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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / South East
Rank 126 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 115 118 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.57% 1.44% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.80% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 74 62
Median daily rate £433 £394 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -0.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £180 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+75.00% -12.00%

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
5884 6563 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.39% 79.99% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3451 3925 3900
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 284 242
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +15 47 £400 +17.64% 4
Oxfordshire +10 16 £488 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +4 16 £393 -6.48% 9
Surrey +16 15 £475 +9.19% 4
West Sussex +4 11 £464 +12.42% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 4 £463 +27.58% 5
Middlesex -1 2 £450 -25.00%
Kent -11 1 £413 +129.16%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 69 (29.61%) Finance
2 56 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (21.03%) Project Management
4 41 (17.60%) Oracle
5 39 (16.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 33 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (12.45%) Change Management
9 28 (12.02%) Microsoft
10 27 (11.59%) Java
11 25 (10.73%) Service Delivery
11 25 (10.73%) Security Cleared
12 24 (10.30%) Scrum
12 24 (10.30%) SAP
13 23 (9.87%) CRM
14 22 (9.44%) Service Management
15 21 (9.01%) ITIL
15 21 (9.01%) Business Analysis
16 20 (8.58%) Problem Management
16 20 (8.58%) SC Cleared
16 20 (8.58%) SQL
16 20 (8.58%) Matrix Organization
17 19 (8.15%) Linux
18 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
18 18 (7.73%) Degree
19 17 (7.30%) Business Process Improvement
19 17 (7.30%) Configuration Management
20 16 (6.87%) IBM
20 16 (6.87%) Data Modelling
20 16 (6.87%) Telecoms

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 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.00%) Confluence
3 7 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.15%) JBoss
4 5 (2.15%) nginx
5 4 (1.72%) Drupal
5 4 (1.72%) SAP Portal
6 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.86%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 14 (6.01%) MS Excel
1 14 (6.01%) MS Office
2 8 (3.43%) MS Project
3 7 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (5.15%) SAP PSCD
2 11 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (3.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (3.86%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (3.43%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (3.00%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (3.00%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.29%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.86%) 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 HR
8 1 (0.43%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (1.29%) Boomi
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.86%) IaaS
5 2 (0.86%) PaaS
5 2 (0.86%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) LAN
2 8 (3.43%) Firewall
2 8 (3.43%) Wireless
3 7 (3.00%) SAN
4 5 (2.15%) VPN
4 5 (2.15%) WAN
5 4 (1.72%) VoIP
6 3 (1.29%) 3G
6 3 (1.29%) 4G
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (1.29%) FTP
6 3 (1.29%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.29%) Network Security
7 2 (0.86%) 2G
7 2 (0.86%) IGMP
7 2 (0.86%) LTE
7 2 (0.86%) MVNO
7 2 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.15%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.86%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.86%) DB2
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.86%) Spotfire
6 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (5.15%) JIRA
2 10 (4.29%) Maven
3 8 (3.43%) JUnit
4 7 (3.00%) Ant
4 7 (3.00%) Subversion
5 6 (2.58%) Mockito
6 5 (2.15%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.15%) Selenium
7 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.43%) JBehave
10 1 (0.43%) JMeter
10 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.43%) LSMW
10 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 69 (29.61%) Finance
2 16 (6.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.86%) Legal
4 8 (3.43%) Retail
5 6 (2.58%) Back Office
5 6 (2.58%) Publishing
6 5 (2.15%) Banking
6 5 (2.15%) Billing
6 5 (2.15%) Law
6 5 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.72%) Automotive
7 4 (1.72%) Front Office
8 3 (1.29%) Marketing
9 2 (0.86%) German Language
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
10 1 (0.43%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (28.76%) Analyst
2 46 (19.74%) Business Analyst
3 25 (10.73%) Developer
4 23 (9.87%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.73%) Consultant
6 12 (5.15%) Process Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) Pensions Analyst
7 10 (4.29%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (3.86%) Financial Analyst
8 9 (3.86%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.43%) Architect
9 8 (3.43%) Technical Leader
10 7 (3.00%) Pensions Business Analyst
10 7 (3.00%) Problem Manager
10 7 (3.00%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.58%) Applications Manager
11 6 (2.58%) CRM Consultant
11 6 (2.58%) SAP CRM Consultant
11 6 (2.58%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.44%) Spring
2 12 (5.15%) Web Services
3 11 (4.72%) Middleware
3 11 (4.72%) XML
4 9 (3.86%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.86%) Java EE
4 9 (3.86%) JMS
4 9 (3.86%) REST
5 8 (3.43%) jQuery
5 8 (3.43%) JSF
5 8 (3.43%) Node.js
5 8 (3.43%) Spring MVC
6 7 (3.00%) Grails
6 7 (3.00%) Play Framework
6 7 (3.00%) React
7 6 (2.58%) J2EE
7 6 (2.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (2.58%) RESTful
8 5 (2.15%) J2SE
8 5 (2.15%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.86%) Economics
4 8 (3.43%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.58%) CMDB
5 6 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.15%) Social Network
7 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.72%) Statistics
8 3 (1.29%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) Life Science
9 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.86%) PMI
9 2 (0.86%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.86%) Telematics
10 1 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.15%) Linux
2 15 (6.44%) Solaris
2 15 (6.44%) Unix
3 11 (4.72%) Windows
4 9 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.86%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.03%) Project Management
3 39 (16.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (12.45%) Change Management
6 25 (10.73%) Service Delivery
7 24 (10.30%) Scrum
8 23 (9.87%) CRM
9 22 (9.44%) Service Management
10 21 (9.01%) Business Analysis
10 21 (9.01%) ITIL
11 20 (8.58%) Matrix Organization
11 20 (8.58%) Problem Management
12 17 (7.30%) Business Process Improvement
12 17 (7.30%) Configuration Management
13 16 (6.87%) Data Modelling
13 16 (6.87%) Mentoring
14 14 (6.01%) Six Sigma
14 14 (6.01%) Waterfall
15 13 (5.58%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.59%) Java
2 20 (8.58%) SQL
3 14 (6.01%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.29%) ABAP
5 7 (3.00%) XPath
6 4 (1.72%) C#
6 4 (1.72%) PHP
7 3 (1.29%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.86%) C++
8 2 (0.86%) Python
9 1 (0.43%) Perl
9 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.43%) R
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.43%) VB
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (10.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.58%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.73%) Degree
4 8 (3.43%) ISEB
5 7 (3.00%) PMP
6 5 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.29%) HND
7 3 (1.29%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.86%) CCNA
8 2 (0.86%) CCNP
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.86%) CISSP
8 2 (0.86%) HNC
8 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.86%) SANS
8 2 (0.86%) SSCP
9 1 (0.43%) ACCA
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
9 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.01%) SLA
2 6 (2.58%) QA
3 3 (1.29%) GAAP
3 3 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.29%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.86%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.43%) EFQM
5 1 (0.43%) P3O
5 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.29%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.29%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (2.58%) Ansible
1 6 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.58%) Puppet
2 3 (1.29%) OPNET
2 3 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) Netcool
3 2 (0.86%) QRadar
4 1 (0.43%) Control-M
4 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
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%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.43%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 41 (17.60%) Oracle
2 28 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.30%) SAP
4 16 (6.87%) IBM
5 12 (5.15%) TIBCO
6 10 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.29%) webMethods
7 7 (3.00%) Huawei
8 6 (2.58%) Adobe
9 5 (2.15%) NetApp
9 5 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.72%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.72%) Cisco
10 4 (1.72%) HP
10 4 (1.72%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.29%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.29%) Citrix
11 3 (1.29%) Dell
11 3 (1.29%) Remedy
11 3 (1.29%) Riverbed
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £14 to £19 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday