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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 122 136 152
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 131 142 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 1.49% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.87% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 85 63
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -14.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £28.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.63% +27.51%
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
6122 7605 7612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.16% 79.78% 76.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3642 4484 4265
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 312 282
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.09 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +64.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Process Improvement across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Process Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 +14 39 £400 +6.66% 7
Hampshire +18 28 £400 +3.22% 4
Surrey +18 23 £433 -1.14%
Oxfordshire +8 18 £475 +40.74% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 9 £394 -4.54% 2
West Sussex +16 8 £464 +15.93% 1
Middlesex -5 4 £450 +4.95% 1
East Sussex +4 2 £325 -18.75% 2
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 63 (26.92%) Finance
2 56 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (23.08%) Project Management
4 50 (21.37%) Continuous Improvement
5 41 (17.52%) Oracle
5 41 (17.52%) Change Management
6 37 (15.81%) Java
7 36 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
9 32 (13.68%) Scrum
10 30 (12.82%) SQL
11 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (11.54%) Degree
12 26 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 24 (10.26%) ITIL
14 23 (9.83%) SAP
14 23 (9.83%) CRM
14 23 (9.83%) Security Cleared
15 21 (8.97%) Kanban
15 21 (8.97%) Maven
16 20 (8.55%) Business Analysis
16 20 (8.55%) Product Management
16 20 (8.55%) Linux
17 19 (8.12%) Service Management
17 19 (8.12%) Telecoms
17 19 (8.12%) Root Cause Analysis
18 18 (7.69%) MS Office
18 18 (7.69%) JUnit
18 18 (7.69%) Web Services
18 18 (7.69%) JIRA

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 17 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.84%) Confluence
3 8 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.14%) nginx
6 4 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.71%) Drupal
7 3 (1.28%) JBoss
7 3 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.85%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (7.69%) MS Office
2 15 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.99%) MS Project
3 7 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.27%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (3.85%) SAP CRM
4 8 (3.42%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.28%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.85%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.85%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.43%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (1.28%) Boomi
5 3 (1.28%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) PaaS
5 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.70%) LAN
2 8 (3.42%) Firewall
3 7 (2.99%) SAN
4 6 (2.56%) Wireless
5 5 (2.14%) VPN
5 5 (2.14%) WAN
6 4 (1.71%) VoIP
7 3 (1.28%) 3G
7 3 (1.28%) 4G
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (1.28%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.28%) FTP
7 3 (1.28%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.28%) Network Security
8 2 (0.85%) 2G
8 2 (0.85%) LTE
8 2 (0.85%) MVNO
8 2 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.56%) SAP BW
1 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.85%) DB2
5 2 (0.85%) MS Access
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (8.97%) Maven
2 18 (7.69%) JIRA
2 18 (7.69%) JUnit
3 13 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (4.27%) SoapUI
6 7 (2.99%) Ant
7 6 (2.56%) Mockito
8 5 (2.14%) Subversion
9 4 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.71%) Selenium
10 3 (1.28%) Artifactory
10 3 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.85%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.43%) JBehave
12 1 (0.43%) LSMW
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.43%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 63 (26.92%) Finance
2 19 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.27%) Publishing
4 7 (2.99%) Legal
4 7 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (2.99%) Retail
5 5 (2.14%) Back Office
5 5 (2.14%) Banking
5 5 (2.14%) Billing
5 5 (2.14%) Law
5 5 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (32.05%) Analyst
2 38 (16.24%) Business Analyst
3 24 (10.26%) Developer
4 20 (8.55%) Consultant
5 19 (8.12%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.98%) Test Analyst
7 12 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 10 (4.27%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 10 (4.27%) Process Analyst
8 10 (4.27%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (3.85%) Architect
9 9 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
9 9 (3.85%) Java Developer
9 9 (3.85%) Pensions Analyst
10 7 (2.99%) CRM Consultant
10 7 (2.99%) SAP CRM Consultant
10 7 (2.99%) Technical Leader
11 6 (2.56%) Applications Manager
11 6 (2.56%) Pensions Business Analyst
11 6 (2.56%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.69%) Web Services
2 14 (5.98%) Spring
3 13 (5.56%) SOAP
4 11 (4.70%) XML
5 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
5 10 (4.27%) Middleware
6 9 (3.85%) JMS
6 9 (3.85%) REST
7 8 (3.42%) Java EE
7 8 (3.42%) jQuery
7 8 (3.42%) JSF
7 8 (3.42%) Node.js
7 8 (3.42%) Spring MVC
8 7 (2.99%) Grails
8 7 (2.99%) Play Framework
8 7 (2.99%) React
9 6 (2.56%) J2EE
9 6 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.14%) J2SE
10 5 (2.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.42%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.99%) Economics
6 5 (2.14%) CMDB
6 5 (2.14%) Social Network
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) PMI
8 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.85%) Statistics
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.43%) EPoS
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Linux
2 15 (6.41%) Unix
3 11 (4.70%) Solaris
3 11 (4.70%) Windows
4 9 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.08%) Project Management
3 50 (21.37%) Continuous Improvement
4 41 (17.52%) Change Management
5 32 (13.68%) Scrum
6 27 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 24 (10.26%) ITIL
9 23 (9.83%) CRM
10 21 (8.97%) Kanban
11 20 (8.55%) Business Analysis
11 20 (8.55%) Product Management
12 19 (8.12%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (8.12%) Service Management
13 18 (7.69%) Problem Management
14 16 (6.84%) Configuration Management
14 16 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.41%) Data Modelling
15 15 (6.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.81%) Java
2 30 (12.82%) SQL
3 13 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.99%) ABAP
4 7 (2.99%) XPath
5 4 (1.71%) PHP
5 4 (1.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.28%) C#
6 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.85%) Python
7 2 (0.85%) Ruby
7 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.43%) VB
8 1 (0.43%) VBA
8 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (11.54%) Degree
2 23 (9.83%) Security Cleared
3 15 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.42%) PMP
5 7 (2.99%) ISEB
6 5 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.28%) HND
8 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.85%) CAPM
9 2 (0.85%) CCNA
9 2 (0.85%) CCNP
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 2 (0.85%) HNC
9 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.85%) SANS
9 2 (0.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.84%) QA
1 16 (6.84%) SLA
2 4 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.28%) GAAP
3 3 (1.28%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) EFQM
5 1 (0.43%) HL7
5 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.43%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.28%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.56%) Ansible
1 6 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.56%) Puppet
2 3 (1.28%) OPNET
2 3 (1.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.85%) Netcool
3 2 (0.85%) QRadar
4 1 (0.43%) Control-M
4 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Kibana
4 1 (0.43%) logstash
4 1 (0.43%) Nessus
4 1 (0.43%) Nexpose
4 1 (0.43%) Nmap
4 1 (0.43%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (17.52%) Oracle
2 35 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (9.83%) SAP
4 14 (5.98%) IBM
5 12 (5.13%) Talend
6 10 (4.27%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.85%) webMethods
8 7 (2.99%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.56%) Huawei
10 5 (2.14%) Adobe
10 5 (2.14%) HP
10 5 (2.14%) NetApp
11 3 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.28%) Cisco
11 3 (1.28%) Citrix
11 3 (1.28%) Dell
11 3 (1.28%) Remedy
11 3 (1.28%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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