The table below looks at the statistics for Process 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 Process Improvement over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 250 230 211
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 12 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 10
Average daily rate
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£513 £380 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.86% -13.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £323 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £445 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -21.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+128.69% -
Process 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
7409 6824 6054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.38% 74.30% 71.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4437 3744 3216
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%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Process 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 Process Improvement across the South East region.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Process 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 Process Improvement across the South East region.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Process 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 Process Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £550 +37.50%
Surrey 0 2 £400 -
Hampshire 0 1 £525 +31.25%
West Sussex -12 1 £500 +13.63%
Kent - 1 £538 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Process 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 Process Improvement.

1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma
3 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
5 8 (25.81%) MS Project
5 8 (25.81%) ATM
5 8 (25.81%) Banking
5 8 (25.81%) Coaching
6 7 (22.58%) Logistics
6 7 (22.58%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (19.35%) SCCM
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (12.90%) QA
9 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) Release Management
9 4 (12.90%) V-Model
10 3 (9.68%) CAPA
10 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 3 (9.68%) Business Process Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Process 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 Process Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) ATM
2 1 (3.23%) Intranet
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Financial Institution
4 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Quality Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Process Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Six Sigma
2 10 (32.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (25.81%) Coaching
4 7 (22.58%) Lean Six Sigma
4 7 (22.58%) Logistics
5 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Project Planning
7 4 (12.90%) V-Model
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Release Management
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) Business Process Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) CAPA
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) GxP
3 1 (3.23%) GCP
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) SAP