The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 102 85 121
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +36
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 36 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 1.16% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.64% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £198 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £360 £348
% change year-on-year
+9.02% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.58 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -49.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £12.66 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+50.07% -39.71%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2141 1527 2081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.12% 70.76% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 989 1268
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 72 122
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.64% -41.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Continuous Improvement
England

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 22 July 2014.

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
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 22 July 2014. 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
Wiltshire +2 15 £325 -35.64% 10
Bristol -14 11 £313 -2.10% 6
Dorset +4 6 £289 +40.85% 1
Gloucestershire -13 3 £640 - 1
Somerset - - - - 2
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 3
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 22 (37.29%) Project Management
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
4 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
5 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.34%) SQL
6 12 (20.34%) MS Office
6 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
6 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
7 11 (18.64%) Change Management
8 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.56%) MS Project
9 8 (13.56%) Benchmarking
9 8 (13.56%) Banking
10 7 (11.86%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
10 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
10 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
10 7 (11.86%) Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) Dependency Management
11 6 (10.17%) ITIL
11 6 (10.17%) MS Access
11 6 (10.17%) CRM
11 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
11 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
11 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
11 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
12 5 (8.47%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 16 (27.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) SAS
3 4 (6.78%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.08%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.34%) MS Office
3 8 (13.56%) MS Project
4 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
5 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (8.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MS Access
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (5.08%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (35.59%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (50.85%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Web Content Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Web Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Content Manager
7 4 (6.78%) IT Support
7 4 (6.78%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.39%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.39%) FMCG
4 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Project Management
2 14 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (20.34%) Business Analysis
3 12 (20.34%) PRINCE2
4 11 (18.64%) Change Management
5 8 (13.56%) Benchmarking
6 7 (11.86%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (11.86%) Process Improvement
6 7 (11.86%) Analytics
6 7 (11.86%) Dependency Management
7 6 (10.17%) Performance Management
7 6 (10.17%) Project Planning
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) CRM
7 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Web Design
9 4 (6.78%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) VBA
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ACCA
3 1 (1.69%) CISA
3 1 (1.69%) CIMA
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.39%) QA
4 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.69%) Basel II
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) Casewise
4 2 (3.39%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago