The table below looks at the statistics for Business Process Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Process Improvement over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Process Improvement (BPI)
England / South West
Rank 126 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement 13 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 7
Median daily rate £400 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 - £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2223 2421 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.49% 81.98% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1476 1652 1618
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 119 90
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Business Process Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Business Process Improvement as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Process Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the South West region.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Business Process Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Process Improvement across the South West region.

Business Process Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Process Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Process Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Bristol - 7 £400 -
Wiltshire - 3 £413 -
Dorset - 2 £353 - 1
Somerset - 1 £270 -
Business Process Improvement
England

Business Process Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business 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 West region with a requirement for Business Process Improvement.

1 15 (93.75%) Process Improvement
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Use Case
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) DMZ
7 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 2 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
8 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
8 1 (6.25%) Big Data
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
8 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.25%) Nagios
8 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 1 (6.25%) SNMP
8 1 (6.25%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Migration

Business Process Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Change Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Public Sector Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Process Improvement
2 11 (68.75%) Business Analysis
3 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 2 (12.50%) Application Rationalisation
6 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Use Case
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds