrum
6 23 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (9.57%) Service Delivery
8 20 (8.70%) Data Management
9 19 (8.26%) Business Analysis
10 18 (7.83%) Service Management
11 15 (6.52%) Programme Management
12 14 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.65%) Risk Management
14 12 (5.22%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.78%) CRM
15 11 (4.78%) TDD
16 10 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
16 10 (4.35%) Quality Management
16 10 (4.35%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.43%) SQL
2 13 (5.65%) Java
3 10 (4.35%) VB
4 7 (3.04%) C#
5 6 (2.61%) VB6
5 6 (2.61%) Perl
6 5 (2.17%) PHP
7 4 (1.74%) C
7 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.30%) Python
8 3 (1.30%) VBScript
8 3 (1.30%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.30%) Korn
9 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (17.39%) Degree
2 17 (7.39%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.04%) ISEB
5 5 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.17%) CCNA
5 5 (2.17%) MCSE
5 5 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.30%) PMP
7 3 (1.30%) CCNP
7 3 (1.30%) MCP
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.87%) CISMP
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.87%) IRCA
8 2 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.17%) QA
2 5 (2.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.17%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) P3O
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.43%) GxP
4 1 (0.43%) DO-254
System Software
1 10 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.30%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.87%) NLBS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.61%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.87%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.87%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.43%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.70%) Oracle
3 18 (7.83%) SAP
4 16 (6.96%) Business Objects
5 10 (4.35%) Cisco
5 10 (4.35%) VMware
6 7 (3.04%) Citrix
6 7 (3.04%) IBM
7 6 (2.61%) McAfee
8 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.17%) HP
9 4 (1.74%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.30%) Sophos
10 3 (1.30%) BMC
10 3 (1.30%) Ericsson
10 3 (1.30%) NetApp
10 3 (1.30%) Nokia
10 3 (1.30%) Juniper
10 3 (1.30%) EMC
10 3 (1.30%) Nortel
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Posted: Yesterday
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