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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Process Improvement over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Process Improvement
Rank 240 230 228
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 14 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 9
Average daily rate
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£525 £463 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £543 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £368 £450
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
7059 6436 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.65% 71.88% 70.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3588 3039
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 263 240
Average hourly rate £27.25 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
Hampshire -4 3 £525 -
West Sussex - 3 £500 -
Berkshire - 2 £638 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Six Sigma
3 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (30.77%) Coaching
5 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 6 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (19.23%) MS Project
7 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (15.38%) ATM
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) Logistics
8 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
8 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 4 (15.38%) SCCM
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.54%) CAPA
9 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 3 (11.54%) Degree
9 3 (11.54%) Pharmacovigilance
9 3 (11.54%) QA
9 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (11.54%) GxP
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (11.54%) C

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Project
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) ATM
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Change Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Quality Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Process Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Change Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
2 1 (3.85%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Six Sigma
2 9 (34.62%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (15.38%) Logistics
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Process Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.54%) CAPA
6 3 (11.54%) Quality Management
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Release Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 2 (7.69%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
1 3 (11.54%) GxP
2 1 (3.85%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow