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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Process Improvement
England / South East
Rank 115 134 148
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +14
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 134 132 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.76% 1.50% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.85% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 80 59
Median daily rate £423 £381 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £180 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +14.00%

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
6147 7133 7722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.92% 81.18% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4414 4224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 276 255
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +18 47 £400 +17.64% 4
Hampshire +5 24 £400 -7.51% 6
West Sussex +2 18 £425 -17.07% 5
Surrey +2 13 £450 +5.88% 10
Oxfordshire +4 12 £500 +33.33% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 5 £406 +1.56% 2
Middlesex +2 4 £331 -22.05%
Kent -7 4 £396 +120.13% 2
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 66 (25.78%) Finance
2 62 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.53%) Project Management
4 46 (17.97%) Oracle
5 39 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (12.89%) Scrum
6 33 (12.89%) Microsoft
7 30 (11.72%) Telecoms
7 30 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
8 29 (11.33%) SQL
9 27 (10.55%) Java
9 27 (10.55%) Degree
10 26 (10.16%) Business Analysis
11 25 (9.77%) SAP
12 23 (8.98%) CRM
13 22 (8.59%) JIRA
14 21 (8.20%) Security Cleared
14 21 (8.20%) MS Excel
15 20 (7.81%) Linux
15 20 (7.81%) ITIL
15 20 (7.81%) Service Delivery
15 20 (7.81%) Change Management
15 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
15 20 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (7.42%) Coaching
16 19 (7.42%) Matrix Organization
16 19 (7.42%) Unix
17 18 (7.03%) XML
17 18 (7.03%) Service Management
17 18 (7.03%) Business Process Improvement

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 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.30%) Confluence
3 10 (3.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.34%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.95%) nginx
7 4 (1.56%) SAP Portal
8 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.17%) IIS
8 3 (1.17%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.78%) Apache
9 2 (0.78%) JBoss
9 2 (0.78%) Jetty
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.08%) MS Office
3 10 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (3.13%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.73%) MS Project
6 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (4.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.91%) Oracle BPM
2 10 (3.91%) SAP PSCD
3 9 (3.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 9 (3.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (2.73%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.95%) SAP CRM
6 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.17%) SAP BPC
6 3 (1.17%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.78%) SAP PS
8 1 (0.39%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.39%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (1.56%) Boomi
3 4 (1.56%) Office 365
4 3 (1.17%) Google Play
5 2 (0.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
5 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.30%) LAN
2 9 (3.52%) SAN
3 8 (3.13%) WAN
4 7 (2.73%) Wireless
5 6 (2.34%) VPN
6 5 (1.95%) Firewall
7 4 (1.56%) 3G
7 4 (1.56%) 4G
7 4 (1.56%) FTP
7 4 (1.56%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (1.56%) VoIP
8 3 (1.17%) 2G
8 3 (1.17%) Bluetooth
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (1.17%) LTE
8 3 (1.17%) MVNO
8 3 (1.17%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.78%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.56%) Big Data
5 4 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (0.78%) DB2
7 2 (0.78%) MS Access
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.78%) Spotfire
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (8.59%) JIRA
2 14 (5.47%) Maven
3 10 (3.91%) JUnit
4 9 (3.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (3.13%) Selenium
5 8 (3.13%) Subversion
6 7 (2.73%) Ant
7 6 (2.34%) Mockito
7 6 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.95%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.56%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.56%) Gradle
9 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.56%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.17%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (0.39%) JBehave
12 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 66 (25.78%) Finance
2 30 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.13%) Legal
4 6 (2.34%) Back Office
4 6 (2.34%) Publishing
4 6 (2.34%) Retail
5 5 (1.95%) Billing
5 5 (1.95%) Front Office
5 5 (1.95%) Law
6 4 (1.56%) Automotive
6 4 (1.56%) Banking
6 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.17%) Marketing
8 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) German Language
8 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 83 (32.42%) Analyst
2 52 (20.31%) Business Analyst
3 31 (12.11%) Developer
4 22 (8.59%) Project Manager
5 16 (6.25%) Process Analyst
6 15 (5.86%) Consultant
7 12 (4.69%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.91%) Oracle Business Analyst
8 10 (3.91%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.91%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.52%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.13%) Architect
10 8 (3.13%) Pensions Analyst
10 8 (3.13%) Pensions Business Analyst
11 7 (2.73%) Problem Manager
11 7 (2.73%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.34%) Senior Business Analyst
12 6 (2.34%) Service Manager
13 5 (1.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.03%) XML
2 16 (6.25%) Spring
3 15 (5.86%) Web Services
4 13 (5.08%) JMS
4 13 (5.08%) REST
5 11 (4.30%) RESTful
6 10 (3.91%) Middleware
7 9 (3.52%) AngularJS
7 9 (3.52%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.52%) Java EE
8 8 (3.13%) jQuery
8 8 (3.13%) JSF
8 8 (3.13%) Node.js
8 8 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 8 (3.13%) XSD
9 7 (2.73%) Grails
9 7 (2.73%) Play Framework
9 7 (2.73%) React
9 7 (2.73%) SOAP
10 6 (2.34%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.30%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.34%) CMDB
4 6 (2.34%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.95%) Social Network
6 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.78%) Life Science
7 2 (0.78%) PMI
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) IVR
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.81%) Linux
2 19 (7.42%) Unix
3 15 (5.86%) Solaris
4 13 (5.08%) Windows
5 8 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.56%) Android
7 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) CentOS
8 2 (0.78%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (19.53%) Project Management
3 39 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (12.89%) Scrum
5 30 (11.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (10.16%) Business Analysis
7 23 (8.98%) CRM
8 20 (7.81%) Change Management
8 20 (7.81%) ITIL
8 20 (7.81%) Mentoring
8 20 (7.81%) Service Delivery
9 19 (7.42%) Coaching
9 19 (7.42%) Matrix Organization
10 18 (7.03%) Business Process Improvement
10 18 (7.03%) Service Management
11 17 (6.64%) Problem Management
11 17 (6.64%) UML
12 16 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.86%) Configuration Management
13 15 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.33%) SQL
2 27 (10.55%) Java
3 17 (6.64%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.52%) ABAP
5 7 (2.73%) XPath
6 6 (2.34%) C#
6 6 (2.34%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.78%) C
8 2 (0.78%) C++
8 2 (0.78%) Perl
8 2 (0.78%) PHP
8 2 (0.78%) Python
9 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.39%) Ruby
9 1 (0.39%) VB
9 1 (0.39%) VBA
9 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (10.55%) Degree
2 21 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.25%) ISEB
4 15 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.95%) HNC
6 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.56%) CCNA
6 4 (1.56%) CCNP
6 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.56%) HND
6 4 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.17%) PMP
8 2 (0.78%) ACCA
8 2 (0.78%) APMP
8 2 (0.78%) CIMA
8 2 (0.78%) CISA
8 2 (0.78%) CISSP
8 2 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) PMO
2 11 (4.30%) SLA
3 8 (3.13%) QA
4 3 (1.17%) GAAP
4 3 (1.17%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.78%) P3O
5 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.39%) GDPR
6 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.17%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.78%) NFS
3 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.34%) Ansible
2 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.34%) Puppet
3 5 (1.95%) SCOM
4 3 (1.17%) OPNET
4 3 (1.17%) SCCM
5 2 (0.78%) Netcool
5 2 (0.78%) QRadar
5 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.39%) Control-M
6 1 (0.39%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.39%) Kibana
6 1 (0.39%) logstash
6 1 (0.39%) Nessus
6 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.39%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.39%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.39%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 46 (17.97%) Oracle
2 33 (12.89%) Microsoft
3 25 (9.77%) SAP
4 16 (6.25%) IBM
5 13 (5.08%) HP
6 12 (4.69%) TIBCO
7 11 (4.30%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.13%) webMethods
9 7 (2.73%) Huawei
10 6 (2.34%) Adobe
10 6 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 5 (1.95%) Atlassian
11 5 (1.95%) CA
11 5 (1.95%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (1.95%) NetApp
12 4 (1.56%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.56%) Cisco
12 4 (1.56%) Citrix
12 4 (1.56%) Dell
12 4 (1.56%) Palo Alto
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