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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Continual Improvement
Rank 116 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 32 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 1.18% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.62% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 19
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£450 £440 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +37.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £311 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £700 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.88 £24.71
% change year-on-year
+98.67% -23.59%
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
2556 2349 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.38% 72.72% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1711 1549 1051
Average daily rate £399 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 92 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 0 12 £450 -27.41% 9
Gloucestershire +1 11 £385 -39.84% 7
Wiltshire -11 5 £463 +44.53% 15
Dorset -1 3 £445 +54.11% 3
Devon -2 1 - - 5
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 21 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (22.62%) ITIL
4 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
5 15 (17.86%) Change Control
5 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
6 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
7 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
7 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.90%) C
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 10 (11.90%) Oracle
7 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (11.90%) Degree
8 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
8 9 (10.71%) Project Management
8 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.71%) Retail
9 8 (9.52%) Banking
9 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
10 7 (8.33%) Coaching
10 7 (8.33%) Information Assurance
10 7 (8.33%) Requirements Management
10 7 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
10 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.33%) Six Sigma
10 7 (8.33%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.19%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (2.38%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Essbase
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Toad
2 1 (1.19%) Hudson
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (41.67%) Finance
2 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.71%) Retail
4 8 (9.52%) Banking
5 4 (4.76%) Legal
6 3 (3.57%) Marketing
7 2 (2.38%) Law
8 1 (1.19%) Electronics
8 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) Military
8 1 (1.19%) Billing
8 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (22.62%) Analyst
2 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.95%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) IT Support
6 4 (4.76%) Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Operations Manager
7 3 (3.57%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.57%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Vendor Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Oracle Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) E-Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) J2EE
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) XML
2 1 (1.19%) Middleware
2 1 (1.19%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
3 2 (2.38%) Social Media
3 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.19%) Statistics
4 1 (1.19%) NHS
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Physics
4 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (22.62%) ITIL
3 15 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.86%) Change Control
4 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.33%) Six Sigma
7 7 (8.33%) Document Management
7 7 (8.33%) Information Assurance
7 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 7 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 7 (8.33%) Coaching
8 6 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 5 (5.95%) ERP
9 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) C
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C#
2 4 (4.76%) VBA
3 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
3 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.19%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.90%) Degree
3 9 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 3 (3.57%) HNC
7 3 (3.57%) HND
8 2 (2.38%) ISEB
8 2 (2.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (1.19%) CIPD
9 1 (1.19%) APMP
9 1 (1.19%) OCP
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
1 3 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.57%) Basel II
2 2 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Firmware
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Oracle
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Teradata
4 2 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Cognos
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
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