The table below looks at the statistics for Continuous Improvement skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 96 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 44 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.37% 1.25% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.68% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 11
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£388 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.16% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.40 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £15.60 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £18.88 £16.33
% change year-on-year
+33.77% +15.56%
Continuous 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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2415 2266 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.35% 74.71% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1524 1008
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 102 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Continuous Improvement
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Continuous Improvement Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the South West region.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement across the South West region.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Continuous Improvement Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Continuous Improvement
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Bristol -6 13 £425 +35.67% 8
Wiltshire -4 12 £463 +42.30% 10
Gloucestershire +2 9 £376 -41.21% 2
Dorset -5 6 £338 +16.88% 2
Cornwall - 3 - -
Devon - 1 - - 5
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement.

1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 21 (23.60%) ITIL
2 21 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
3 16 (17.98%) Service Delivery
4 15 (16.85%) Change Control
5 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
7 11 (12.36%) Project Management
8 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
8 10 (11.24%) Scrum
8 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
8 10 (11.24%) Degree
9 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
9 9 (10.11%) Coaching
9 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.11%) Retail
9 9 (10.11%) C
10 8 (8.99%) SQL
10 8 (8.99%) Oracle
10 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (8.99%) Banking
10 8 (8.99%) Document Management
10 8 (8.99%) Requirements Management
10 8 (8.99%) Web Development
10 8 (8.99%) Information Assurance
11 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
11 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
11 7 (7.87%) Programme Management

Continuous Improvement
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Continuous 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 Continuous Improvement. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.37%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.12%) JBoss
2 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Receivables
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (3.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
6 1 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.12%) Big Data
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Toad
1 1 (1.12%) Hudson
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.11%) Retail
4 8 (8.99%) Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 3 (3.37%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Law
7 1 (1.12%) Advertising
7 1 (1.12%) Military
7 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.99%) Project Officer
4 7 (7.87%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) ScrumMaster
7 4 (4.49%) Incident Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Coach
9 2 (2.25%) ITIL Process Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) J2EE
2 1 (1.12%) HTML
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.12%) Velocity
2 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Replication
3 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.25%) Social Media
4 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.49%) UNIX
2 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.60%) ITIL
1 21 (23.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.98%) Service Delivery
3 15 (16.85%) Change Control
4 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.24%) Scrum
6 10 (11.24%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.11%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.11%) Coaching
8 8 (8.99%) Requirements Management
8 8 (8.99%) Web Development
8 8 (8.99%) Information Assurance
8 8 (8.99%) Document Management
9 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
9 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.74%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) C
2 8 (8.99%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
3 3 (3.37%) VBA
3 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.37%) C#
3 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.25%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) DV Cleared
2 10 (11.24%) Degree
3 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 4 (4.49%) ISEB
6 3 (3.37%) HNC
6 3 (3.37%) HND
6 3 (3.37%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 2 (2.25%) APMP
7 2 (2.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) OCP
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.12%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Basel II
1 4 (4.49%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) COBIT
3 1 (1.12%) COREP
3 1 (1.12%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.37%) Teradata
5 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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