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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Process Improvement
Rank 170 182 176
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Process Improvement 101 81 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.87% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.10% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 37
Median daily rate £425 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +18.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £260 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £565 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £352
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.39 £29.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-31.46% +8.18%
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
7224 7392 6828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.47% 79.58% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4424 4291 3772
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 241 259
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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
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 28 June 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 -4 27 £475 +75.92% 8
Oxfordshire +30 26 £390 -15.67%
West Sussex -6 13 £388 -18.42% 2
Hampshire +9 12 £465 +0.54% 2
Surrey -3 12 £449 +12.18% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £235 -41.25% 2
Kent +7 2 £395 -26.51%
Middlesex -4 2 £336 -30.52%
Sussex - 1 £525 -
Process Improvement
England

Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (22.56%) Finance
2 42 (21.54%) Project Management
3 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 38 (19.49%) Degree
5 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (15.90%) Telecoms
6 31 (15.90%) Security Cleared
7 29 (14.87%) Java
8 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
9 27 (13.85%) SQL
9 27 (13.85%) ITIL
9 27 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (13.85%) Computer Science
9 27 (13.85%) Mentoring
10 26 (13.33%) Workflow
10 26 (13.33%) Change Management
11 25 (12.82%) Windows
12 22 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (10.77%) CRM
14 20 (10.26%) Service Management
14 20 (10.26%) Business Process Improvement
14 20 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (9.74%) Oracle
15 19 (9.74%) DHCP
15 19 (9.74%) DNS
16 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
16 18 (9.23%) Service Delivery
16 18 (9.23%) IPsec
16 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (9.23%) QA

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 13 (6.67%) Confluence
2 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.03%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.03%) MQSI
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.51%) Documentum
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.69%) MS Office
3 9 (4.62%) MS Project
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (2.56%) SAP CRM
3 4 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.54%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Primavera
6 1 (0.51%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.10%) Boomi
4 5 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (1.54%) IaaS
6 2 (1.03%) PaaS
6 2 (1.03%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.74%) DHCP
1 19 (9.74%) DNS
2 18 (9.23%) IPsec
2 18 (9.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.21%) HTTP
3 16 (8.21%) VPN
4 15 (7.69%) IPv6
4 15 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
5 12 (6.15%) BGP
6 7 (3.59%) FTP
7 5 (2.56%) Wireless
8 4 (2.05%) Internet
9 3 (1.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.54%) GLBP
9 3 (1.54%) HSRP
9 3 (1.54%) Network Security
9 3 (1.54%) OSPF
9 3 (1.54%) VRRP
10 2 (1.03%) 4G
10 2 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.54%) MySQL
7 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.51%) MS Access
9 1 (0.51%) QlikView
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Talend Open Studio
2 13 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (6.67%) JIRA
3 12 (6.15%) JUnit
3 12 (6.15%) Maven
4 11 (5.64%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.54%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.03%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.03%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.51%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (22.56%) Finance
2 31 (15.90%) Telecoms
3 18 (9.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.56%) Publishing
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Back Office
6 3 (1.54%) Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Front Office
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.03%) Automotive
7 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (22.05%) Analyst
2 19 (9.74%) Consultant
2 19 (9.74%) Developer
2 19 (9.74%) Project Manager
3 14 (7.18%) Architect
3 14 (7.18%) Support Engineer
3 14 (7.18%) Test Analyst
4 12 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.10%) Problem Manager
5 8 (4.10%) Process Consultant
5 8 (4.10%) Process Improvement Manager
5 8 (4.10%) Telecoms Manager
6 7 (3.59%) ETL Developer
6 7 (3.59%) Network Engineer
6 7 (3.59%) Network Support
6 7 (3.59%) Network Support Engineer
7 6 (3.08%) Administrator
7 6 (3.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 6 (3.08%) Process Manager
7 6 (3.08%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) CSS
2 14 (7.18%) .NET
3 11 (5.64%) SOAP
3 11 (5.64%) Web Services
3 11 (5.64%) XML
4 6 (3.08%) RESTful
5 4 (2.05%) Web Dynpro
6 3 (1.54%) SAP XI
6 3 (1.54%) Spring Boot
7 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.03%) CakePHP
7 2 (1.03%) J2EE
7 2 (1.03%) Node.js
7 2 (1.03%) PostGIS
7 2 (1.03%) Velocity
8 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) Google Closure
8 1 (0.51%) Middleware
8 1 (0.51%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.85%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.56%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.05%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.05%) Economics
5 4 (2.05%) Statistics
6 3 (1.54%) Frameworx
7 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.03%) EPoS
7 2 (1.03%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.03%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.51%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) PMI
8 1 (0.51%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.82%) Windows
2 12 (6.15%) Linux
3 11 (5.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (5.13%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.62%) Ubuntu
6 7 (3.59%) Unix
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.54%) Project Management
2 33 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 27 (13.85%) ITIL
3 27 (13.85%) Mentoring
4 26 (13.33%) Change Management
4 26 (13.33%) Workflow
5 22 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (10.77%) CRM
7 20 (10.26%) Business Process Improvement
7 20 (10.26%) Service Management
8 18 (9.23%) Service Delivery
9 17 (8.72%) Business Analysis
9 17 (8.72%) Data Management
9 17 (8.72%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (7.69%) ETL
10 15 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 15 (7.69%) Presales
10 15 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 15 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.87%) Java
2 27 (13.85%) SQL
3 12 (6.15%) C
4 11 (5.64%) C++
4 11 (5.64%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.64%) VB
5 10 (5.13%) C#
6 9 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.62%) VBScript
7 6 (3.08%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.56%) Perl
9 4 (2.05%) ABAP
9 4 (2.05%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.05%) Python
10 3 (1.54%) PHP
10 3 (1.54%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) Korn
11 1 (0.51%) sed
Qualifications
1 38 (19.49%) Degree
2 31 (15.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.21%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (6.15%) MCSA
5 12 (6.15%) MCSD
5 12 (6.15%) MCSE
6 10 (5.13%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.08%) ISEB
7 6 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 5 (2.56%) PMP
8 5 (2.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 5 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.51%) CAPM
11 1 (0.51%) CIPD
11 1 (0.51%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.23%) QA
2 15 (7.69%) SLA
3 4 (2.05%) COBIT
4 2 (1.03%) GAAP
4 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) HL7
5 1 (0.51%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 1 (0.51%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.05%) Firmware
2 4 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.03%) OPNET
3 2 (1.03%) SCCM
4 1 (0.51%) Netcool
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
4 1 (0.51%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.74%) Oracle
3 17 (8.72%) Talend
4 12 (6.15%) SAP
5 11 (5.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.62%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (4.10%) Dell
7 8 (4.10%) HP
7 8 (4.10%) Informatica
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco
8 5 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.56%) webMethods
9 4 (2.05%) Adobe
9 4 (2.05%) Tableau
10 3 (1.54%) VMware
11 2 (1.03%) BEA
11 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.03%) Pega
11 2 (1.03%) Remedy
11 2 (1.03%) Saba