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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 177 165 186
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 93 95 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 1.02% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.29% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 27
Median daily rate £421 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £592 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +21.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.31 £28.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.62% +30.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.90 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.76% -25.00%
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
7350 7351 6750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.07% 78.76% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4509 4157 3769
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 268 282
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Process Improvement within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 33 £450 +63.63% 2
Oxfordshire +27 20 £375 -11.76% 2
Hampshire -4 11 £528 +40.66% 2
Surrey -10 8 £430 -2.27% 2
West Sussex -28 6 £500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 5 £326 -18.43% 5
Kent - 3 £425 -
East Sussex +1 2 £600 +8.79% 1
Middlesex -6 1 £335 -23.86%
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Home Counties - 1 £450 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Process Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Process Improvement.

1 40 (22.99%) Finance
2 34 (19.54%) Project Management
3 30 (17.24%) Degree
3 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 29 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
6 26 (14.94%) ITIL
6 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
7 23 (13.22%) Workflow
7 23 (13.22%) Service Management
8 22 (12.64%) Mentoring
9 21 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (11.49%) Windows
10 20 (11.49%) Business Process Improvement
11 19 (10.92%) SC Cleared
11 19 (10.92%) Computer Science
11 19 (10.92%) Java
11 19 (10.92%) Oracle
11 19 (10.92%) Service Delivery
12 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (10.34%) DHCP
12 18 (10.34%) DNS
12 18 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (9.77%) TCP/IP
13 17 (9.77%) IPsec
14 16 (9.20%) SQL
14 16 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (9.20%) Business Analysis
15 15 (8.62%) Marketing
15 15 (8.62%) VPN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.87%) Confluence
2 3 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.15%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.15%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.15%) MQSI
3 2 (1.15%) Node.js
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.15%) SAS
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.15%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) Documentum
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) MS Project
3 7 (4.02%) MS Office
4 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.72%) SAP PSCD
2 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.15%) Primavera
2 2 (1.15%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.57%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.57%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.45%) Boomi
3 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.30%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.34%) DHCP
1 18 (10.34%) DNS
2 17 (9.77%) IPsec
2 17 (9.77%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.62%) HTTP
3 15 (8.62%) VPN
4 14 (8.05%) IPv6
4 14 (8.05%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (6.90%) BGP
6 5 (2.87%) FTP
6 5 (2.87%) Wireless
7 4 (2.30%) Internet
8 3 (1.72%) EIGRP
8 3 (1.72%) GLBP
8 3 (1.72%) HSRP
8 3 (1.72%) Network Security
8 3 (1.72%) OSPF
8 3 (1.72%) VRRP
9 2 (1.15%) 4G
9 2 (1.15%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.72%) MySQL
6 3 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.57%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.57%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.57%) QlikView
8 1 (0.57%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.87%) JIRA
4 4 (2.30%) JUnit
4 4 (2.30%) Maven
4 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.15%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.15%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 40 (22.99%) Finance
2 29 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 15 (8.62%) Marketing
4 4 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Automotive
5 2 (1.15%) Back Office
5 2 (1.15%) Banking
5 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.15%) Front Office
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (16.09%) Analyst
2 23 (13.22%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.77%) Consultant
4 15 (8.62%) Developer
5 14 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.47%) Architect
6 13 (7.47%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.75%) Problem Manager
7 10 (5.75%) Process Improvement Manager
7 10 (5.75%) Telecoms Manager
8 8 (4.60%) Process Consultant
9 7 (4.02%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.45%) Network Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Network Support
10 6 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.45%) Process Manager
10 6 (3.45%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.87%) ETL Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Oracle Project Manager
11 5 (2.87%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.05%) CSS
2 12 (6.90%) .NET
2 12 (6.90%) XML
3 4 (2.30%) RESTful
3 4 (2.30%) SOAP
3 4 (2.30%) Web Services
4 3 (1.72%) Middleware
4 3 (1.72%) Spring Boot
4 3 (1.72%) Velocity
4 3 (1.72%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (1.15%) CakePHP
5 2 (1.15%) J2EE
5 2 (1.15%) PostGIS
6 1 (0.57%) COM
6 1 (0.57%) Google Closure
6 1 (0.57%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.57%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.05%) Public Cloud
4 13 (7.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.30%) Statistics
5 4 (2.30%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.72%) Economics
6 3 (1.72%) Frameworx
7 2 (1.15%) EPoS
7 2 (1.15%) Life Science
7 2 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.57%) NHS
8 1 (0.57%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.49%) Windows
2 11 (6.32%) Linux
2 11 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.17%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.45%) Unix
5 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.54%) Project Management
2 26 (14.94%) ITIL
3 23 (13.22%) Service Management
3 23 (13.22%) Workflow
4 22 (12.64%) Mentoring
5 21 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (11.49%) Business Process Improvement
7 19 (10.92%) Service Delivery
8 18 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (9.20%) Business Analysis
10 15 (8.62%) CRM
10 15 (8.62%) Data Management
11 14 (8.05%) Change Management
11 14 (8.05%) Load Balancing
11 14 (8.05%) Presales
11 14 (8.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (8.05%) Problem Management
12 13 (7.47%) ETL
13 12 (6.90%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.92%) Java
2 16 (9.20%) SQL
3 11 (6.32%) C
3 11 (6.32%) C++
3 11 (6.32%) VB
4 9 (5.17%) C#
4 9 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.17%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.17%) VBScript
5 5 (2.87%) Perl
5 5 (2.87%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.30%) Python
7 3 (1.72%) ABAP
7 3 (1.72%) PHP
7 3 (1.72%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.15%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) AWK
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) Korn
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (17.24%) Degree
1 30 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.32%) MCSA
4 11 (6.32%) MCSD
4 11 (6.32%) MCSE
5 6 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.45%) ISEB
6 5 (2.87%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (2.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (1.72%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.15%) PMP
10 1 (0.57%) CIPD
10 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) SLA
2 12 (6.90%) QA
3 4 (2.30%) COBIT
4 3 (1.72%) GAAP
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (8.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.30%) Firmware
3 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (8.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.15%) OPNET
3 2 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.57%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.92%) Oracle
3 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
3 11 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (4.60%) Talend
5 7 (4.02%) SAP
6 6 (3.45%) Dell
6 6 (3.45%) HP
6 6 (3.45%) Informatica
6 6 (3.45%) Saba
7 5 (2.87%) Cisco
8 4 (2.30%) Adobe
9 3 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.72%) Tableau
9 3 (1.72%) VMware
9 3 (1.72%) webMethods
10 2 (1.15%) BEA
10 2 (1.15%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.15%) Remedy
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