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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Process Improvement
Rank 224 209 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 16 25 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.30% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
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£380 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £730 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6477 5900 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.56% 70.27% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3557 3123 3224
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 261 319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey -5 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire 0 2 £328 -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
Hampshire -10 1 £400 -8.57%
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (30.43%) Service Management
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) Operations Management
3 5 (21.74%) QA
3 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
5 3 (13.04%) SLA
5 3 (13.04%) HND
5 3 (13.04%) Retail
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) Back Office
6 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Operations Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (8.70%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Architect
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Service Management
2 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Operations Management
3 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 5 (21.74%) ITSM
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
6 2 (8.70%) Logistics
6 2 (8.70%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (8.70%) Business Transformation
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 3 (13.04%) HND
4 2 (8.70%) IRCA
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) CITP
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MBCS
5 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9000
2 3 (13.04%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Unica
3 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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