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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Continual Improvement
Rank 105 84 113
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +29
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 37 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 1.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.71% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 3
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£396 £320 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.92% +59.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £228 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £466 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £333 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.29% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-37.08% +42.85%
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
2220 1579 2179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.38% 70.74% 68.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1039 1299
Average daily rate £380 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 156
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.48% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 12 £320 -33.56% 6
Bristol -20 10 £383 +19.53% 14
Gloucestershire -21 6 £640 - 3
Dorset +3 4 £289 - 5
Devon - 4 £500 -
Cornwall - - - -
Somerset - - - - 5
Continuous Improvement
England

Continuous Improvement
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (32.35%) Project Management
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
3 14 (20.59%) Change Management
3 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 12 (17.65%) SQL
5 10 (14.71%) ITIL
6 9 (13.24%) SLA
6 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.24%) MS Project
6 9 (13.24%) MS Office
7 8 (11.76%) Benchmarking
7 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 7 (10.29%) Analytics
8 7 (10.29%) Oracle
8 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
8 7 (10.29%) Banking
9 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
9 6 (8.82%) Degree
9 6 (8.82%) ISEB
9 6 (8.82%) MS Access
9 6 (8.82%) CRM
9 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.82%) Performance Management

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) SAS
3 3 (4.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Project
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
3 7 (10.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.35%) Photoshop
4 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) LTE
2 1 (1.47%) GPRS
2 1 (1.47%) GSM
2 1 (1.47%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MS Access
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Yeoman
General
1 22 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Publishing
5 2 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) Developer
4 7 (10.29%) PMO Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Content Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Web Content Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Web Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.41%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.94%) Velocity
3 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) FMCG
2 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Project Management
2 14 (20.59%) Change Management
2 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 12 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.71%) ITIL
5 8 (11.76%) Benchmarking
5 8 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.29%) Analytics
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.82%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.82%) CRM
7 6 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
7 6 (8.82%) Dependency Management
7 6 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (7.35%) Process Management
8 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) VBA
3 4 (5.88%) C
4 1 (1.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) ISEB
3 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ACCA
4 1 (1.47%) CIMA
4 1 (1.47%) CISA
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) Basel II
3 1 (1.47%) GMP
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) Casewise
4 3 (4.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.94%) Remedy
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago