The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 234 226 224
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 12 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 19
Average daily rate £525 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.30 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6998 6005 6976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.77% 70.69% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3883 3118 3325
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 355
Average hourly rate £26.50 £29.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.92% +8.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Process Improvement
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 7 £550 -
Hampshire -1 4 £525 +33.75%
Surrey - 1 £400 - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) Business Process Improvement
2 11 (42.31%) Six Sigma
3 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
5 8 (30.77%) Migration
6 6 (23.08%) BPR
6 6 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (19.23%) ISEB
7 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
9 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
9 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) DMAIC
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (7.69%) SQL
10 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.69%) CRM
10 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (7.69%) VBA
10 2 (7.69%) .NET
10 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.69%) Retail
10 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) WAN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
1 1 (3.85%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Process Improvement Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Business Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Process Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Process Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Business Process Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Improvement Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Improvement Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) AIX
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Business Process Improvement
2 11 (42.31%) Six Sigma
3 10 (38.46%) Business Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Migration
5 6 (23.08%) BPR
5 6 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
6 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
8 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) DMAIC
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
1 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
1 2 (7.69%) VBA
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) C++
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) ISEB
3 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (3.85%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) MBCS
5 1 (3.85%) CITP
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Unica
3 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
3 1 (3.85%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) HP
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